Power Platform Weekly - Issue #154
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
Last week it was announced that Copilot in Power Apps now is available worldwide.
The new Microsoft Copilot Studio implementation guide was highlighted.
A great collection of links and tips on how to get started as a developer with Microsoft Power Platform was presented.
A new Livestream Series – Let’s Learn Power: A Real-life AI + Power Platform Use Case has been announced.
Have you seen the Prompt Builder?! Tips from Amber Weise, on how it can be useful related to Power Apps and Power Automate.
Have a great week and thanks for reading!
🦸🏻♀️ Ben den Blanken wants to answer “What makes a good Copilot?” and go from there on how to build one! So see this as a new start of his series where he shows you how to build a HR Copilot.
🦸🏻♀️ Just a few weeks ago Microsoft announced online payments with Stripe in Power Pages in preview. As Andrew Grischenko wrote a few posts on payment integration in Power Apps (with Stripe and Braintree) and Power Portals, he couldn’t help but roll up his sleeves and look at what’s behind the scenes of this integration.
🦸🏻♀️ Every now and then Benedikt Bergmann gets asked why someone should use managed solutions. This discussion came up for him internally and in the Power Platform Level Up discord. This blog post tries to summarize those discussions and give insights to a broader audience.
🦸🏻♀️ AI Builder for Image Description by Ana Inés Urrutia
🦸🏻♀️ Your own AI Prompt library by Ana Inés Urrutia
🛠️👩💻 Power Pages Helper by Oleksandr Olashyn
🦸🏻♀️ All Power Automate Text Functions (With Examples) by Matthew Devaney
🦸🏻♀️ Send an email when a contact submits a form in Customer Insights – Journeys by Malin Martnes
🦸🏻♀️ Build your own service copilot with copilot for service (preview) by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ Omnichannel for Customer Service – Voice Channel Surveys by Neil Parkhurst
🦸🏻♀️ Omnichannel for Customer Service – IVR BOTs and Languages by Neil Parkhurst
🦸🏻♀️ Power Pages: Adding a Custom Form Modal to List Action Buttons by Nicholas Hayduk
👩💻 MDA: Use AI Copilot Control (Preview) and show it when clicking the command button by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
🦸🏻♀️ Application Insights – Power Automate by Joe Gill
🦸🏻♀️ Create a sequence in Dynamics in just 45 seconds! by Jakob Örneberg
👩💻 In this episode I spoke with Scott Densmore, VP of engineering at GitHub, focusing on GitHub copilot. Scott shared how GitHub Copilot is being used to make developers more impactful and the successes developers are having with the technology.
🧭 In a rapidly evolving tech landscape, stagnant and outdated business processes are more than just financial pitfalls—they are barriers to scaling and innovation. The incentives to shift to automation and leverage AI are massive.
Susannah Streeter welcomes William Smith, Senior Manager for EY Consulting, Jack Virdee, VP of Finance and Automation Leader at Omnicom, and Stephen Siciliano, VP Power Automate at Microsoft, to deep dive into the world of automation and AI.
🚀 This episode features Aleksandar Totovic, one of our favorite Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Product Managers. Listen as Aleksandar discusses how regulatory requirements affect the Business Central Base App and efforts on delocalization. Aleksandar also unveils a new module planned for 2024 Wave 1.
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💙 Out of the Blue
👩💻 Rockstar Scott Durow shares how you can get started with the Power Platform as a developer and he shares the plethora of extensibility options!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Another excellent resource is released for the Power Platform. Now it's time for the implementation guide for Microsoft Copilot Studio! Henry Jammes shares this great resource on the Microsoft Copilot Studio blog!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Marcel Ferreira explains in this blog how you can use the authentication profiles in Power Platform CLI. Make sure to read it to learn more about the universal profile, which is very convenient!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Gomolemo Mohapi announced a new livestream series this week. It’s all about real-life AI in Power! Make sure to learn all about use cases during this series!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Frank Lan announced the worldwide availability of the capability that enables you to build new apps and tables with Maker Copilot! Make sure to check out the blog, since it includes a couple of handy tips!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Srikumar Nair posted a great blog on DevBlogs about Dataverse Elastic Tables, Dataverse to Fabric integration and more!
Legacy Portal Admin Center is no longer available. Manage Power Pages websites from the Power Platform Admin Center
🚀 Vamsee Dilli shares the news that the legacy Portal Admin Center is no more available. Make sure to use the Power Platform Admin Center from now on!
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