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Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By : Srikumar Nair
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Digital Transformation with Dataverse for Teams

By: Srikumar Nair

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams is a built-in, low-code data platform for Teams and enables everyone to easily build and deploy apps, flows, and intelligent chatbots using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents (PVA) embedded in Microsoft Teams. Without learning any coding language, you will be able to build apps with step-by-step explanations for setting up Teams, creating tables to store data, and leverage the data for your digital solutions. With the techniques covered in the book, you’ll be able to develop your first app with Dataverse for Teams within an hour! You’ll then learn how to automate repetitive tasks or build alerts using Power Automate and Power Virtual Agents. As you get to grips with building these digital solutions, you’ll also be able to understand when to consider upgrading from Dataverse for Teams to Dataverse, along with its advanced features. Finally, you’ll explore features for administration and governance and understand the licensing requirements of Microsoft Dataverse for Teams and PowerApps. Having acquired the skills to build and deploy an enterprise-grade digital solution, by the end of the book, you will have become a qualified citizen developer and be ready to lead a digital revolution in your organization.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 2: Deep Dive into Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
Section 3: Application and Environment Life Cycle Management
Section 4: Enterprise Readiness and Licensing

Chapter 8: Managing the Application Life Cycle and Environment Life Cycle

In the previous chapter, we looked at how a Power Virtual Agents (PVA) chatbot can be created to help with addressing the most frequently asked questions. We also learned how Power Automate flows can be integrated with a PVA chatbot to trigger business tasks without writing a single line of code. We must now look at the next set of challenges that comes while deploying these apps, bots, and flows into a production environment, especially when you have a few thousand or million end users using these solutions.

In this chapter, we will learn about the application and environment life cycles, which will help us to overcome these challenges with ease. Here are the topics that we will cover in this chapter:

  • Understanding Environments
  • Power Platform Admin Center
  • Environment Life Cycle Operations
  • Application Life Cycle Management

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned how to...