Author: Norm Young

How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions. Dataverse is sometimes viewed as a database service, but it’s much more than just tables and views. Also included are apps, forms, processes, workflows, and other built-in and reusable objects that can be used to create and distribute applications.   One … Continue reading How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions

How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

If you want to get started with Dataverse but do not have a license available get a Power Apps Developer Plan. The Developer Plan gives you Power Apps, Power Automate and Dataverse for non-production use. Learn more at: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/developerplan/  You have two options for signing up:  Get started free, use this choice if are you not using … Continue reading How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps. I like working with Microsoft Lists. They’re easy to create and easy to populate and have many options to improve the user experience with features like column formatting and extending functionality using services like the … Continue reading When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists

Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists

In this blog post I will show how to copy multi-select Person values from one list to another. This post is a supplement to: Use Power Automate to move Microsoft Lists items to another list. I am using two lists called Source and Destination. Both lists have a Person column called "Person" that allows multiple selections. Create a new Flow … Continue reading Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists

Power Automate Training Guide: How to Get Your Team Started

Power Automate Training Guide: How to Get Your Team Started

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as Power Automate Training Guide: How to Get Your Team Started. Power Automate is one of the four hero apps included in the Power Platform (PowerApps, Power Automate, Power BI and Power Virtual Agents) that performs task automation and workflow execution for a variety of user build … Continue reading Power Automate Training Guide: How to Get Your Team Started

5 Little-Known Microsoft Lists Features to Boost Efficiency

5 Little-Known Microsoft Lists Features to Boost Efficiency

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as 5 Little-Known Microsoft Lists Features to Boost Efficiency. The Microsoft Lists platform supplies a fantastic way for users to collaborate on data using a single, low-barrier platform where solutions can start modestly and grow as requirements, experience, and features increase. The Microsoft investment in List modernization continues with … Continue reading 5 Little-Known Microsoft Lists Features to Boost Efficiency

A first look at “Visualize the list” in Microsoft Lists

A first look at “Visualize the list” in Microsoft Lists

Microsoft is rolling out a new Power Platform integration for Microsoft Lists called Visualize the list. This latest addition creates an auto-generated Power BI report based on the underlying list schema. The auto-generated report provides an excellent starting point for users not proficient with Power BI. In this blog post I will show how to … Continue reading A first look at “Visualize the list” in Microsoft Lists