Run Power Automate flows from your canvas apps

If you are building a Power App you might want to automate some tasks or processes within your app- such as sending an email notification, creating a document or even updating a database record based on an input from the app. How can you do that without leaving your app and switching to another tool? The answer is Power Automate within the App Studio. You can build and manage your flows right from your canvas app, without navigating away.

Find an employees user details from their email address with Power Automate

The Office 365 Users connector in Power Automate allows you to find details about your colleagues from their email address/UPN. This is especially useful for finding information such as their name, manager, department, job title, office location or phone number. This information can then be used in the flow, such as escalating an approval request to someone's manager.

Microsoft Ignite 2022: Power Platform & Microsoft Teams announcement highlights

At last week's Microsoft Ignite conference, there were some big announcements made for new features coming across Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Azure, AI and more. In this post I'll highlight some of the announcements across Power Platform and Microsoft Teams that were personal favourites of mine.