Announcing Microsoft Flow Analytics

As Microsoft Flow consumption increases in organizations, customers are looking for more insight into the health of flows running within their environment. To address this feedback, we recently launched Microsoft Flow Analytics in all Microsoft Flow regions.

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Improvements to the Outlook connectors and more

This week we released several improvements to the Outlook connector, including saving an email as a ".eml" file, responding to calendar invitations automatically, and triggering flows when you are mentioned in an email thread. We have also made it easier to work with multiples by remembering your most recently used connections, and, have released five new connectors: Azure Container Instances, Azure Kusto, Metatask, Microsoft To-Do, and Plumsail Documents.

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Automating Intelligent Customer Service using Microsoft Flow, LUIS.ai and Dynamics 365

As organizations focus on customer obsession, they need to scale their organization to exceed elevated customer expectations. It typically isn’t practical to meet this demand through additional headcount. The question becomes how can I scale my customer service department, without adding labor costs? The answer lies in the phrase “work smarter, not harder”.

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Introducing Flow Launch Panel in SharePoint Lists and Libraries

The Flow Launch Panel is now available on all modern SharePoint lists and libraries. In this post, we’ll walk you through an example of how to create and customize a flow that uses the launch panel’s capabilities using the For a selected item trigger. We’ll also demonstrate how you can enable other members of your organization to run this flow using run-only permissions.

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Intermediate | Webinar 12/7 -Using Microsoft Flow to automate a B2B approval process by Paul Schaeflein

Out of the box, Microsoft Flow allows you to connect to many cloud-services. But what about your line-of-business systems? With a JSON-capable web service, your employees can use Flow to automate their processes without development skills. Come learn how to connect Flow, APIs, Azure AD and Office 365 in this demo-heavy session. Attend Live on Dec 7 at 10am PST!

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Read and write Managed Metadata in SharePoint lists, append to arrays, and a new connector

Starting this week you can now read data from, and write into, columns in SharePoint that use the Managed Metadata (aka. Taxonomy) type. You can now add items to the end of arrays using a new Append to array variable action. There is also a new connector for Tago, and we released a new version of the Flow app for iPhone X.

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Advanced | Accessing Office 365 Security & Compliance Center Logs from Microsoft Flow

In a previous blog post, we discussed Microsoft Flow audit events surfacing in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center. We have had inquiries from customers and partners about programmatically accessing this data. Something that is of particular interest, is understanding what connectors are being used in new, or updated, flows. For some organizations, this information will help them with their Data Loss Prevention (DLP) strategies. For others, they will use this as a change management opportunity where they can ensure users that are creating flows have been able to achieve their desired business outcomes.

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