The Power Apps is an application development tool that is part of the broader Microsoft Power Platform that allows creating custom applications to solve business problems.
In fact, Power Apps users can turn any task management concept and idea into automation applications without the need for coding knowledge or experience. Thereby, businesses can digitize complex and tedious daily manual processes into smart and convenient applications for employees, partners and customers.
This article will provide an in-depth of the benefits and components of Power Apps that contribute to its useful values for businesses.
11 Benefits of Power Apps for Business
Power Apps provides an ideal environment for businesses to push beyond the limits of application development. The following is a summary of the outstanding benefits that businesses can experience when using Power Apps.
1. Speed up digital transformation:
Developed from a low-code platform with a drag-and-drop interface, Power Apps allows businesses to rapidly transform digitally by building a complete application in just a few weeks, even days. From there, businesses can speed up and shorten the digital transformation process. This is what sets Power Apps apart from traditional application development methods.
2. Drive involvement from all employees:
In addition to the drag-and-drop interface, Power Apps also has a sample interface to help citizen developers who have no coding knowledge to start building an application. Once all employees can participate in building applications on Power Apps, the workload and reliance on the internal (or outsourced) IT team will be significantly reduced.
3. Is highly customizable:
Another advantage that low-code technology brings is the ability to flexibly customize the application. Often management ideas in a business will change over time. Power Apps, with its highly customizable capabilities, will allow businesses to edit and upgrade applications to suit the actual situation at each time.
4. Digitize all processes in the business:
Thanks to its highly customizable and drag-and-drop interface, businesses can build apps to digitize all processes and solve management challenges. Everything from the recruitment process, equipment allocation, cost tracking to bidding, quality management, data analysis, and more.
5. Be able to developmobile apps:
Power Apps has built-in functionalities for mobile apps. This is an advantage over traditional methods that require a separate development stage to customize apps for mobile devices. As a result, users can integrate phone features such as taking pictures, scanning QR codes,etc.
6. Can integrate with Microsoft 365 and other apps:
Power Apps users can create apps that sync with products in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem, including the ability to connect with third-party apps like Salesforce, Oracle, Twitter, Dropbox… Thereby, applications from Power Apps can exchange and use data in sync with existing applications.
7. Integrate AI:
Businesses do not need to spend extra money to hire a team of AI programmers. Power Apps now have built-in AI technologies such as autoresponders, language detection, translators, and more.
8. Have a high level of security:
All apps from Power Apps are natively equipped with premium Microsoft security features such as Azure Active Directory, Common Data Services, and end-user access control capabilities. Businesses can rest assured about their data against cybersecurity threats
9. Save on cost:
Power Apps is a cost-effective application development tool suitable for most businesses when the investment is starting from $5/month. If your business already has M365 Business, Enterprise, Frontline Workers accounts, you can use the built-in Power Apps tool.
10. Reduce staff training time:
Applications made from Power Apps can help employees get to know processes faster when all the flows are represented on the app. Thereby saving time on training and reminding employees, helping to improve overall work performance.
11. Ability to create the best customer experience:
Customers will be more satisfied when there is no need to go through many waiting steps or paper processes, as well as errors that may occur by humans. Through customer-related apps developed from Power Apps, businesses can streamlineprocesses and proactively prepare better customer support resources, resulting in a better customer experience.
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Microsoft Power Apps can completely help improve business efficiency through the ability to develop applications that help automate processes.
If you’re interested in a Power Apps solution and the benefits it brings, Softline's team of experts is ready to provide you with a comprehensive implementation plan.This is the most cost-effective digital transformation and process automation solution from Microsoft.
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