New Power Platform Videos (October 2020 Recap)

In this post I will catch up on some of the videos that have been recently posted. Check them out: October 4th, 2020: 050 – M365 Presentation, Here Come The Bots Part 1 (Power Virtual Agents) In this session we will talk about bots…chatbots more specifically. We will discuss the new Microsoft Teams + Power Virtual Agents experience found in Project Oakdale. October 8, 2020: … Continue reading New Power Platform Videos (October 2020 Recap)

New Power Platform Videos (September 2020 Recap)

I have fallen behind on updating this blog with my recent video contributions on YouTube. In this post I will catch up on some of the videos that have been recently posted. Check them out: September 3, 2020: 044 – Nested If Statements inside of WinAutomation In this video, we are going to we are going to explore how we can manage Nested If statements … Continue reading New Power Platform Videos (September 2020 Recap)

On-Premises Data Gateway Monitoring using PowerShell

This blog post compliments a YouTube video that demonstrates how to monitor your Organization’s On-Premises Data Gateways using Powershell and Power Automate Desktop. Below are scripts that allow you to list the gateways (script #1) and then for a specific gateway, get its status (script #2). The complete video is linked below. Script #1 – Get all on-Premises Data Gateways at the Organization Scope. Requires … Continue reading On-Premises Data Gateway Monitoring using PowerShell

Creating Azure DevOps Bugs from Microsoft Teams Chat Message using Power Automate

In this video we are going to discuss a new feature found in Microsoft Teams/Power Automate that allows a user to kick off a flow from a posted message. The scenario we are going to dive deeper into involves using information from our conversation to create a new Bug in Azure DevOps. We will also be able to collect more information from an Adaptive Card … Continue reading Creating Azure DevOps Bugs from Microsoft Teams Chat Message using Power Automate

Dynamically Changing Power Automate Custom Connector Values using Policy Templates

In this video we are going to explore how we can dynamically change the Host URL in a Custom Connector using Policy Templates. This allows us to control the Host URL inside of Power Automate or Power Apps so that we can maintain one version of our custom connector configuration. One use case that we can leverage this feature for is when dealing with systems … Continue reading Dynamically Changing Power Automate Custom Connector Values using Policy Templates

Introduction to Power Virtual Agents and D365 Omni Channel Integration

In this introductory video, we are going to discuss how organizations can establish Power Virtual Agents (PVA) and Omni Channel (OC) solutions that bridge deflection strategies using conversational chatbots with live agent solutions. This is an introduction to PVA and OC integration and we will walk through how you can configure these integrated scenarios. Continue reading Introduction to Power Virtual Agents and D365 Omni Channel Integration

Unattended UI Flows–February 2020 Update

In the following YouTube video, I will discuss what are some of the key differences between Attended and Unattended UI Flows and will demonstrate these differences through a demo scenario using an Azure Virtual Machine. I will also discuss what the process looks like if you are upgrading from a previous version of the UI Flows App and some key troubleshooting information. I will use … Continue reading Unattended UI Flows–February 2020 Update

Automating Common Data Service (CDS) Role Permissions using Power Automate

In this post we are going to talk about how we can automate role assignment in CDS. While role assignment is rather seamless when sharing a Canvas App that uses CDS roles, it can become challenging in other scenarios like provisioning access for Dynamics 365 CE, Model Driven Apps and when you have Power Automate makers who need access to specific CDS entities. Our solution … Continue reading Automating Common Data Service (CDS) Role Permissions using Power Automate

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