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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

Licensing after upgrading to Microsoft Dataverse

In Chapter 9, Upgrading to Microsoft Dataverse Environment, we saw the reasons to consider upgrading a Dataverse for Teams environment to Dataverse. These reasons or features were around greater capacity, better capabilities, and more control over security and administration. We also saw how the upgrade process can be initiated from the PPAC and briefly touched upon the after effects of upgrading. As seen in the following figure, after upgrading, the app that was working from Teams can now not be launched:

Figure 11.3 – App cannot launch after upgrading to Dataverse

As seen in the error message, this app uses features that come with the Power Apps premium plan; that is, this app is now connected to an upgraded Dataverse instance, instead of Dataverse for Teams. As seen in Figure 11.1, connecting to Dataverse, or using a Dataverse connector, requires the end user to have a Power Apps license.

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