Join us at the 2017 Microsoft Data Insights Summit

The Microsoft Data Insights Summit, our user conference for business analysts, is back June 12 – 13, 2017 in Seattle, WA! Choose from lots of learning opportunities to deepen your expertise – from incredible keynotes and breakout sessions to hands-on workshops featuring a wide range of Microsoft’s business intelligence tools. You’ll have direct access to the Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps and Flow product teams—so you can share strategies, learn best practices, and ask your toughest questions.

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Community Webinars in March and April: Flow Best Practices, Common Data Services, Surprise Feature Release, and more!

We have an exciting selection of webinars coming up over the next few months! Whether you're new to Flow or an automation expert -- or anyone in-between -- we've got the perfect free webinar for you, featuring experts from both Microsoft and your community. Come see what we have planned for April and May!

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By Industry - Social Media: Flows that will save you hours

Welcome to the Flow Blog! Today we are going to start a new series called Flow by Industry and the first industry we will focus on will be those of you working in Social Media. Let's take a step-by-step look at automatically posting tweets at a scheduled time, and collecting details about all tweets that use a set hashtag.

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Make a copy of your flow

You can now make a copy of your flow to work on draft versions or duplicate a flow that you've created in the past. We also have some new improvements to the Support page and two new services: Toodledo and Zendesk.

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New this week: Design Your Own Swag t-shirt contest!

We want to help you dress for success! Some of our product t-shirts in the past have reached legendary status -- everyone loves the "I've Got the Power BI" shirt! -- and now we want to have your snazzy or crazy t-shirt ideas reach new heights at the 2017 Data Insights Summit, held June 12 - 13 in Seattle, WA. That's why we're holding a Design Your Own Swag t-shirt competition this week in the Flow Community.

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The power of buttons! You can now share your Button Flows and pin to your home screen

Today I’d like to introduce a new valuable capability for Flow buttons, one which can shift the way you and your team works, and how efficient you become: You can now share your buttons with others to run, as well as pin buttons to your home screen. We have also added mobile support to Team flows. Read more on how to work smarter and faster.

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Calling all SaaS apps: Now you can build your own connector for Flow, Logic Apps and Power Apps

A connector is a wrapper around your API that allows the underlying web app to talk with Flow, Logic Apps and Power Apps. It provides a way for users to connect their own account and leverage a set of pre-built Triggers and Actions for their apps and workflows. By being a part of our growing connector family (currently at 100+), you can enable your users to automate common tasks and build workflows in combination with other social and business applications.

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