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Microsoft PowerApps Pros and Cons

Microsoft PowerApps Pros

AR
Principal at a consultancy with 1-10 employees
The solution is excellent at figuring how to build an application in three months. It makes it very quick and easy.
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Executive Director at Ali 4 Solutions FZE
When I am developing any user UI, it gives me complete flexibility. I can manage in any way I want.
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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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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft PowerApps. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
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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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RE
Director, Product Management at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
As a business person, I design a lot of screens. The solution really resonates with me. Their design is amazing.
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CP
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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Information Technology Specialist at a tech consulting company with 11-50 employees
The solution is very straightforward. Its context is obvious and everything is easy to understand.
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RC
Enterprise Architect at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
I would say that the most valuable features are the user interface, navigation, and business routes.
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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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OO
Senior Programmer Analyst at Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
The cloud aspect has been great. We don't have to do a lot of research in order to begin integrations. It's so easy to integrate with other solutions.
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Microsoft PowerApps Cons

AR
Principal at a consultancy with 1-10 employees
The documentation isn't great. It's only 75% of what you need to know. If you go beyond that and run into issues, it's really not going to help you.
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Executive Director at Ali 4 Solutions FZE
When it comes to PowerApps, debugging can be difficult at times. It would be beneficial to simplify it.
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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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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft PowerApps. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
542,267 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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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RE
Director, Product Management at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The solution needs a bit more refinement in general.
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CP
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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Information Technology Specialist at a tech consulting company with 11-50 employees
I have heard from developers that there is documentation missing in the reporting.
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RC
Enterprise Architect at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
It has to improve the threshold limit where it can handle data beyond 5000 items.
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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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OO
Senior Programmer Analyst at Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
We're not in production yet, so we're still working through some issues.
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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft PowerApps. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2021.
542,267 professionals have used our research since 2012.