In this step-by-step tutorial, Kevin Stratvert demonstrates how you can use Microsoft Power Automate Desktop to automate repetitive and mundane tasks.

Free your team from mundane, time-consuming, repetitive tasks so they can focus on higher-value work with robotic process automation (RPA) in Power Automate which includes a new, easy-to-use, desktop version—Power Automate Desktop.

Microsoft Mechanics shows us how to make automation more accessible so you can focus on what’s important.

From code-free automation to your everyday processes in Microsoft teams, the new Power Automate Desktops Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities expands UI automation across a broader spectrum of legacy apps and your favorite web browsers.

Automation is no longer only referring to IT automation. As more of what we do every day is digital, automation can apply to almost any process or task. Whether it’s an approval process across the stakeholders, or data entry between different apps, there’s nothing stopping you from automating many of the things that you do every single day. With Power Automate, part of the Microsoft Power platform, you can do digital process automation for any task or business process.

Index:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 03:00 – Demo RPA for Legacy App
  • 05:08 – New Power Automate Desktop
  • 08:39 – How to test the automation
  • 10:02 – Automation in a web app in browsers
  • 12:23 – How to track what’s been automated
  • 12:58 – Closing notes

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Jon Levesque Tech shows us Microsoft Lists and Power Automate & how to use a list to power your flow to build an automated set of follow up emails.

Content index:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 03:03 – Looking at the scenario
  • 03:56 – Take a look at Microsoft Lists
  • 04:30 – New List Menu
  • 05:40 – Adding a column to a list
  • 06:15 – My list for this solution
  • 08:10 – The first flow
  • 11:25 – Testing the first flow
  • 12:26 – The second flow
  • 17:01 – Testing the second flow
  • 18:25 – Conclusion and wrap up