The Microsoft On-Premise Enterprise Data Gateway is (finally) here!

Last month, Microsoft finally released the Enterprise version of it’s On-Premise Data Gateway.  The name of the product really says it all:  The Data gateway is a server that sits in your On-Premise Datacenter (or closet), and allows communication with certain Office 365 Products, and certain data sources on-prem.  If your organization has started to…

Flow – Simple Workflow done simply

If ‘X’ equals ‘Y’, do ‘Z’ When I speak with many Business users about what they want from a workflow in SharePoint, often times, it is a simple request: “Can I get notified when someone adds a new item?” “Can you change the status of the document when I approve it?” “Can you notify a…

Microsoft PowerApps – Hands On (Part 2)

Click here to review Part 1 of this series Additional Business Requirements So, we gave our new PowerApp to the Marketing team, and after using it a few times, they have now come back to us and asked for some additional things.  After I post a tweet, how do I know it has been sent…

Microsoft PowerApps – Hands On (Part 1)

I gave an overview of the new PowerApps offering from Microsoft here, and now in order to dive deeper into the product, I think the best way to start is to build a PowerApp! Business Case So, you organization comes to you and asks you to build a mobile app for the Marketing department.  Recently…

Previewing Microsoft PowerApps

I was just approved for the Preview version of Microsoft’s upcoming offering:  PowerApps.  So, I wanted to share some initial thoughts as I try it out. What is PowerApps? PowerApps is a GUI based tool that allows business and IT users create mobile based organization applications without the need to write extensive code.  For example, let’s…