This week’s post explains how to create an approval flow in Power Automate using SharePoint triggers that will notify an approver that something is waiting on their approval, allow the approver to approve or reject, post a message in Teams, and move the document when the process is complete. Read on for step-by-step details.Read More »Create An Approval Flow in Power Automate
Getting Started with PowerAutomate
This series is for new PowerAutomate users. Learn the basics and start building!
When I first started working in Power Automate, I didn’t know how to see what dynamic content an action produced and what the values would look like. That’s why this post explains simple steps to understand the dynamic content in Power Automate.Read More »How to Decipher Dynamic Content in Power Automate
Are you new to Power Automate and still wondering what you can do with it? This post explores what you can do with Office 365 Outlook triggers in Power Automate. It is one of six trigger-focused posts that are part of my Learning Power Automate series. Read on to learn more.Read More »What Can You Do With Office 365 Triggers in Power Automate?
The first time I ever worked with file system actions in Power Automate, I spent 2 hours trying to get the flow to run correctly. It was infuriating. I struggled that long because the errors shown had nothing to do with the actual problem. Also, Microsoft has some conventions that can lead you down the wrong path. Read this post before using File System actions to avoid major roadblocks.Read More »Combatting File System Frustration in Power Automate
I’m about to kick off a series of mini webinars on building in Power Automate. Before that start, users should understand connections and why it’s important to keep tidy connections in Power Automate. Read on to learn more.Read More »Two Reasons to Keep Tidy Connections in Power Automate
Welcome to post number four in my series on learning Power Automate. The first post covered menus and navigating. Post two introduced triggers and actions. Post three provided the things you need to know for your first build. This post discusses troubleshooting in Power Automate. Read on to learn what to do when your flow isn’t flowing.Read More »Troubleshooting in Power Automate
Welcome to post number three in my Power Automate for beginners series. The first post explained how to navigate Power Automate menus. The second covered triggers and actions. This post provides useful information for your first builds based on what I struggled with when first learning Power Automate. Read on to learn more about building and developing in Power Automate.Read More »Building & Developing in Power Automate
In my last post, I kicked off a beginner Power Automate series. I explained how to get oriented in Power Automate menus and ended just shy of creating a flow. This post picks up where that one left off. We’ll talk about Power Automate triggers and actions. More specifically, I’ll explain the different types of triggers and how to find and use actions to create a flow. Read on to learn more.Read More »Exploring Power Automate Triggers & Actions
In October 2021, I started a new role on our Robotic Process Automation (RPA) team to help automate manual processes. Our solutions utilize Power Automate, Power Automate Desktop, and Alteryx. As automation matures within the organization, we intend to deploy Power Automate as a self service tool. Therefore, this is the first in a series of posts oriented towards beginner Power Automate users. If you are just getting started with Power Automate, this is the place for you! Read on to get started with Power Automate!Read More »Getting Oriented with Power Automate