Microsoft 365 Power Platform

Power Automate

Create workflows between your apps, files, and data to automate time-consuming tasks.

Microsoft Flow allows you to automate workflows across applications. You can use Flow to connect email and IM alerts, synchronize files between applications, copy files from one service to another, collect data from one app and store it in another, and more.

Power Automate (o365)
Full NameMicrosoft Power Automate
Short NamePower Automate
DescriptionCreate workflows between your apps, files, and data to automate time-consuming task

What is Power Automate?

Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow) is a cloud-based service that allows you to automate workflows across various applications and services. With Power Automate, you can create automated workflows that integrate with Microsoft products like SharePoint, Teams, and Dynamics 365, as well as third-party services like Twitter, Dropbox, and Google Drive.

What can you do with Power Automate?

With Power Automate, you can automate a wide range of workflows and processes, including approvals, notifications, data collection, and data analysis. It provides access to a wide range of pre-built templates and connectors that you can use to build custom workflows, and its drag-and-drop interface makes it easy to create and modify workflows.

How is Power Automate different from traditional workflow automation tools?

Power Automate is designed to be easy to use and accessible to non-technical users. Its drag-and-drop interface and pre-built templates make it easy to create and modify workflows without the need for coding or technical expertise. It also integrates seamlessly with Microsoft products, which makes it an ideal choice for organizations that use Microsoft products for collaboration and productivity.

Can Power Automate be used for process automation?

Yes, Power Automate is a powerful tool for process automation. It allows you to automate repetitive tasks and streamline complex processes, such as data collection and analysis, approvals, and notifications. Its integration with Microsoft products and third-party services makes it easy to create end-to-end workflows that automate multiple steps in a process.

What resources are available to learn Power Automate?

There are many resources available to learn Power Automate, including online tutorials, documentation, and video courses. Microsoft provides comprehensive documentation for Power Automate, which includes a quick start guide, reference material, and examples of how to use Power Automate to automate common workflows. There are also many community-driven resources, such as forums and blogs, where you can find tips and best practices for using Power Automate.

Snippet from Wikipedia: Microsoft Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate, previously known as Microsoft Flow until November 2019, is a SaaS platform by Microsoft for optimizing and automating workflows and business processes. It is part of the Microsoft Power Platform line of products, which include Power Apps and Power BI.

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Power Automate Documentation:


  • microsoft/365/power_automate.txt
  • Last modified: 2023/09/02 08:15
  • by Henrik Yllemo