When opening up Power Automate, you'll be asked if you want to created an automated cloud flow, instant could flow, scheduled cloud flow, desktop flow, or business process flow. Let's break down what each type is and when you would use it.
Capture unrecognized user inputs in Power Virtual Agents by setting up a fallback topic
This post will take you through how to configure your PVA bot's system fallback topic, and use Power Automate track unrecognised trigger phrases entered in by your bot users. You can use this feedback to add new topics to your bot or improve triggering on current topics.
Create your own custom action for a message posted in Microsoft Teams
Against message in Microsoft Teams, you have the option to perform actions. With Power Automate, you can build a flow to create your own custom action to appear in your list. This works for both messages posted in a channel and those in a chat.
Send a random image or GIF via your Power Virtual Agents chatbot
With Power Virtual Agents, it is possible to return a GIF or an image to the conversation via Power Automate. This post will take you through the steps of how you can use Power Automate to randomly select one of your curated images or GIFs, then send it to the conversation with the end user in Power Virtual agents. It's an easy way to add some variety to your chatbot conversations.
Join Microsoft’s next Power Hour to learn about Power Virtual Agents
Microsoft's next virtual Power Hour session is coming up on 7th April, 12:00pm-1:00pm AEST. I'll be featured at this session, and we'll be talking all things Power Virtual Agents. If you were looking for an opportunity to learn about PVA, see what the capabilities are, or get started building a no-code chatbot of your own, … Continue reading Join Microsoft’s next Power Hour to learn about Power Virtual Agents
Send a random image or GIF with Power Automate
Here's how you can use Power Automate to randomly select an image or GIF and post it in a Microsoft Teams message.
Tutorial: Graph survey results with Power Platform (PowerApps4Kids)
These videos are based on a session I presented at the PowerApps4Kids APAC meetup- for kids to learn how to graph survey results with Power Platform. Follow along to try it yourself! In this exercise you will create a form to collect survey results, and send the results automatically to Power BI where you can create your graphs.
Power Automate: Get the user details of a Dataverse row creator
In this post, we'll take a look at how you can get the details of user who has created/added, updated, or deleted a record in Dataverse. For example, perhaps you have a Power App where users can submit data, such as for requesting items, booking an appointment, submitting a form or making a check in. As they submit data, you want to use details such as the creator's email address, name, address, job title, etc. in your flow.
New release plan time! Power Platform picks from 2022 Wave 1 🌊
Microsoft has dropped their release plan for the features they are planning to roll out from April 2022 through September 2022 across Power Platform and Dynamics 365. Take a look at the Power Platform ones I've picked here to get a glimpse of what's in store for us this year.
Power Virtual Agents & Teams: Send a proactive message to everyone with the bot installed
In this post, I'll explain one method you can use to get Power Virtual Agent in Microsoft Teams send the same proactive message to everyone with the bot installed.