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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

Establishing a relationship between the tables

In this section, we will add a new table to store detailed reports and add a profile picture for the employee in the Scan Details table that was used to show records on HomeScreen:

  1. To start with, let's save the changes done in the app so far and navigate back to the Build hub. Here you can navigate to the table details using Build | Team Name (Imaginary Electronics- Team Kool) | Built by this team | Scan Details.

    Once you land on the table details page, as seen in the following screenshot, you can add a column of the Image data type:

    Figure 4.13 – Adding an Image column to the table

    We will use this column to store the profile picture of the employee.

  2. Following this, let's create a new table, Detailed Report, to store the detailed report of the employees. While creating this table, you will need to understand that each row in this new table will be storing a document specific to each employee.

    Figure 4.14 –...