Microsoft Flow Spring 2018 Update

Today we are announcing a new type of flow: a Business process flow. These flows, based on the Common Data Service for Apps, define a set of steps for people to follow to take them to a desired outcome. We also have a number of new integrations coming, including a Flow add-in for Excel. With this new add-in, you can create or trigger automation on an Excel table with the Flow button the Data tab in the ribbon. Finally, we have several new features coming to help you repair flows and build flow solutions that support full application lifecycle management.

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Announcing our incredible speaker lineup for Microsoft Business Applications Summit, including guest speaker Malcolm Gladwell!

Get ready to connect, collaborate and pack in as much learning as possible at Microsoft Business Applications Summit, this year's event for Microsoft Flow users, July 22-24 in Seattle. We’ve just announced our featured speaker lineup – you won’t want to miss these experts, plus three amazing keynotes, closing with bestselling author, Malcolm Gladwell. Check it out today!

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Microsoft Flow PowerShell Cmdlets, new Flow bot capabilities, a Marketo connector and more!

This week we are excited to share that the Microsoft Flow PowerShell Cmdlets are available -- these allow both Flow Makers, and Tenant Admins, to manage their Flows programmatically. We have also made improvements to the Flow bot inside Microsoft Teams, and, released three new connectors: Marketo, ElasticOCR, and DynamicSignal. Additionally, there are improvements to the Flow user experience: we provide you with additional details when you share (or run shared) flows, and will automatically trim SharePoint URLs you paste into the flow designer.

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Intermediate | Flow of the Week: Automating Change Management Processes

Change Management processes are important to organizations to ensure work is scheduled, prioritized, repeatable and that oversight has been applied. However, a problem may arise if organizations layer too many levels of bureaucracy on top of these processes. But, the good news is that Microsoft Flow can automate many Change Management processes that allow organizations to achieve their Change Management goals, without accruing inefficiencies. In this weeks blog, we take a look at how Change Management notification processes can be streamlined using Microsoft Flow and ServiceNow.

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We want to tell your story!

The Microsoft Flow team wants to showcase your story! Come and fill out our form and tell us YOUR Microsoft Flow Story for a chance to be featured on the page! We cant wait to share all of the cool things that you are doing!

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Join us at the Microsoft Business Application Summit

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Microsoft Flow directly from the team that builds it -- and meet other Flow users -- at the first conference to feature entire tracks dedicated to Flow. The Microsoft Business Application Summit will be held on July 22-24 in Seattle, and you can sign up today. We’re looking forward to seeing you there - register now!

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Intermediate | Flow of the Week: How we use a Flow to manage the Flow of the Week blogs

In this flow of the week come see how we manage the flow of the week using Microsoft Flow... Wow , that's a tongue twister. Come and learn how to automate email follow ups based on SharePoint list entries... There that's better! Come learn about using the compose action, the Delay until, and then obviously some SharePoint and Outlook as well. Its a quick and easy Flow that packs a solid punch! Oh, and there's a video if you prefer!

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Microsoft Build 2018 sessions video recap

Last week we had seven sessions that focused on Microsoft Flow (and the broader Business Application Platform), and if you weren't able to join in person you can now watch them on-demand. These sessions covered everything from a broad overview of the platform and its capabilities, how to build a flow in just 10 minutes and detailed session on streamlining Office 365 with Microsoft Flow.

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