The People’s Innovation Platform: Microsoft Power Platform

Learn how to unlock the secrets of the Power Platform, an innovative self-service platform with our interactive webinar.

How successful would your company be if everyone could create their own apps? Build their own interactive dashboards? Automate their own tasks?

This is the promise of Microsoft’s Power Platform, a next-generation low-code approach that empowers “citizen developers” to take charge of their own needs while enforcing corporate security and data protection standards. If you’ve ever considered deploying a mobile app, using advanced analytics to guide your business, or automating key tasks with artificial intelligence, we will provide important insight into how the Power Platform can help and how it can drive continuous value in your business.

The People’s Innovation Platform– Microsoft Power Platform

Microsoft Power Platform Webinar Key Highlights

Korcomptenz presented a webinar titled “The People’s Innovation Platform – Microsoft Power Platform.” The webinar was conducted on January 13, 2021 and the main objectives were as follows:
Democratizing Next Generation Technology

Microsoft’s Power Platform aims to change the traditional approaches to technology and making it available to everyone, from large companies to small.

Empowers organizations to solve their business challenges, digitize their processes, and innovate for success.
Introducing the Power Platform

The Power Platform offers low-code automation, actionable data-driven applications, customizable business logic and smart chat-bots that can improve business processes, systems, and workflows.

The main applications associated with Power Platform are Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents and all data associated with these applications are stored on Microsoft’s Dataverse. Microsoft Dataverse is a Common Data Model shared with other Microsoft applications and able to connect to third party platforms. Approximately 400 connectors are available for your use already.

Demonstration:

The webinar demonstrated the sales order workflow of a Microsoft Power App and also introduced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) using the built in Microsoft AI builder.
We provided some insight on how to receive purchase orders or other documents such as invoices via email from your customers or vendors from this demonstration.

Key Takeaways:

The Power Platform makes next generation technology capabilities including app development, automation, and analytics available to companies of all sizes, empowering people, and democratizing technology.

The new role of a citizen developer, trained on the Power Platform, can help alleviate the challenges of traditional development and unleash innovation in your company at a fraction of the cost.

The Dataverse Common Data Service works with all Power Apps technologies and allows you to integrate and connect your apps and dashboards with other applications; there are also hundreds of connectors available for third-party software.

To know more and follow the webinar in detail, watch the video above. Here is the Webinar SlideShare for you:

Key questions that were answered

Q1. How are Power Apps licensed and do all users need license?
Q2. I see Salesforce as an option for a connector, but we have been told that they no longer support integration with Dynamics 365. Any insight on that?
Q3. Can Power BI be used to collect analytics on platforms like a public website?
Q4. What low-code skills are needed to complete a project?

If any of these questions resonate with you, kindly watch the webinar and get your queries answered or contact us at [email protected].

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