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  • Deliver an Enhanced User Experience by Combining Azure, Teams and the Microsoft Power Platform – Global Power Platform Bootcamp – slide deck
    Event: Global Power Platform Bootcamp 2020Date: February 15 2020 SESSION OVERVIEW Does your company have several teams demanding test environments in Azure? Well, then I will tell you how you can combine Azure Blueprints (Custom Connector), PowerApps, Power Automate and Microsoft Teams to get in total control of the environment.The app will be used to […]
  • Deliver an Enhanced User Experience by Combining Azure, Teams and the Microsoft Power Platform – Super Power Saturday London 2020 – slide deck
    Event: Super Power Saturday 2020Date: February 8 2020 SESSION OVERVIEW Does your company have several teams demanding test environments in Azure? Well, then I will tell you how you can combine Azure Blueprints (Custom Connector), PowerApps, Power Automate and Microsoft Teams to get in total control of the environment.The app will be used to send […]
  • Azure Blueprints – Create custom connector for Power Automate
    Within Azure, we have a free service called Azure Blueprints. Azure Blueprints helps us in simplify largescale Azure deployments by packaging key environment artifacts, such as Azure Resource Manager templates, role-based access controls, and policies, in a single blueprint definition. Easily apply the blueprint to new subscriptions and environments, and fine-tune control and management through […]
  • Events 2019
    07.05.19 – AZURE CONNECT BELGIUM – (Event CANCELLED) Meetup (Free Event): http://bit.ly/2PYoglUSession: The Power is coming …Representing the Belgium PowerApps and Flow User Group #BEPAFUGNew date will be announced soon … 08.08.19 – Belgium PowerApps and Flow User Group Meetup (Free Event): https://www.meetup.com/Official-Belgium-PowerApps-Flow-User-Group/events/262750368/Session: The Power is coming … 14.09.19 – Power User Days Belgium Meetup […]
  • Enable formula bar result view
    I want to talk about this experimental feature, that enables you to understand the result of your formula or/and have the possibility to debug a formula. Sharing my experience with this feature and let you see where it help me to define my formulas and debugging. Where to enable the feature? Open a power app […]
  • Get your custom logs from a Power App into Azure Log Analytics
    Azure Log Analytics is a service that can collect logs from any resource, within Azure. Having the possibility to send custom logs, leads us seamlessly to the next point. Sometimes there’s that need to check what’s happening during a process, logging to a text file or keeping historical logs in a SQL database is mostly […]
  • Azure Automation connector – Content conversion to array
    Study Question? In which format the output of a PowerShell runbook, in Azure Automation, is returned to a Logic App/Flow?  Let us describe quickly, the Azure Automation PowerShell script and the connection towards Logic App/Flow. The PowerShell script will transfer the results via an array – variable, this by throwing this to the output of the runbook, […]
  • Share your canvas apps with guest users.
    Microsoft put the sharing possibility of Power Apps with Guest users in preview. Okay, time to share created canvas apps with guest users. This give us the possibility to create PowerApps that are build with the intention to share data with external persons. Let’s start by adding a guest user into the Azure Active Directory. […]
  • Trigger a MS Flow from PowerShell script
    Lately I was wondering how I can connect from a PowerShell script to a MS flow? Is this possible and how I can transfer variable(s) information from the script towards the Flow and use these values. In the simple blog example I will transfer variable values towards a MS Flow. What is needed? Type Name […]
  • Azure Key Vault life cycle management – Part 1
    The What? Azure Key Vault is a resource for storing and accessing secrets, key and certificates. But if a company need to have a rotation for these identifications? Azure key Vault has the possibility to enable key rotation and auditing, but this needs to be configured and is not a default feature. For those identifications, […]
  • Azure Log Analytics to an alert dashboard in Power Apps
    After reviewing the Azure Log Analytics connector and working a lot with Azure Log Analytics, I have chosen to create a concept to use Kusto queries and displaying the results on a dashboard in a power app. This concept has not been implemented in production and is merely an example of how to combine Azure […]
  • Timesheet check for Project Service Automation (PSA – Microsoft Dynamics 365)
    Losing a lot of time by checking everyone’s timesheet if the work week has been completely registered in the PSA timesheet portal. In Belgium, most of the employees have 40 hours working week. In this MS Flow, a check will be performed every Friday evening around 8 PM.  Defining some variables that later will be […]
  • Don’t miss any #callforspreakers on Twitter
    Get notified about #callforspreakers Twitter messages and don’t miss any request for speakers. Get notifications about Twitter messages including some hashtags, then searching on Twitter for them. The Twitter connector in Microsoft Flow can help us with this. In this example, the following process will be automated. Searching in new tweets that including the following […]
  • Environments and Data Protection – How-to!
    Intro Power Platform of Microsoft (Power Apps, Microsoft Flow and Power BI) are tools that will help you, with your digital transformation 4.0. In the coming years, we will look at digital transformation 4.0 to optimize are business processes, production environments, healthcare, … Currently I hear a lot of customers that are really have the […]
  • Buttons, Excel, Approvals and notifications
    Intro Buttons, Excel, Approvals and notification in Power Automate. Tracking a starting and end point into Excel, by triggering a button. This is a flow that I will talk about today! The solution will have two Flow’s that could be triggered by a button. The values will be added to an excel file that is […]
  • Automated copy task from one Plan in MS Planner, to another.
    Intro Getting into planner for managing the work of your teams, but you are lost in the total overview! Centralize the planning of your teams by creating them in an automated way toward a plan that will contain all teams. Need more information about Microsoft Planner: LINK Take the chaos out of teamwork and get […]
  • From Forms to Power BI and the glue is MS Flow.
    Intro In the coming days I have a meeting with technical people about PowerShell and would like to start with a survey to get an idea of the knowledge about PowerShell of the people in the room. Putting hands in the air is old school … No? “Work Less, Do More” How-To? Creating a Microsoft […]
  • Data Operations – Compose: Format Date and Time
    Intro What is the definition of Compose action with Microsoft Flow? Use the Data Operations – Compose action to save yourself from entering identical data multiple times when you’re designing a flow. What does this mean in practice? You can shape the data that has been generated by an above action, by using an expression […]
  • flagging email creates TO-DO item
    I would like to share this Microsoft Flow template with you all. I was used of creating manually to-do items (from an email out of MS Outlook) in a list on the Microsoft To-Do application. But this was really monkey work (Copy/Paste monkey work). “Work Less, Do More” So, I have created my own Microsoft […]