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New Power Platform Return to the Workplace capabilities enable organizations to meet global health guidelines 

Since introducing the Microsoft Power Platform Return to the Workplace solution a year ago, the solution has helped organizations plan, coordinate, and manage processes to reopen and stay open responsibly during the pandemic. Recently, COVID-19 vaccinations and periodic testing have become critical components of public health and safety across the world. Many businesses have had…Read more


Microsoft Ignite recap: Power Platform news and announcements you may have missed 

We want to extend a big thanks to everyone who joined us at Microsoft Ignite 2021. It was a jam-packed few days of sessions, news announcements, and live interactive discussions with the global community—more content than anyone could tune into live. Most of the content is now available on-demand-including session videos, transcripts, presentations, and related…Read more


New Power Platform capabilities announced at Microsoft Ignite 

This year at Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Power Platform is bringing added ease and innovation to low-code app development and automation for citizen developers, business analysts, IT admins, and professional developers. Today we are announcing a new set of capabilities across Microsoft Power Platform that includes: Enhanced collaboration for users building apps with built-in commenting, users…Read more


Your guide to Power Platform at Microsoft Ignite 

Microsoft Ignite is a week away. To help you make the most of the three-day digital event, we have rounded up the must-see sessions and speakers for all things Microsoft Power Platform. These are more than two dozen sessions designed to help IT professionals across roles and skill levels expand their knowledge of Microsoft Power…Read more

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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

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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