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Microsoft acquires Softomotive to expand low-code robotic process automation capabilities in Microsoft Power Automate 

Today, we are announcing the acquisition of Softomotive, a world-leading provider of robotic process automation (RPA) with over 15 years of experience and the creator of WinAutomation. By bringing Softomotive’s desktop automation together with the existing Microsoft Power Automate capabilities, at uniquely affordable pricing, Microsoft is further democratizing RPA and enabling everyone to create bots...Read more

Announcing Power Platform and Teams updates to help customers adapt to remote work 

Modernizing critical business processes and enabling new ways of working The COVID-19 pandemic upended the operations of companies around the world, forcing many to shift to remote work, often for the first time. Individuals had to quickly adapt to new ways of working, and business leaders have worked to prioritize the well-being of their employees....Read more

Watch on-demand sessions from Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 

A big thank you to everyone who joined us live at the all-digital Microsoft Business Applications Summit. If the event was held in-person, we would’ve needed a larger convention center! The live event is over, but the opportunities to learn and connect have just started. We invite you to watch sessions from the day on-demand,...Read more

Join the all-digital Microsoft Business Applications Summit 

Mark your calendar and register today for this year’s all-digital Microsoft Business Applications Summit—a no cost, single-day event on Wednesday, May 6. This is your opportunity to join the Power Platform team to learn about new and upcoming capabilities across Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365, attend live breakout sessions to help you hone your...Read more

Emergency Response solution: A Microsoft Power Platform solution for healthcare emergency response 

As the COVID-19 crisis escalated earlier this month, we released a Microsoft Power Platform solution for managing communications across an organization. Thousands of customers have since employed that solution, and many have reached out to ask for additional help in their response to the global pandemic. The next wave of need we identified were from...Read more

Microsoft Power Automate adds robotic process automation in April 

In case you missed our announcement at Ignite 2019, we launched the preview of UI flows, the new robotic process automation (RPA) capability in Microsoft Power Automate. Today we’re announcing that UI flows will be generally available worldwide on April 2. Power Automate already helps hundreds of thousands of organizations automate millions of processes every day. With the...Read more

2020 release wave 1 plans for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform now available 

Today, we published the 2020 release wave 1 plans for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform, a compilation of new capabilities that will be released between April and September 2020. The new features and enhancements demonstrate our continued investment to power digital transformation for our customers and partners. Dynamics 365 The first release wave of the...Read more

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform timeline for the 2020 release wave 1 

Key dates for the upcoming release wave As the business environment rapidly changes, we’re dedicated to proactively delivering new capabilities to enable our customers and partners to drive toward strong business outcomes. We deliver these capabilities through two release waves per year. Today, we’re announcing the key dates for the first release wave of updates planned...Read more

Formulas for success with Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 

No two organizations are alike, and neither are the solutions needed to achieve meaningful business results. The one common challenge for every organization, however, is the need to unlock the potential of data to proactively guide the right business outcomes. Dynamics 365 and Power Platform help you achieve this by connecting all of your data,...Read more