In today’s world two things are at constant growth, one is population and other is the data, population is continuously increasing, and internet usage has reached to more people, which is creating tremendous amount of data. Industries are desperately looking for harvester of their data and technology has given them effective and smarter ways to harness the data with beneficial outcomes. When we talk about data, Data Analytics comes first in our minds and so the Microsoft’s Power Platform comprised of Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow. This is the most effective way businesses can utilize the tools that will analyze, act and automate the data.
Let’s have a look at how PowerApps are helping business,
Power BI is a collection of software services, connectors and apps, that work together to make your unrelated sources of data into logical, interactive insights and visually immersive. Your data can be cloud-based database, on-premise database files or Excel worksheets. Power BI enables you to easily connect to your data sources, identify and discover what’s important for you.
It is a robust analytics and visualization tool that connects with dozens of sources and possess the ability to create custom connectors. It leverages the Power BI desktop application to build reports and models, and online power BI service to deliver reports and dashboards. Power BI is also on tablets and mobile devices so the users can use it easily and look into data-informed decisions from anywhere they want.
PowerApps is an Application Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is designed for the users to develop high-productive business applications. PowerApps are totally cloud-based as every development and deployment is done through web browser. You can develop the apps for both web and mobile devices so that users can take action in the required field. PowerApps can be connected to more than 200 different sources like SharePoint, Dynamics 365, Excel, SQL Server, Azure and other applications. You can leverage device features such as cameras, GPS and microphones through PowerApps.
As PowerApps can also develop mobile apps, it acts as a container that makes mobile apps much easier to use across mobile platforms.
Flow allows you to connect different sources and applications to create automated workflows. Flow can collect data, send notifications, use, create and share approval workflows. Flow can be connected with more than 100 different sources and REST APIs. They can be triggered automatically by an event, manually by pressing button, or on a schedule. Flow can be called as a trigger-based system for creating automated workflows. There is advantages for the users with an extensive library of prebuilt flows, also known as templates.
Thus, these three are the stars for the PowerApps Platforms and can be extensively used for businesses. These tools give a deep analysis and a beneficial insight to the businesses. With the growing data we have the tools to handle this ample of data and make the organizations to solve critical business problems. Do you have a large data to handle? Are you looking for the right analytics partner, then we can’t wait to hear from you.