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The comprehensive licensing guide to Microsoft Flow and PowerApps

[Last update: Jan 31st, 2019: I’ve updated bits and pieces with additional details and clarification – I’ve marked those with a timestamp in the guide] In 2006 I applied to work at Microsoft, in their Dublin, Ireland office. I was offered a job and moved immediately to Ireland from Finland. On my first day I was handed a respectable pile of paper by my manager with links to all the internal and external tools I’d be needing in my job. On the last page someone had scribbled: “NEVER discuss licensing unless LCA is involved!” For those not versed in the… Read MoreThe comprehensive licensing guide to Microsoft Flow and PowerApps »

Automation made easy: Using Microsoft Visio to create Flows

One of the most anticipated features since September for me has been the ability to use Microsoft Visio to plan and create Flows. This capability is now in public preview, and part Visio. What follows is a walkthrough of my first Flow that I created with Visio. Requirements You will need the following to be able to follow up on this walkthrough: A working Office 365 tenant – if you don’t have one, provision one for free here A user account with permissions for creating Flows at https://flow.microsoft.com Visio Online Plan 2 license – if you don’t have one, continue… Read MoreAutomation made easy: Using Microsoft Visio to create Flows »