Advanced | Flow of The Week: Retrieving Office 365 Message Center and Service Health Notices using Microsoft Flow

To automate critical business processes in Office 365 using Microsoft Flow, we typically need to call cloud-based services in order to retrieve data. Calling these services often requires us to use the HTTP connector and action, and as a result, provide our TenantID, along with an App’s ClientID and SecretID in the Flow. This blog post will provide a detailed walkthrough of configuring these required parameters when calling cloud services using the HTTP connector. We’ll use a recently released Flow template as an example, which retrieves data from the Office 365 Message Center and Service Health dashboards.

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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: Advanced Approval Write back

A robust, Client-specific approval workflow and write-back engine is not a standard feature of many ERP systems, which requires BI architects and data engineers to think outside the box to deliver scalable solutions. Microsoft Flow can meet these enterprise level requirements, and can do it at a fraction of the time and cost of any other solution on the market. This article will tackle the current business requirements pertaining to enterprise level solutions around on-premise SQL data warehouse write-backss, robust tiered approval cycles, and sales order approval requests. Come and Learn how to build a system like this using Flow from Community Member Phillip Guglielmi

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Introducing Microsoft Flow integration in Excel

Flow is now integrated into Microsoft Excel! With this integration that uses the For a selected row trigger and the Flow launch panel, you can create and trigger on-demand flows for selected rows in any Excel table on spreadsheets hosted in SharePoint or OneDrive for Business. The Microsoft Flow for Excel add-in enables you to connect your data to a wide range of services such as SharePoint, Outlook 365, Dynamics 365, Teams, Visual Studio Online, Twitter, Approvals, etc. In this post, we’ll walk you through this new capability with a hands-on example.

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