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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

Adding multiple screens to your application

In previous chapters, you might have observed that all the operations were being performed on the same screen. In this topic, we will try to segregate the scenarios into different screens; for example, the view where you can see employees who need attention can be on a different screen, since this view needs to be seen only by a select few of the audience, such as managers or doctors in the organization:

  1. Open the Health Scanner app from the Build hub.
  2. Click on Screen1 and rename it to HomeScreen. This will help us to differentiate between the scenarios and relate them to the appropriate screens.

    Figure 4.5 – Renaming Screen1 to HomeScreen

  3. Insert another new screen, using the New Screen option above the tree view hierarchy, as shown in the following screenshot. While doing so, you will see different types of layouts; choose the Sidebar option.

    Figure 4.6 – Inserting a new screen

    This option just helps us with pre...