Solutions in Microsoft Flow

In a recent announcement, Microsoft shared news about a new Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capability for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. This new capability is built upon the Common Data Service solution system. In this blog post, we will share details about how Microsoft Flow makers can use Solutions to bundle related flows (and apps) within a single deployable unit.

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New Power platform Admin Analytics Reports: Sharing and Connectors

In late September, we announced the public preview release of the Power platform Admin Analytics. In that post we discussed a couple of upcoming reports including sharing and connectors. We have honored that commitment and I am happy to share that both the sharing and connectors reports are available in Microsoft Flow Admin Analytics.

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Introducing Power platform Admin Analytics

As part of the recent preview release of the Power platform Admin center, I am happy to announce that we have included Admin Analytics as part of this preview. The Admin Analytics feature includes reports for Common Data Services, Microsoft Flow and PowerApps.

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Power platform Security & Governance: Deploying a Defense in Depth Strategy

A common cyber security approach used by organizations to protect their digital assets is to leverage a defense-in-depth strategy. When customers ask how to best secure and govern their Microsoft Flow and PowerApps environments, we provide similar guidance. The following list represents different layers that you can use to protect your digital assets and apply governance to ensure your organization’s interests are met.

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Automating Microsoft Flow Governance - Using Microsoft Flow

Enterprise Security and Governance is an important topic for many organizations. Microsoft continues to make investments that allow customers to implement PowerApps and Flow and be confident that they have their bases covered from a governance perspective. Much like Microsoft Flow empowers users to build powerful workflow and automation solutions, we want to empower administrators with the same capabilities to support their needs. In this blog post we are going to explore a scenario that describes how you can automate governance activities by taking advantage of the Office 365 Management API.

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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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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Filtering Data with OData

A question that we frequently receive is how can I filter out data before it gets to Microsoft Flow? The answer to this question is: OData filter queries. In this blog post we are going to cover some of the most popular OData filter queries using some of our most popular connectors including SQL Server, Dynamics 365 and SharePoint Online.

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: What interests my boss, fascinates me!

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way for a cognitive engine to process your emails, pull out key phrases and then execute a search engine query and return the top 3 results? Well there is, and these steps can be orchestrated using Microsoft Flow which is the inspiration for this blog post.

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