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Respond to a changing world

The landscape is rapidly changing for every organisation. Build agile, end-to-end business processes on a robust cloud-based platform. Evolve these processes over time based on YOUR requirements, not someone else's. Put the right data into the hands of everyone in the organisation so that they can make data-driven decisions.

Do all of this on one secure, robust platform, for minimal costs.

What is the Power Platform?

Microsoft's Power Platform is a business platform that allows agile and cost effective solutions to be deployed. These can be tailored to the exact needs of the business. One thing we love is that businesses using Microsoft 365 already have access to a large part of the platform; certainly enough to get started.

Business needs first

Solutions need to meet the needs of the business. All too often businesses are forced to change their process to match software. The Power Platform gives you the power to deploy solutions that meet business needs.


The Power Platform is in 4 parts

Power BI

Make informed, confident business decisions by putting data-driven insights into everyone’s hands.


Power Automate

Boost business productivity to get more done by giving everyone the ability to automate organisational processes.


Power Apps

Turn ideas into organisational solutions by enabling everyone to build custom apps that solve business challenges.


Power Virtual Agents

Easily build chatbots to engage conversationally with your customers and employees—no coding required.


Benefits


The benefits of what you get from the Power Platform are limited mostly by where your organisation is willing to take it. The platform is powerful but easy to get started on. We've picked our top three benefits below.



Cost Effective

Much of the functionality comes with your Microsoft 365 licences. Only pay for premium features when you start accessing them. Cloud hosting means you can save on infrastructure costs.


Rapid Development

The Power Platform is designed to get your solutions up and running, fast. Agile development is key in responding to evolving challenges. Microsoft is always making the feature more accessible and robust.


Flexible

Create the process to match your business need. When that changes, change the workflows and apps swiftly.

Getting Started


To get a feel for the easy and speed of deploying solutions we often recommend picking a small pain-point or process in the organisation to focus on. This allows the organisation to see first hand how the Power Platform might best help in meeting their particular needs. Often these smaller solutions can be deployed within a week. Contact Us if you would like to know more.

Here are some common scenarios that might spark some ideas!

OH&S Site Checklist


A Power App on mobile phone is a great way to provide staff with an easy way to check off OH&S items. A Power Automate workflow alerts managers when a critical item is recorded as requiring attention. Power BI can be used to create a dashboard for an overview of OH&S checks and follow-ups.

Client Intake


Record client information via Power Apps. Store this information in your choice of a wide variety of data sources. A Power Automate workflow can guide the next steps using MS Planner tasks, or build this process into a Power App.

Staff Leave Approvals


A simple Power App allows staff to lodge a leave application. If your staff use Microsoft Teams then this can be embedded in Teams for them. Power Automate sends an approval request to the line manager. Results are recorded in Microsoft Approvals. This can be expanded to show leave in a calendar and export the data to other systems, depending on requirements.

Need something a bit different or more complex?


We love to consult, design, deploy and manage solutions. Reach out to us today and we can advise you on how to proceed. Initial consultations are not charged for the first hour.

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