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2019-10-21T17:16:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Microsoft PowerApps?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Microsoft PowerApps, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5Real User

I rate this solution at nine on a scale from one to ten.

2021-05-24T11:35:28Z
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Top 5Real User

We're just customers and end-users. We are using the latest version of the solution. From a perspective of me doing a full test of the application and how I want it to run, it just met all of my needs and there are other storage locations for data. That said, the data is sitting in the CDS. From my perspective, it was a great place to start and a great place to sit and test the waters. I'm looking to migrate it into something else in a little while. I won't stay with it forever. That's not the plan. I'd rate the solution at a seven out of ten.

2021-04-14T13:26:47Z
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Top 5Real User

It's not something you can easily rate, as you have to rate according to specifications and characteristics. It is a good product but I would like to see the flexibility issues improved, and there are issues with the user interface. You have to use the interface in a specific way. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2021-04-09T18:15:33Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution. Microsoft is a large company and the product has good features. We plan to migrate all our tools to Microsoft in the future. I rate this solution an eight out of 10.

2021-04-01T11:02:15Z
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Top 5Real User

I am using the latest version of the solution. I'm unsure of the exact version number. I'd recommend the solution to other organizations. In general, I would rate the solution at a seven out of ten. We've mostly been satisfied with the product, however, it is still immature and needs time for tweaks and advancements.

2021-03-05T16:59:01Z
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Top 5MSP

Overall, on a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of eight.

2021-02-19T13:54:06Z
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Top 5Real User

We have just started using the product, it is unclear if we will continue to use it after taking into account the unclear pricing structure. I rate Microsoft PowerApps a seven out of ten.

2021-01-14T23:01:54Z
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Top 5Real User

I'm most likely using the latest version of the solution, although I don't know the exact number offhand. We have a partnership with Microsoft so we're likely to be using only the most updated versions. Everything else: Power BI, Power Stack, AI, and all that, are also on the most updated versions. While for larger companies, it's probably not too much of a problem, cost-wise, to adopt this product, for smaller firms, it's likely too expensive. Overall, I would rate the solution at a six out of ten. It's useful, however, there are limiting aspects of the product that could be improved upon.

2021-01-07T16:01:43Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution. I would rate Microsoft PowerApps an eight out of ten.

2021-01-04T09:03:49Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

This is a good product and I recommend it. To this point, we have been working on pretty simple apps, and it has done everything that I needed it to do. I have not tried making a complex app, although that will come in the next few months. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-12-31T11:20:21Z
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Top 5Real User

We have a very good and very close relationship with Microsoft. I started working more on PowerApps as we were making a comparison with Salesforce. We decided on PowerApps mostly due to the fact that Salesforce would not work. We have to maintain our current environment, so at some point, it's not that we are 100% in these new tools. Right now we have more than 60% of our time in these new tools and try to not develop any coding. We do make some code in JavaScript, however, it isn't too much. It's a good solution. There is some coding needed for customization aspects, however, it's a pretty solid product. There's still a lot that I need to learn about the solution. Therefore, currently, I'd rate it at a seven out of ten. We're not in production yet, and therefore it's hard to gauge many aspects of the solution.

2020-12-29T20:02:34Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would advise others to make an informed decision before you implement it. There are a lot of challenges, and the product is going through a lot of changes. It's promising, so I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-11-19T07:24:43Z
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Top 10Real User

My advice for anybody who is implementing this solution is to research the material that is available in the documentation, as well as videos on YouTube. These sources contain a lot of information and recommendations for how to implement and use the platform. They also have a really good community with Microsoft the websites, where many people post their issues and the solutions as well. Overall, this is a really good product. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2020-11-13T07:45:14Z
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Top 5Real User

I would recommend this solution because it is an easy solution for the Microsoft ecosystem. I would rate Microsoft PowerApps an eight out of ten. We are happy with this solution.

2020-11-08T06:47:02Z
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Top 5Real User

I'm not sure which version of the solution we're using.

2020-11-04T23:19:56Z
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Top 10Real User

It is definitely a useful product. I would absolutely recommend it. I would rate Microsoft PowerApps an eight out of ten because there are still some issues that we are addressing, specifically related to its integration.

