Sending Welcome Emails to new Microsoft Teams Members

Microsoft recently released a new trigger for the Microsoft Teams connector called When a new team member is added. Once this trigger fires, a flow will be instantiated where we can kick off a notification process. In this example, we want to send the new team member links to important project documentation that will help them get up to speed quickly and save the Project … Continue reading Sending Welcome Emails to new Microsoft Teams Members

Enterprise Power Apps and Power Automate Governance Video–Part 2

Last week, I published Part 1 of a 3 part series on this topic where I discussed Securing your environment. In this video, I am going to discuss how you can Monitor the activities of your users using tools like: Office 365 Security and Compliance Logs Power Platform Admin Analytics Power Apps and Power Automate Powershell Cmdlets Power Platform Management Connectors Part 3 will be … Continue reading Enterprise Power Apps and Power Automate Governance Video–Part 2

Enterprise Power Apps and Power Automate Governance Videos–Part 1

This past week, I participated in an event put on by Microsoft Canada and Fidelity Factory. At this event I spoke about Power Apps and Power Automate Governance. I had requests about whether or not this event was recorded, so I decided to record some videos on the subject. Due to the length of content, I decided to break this into a 3 part series: … Continue reading Enterprise Power Apps and Power Automate Governance Videos–Part 1

Manage the Power Platform with the new Power Platform Administrator Role

Recently, Microsoft introduced a new security role for Power Platform administrators, appropriately called the Power Platform administrator role. Previously, there have been two types of administration roles for the Power Platform: Environment admin Tenant (Global) admin With these two roles, there were challenges in providing enough access, but not too much access. This new role aligns to the ‘principles of least privilege’.  For organizations with … Continue reading Manage the Power Platform with the new Power Platform Administrator Role

Creating Power Virtual Agents Topics Using Website FAQs Video

Lately I have been spending a lot of time learning about the new Power Platform BOT service called Power Virtual Agents. I love the simplicity of the tool, but also the extensibility by being able to include Authentication, calling flows and the ability to publish the BOT to many different channels like Teams and Slack. One feature I haven’t had a chance to test out … Continue reading Creating Power Virtual Agents Topics Using Website FAQs Video

Extending RPA to Chatbots using Power Virtual Agents and Power Automate – UI Flows (Video)

In my last video we discussed how we can connect Power Virtual Agents to ServiceNow using Power Automate. In this video, we are going to enhance our chatbot to communicate with UI Flows, Microsoft’s RPA capability that is now found in Power Automate. Our scenario is that we have a legacy timesheet application that requires us to be on the corporate intranet in order to … Continue reading Extending RPA to Chatbots using Power Virtual Agents and Power Automate – UI Flows (Video)

Adding Users to Power Platform Environments using Power Automate Video

Part of a sound enterprise governance strategy is creating non-default environments. Why? Well one reason is Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Other than this guy, should you really be testing your code in production? Probably not. Naturally there will be circumstances where you have your apps and flows running in the default environment. I would argue, that using the default environment for personal productivity is a … Continue reading Adding Users to Power Platform Environments using Power Automate Video