Power Platform is Microsoft’s newest pillar in its cloud platform stack, steadily growing in popularity as more and more organizations realize the capability of the tool. Put into the hands of experienced developers, the Platform can expedite the development of highly complex organizational applications. Provided to citizen developers, the Platform connects them to organizational data […]

While personnel management is a sub-category of Human Resources (HR) that only focuses on administration, the tasks and responsibilities can outstretch the duties of an HR manager. Personnel managers hold an important role by focusing on hiring and developing employees to become more valuable to the company.   A few of these areas of interest […]

I’m working on a project with a straightforward requirement that’s typically solved with out-of-the-box Power Apps platform features. The customer needs to capture employment application data as part of their online hiring process. In addition to entering standard employment data, applicants enter a typical month’s worth of budgeted expenses to paint a clear financial picture […]

Driving value, lowering costs, and building your organization’s future with Microsoft’s next great business technology Lately, I’ve been helping folks understand the Microsoft Power Platform (MPP) by sharing two simple diagrams. The first one is below and is my stab (others have made theirs) at contextualizing the platform’s various components in relation to one another. […]

If you didn’t catch the first two parts of this series, you can do that here and here.  In this part, we’ll get a little more technical and use Microsoft Flow to do some pretty cool things.  Remember when we talked about the size and quality of the images we take with our Power App and store as the entity image? When […]

If you didn’t catch the first part of this series, you can read that here.  In this part, things should get a little more interesting as we set up a Power App and our SharePoint site. Objectives Create SharePoint Online Team Site. Create a Power App for team members to collect data with. Embed this […]

Part One: Identify, Define, Build, Migrate My dad passed away in 2015, leaving behind an extensive collection of fire trucks, patches, and other fire department (FD) memorabilia.  Before he passed, he gave us instructions to sell them and some direction on what to do with the money. After a few years of not really wanting […]

Microsoft Power Platform: Application Development Platform for General Purpose Business Apps In recent years, with the transition to the cloud, SharePoint teams’ recommendation has been to move custom functionality “down” to the client computer or “over” to a host outside of SharePoint. This change has had a direct impact on enterprises that have long viewed […]