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The Microsoft Flow Community was created as a place for Flow users to learn and interact together, and so today we’re happy to announce the official launch of our latest feature: the Flow Community Blog. The blog is your platform to share knowledge with peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. We want to hear what’s got you thinking about Microsoft Flow and workflow automation!
Power Automate UI Flows January 2020 update is now available focusing on reliability improvements.
Power Automate for desktop comes with new additions in March 2022 release, including the support of Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge for web actions.
We launched 14 new API Owner connectors and 15 updates in April 2022. Partners are excited about the release of their connectors and have shared an overview of their services and feature updates. Read the post to learn more about the capabilities of these services.
Now you can easily restore a deleted flow using Power Shell and PowerApps Administration cmdlets. We have also improved the experience for the Power Virtual Agents chatbot in the web site.
With Power Automate and AI Builder you can now easily automate extracting information from unstructured documents such as contracts, statement of works, contracts, statement of work, financial or medical reports, publications, and many others.
This week we are announcing two new premium connectors – Workday HCM – which contains operations that expose Workday Human Capital Management Business Services data, including Employee, Contingent Worker and Organization information, and, ServiceNow – create, read and update records stored within ServiceNow including Incidents, Questions, Users and more. In addition, we are releasing two other partner connectors and a new Productivity template collection.
We had a dozen sessions at Microsoft Ignite, and the videos are now available for you to watch on-demand, including an introduction to Microsoft Flow, comparing Microsoft Flow to SharePoint workflows, and a deep dive on using expressions.
At Microsoft Ignite 2017 we have many great announcements: there are new SharePoint integrations, including “In-the-box” send for review flows. Microsoft Flow is now integrated in Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement. We are providing better visibility for admins: we are listed on the Microsoft Trust center – showing certifications, like HIPAA, ISO and SOC – we have Power BI analytics, and, audit logs in Office 365. Finally, there is richer connectivity with six new connectors like LinkedIn, Office 365 Groups and Skype for Business, and we even added SQL triggers and support for Custom connectors that connect on-prem.
This year there were three sessions at Microsoft Inspire that covered Microsoft Flow, along with related products like Microsoft PowerApps. You can check out recordings of the sessions here.
Coming by the end of the month are some more new features, including: a Microsoft Graph people picker, Microsoft Dynamics AX Online support, and two new services from partners: Insightly and appFigures.
Microsoft Flow can accelerate your business so you spend less time on mundane, repetitive tasks, and more time on what you want to do. Today we are announcing the Microsoft Flow preview is now completely open to anyone, including those of you who don’t have a work or school email address. Take a couple minutes today to sign up for free at flow.microsoft.com.
In 2020, Microsoft Power Automate doubled down on its investments in the robotic process automation (RPA) space with the introduction of Microsoft Power Automate Desktop. We first introduced RPA in Power Automate at Microsoft Ignite in 2019, and we have seen tremendous growth with hundreds of thousands of organizations using Power Automate and taking billions of actions each month.
This August, we released new calendar templates that copy events between Google Calendar and Office 365 or Outlook.com. Second, we now support read and write for multiple-value fields in SharePoint that are Choice, Person or Lookup types. Third, you can now send approvals on behalf of other users in your organization – for example, the person who uploaded the file in the SharePoint list, instead of the person who created the flow. Fourth, buttons have two new input types: Number and Yes/No. Finally, there are improvements to several connectors.
Use a new advanced condition builder to have conditional logic based on And / Or statements in a flow. Peek into the JSON code of actions in the Microsoft Flow designer. There is a new feature built-in to SharePoint: if a list or library has a date/time column, Microsoft Flow can be used to set up alerts based on upcoming dates. Finally, there are two new connectors: Microsoft Graph Security and XooaDB.
Microsoft Flow now has a certified partner program to make connections, and take advantage of different company’s talents and experience with Microsoft Flow around the world. We are also releasing six new services this week: Asana, Campfire, EasyRedmine, JIRA, Redmine, and Vimeo.
We had our first public webinar on May 10th at 10AM PDT for getting acquainted with Microsoft Flow. Go here to watch the recording.
We have a lot of new updates to Flow from the past couple of weeks: Browse templates by service, easily switch on-and-off flows, create Custom APIs, and test your flows before exiting.
In this blog, you will learn how to use the Updates Power Automate connector – a feature that lets you create workflows with the Updates Teams app. You will also find out what you need to do before using this connector and how to set it up step by step.
We are excited to announce that we have 11 new Independent Publisher connectors that were published in February 2023. Read about the connectors, learn about the talented publishers, and take a look at the connector files!
At Microsoft Build 2023, we’re sharing new ways you can automate and orchestrate business processes across your organization with Microsoft Power Automate.
Power Automate for desktop comes with new additions in 2023 July’s release, including the introduction of Office 365 Outlook actions, new actions for the scripting and work queues modules, a new tool to inspect and handle UI elements and a troubleshooter with certain diagnostics.
New updates for AI Builder available in July 2023, including availability of the GPT action and activity monitoring.
Now you can more easily manage automations by storing them automatically in Dataverse by default. Developers and admins can now easily migrate their non-solution cloud flows into Dataverse as well.
On August 1, we announced the general availability of Microsoft Power Automate Process Mining. Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of new Copilot capabilities in Power Automate Process Mining (in limited preview—US only). You can try it for free with a Power Automate trial license.