Common Data Service is now Microsoft Dataflex Pro…

Microsoft DataFlex: Low-code data platform for Teams, and provides relational data storage, rich data types, enterprise grade governance, and one-click solution deployment

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-microsoft-dataflex-a-new-low-code-data-platform-for-microsoft-teams/

https://powerplatform.microsoft.com/en-us/common-data-service/

and…

Common data service is now Microsoft DataFlex Pro

July 21, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Data platform End2End – learning workshop(s)

Great resource and learning workshop(s) (thanks Fabio Braga) for understanding the Azure Data Platform and how to apply the platform services on data projects, specially covering the scenarios like relational data pipelines, big data file ingestion and processing with Spark clusters, non structured data and the use of AI to generate insights, real time ingestion and visualisation.

The original article at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/azure-data-platform-end2end-fabio-braga

and the workshop content at the link below:

https://github.com/fabragaMS/ADPE2E

July 13, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure.com operates on Azure…

Interesting 2 part reading on Azure operations:

Azure.com operates on Azure part 1: Design principles and best practices
How Azure.com operates on Azure part 2: Technology and architecture

Key take away diagram(s)….The Pillars…

The core pillars of great Azure architecture.

The core pillars of great Azure architecture.

 

and the Architecture…

Diagram of a high-level view of the global Azure.com architecture.

Diagram of a high-level view of the global Azure.com architecture.

and the regional Architecture hosted in App services…

Diagram of the regional architecture hosted in App Service.

Diagram of the regional architecture hosted in App Service.

July 1, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Move Beyond RPA to Deliver Hyperautomation

Great insight into technology Innovation and long term strategic Roadmap…

Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders lack a defined strategy to scale automation with tactical and strategic goals. They must deliver end-to-end automation beyond RPA by combining complementary technologies to augment business processes. Gartner calls this “hyperautomation.”

July 1, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Scaffold Templates

‘Azure Scaffolding’ for Cloud essentially refers to creating Cloud design to establish an architecture foundation that supports a scalable, reliable, flexible, dynamic, and redundant architecture.

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-architecture-blog/azure-scaffold-templates/ba-p/1455574

June 30, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Application Lifecycle Management for Power Platform

DevOps, ALM, Source control, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Integration, Automation using Azure DevOps for Power Platform…all available on the link below:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/finally-application-lifecycle-management-alm-on-the-power-platform-explained/

 

June 17, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Canvas apps to Model driven apps experience and considerations

Canvas apps to Model driven apps experience and considerations in a OnePager…..

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#digitaltransformation #businessapplications #workflowautomation #integrations #cloudsolutions #cloudcomputing #onepager canvasapps #modeldrivenapps #d365 #dynamics365

June 5, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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New! Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service is available for preview

Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent.. So, the new cloud service which was announced in the public preview in April 2019 is now available (still in preview). It goes without saying, so easy to develop and deploy the virtual agent / bot, I actually did one within 15 minutes…. no boundaries on what you can do with this technology, definitely one of the game changer(s) in digital transformation .

New! Dynamics 365 Virtual Agent for Customer Service is available for preview – Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

 

#digitaltransformation #thegamechanger #noboundaries #virtualagent #dynamics365 #artificialintelligence #aiforall #customerservice #bettertogether #insighttoaction #bots #cloudservice #cloud #preview #hosted #announced #technology

June 5, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft Flow to Logic Apps : Experiences compared

Summarising the Microsoft Flow to Logic Apps experience in a #OnePager….

MicrosoftFlow-LogicApps experience

 

#digitaltransformation #cloudcomputing #cloudsolutions #microsoftflow #businessapplications #logicapps #azure #office365 #integrations #workflowautomation #onepager

PS: Elements and parameters like security, governance, application lifecycle management etc… are not covered in the One Pager.

April 15, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Business Applications Release | Microsoft Dynamics 365

Watch the virtual launch event to experience the new capabilities and features in Dynamics 365, Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow.

Business Applications Release | Microsoft Dynamics 365

New apps / features summarised in hastags….

#digitaltransformation #cloudcomputing #cloudsolutions #d365 #dynamics365 #businessapplications #ai #customerinsights #serviceinsights #customerexperience #chatbot #virtualagent #omnichannel #fraudprotection #microsoftformspro #surveys #microsoftflow #mixedreality #remoteassist #dynamics365guides #productvisualize #powerplatform #powerapps #powerBI #commondatasource

April 3, 2019 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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