What is Microsoft PowerApps?
Microsoft PowerApps is a development platform that allows you to build apps for mobile and web quickly and easily, without having to use complex code. So, you can transform the digital output of your business and take your ideas from page to screen.
PowerApps allows you to create custom apps that work across iOS, Android, Windows, and web browsers in general. Other app development platforms might have previously required a separate workload and data sources for each operating system. PowerApps cuts your time and costs right down and allows you full control. Use the online PowerApps Studio for easy app design.
PowerApps integrates seamlessly with Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics 365, and a range of essential third-party platforms. Whether you’re building a business app for web, a mobile app, or both, you’ll be able to integrate software like OneDrive, Power BI, Dropbox, Salesforce, Oracle, SharePoint and more.
Valto’s team of Microsoft PowerApps experts will show you examples of how PowerApps improves user experience, offers simple business solutions, and can grow your business digitally. Improve your productivity and embrace Microsoft 365 innovation.
How can Microsoft PowerApps help your business?
Put simply, PowerApps services can transform the way your business approaches technology.
PowerApps services take multiple functions, data sources and processes and condense them into one platform. Drag and drop tools make app development easy and bespoke for your business. Valto are official Microsoft PowerApps Partners, you can create a custom app that integrates with your data with our support, offering a fantastic user experience, and works across multiple operating systems. There are lots of ways to use PowerApps, and plenty of different types of business apps you can create with the development platform.
Without needing to rely on complex code, PowerApps uses Common Data Service and over 200 connectors to offer pain-free app development. The options really are endless when it comes to designing the right app for your business.
Combine the PowerApps app with Power Automate (previously Microsoft Flow), Power Virtual Agents and Power BI to form the Power Platform, managing and automating data in one system.
Our Valto specialists can fine tune the Power Platform to work exactly as it needs to for your business. And, what’s more, using PowerApps saves you money; a Forrester Research analysis found that on average app development costs 74% less with PowerApps.
At a Glance, PowerApps Key Features:
- Drag and drop design capability
- Common Data Service
- Easy pre-made templates
- Wide range of interface options
- Security for your data
- Pre-built AI functionality
- Customisable user experience
- Seamless data integration
At a Glance, PowerApps Key Benefits:
- All-in-one capability: your app optimised for mobile and web
- No code functionality makes innovation simple
- Easy-to-use pre-built templates
- Stress-free user experience
- AI builder simplifies processes and predicts requirements
- Easily manage all your apps with the PowerApps app and Studio
- Save on app development costs
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I need PowerApps?
Using apps is efficient, cost-effective, and safe. PowerApps transfers your business data and lets you tailor an app template for your needs. Add features from the Microsoft suite easily and make your app universal across multiple platforms. Our video below explains how PowerApps can replace the paper processes. PowerApps makes creating apps quick and easy.
Is using PowerApps free?
There are different kinds of PowerApps apps, so this depends on the type you are using. To use PowerApps you will need a licence. Access to PowerApps is included in most Microsoft 365 licences and subscriptions. To learn more about the licencing costs associated with PowerApps, watch our video tutorial below or read more about PowerApps Pricing.
I don’t have time to create an app – can PowerApps help?
PowerApps is a great tool for creating business apps, but to get the best out of the platform and to maximise your resources and time, let Valto help. We are certified Microsoft Developers, and we’ll build a custom set of PowerApps app for your business that’s smart, safe, and cost effective.
What is the benefit of using PowerApps over other app development platforms?
PowerApps is an all-in-one solution to application building. Using the platform, you can create mobile apps and web apps at the same time, using simple drag and drop tools and Common Data Service. The platform makes customising simple. Use PowerApps Studio online to easily optimise your app.
I already use other software – can I still use PowerApps?
Unlike other standalone platforms, PowerApps integrates seamlessly with Office 365, Dynamics 365 and a range of third-party apps including Salesforce, Dropbox, Oracle and more. You can also adapt and improve existing apps in PowerApps.
How easy is it to transfer existing data to my PowerApps app?
Very! Using pre-made templates and 230 data connectors, transferring your important information to your PowerApps app is simple. Our Valto specialists will help curate your app and customise the perfect AI template for data transfer and secure storage. Seamless links with Office 365 makes sharing data simple.
How will using PowerApps and Valto save me money?
Valto are the experts in all things Microsoft, not everyone can gain Microsoft Partner status. So, letting Valto take the reins of making your all-in-one app means you benefit from all the efficiency of our expertise, without having to research and hire in-house developers yourself. You’ll be able to develop more apps in a shorter time. What’s more, with the intuitive no code PowerApps system, you won’t need to invest heavily in future-proofing and costly upgrades.
Valto and PowerApps – the perfect partners
At Valto, we’re experts in all things Microsoft and Office365, so we really do know how to get the best out of PowerApps. Our team regularly trains on the latest updates and new programs, so we can help you create a business app that’s cutting-edge and takes advantage of all the platform’s benefits.
As leaders in the field, our team have helped countless businesses integrate PowerApps services, Power Platform programs and Office365 services into their systems. With our PowerApps specialists, you’ll be able to create an app that’s completely tailored to your business, works seamlessly with your other software, and doesn’t involve any complex coding updates.
Let us take care of creating your apps so you can get on with business.
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