Map digital business processes with Microsoft Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate is a great connector for services in Office 365 and beyond. With Power Automate, an incredible number of Office 365 applications can be connected to each other and to applications outside of the Microsoft family. The most common services are Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, Notifications, RSS and Twitter, but Salesforce, Trello and Dynamics can also be linked using Power Automate.

A large set of templates helps to create your first own flows. If no suitable template is available, the templates can be modified or flows can be created without a template. Every user can create their own flows for their own processes – usually without any programming knowledge. At the same time, flows can also be deployed globally for an entire company.

For example, we can select an approval flow template to trigger an approval process for the vacation request. For this, we have to log into the service we want to connect to, for example, SharePoint, and can then select a list to which the flow should refer. Numerous actions and conditions can now be added via drag-and-drop. Within each action, we can refer to the connected SharePoint list, for example with an IF-THEN condition.

Microsoft Power Automate is also available for mobile devices so that processes can be viewed, managed or created while on the go. It is best to get some professional help from a Microsoft consulting firm to get better output and enhanced productivity.

Implement digital business processes with Microsoft Power Apps

Power Apps enables employees to quickly and easily create their own apps using a modular system and without code. With over 160 connectors outside of the Microsoft product range, you have the option of integrating numerous services into your app, including Microsoft Power Automate, for example.

In this way, information and processes can be mapped quickly and different data sources can be linked with one another. The created apps can then be used online and mobile throughout the company. As with Power Automate, some templates are available for creating apps, which are particularly suitable for getting to know how Power Apps works.

The possibilities are endless

The possibilities of using Power Apps for process optimization are as diverse as the company requirements. Power Apps is primarily used to optimize Office – but also external interfaces.

In general, Power App applications can be easily linked to Microsoft Power Automate or Nintex. After creating a vacation request or a home office request in an app, an approval flow can be triggered automatically. In addition, data can be collected very easily using apps while on the move and further processed automatically via flow, for example by automatically creating a suitable CRM entry for the recorded lead.

As a SharePoint consulting firm, we are always happy to help you with the implementation. We have a team of developer who are professionally trained and skilled to make sure that your get more out this tool to enhance the productivity of your work.

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Presentation of business processes with SharePoint

SharePoint is excellent for representing processes. Our customers are often surprised at what is possible. I have designed a general process landscape so that you can get a first impression.

The basic idea is that you need to identify and then describe all the activities that you will use in your process. For example, if you want to develop a new solution, you need to find out what this solution needs to do. You also need to understand what the requirements of the solution are, and you may need to identify some external dependencies as well. This is where a process model comes in handy.

The focus of the page is the clickable process map. By clicking on a corresponding sub-process, the user is taken to the next lower level of the process.

On the next level are the subordinate sub-processes. The information on the left side of the page is still displayed but filtered according to the selected process (product innovation). The sub-processes are also designed to be clickable on this page so that the user can jump to the last level, the individual process. This page can then contain further, detailed information such as a task list. Here, too, the information presented is further refined using the metadata.

The links within the process house enable the user to delve deeper and deeper into processes without losing sight of the structure of the processes.Al Rafay Consulting is always there for all kinds of SharePoint solutions and can be reached easily with the contact information given on their website.