2020-10-21T04:33:57Z
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Top 10Real User

I started working with the common data model and the entities and working with my data warehouse. Now I'm working on my data warehouse with common data series. I use Power Apps for my standard entities' values. I need to modify it now with the new processes that are in place. And in the beginning, I use Power Apps for the management of the entities for Power VA. Since I've started using Power Apps, as I can see it's powerful and makes it easy for many, many, many kinds of work processes. I'm still trying the solution out, and I'm still learning a lot about it. I'm by no means an expert yet. I'm pretty satisfied with the product. Overall, I would rate it eight out of ten. It's a good tool and it's nice that it's part of a suite in Microsoft.

2020-10-14T06:36:58Z
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Top 10Real User

I would recommend Microsoft Power Apps to anyone who is interested in using it. As of recent Microsoft has been evolving the Power Platform rather aggressively. For example, I'm using Power BI, and every month they have a rollout of new features, and with Power Apps, when you compare to one year ago has evolved quite a bit, and so has Power Automate. Microsoft is on a journey of evolving. It's a good tool now, but it will be a great tool soon. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-10-04T06:40:28Z
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Top 5Real User

On a scale from one to ten, I would give this solution a rating of nine.

2020-09-29T05:58:00Z
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Top 5Real User

We're just a customer. We don't have a business relationship with Microsoft. We are most likely using the most recent or updated version of the solution, however, I'm unsure of the exact version number. While Microsoft is an option, I'd recommend users check out OutSystems first and see if it makes sense for them to use that before looking into Microsoft. Overall, I'd rate the solution six out of ten.

2020-09-27T04:10:17Z
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Top 5Real User

It's very easy to use this solution, you can do integration, there's no need to write much code. I would suggest that Power Apps is for all ERP people. If you want to connect to SPL on-premises, it requires one gateway. That's the bridge between Power Apps and the on-premises SPL. The Power Apps tool is relatively new technology. Not many people are using it yet so whatever problems they are facing, they will be posting to WordPress or something similar. If I need an answer I can go there. I would rate this solution a nine out of 10.

2020-04-05T09:13:20Z
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Top 5Reseller

The problem that I am having with Microsoft PowerApps, and other no-code or low-code solutions, is that younger developers are not comfortable with it. They are more comfortable with C# because it gives them more control over what they are doing, and more control over the testing. My advice for anybody who is implementing this solution is to first conduct a large-scale, enterprise-level project. This way, you will see if the product is scalable enough for your requirements. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-02-26T05:55:54Z
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Top 10Real User

At this time, we are still learning the basics and the setups while discovering the entire product and how to best use it internally. I would suggest investing in the training of the product. It is very important to know the capabilities of the product to be able to address any questions a customer or user may have for you. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2020-02-12T08:38:12Z
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Top 5Consultant

We use the cloud deployment model. I'm a consultant; I work mainly with other companies. Already with what exists, the solution is quite good and we can do quite a lot. I don't think too much can be improved. I'd advise others to make sure they have good parameters and documentation before they get started. It's a good idea to follow the tutorial at the beginning. There are a lot of things about the solution that are good to understand beforehand, including how the different components work. I'd rate the solution ten out of ten. For me, it has worked very well.

2019-12-09T10:58:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Previously, we had a whole department using the product. When I lived in Australia, it was used for assembling websites and to upload photos, videos and the like. It worked well because it was for internally-based users. My suggestion to anyone searching for a product would be to invest in a solution if you know that it works. Don't go for anything high-risk. This product works as it's intended. It's missing a few key features to make it really stand out but I believe it has the potential to be the best app for access to the database. The product can be easily integrated - with Microsoft Graph, with common data links, and Power BI especially. You can have a dashboard ready, all the information you want, displayed in whatever form you want. It can present your data in whatever way, shape, and form you want it to. I would rate this product a seven out of 10.

2019-11-20T05:38:00Z
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Top 10Vendor

My advice would be to create a master screen for items like layouts and all of the typography that you may have in your application. Create a master screen widget. The rest of the screen will have, for example, settings for the layout that will refer to these objects in the master screen settings. Mainly for editing. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2019-10-21T17:16:00Z
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