updated March 10, 2020 I recently shared a winning use case for Office 365. Within this use case, I am using a flow in Power Automate to send beautifully formatted emails to our users. Something like: Okay, maybe it's not that beautiful, but it is colorful, has an image, and pops in comparison to black... Continue Reading →
Winning with Office 365: Forms, Flow, SharePoint, and PowerApps
I love these little wins that truly highlight the power of Office 365! Here's my use case: in the Boston office of Slalom, we have an annual Learning Day that everyone is required to attend. It's a fun day, and we do learn some great things from it. Every consultant and leader has to register... Continue Reading →
Using Microsoft Forms Likert questions in Flow
The Likert question type is a great option in Forms, which gives users a matrix of sorts, to provide a valuable answer. Check out this example I use for our user group's feedback survey: Some fun facts about the Likert scale on Wikipedia. Using Microsoft Flow, I'd like to perform some automation when this survey... Continue Reading →
Tips and tricks for working with Microsoft Flow
I Love Microsoft Flow I don't know what it is, but I spend a lot of time in it, from small silly Flows to real time savers. I've shared a few of my Flows already, and will be sharing more. I may be a little addicted to automation, Flow being the biggest contender, but also... Continue Reading →
Hello, I’m an Automation Junkie
This is post was originally posted at Slalom Technology. I’m addicted to automation, across all aspects of life. Is this a bad thing? I like to be efficient, remove the tedious work from my list and let a robot do it instead. Is this so bad? A little history… I’ve been a developer for about 20 years.... Continue Reading →
Posting to Teams with Power Automate (Flow): Incoming Webhook verses Teams – Post Message
Teams has incoming webhooks, and Flow has post message to Teams. How do these compare? Let's look at the two options and discuss the options.
Quick Test of Microsoft Flow
Just testing a flow attached to my blog. hopefully more to come!
Microsoft Teams, Forms and Flow on the go!
This is the final post in this mini series where we looked at the simplicity and easy of integrating within the Office 365 stack. Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams Notify the Team a submission was made How does this look like on the... Continue Reading →
Integrating Forms into Teams, bringing it home with Microsoft Flow
This post is the third post in this mini series as we look at how easy the Office 365 stack integrates. In this series, we will: Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams Notify the Team a submission was made (this post) How does this... Continue Reading →
Use Microsoft Flow to remind the Team of due dates from Planner
This Flow I feel like should be unnecessary, but alas it is. The simple idea is to have tasks which are due tomorrow post to your team to help keep people up to date. Planner does offer email notifications which can do the same, they work great, BUT our users disable notifications because they are... Continue Reading →