Well everyone knows that I do, so what's my point - well despite loving it I just need to say it's not always the right tool to use. SharePoint is great at many things, it's the best document management tool there is - period (happy to argue that with anyone over a coffee). But it's … Continue reading I Love SharePoint…
Having worked with hundreds or organisations in all kinds of industries I've come across many ways in which projects just don't happen or fail. I thought I'd share 3 common mistakes I see all too often in the hope that if you spot a project going this way you can bring it back to life. … Continue reading 3 Common mistakes when trying to achieve Business Process Automation
Have you ever had one of those moment where you realise, by showing someone else a tool, just how good it is -this happened with me and Microsoft To-Do this week. Then I started asking what others use and they had no idea Microsoft To-Do was so well linked to other Office 365 tools so … Continue reading You Don’t Use Microsoft To-Do – What!!!!!
A common, real world, business process that needs automation is the creation, signing and monitoring of contracts. As the whole process is usually a team effort it seems appropriate to develop the tools to be surfaced via Microsoft Teams.
Collaboration has been a buzz word for quite a while now, the holy grail of any business team is to me more collaborative. With the tools now available through the Power Platform (seriously you didn't see that coming....check the name of the blog) we see more and more organisations really delivering real and valuable team collaboration.
At a community event I was asked about Microsoft certifications, why so many retired, what is the new direction Microsoft were taking and to be honest, I did not have any good answers to hand or a reference site to point people to. A Microsoft employee pointed me to Microsoft Learn - which at first … Continue reading MS Learn – where I found some hidden gems
If you have ever tried to play with dates and numbers in Microsoft Flow, PowerApps or actually any development platform you will know the horror faced by many to the user request "can you just make it look like this..." So, we had some fun last month with number formatting in Flow and thought I'd … Continue reading Flow fun with number formatting – adding separators
I'm often asked if the investment in the Power Platform is good value for money, especially with so many unknowns about the licencing future of the products and Microsoft's own agenda for it not being entirely clear. The difficulty here is understanding what that investment actually is; with the October update the Power Platform now … Continue reading PowerApps – Why invest in the technology
Have you created a really cool looking PowerApp? Want to share? I'm putting together a PowerApps Look Book to show new citizen developers what's possible. Having provided training for PowerApps in a Day to advanced PowerApps sessions it's absolutely impossible to describe the impact that a well laid out app can have to win the … Continue reading Invitation to contribute to a PowerApps “Look Book”
Microsoft Flow is on a roll - with two really popular new features in the last 2 weeks it's great to see so much excitement around the tools. Exciting Feature No. 1 - Copy and Paste This has to be the most requested feature ever, I do not know a single Flow developer who has … Continue reading Flowing with popular new features