Today, data is the key to driving business outcomes. Organizations across industries are beginning to understand all this data’s potential, so they store it—in vast quantities and from many sources, from social media to ERP—in the cloud. But harnessing the data is just the first step.
- How do you get to that data so you can leverage it?
- How do you ensure everyone in your organization, regardless of technical ability, can get in on the action?
- And how do you get what you need for your industry, as well as your organization’s unique requirements?
The Microsoft Power Platform is designed for that purpose, providing more access than ever before to business intelligence, app development, and app connectivity.
The Power Platform allows you to build customized solutions for your own company, industry, specific roles, or even for specific geographies.
United by the underlying Common Data Service, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents exist alongside Microsoft Dynamics 365, Office 365, and your other Azure cloud-hosted departmental applications.
This connected experience is what sets Microsoft applications and infrastructure apart from all the rest.
A brief description about each component of the Power Platform
A cloud-based business intelligence solution that enables data modeling, discovery, and interactive visual reporting.
Custom apps connected to the common data service, run on any device, securely enhancing any business process.
Simple solutions to manage task automation, process automation, integrations, and workflows in the cloud. Microsoft Power Automate is a service that enables users to create automated workflows between apps and services. Workflows can then be used to integrate and update data, synchronize files, get notifications, and more. The number of apps and services that work with Flow is continually growing.
POWER VIRTUAL AGENTS
Personalize issue resolution conversations with virtual agents for customer service or line-of-business scenarios.
Microsoft's Common Data Service
The foundation of the Power Platform is the Common Data Service for Apps (CDS).
Power Apps Transform Work
With a low-code approach, you can create custom enterprise business apps to transform everyday business processes.
Power Automate Connects Everything
You’ll wonder how you did things before Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow). All organization levels can streamline notifications, sync data between systems, automate workflows, and more — leading to faster, more efficient business processes.
Power Virtual Agents for Any Issue
Microsoft Power Virtual Agents means you can spend more time building your content library for virtual agents to help resolve more issues faster — and less time building the agent.
Microsoft Power Platform
The Power Platform enables users to Analyze, Act, and Automate by combining three robust, cloud-based services—Power Apps, Power BI, and Power Automate (formerly known as Microsoft Flow)—into one platform that allows anyone (not just programmers) to build apps and gain data insights quickly and easily.
Extending the power of Office and Dynamics…and more
What's even more amazing about the Power Platform is that it not only extends Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365, but it can also integrate with just about any business application you work with, like Salesforce, Workday, SAP, or Oracle. Now that's extensibility.
Want to see the potential of the Power Platform in your business? Talk to Cloud 9 experts about a Proof of Concept engagement
A proof of concept is a low-risk way to see what the Power Platform can do for your business while helping you get buy-in and build excitement with your employees. In a 5 to 10 days proof of concept engagement, we help you re-imagine a challenge or goal during four phases:
- INSPIRE. We work together in a workshop to envision and build a strategy, defining a solution to your challenge or goal.
- DESIGN. We identify desired business outcomes and assess the solution’s potential value; we then strategize on the approach.
- EMPOWER. The vision comes to life through visual assets and a demonstration of the transformative possibilities and value.
- ACHIEVE. We deliver an action plan that offers a real-world blueprint.
The Power Platform Proof of Concept stimulates the ideation process, but the action is required. This engagement also delivers concrete deliverables that identify the value you can expect by moving forward with a Power Platform project.
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