A firm need for change: Power Apps for professional services

2021-02-19T15:20:22-07:00By |

For as long as the “billable hours” model has existed, professional services firms have faced the imperative to do more with less. That’s because when a client is paying for your time, they want that time (and therefore their money) to be spent as cost-effectively as possible. Otherwise, the line of thought runs, they’ll get somebody else to do the job just as well but quicker and cheaper.   In 2021, “doing more with less” hinges on your willingness and ability to drive digital transformation and adopt new game-changing tech. And because you want to be that “somebody else” – not the firm getting ditched – I’ll explore how to do that. In this case by harnessing the possibilities of low-code development [...]

Digital transformation in healthcare: A cure for the industry?

2021-02-19T15:12:24-07:00By |

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges to the already ailing healthcare industry. However, technologies such as Microsoft Power Apps hold the key to solving many of its problems, so I’d like to explore how digital transformation in healthcare has the potential to be the powerful pick-me-up healthcare needs.    First of all, though, a little background. Let’s take a look at the charts.   Recent history and prognosis Even before the pandemic, the healthcare industry was running on fumes. Healthcare costs have been steadily increasing, with quality care becoming less affordable and accessible for many patients.   These strains have been felt by healthcare professionals, too. According to 2020 research from Medscape, as much as 42% of physicians reported being burned out. And the industry has also been drowning in a rising [...]

In case of emergency, break out Power Apps for business continuity

2021-02-12T13:29:18-07:00By |

New challenges require new solutions. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has seen plenty of the former, with new distances created between colleagues, customers, and businesses, together with new considerations that are necessary to carry out even everyday operations. Organizations everywhere have had to rely on new technology solutions to maintain productivity and collaboration, and Microsoft’s Power Apps has arguably been the breakout star of the year. Let’s look at why many are choosing Power Apps for business continuity. But first, a little recap of the story so far.   COVID-19 was a wakeup call   Until not so long ago, it was often expertise-and-time-intensive for a business to create its own bespoke technology solutions. It required professional developers and drawn-out development periods. The alternative was to enlist a third party, which could be expensive.   [...]

Why choose Power Apps development? See the success stories for yourself

2021-01-28T13:06:24-07:00By |

Unless you’ve been living on a desert island for the last few years (if so, we’re jealous) you’ve probably heard of Microsoft Power Apps. Since its launch in 2015, the software development platform has made big waves in the technology world, unlocking new possibilities for organizations everywhere.   In this article, we’ll take a look at just why Power Apps development has become such a massive hit and consider the benefits of using it for your own custom applications. We’ll also show you some examples of organizations who’ve succeeded with Power Apps.    So, what’s the big deal with Power Apps?   Seamless integration with all your data and services   As Microsoft says, the world needs great solutions right now – perhaps now more than ever. Power [...]

Improve Employee Relationships with Power Apps

2021-01-28T13:34:48-07:00By |

Just as it is essential to create opportunities for your customers, it is just as necessary to offer new opportunities for your employees. New opportunities, tools, and resources are building blocks to creating strong employee relationships. Microsoft understands this need, especially given the current environment, and that is why they have developed tools and platforms to improve employee relationships. Let us explore how a member of the Microsoft Power Platform, Power Apps, can strengthen the employee-employer relationship in your company through custom app development. Empowering Your Employees is Important Industry leaders such as Google, Disney, and Four Seasons have [...]

Don’t Sweat with Microsoft Dataflex

2020-08-29T17:32:49-06:00By |

Microsoft Teams and the Microsoft Power Platform are continuing to shape the future of work with low-code apps to power your business. Low-code apps enable users to quickly respond to your ever-evolving business needs while creating custom solutions. The addition of Dataflex allows Teams users to have vital business data at their fingertips to build apps that address pressing problems. But what exactly does Dataflex and Dataflex Pro do, and why do some of its features sound so familiar? Microsoft Dataflex ecosystem has been rebranded as Project Oakdale by Microsoft. Read more about it here: Microsoft’s Project Oakdale: Your [...]

Microsoft and the Age of Privacy Protection in Healthcare Data

2020-06-11T13:00:21-06:00By |

Digital transformation is fueling revolutionary medical breakthroughs and facilitating an enhanced level of patient care. The transformation is forever changing how we conduct pertinent medical studies, build comprehensive patient care plans, and fight global pandemics, much like COVID-19. Yet, it seems as though someone is always on the other side, ready to leverage innovation for their sinister agenda. Although we like to think the best of everyone, protecting patient and practitioner health data remains the top priority. Healthcare Industry: A New Reality At the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic, healthcare providers had to make a sudden shift. A push [...]

Why ROI driven companies choose Microsoft Power Automate

2021-02-12T13:27:36-07:00By |

If you were going to go on an expedition, you would expect that the time, money, and training you invested would produce results, whether that be a sense of pride and accomplishment, a memory, or a world record. The same goes for business expenditures. When a company decides to invest time, money, and training into Microsoft Power Automate, they may experience a return on investment (ROI) in less than three months. Users can create powerful automated workflows that allow business leaders to rest assured. Accomplish More and Do Less with Power Automate Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation [...]

The Power Automate Change: Rebranding Microsoft Flow

2020-05-13T14:48:43-06:00By |

Nowadays, there is a cloud service or application to do just about everything. But what good are the services if they cannot work together? Disconnected apps and services are much like a company conference call where no one says a word; you make no progress. But with Microsoft Power Automate, your apps, services, and employees can work together seamlessly. When technology and your team are talking together, you can work smarter, work less, and do more. What is Microsoft Power Automate? Microsoft Power Automate, formerly known Microsoft Flow, is one of the newest members of the Microsoft Power Platform. [...]

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