Posted on February 5, 2021 in Remote Working

Power Automate: Microsoft 365 Tool Tips

Microsoft 365 is at the top of the pile when it comes to applications of its type. It provides effective office and remote working tools for people all over the globe. For many of us, Microsoft 365 (formerly Office) is a staple of our daily lives and has been since we were children, and its range of features has revolutionised the way we see technology and its capabilities.


Cloud services are used internationally for a variety of different purposes. Previously it was impossible to get your Cloud services to work in unison, but there is now a way.


Introducing Power Automate.


Power Automate

With Power Automate you can create a workflow with a multi-step flow across a variety of applications.


Power Automate makes it possible for you to receive a text message saying someone important has emailed you, when previously you would have had to continuously refresh your email folder, for example.


We will now take a closer look at this in more detail.


For example, when someone tweets about your company it is essential you acknowledge the tweet in a timely manner – this can be very difficult with our busy workdays and, depending on the influx of messages, can be a near impossibility to keep up with. Power Automate makes it possible to set up a flow that follows them, sends a reply and also adds their details to a spreadsheet that gets emailed over to you automatically for your approval. Using this example, Power Automate allows you to minimise response times, in turn, giving you more time to reply in person as necessary or get on with other tasks, all culminating in retaining your good reputation as a company.


The Power Automate app for mobile

Power Automate also makes it possible for you to manage approvals on your phone, by email, or on the web, whilst on the go. The approval process works with data in Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Twitter, and many other services.

Power Automate gives you the power to take control of your time management and ensure that your employees are using their limited working hours as effectively as possible. It also ensures that they are not wasting time on monotonous tasks that are beneath their skill set.


Power Automate – How does it work?

The concept of business process automation is working from an initial trigger action, be that prescheduled or because of a prior human action. A series of pre-scripted steps will follow. To give you some level of control you have the option to define your own parameters.


Automation has the ability to revolutionise your workday – with its ability to ensure effective time management and the reallocation of resources away from the mundane, it should be an integral part of your workplace infrastructure.


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