Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By Aaron Guilmette
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  1. Section 1 - What is Power Automate?

About this book

Microsoft Power Automate (formerly Flow) is a workflow automation tool built into Microsoft 365 to help businesses and users to automate repetitive tasks or trigger business processes without user intervention.

If you are new to Microsoft Power Automate, this book will give you a comprehensive introduction to help you to get up to speed with automating business processes in no time. Complete with hands-on tutorials, projects, and self-assessment questions, this easy-to-follow guide will show you how to configure automation workflows for business processes between hundreds of Microsoft and third-party applications. Once you understand how to use connectors, triggers, and actions to automate business processes, you’ll get to grips with managing user inputs, documents, approvals, and database storage using efficient flow controls. This Power Automate book explains key concepts and takes you through creating your own flows step by step.

By the end of the book, you’ll have learned how to use Microsoft Power Automate to replace repetitive tasks with business workflow automation technology.

Publication date:
September 2020
Publisher
Packt
Pages
302
ISBN
9781839213793

About the Author

  • Aaron Guilmette

    Aaron Guilmette, a Teams technical specialist at Microsoft, provides guidance and assistance to customers adopting the Microsoft 365 platform. He primarily focuses on collaborative technologies, including Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Teams. He also works with identity and scripting solutions. He has been involved with technology since 1998 and has provided consulting services for customers in the commercial, educational, and government sectors internationally. Aaron has also worked with technical certification exams and instructional design for Microsoft and other organizations.

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