One app platform combining the power of Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate. Customize, extend, and build all the apps you need.
Microsoft Power Platform is a “low code” platform consisting of the following components:
- Power Apps – ability to create business applications with clicks
- Power Automate – a tool that allows you to integrate different systems with clicks
- Power BI – the most advanced platform for Business Intelligence
- Virtual Agents – a system that you to create intelligent bots and chatbots
The Power Platform may be a fairly new concept, however, the various components that make it up are not. You have undoubtedly heard of these components and maybe even used them. We have summarized them for you below:
Increase business agility and allow users to quickly build low-code solutions to automate your processes. Extend the apps with custom code and build new applications on Dataverse.
Use the point-and-click flow designer to build your business logic, automate business process and integrate different line-of-business applications.
Gain insight from your business data, build visual reports and connect to multiple apps from one reporting solution with Power BI.
Power Virtual Agents
Create and manage powerful chatbots—without the need for code or AI expertise—with an easy-to-use graphical interface.
Why you should start using the Microsoft Power Platform in 2022
On September 20, 2021, Gartner published a report comparing Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms. We are excited to share that Microsoft, with its low-code Power Apps service offering, has been recognized as a leader in this report. Throughout the report, Gartner predicted that, by 2025, 70% of new applications developed by enterprises will use low-code or no-code technologies, up from less than 25% in 2020. It’s time for you to jump on the power-bandwagon too and reap the benefits of this incredible platform. In this blog we will discuss why you should start using the Power Platform in your organization and a few examples of what it can do.
Why should you start using the Power Platform in 2022? – Power Platform benefits
1. Low-code development opportunities
The Power Platform offers your employees the opportunity to create applications, chatbots, integrations, automations, or reports themselves, without being pro-developers. It used to be that employees had to rely significantly on the IT department for development, however, they are now able to build their own solutions with little technical complexity in just a few steps.
2. Mobile accessibility
All the tools within the platform can be downloaded on your smartphone or tablet and can be optimised for all screens. People can use your apps, visit your dashboards and read reports from any device.
3. Simple automation of business processes
In 2022, focusing on automation will be a critical factor for a successful business. Every company has to deal with necessary but repetitive business processes that waste a lot of time and energy. To increase productivity, Power Platform gives you the opportunity to automate work processes. The platform stimulates the digital transformation in your company overall.
4. Flexible working
Power Platform provides a high degree of flexibility for employees to build bespoke solutions that meet their requirements. Integrations with Microsoft Teams, among others, allow employees and teams to improve their business processes and efficiency by creating a seamless work experience. The Power Platform is the ideal tool for turning your company into a modern, flexible workplace.
5. More and more insights and improvement
The data that your company generates every day contains valuable insights. Tools like Power BI can help you to analyse and interpret your data to make informed business decisions and implement changes in a timely manner.