5 Power Apps benefits for content managers

Power Apps from Microsoft enables to build and automate applications without using any code or very little code, to enhance business processes. Power Apps is different from traditional software development in terms of developers’ interaction and app lifecycles.

Faster apps creation

Power Apps enables to create apps faster. There are 3 ways to build apps in this platform. 1) Using SharePoint online list or other data sources to create apps. 2) Creating apps from scratch in Power Apps native designer. 3) Or creating apps using existing template in Power Apps, same as people design posters in Canva or Mock Up in Figma app.

Low-code or no-code solutions

The web interface of Power Apps has toolboxes that users can use to develop and design apps using the graphical user interface (GUI), so there’s your no code solution. The design also offers removing fields and adjusting screen layouts capabilities.

Microsoft and other third-party service integrations

In few development situations, PowerApps can be integrated with varied online services and data sources. Integrations include: MS Office 365, MS Dynamics 365 and third party integrations like Adobe, Salesforce and Dropbox.

Business automation

Power Apps being a part of Microsoft’s Power Platform can access Power Automate or previously known as MS Flow, which makes it easier for organizations, to automate many processes, i.e. approvals, approvals, documents or record routing. Based on end-user behavior or data changes, users can add automation functionalities using Power Automate’s workflow engine.

Low cost of app

Traditional way of developing apps is generally costly as cots include licensing of components and developers. However, with Power Apps no-code, low-code solution, apps creation costs less and takes less time.

Power Apps License costs:

  • $10 per user/app/month
  • $40 per user/month

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