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Power Automate for desktop – December 2021 updateBlog
Power Automate for desktop comes with new features in December 2021 release, including the unified recorder, the tenant picker, the ability to create copies of flows from the console, as well as multiple improvements over many different actions.
Power Automate for desktop – January 2022 updateBlog
Power Automate for desktop comes with new additions in January 2022 release, including performance improvements during flow authoring and the restructure of Excel instance functionality to support multiple macros.
Tag incoming emails with AI BuilderBlog
AI Builder is a Power Automate capability that provides AI models that are designed to optimize your business processes by gleaning insights from your data. There are many different ways that you can use AI Builder – this is the part one of a 3-part weekly series on some common ways to get started. Almost everyone has to deal with incoming emails as a part of their job – and AI Builder can help you to make meaning of this incoming flow of information.
Introduction to Power Automate RPA desktop flows analyticsBlog
The ability to monitor analytics of overall RPA (Robotic Process Automation) desktop flows is critical, so that you can view the overall automation health and adoption status across the whole organization. You now have two different options to monitor the analytics for RPA desktop flows — from Power Platform Admin Center or using the CoE Starter Kit.
Power Automate UI Flows December 2019 update is now availableBlog
Power Automate UI Flows December 2019 update is now available with new supports for International Keyboard Layout Support and UI Localizations, as well as addressed some playback issues.
Discover, learn and create flows using in product help!Blog
Looking for guidance on how to get started with a trigger or action and popular scenarios with examples? Today we are announcing the availability of a new Power Virtual Agents-based chatbot and contextual help while building flows.
Optimizing custom connectors through enhanced built-in validationsBlog
We are pleased to announce that we are optimizing connectors through enhanced validations. This means that all of the connectors you use, whether it’s one of the almost 300 out-of-box connectors provided by the Power Platform, or one of the custom connectors built within your organization, will see fewer run time errors, and a more consistent, and maintainable, experience.
Microsoft acquires Softomotive to expand low-code robotic process automation capabilities in Microsoft Power AutomateBlog
Today, we are announcing the acquisition of Softomotive, a world-leading provider of robotic process automation (RPA) provider with over 15 years of experience and the creator of WinAutomation.
Ten New Connectors Released in June 2020!Blog
In June 2020 we released ten new connectors for Power Automate, bringing us to over 350 connectors on the platform.
Announcing Delay, Command-Line Arguments, and Copy-Paste Features for UI FlowsBlog
Power Automate UI flows is excited to announce the delay, command-line argument, and copy-paste features to further empower users!
New licensing options for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow standalone paid plansBlog
We’ve seen tremendous growth in the usage of PowerApps and Flow over the course of the past year. Just as we’ve been rolling out new features in response to user input, we’re also listening to input about how to license and implement premium capabilities. In response to these needs, we’re pleased to announce two new plans that we will be introducing later this year: a PowerApps per app plan and a Flow per business process plan.
Intermediate | Flow of the week: Create PDF Invoices Using Word Templates with Microsoft FlowBlog
John MacDougall is a Microsoft MVP and freelance consultant and trainer for hire specializing in Excel, Power BI, Flow, PowerApps and SharePoint. You can find more interesting articles from John on his blog or YouTube channel. In this post he is going to show you how you can use the new Word connectors in Flow to easily create some really nice looking PDF invoices.
Advanced | Flow of the Week: Triage and Team Assignment with Microsoft FlowBlog
Triage and Team Assignment Flow Whats up Flow Friends! This post is written by George Culler and Brian Osgood from the Azure team.
Beginner | Flow of the Week: Approval Timeout and EscalationBlog
You are working with Microsoft Flow Approvals and you want to learn a couple of tricks to take them to the next level?! Of course you do! For this Beginner Flow of the Week, come and watch Senior PM – Jon Levesque show you how to create an approval time-out and escalation in under ten minutes!
Intermediate | Flow of the week: Approval reminders using parallel branchesBlog
This post will introduce parallel branches as a way to achieve concurrent Flow logic. It shows how to use parallel branches to send periodic reminders to approvers that stop once the approval is completed.
Intermediate | Flow of the Week: Using Flow to create internal Microsoft solutionsBlog
In this Microsoft Flow of the Week, Senior PM Jon Levesque walks you through building a Flow that is powering the partnership between Microsoft and UpWork. Come check out the story on how this came together, as well as how to build a similar Flow to solve a similar problem you may be facing!
Advanced | Flow of the Week: Send parallel approval requests to a dynamic set of approversBlog
In this advanced FOTW post, learn how to create dynamic parallel approval requests using the new concurrency control settings in for each loops and also get a flavor for other Flow capabilities like variables, expressions, and ODATA filter queries.
Intermediate | Flow of the Week: Get me an digest of today’s inspections in a single emailBlog
In this week’s Flow of the Week, we’ll look at how you can create a flow that sends you a digest of today’s scheduled inspections in a single email.
Microsoft Flow audit events now available in Office 365 Security & Compliance CenterBlog
Today we are announcing that that Microsoft Flow events are discoverable within the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center for all Office 365 tenants in production. This means administrators can now understand how Microsoft Flow is being used within their organization. For example, which users are creating flows? Are flows being shared? What connectors are being used? And more!
Manage connection access while sharing button flows to enable richer scenarioBlog
Introducing new connection configuration option for button flows, that now allows you to build richer, more advanced flows and share them within your organization.
Flow Community Blog HighlightsBlog
Have you visited the Flow Community blog lately? Along with rapidly growing forums, fun and informative events, and ways to leave feedback, the Community blog is a platform for you to share ideas with your peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. To get started, simply message me, @JessicaC, with a rough title for your post and a couple of sentences to describe your topic. Now let’s check out some great posts from May!
Rebinding Deleted or Broken Connections in an Existing FlowBlog
This simple walkthrough shows you how to fix a flow that has a broken or deleted connection. Connections represent the credentials or configuration that are used to connect to the various services your flow needs, and this walkthough demonstrates fixing them inside of the flow UI designer.
Introducing the new mobile app for Microsoft FlowBlog
Today, we are pleased to introduce another major piece of our offering: a mobile app now available for download on iOS (soon also on Android). As shows on our short App video, the app gives you the power to manage, track, and explore your automated workflows anytime and anywhere.
Power Automate Desktop October 2020 updateBlog
Power Automate Desktop has introduced productivity and development enhancements in October 2020 update, including: run history logs with specific subflow information, action parameters that are grouped together for better legibility and retrieving From and To fields from emails.
AI Builder July 2021 updateBlog
We are excited to announce the general availability of several AI Builder capabilities, new additions which will improve our document automation capabilities, as well as some language and geographic coverage extensions.