Microsoft PowerApps Pros and Cons

Microsoft PowerApps Pros

DavidGerard
Business Intelligence Consultant at FumAstra Management Consulting
There are a lot of different applications; you can connect PowerApps, or Flow, or Power BI to many different types of applications to interchange data.
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YousefHasan
Developer at Australian College of Kuwait
It's a very workable solution because it's an automated way of making applications. You have a template, you have the application know-how,
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reviewer1427211
Senior Product Manager Digital Transformation at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
There's a lot of online knowledge on the solution, to the point where new users can basically teach themselves how to use the solution.
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Guillermo Carles
Business Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Overall, the tool is very democratic. It's easy for anyone to use. You don't have to be a professional or well-versed in technology.
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reviewer1424412
Vice President, Information System & Technology at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are low-code and fast development.
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reviewer1278951
IT Manager at a printing company with 201-500 employees
The initial setup was very easy.
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Bujjireddy Pokala
Technical Lead at SmartIMS India Pvt.Ltd
Can design apps quickly and can connect to any database.
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Yehuda Parnes
Founder at Simplify IT
The solution is very good. It's very full. You can do almost anything.
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reviewer948792
Solution Architect at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I can have a SharePoint list and connect with users through PowerApps to present the information.
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reviewer1354854
Cloud Application Architect, Senior Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Of all of the solutions I evaluated, it was the easiest to use and deploy.
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Microsoft PowerApps Cons

DavidGerard
Business Intelligence Consultant at FumAstra Management Consulting
The solution is evolving very fast and every month new features are introduced. Sometimes it's difficult to catch up with all the evolution that's happening. I had to focus on Power BI for a while and left PowerApps at the side for a couple of months and when I came back, it had changed its interface and moved components around.
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YousefHasan
Developer at Australian College of Kuwait
The product could be improved by making it a production application and enabling the export of apps.
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reviewer1427211
Senior Product Manager Digital Transformation at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
One of the major problems with it is what PowerApps calls the delegation warning. Regardless of what platform, data source, et cetera, that you're using, you can't retrieve more than 2000 records.
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Guillermo Carles
Business Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
It's sometimes hard to import groups of options. At this point, I need to enter those manually and it slows the process down.
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reviewer1424412
Vice President, Information System & Technology at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
PowerApps is still a bit new compared to a slightly more mature product such as OutSystems.
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reviewer1278951
IT Manager at a printing company with 201-500 employees
I have always felt that you need an IT background to use this solution.
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Bujjireddy Pokala
Technical Lead at SmartIMS India Pvt.Ltd
Customer support needs improvement.
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Yehuda Parnes
Founder at Simplify IT
This tool doesn't have an internal database. It only relies on the data layer of Microsoft Cloud.
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reviewer948792
Solution Architect at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The editor in the Web browser could be improved because it can be difficult to implement the commands in the buttons.
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reviewer1354854
Cloud Application Architect, Senior Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Microsoft PowerApps is not intended for customizing what's generated in a major way.
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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft PowerApps. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: April 2020.
441,672 professionals have used our research since 2012.