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Microsoft acquires Clear Software to enhance connectivity to systems of record 

Organizations depend on their business applications to work seamlessly across many different systems and data stores. Customers need to know that their most critical business processes are built to optimize working across those systems and data sets no matter how complex the process becomes. Customers will benefit from stronger Microsoft Power Platform integration with outside...Read more

Automation in Windows 11 enables users to reduce repetitive tasks and boost productivity 

Today we are excited to share that robotic process automation (RPA) in Microsoft Power Automate is now built-in with the general availability of Windows 11. Since first introducing the availability of RPA with Power Automate for desktop for Windows 10, we have seen thousands of organizations harness the power of automation in Power Automate. The...Read more

Ensure Power Platform success in your organization through a Center of Excellence 

Microsoft Power Platform provides a low-code platform for reporting, workflow, automation, and form development. With applications like Power BI, Power Automate, and Power Apps, the platform can be used to analyze data, automate operations, and develop apps. As the use of Microsoft Power Platform increases, organizations need a mechanism to scale solutions, support makers, and...Read more

Microsoft named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021 

We are excited to announce that Forrester has recognized Microsoft as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Augmented BI Platforms, Q3 2021. Microsoft received the highest score of any vendor in both the strategy and current offering categories. Further, Forrester noted in the report, “It is hard not to consider Power BI as your top...Read more

Supporting our customers and partners as they return to the workplace—one year later 

A year ago, as we were holding our first all-digital event for our partner community, we introduced the Microsoft Power Platform Return to the Workplace solution template to help our customers safely prepare and manage the return to physical workspaces as they supported their employees whilst navigating the challenging, changing, and unique circumstances brought on...Read more

2021 release wave 2 plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform now available 

On July 14, 2021, we published the 2021 release wave 2 plans for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform, a compilation of new capabilities that are planned to be released between October 2021 and March 2022. This second release wave of the year offers hundreds of new features and enhancements, demonstrating our continued investment to...Read more

New Power Platform features reinforce end-to-end security, management, monitoring, and compliance 

As the pace of digital transformation continues to accelerate, the demand for more applications and automation is at the center of that change. Increasingly, more organizations are adopting low-code tooling to enable anyone to build solutions tailored to meet their business needs. However, along with the benefit of building solutions faster, the risk of accidental...Read more

New Microsoft Mechanics episode demonstrates pro developer advancements with Power Platform 

During this year’s developer event, Microsoft Build, we announced and demonstrated several key updates and features for pro developer capabilities for Microsoft Power Platform. While Microsoft Power Platform is a leading low-code development platform, it also offers rich capabilities which make it an exceptional development platform for experienced developers. With greater focus on digitization, there...Read more

Accelerating vaccine distribution through public sector partnerships 

Since COVID-19 vaccinations started in earnest earlier this year, at least 164 million people in the US and 1.7 billion people globally have received at least one dose of a vaccine. 1,2 This rapid pace of vaccinations is the result of many factors—high demand, increasing supply, and efficient distribution management. For that last factor, technology...Read more

Accelerate time to insight with Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse 

In conversations with the community, many have asked for a single, end-to-end way to work with data in Microsoft Dataverse, from running AI and machine learning, integrating with external datasets, and slicing and dicing large volumes of Dataverse data. Now, instead of using multiple tools to get the job done, you can accelerate time-to-insight with...Read more