Save Time and Money with Microsoft Power Automate 

‘Automation’ – you hear it referred to all the time as the key to making everyone’s life easier. But can it fit into your business processes with Power Automate? Ask yourself: Do your teams struggle with repetitive, time-consuming tasks? Are these tedious tasks also at high risk of human error (think data entry)? Don’t want to free up your employees’ time to focus on what really matters when it comes to the success of your business?

Enter Microsoft Power Automate (previously known as “Microsoft Flow”). Power Automate can help you create automated workflows between your company’s favorite apps and services to save you some important time and money.

You’ve already asked yourself if automation is a viable option for your business, and the answer is probably “yes”. This article will now delve into some of the other most important questions you might have about it energy automation.

What is Power Automate?

Microsoft Power Automate is a low code process automation tool for the power platform which includes Power Band Power Automate, Power Apps, and Power Virtual Agents. Whether you need to create an ETL process to clean up your data or automatically get reminders for Teams messages you might have missed, Power Automate is your tool.

Power Automate can also act as an integration platform, although there are some limitations that make other tools like Logic Apps a better choice for this particular functionality. Power Automate streams can be imported into Logic Apps and the authoring process for both Power Automate and Logic Apps streams is very similar.

How can it help your business?

Do you or your co-workers spend a lot of time doing repetitive tasks? This may include replying to emails, organizing files, updating your CRM or accounting system, or downloading data from a third party site. Microsoft Power Automate can do these repetitive tasks for you automatically, saving you and your co-workers time to add more value in other areas.

You probably have two systems and you want to send data between the systems. Depending on the size of your transaction, Power Automate is an easy system for connecting systems together. Send sales orders, purchase orders, customer information, transfer orders, and more between systems in an easy-to-use, low-code solution.

Microsoft Power Automate uses application programming interfaces (APIs) to connect applications together so that data can be sent back and forth. With thousands of pre-built connectors available, you can get started right away!

What is the cost?

Power Automate has a free trial for you to explore the functions to make sure it is the right tool for you. After the trial period ends, you can subscribe to the per-user plan at $15 per user/month.

For more complex integration patterns, Power Automate licenses cost the same, and JourneyTEAM can help create streams.

Who can help me get started?

As mentioned above, JourneyTEAM can help you with more complex Power Automate integrations. However, our experts are well versed in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform applications of all sizes and complexities. We’re happy to provide full custom demos and introductions that will help you make the final call if Power Automate is a good fit for your business.

Get started with JourneyTEAM

As an award-winning Microsoft partner, JourneyTEAM has a proven track record with successful Microsoft technology applications. Contact us for more information about the benefits of using Power Automate to streamline and streamline your internal processes, and empower your teams to do bigger and better things. Contact JourneyTEAM today!

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