The Microsoft Apps Power and Power Automate (formerly Microsoft Flow) became available in October 2016 and new versions are released weekly. In that time, Power Apps has evolved into a very rich low code application development environment to build forms and workflows that connect to various data sources.
Power Automate now has more than 400 connectors that developers can use to move data into and out of applications and a separate robotic process automation skill.
What sets Power Apps apart is AI Builder, a set of low code features that allows developers to connect data to natural language processing, image processing and machine learning.
The Field Service Technician delivers the service and customer assistance during field visits as per the client’s requirements. They manage all onsite fitting, patch-up, maintenance, and test cases.
You can train models to categorize and identify entities in text, extract information from forms, identify objects in images, or run predictive models. Some examples include training templates to extract invoice data from PDF forms or process photos to update product inventory automatically.
The latest offering, Power Virtual Agents, a low code chatbot platform, was generally available in late 2019. The combination of building a low code application with an embedded chatbot and integrating the workflow with other SaaS solutions can be very powerful.
Some examples of tutorials include chatbots that help users submit project ideas, answer questions during the Covid crisis, or perform simple functions, such as getting today’s weather.