Flow Community Blog Highlights

Have you visited the Flow Community blog lately? Along with rapidly growing forums, fun and informative events, and ways to leave feedback, the Community blog is a platform for you to share ideas with your peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. We want to hear what’s got you thinking about Microsoft Flow and workflow automation! To get started, simply message me, @JessicaC, with a rough title for your post and a couple of sentences to describe your topic. Check out these great posts from June and July!

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Create a streaming dataset in Power BI using Microsoft Flow

Microsoft's Guy in a Cube channel on YouTube has been providing tips and tricks for Business Intelligence since 2014. (If you haven't visited their channel yet, check it out!) Earlier this week, host Patrick Leblanc talked about how to use Microsoft Flow together with Power BI to set up a streaming dataset and monitor it to stay on top of your critical business information. Integrating Power BI with Microsoft Flow is easy and creates powerful possibilities. Let's look at one example which helps you monitor the expiration date for certificates.

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Flow Community Blog Highlights

Have you visited the Flow Community blog lately? Along with rapidly growing forums, fun and informative events, and ways to leave feedback, the Community blog is a platform for you to share ideas with your peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. To get started, simply message me, @JessicaC, with a rough title for your post and a couple of sentences to describe your topic. Now let's check out some great posts from May!

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Flow of the Week: Local code execution

Today, we want to talk about something that opens up the flow beyond the scope of connecting cloud services and being able to help running tasks on your local computer. Very often I forget to lock my computer before leaving the desk only to remember it later in a meeting, but by this time the damage would already be done, such as a prank e-mail to the team from my mailbox. Let's look at a solution using Flow, Gateways, File System connectors, and basic PowerShell scripting.

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Don't miss these community events at the Data Insights Summit!

It's just one week until the Microsoft Data Insights Summit! If you're attending, make sure to check out all the exciting community events we'll be hosting in between panels and networking opportunities. We've got a QR Code Scavenger Hunt, prize giveaways, and an exciting Virtual Reality immersive experience. Of course our very popular photo booth will return this year with even more hats and props, as well as the famous Swag Prize Wheel! We'll also be holding a raffle to attend limited book signings with keynote speakers Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, the authors of Freakonomics, and keynote speaker Alberto Cairo, author of The Truthful Art and The Functional Art.

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