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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

Using Power BI with Power Automate

Power BI can generate alerts when data exceeds the thresholds that you have defined. Alerts appear in a user's notification area and the alert can also be sent by email. You can use Power Automate to perform additional actions over and above email when an alert has been triggered.

Alerts can only be created for visuals on dashboards.

Clicking on Manage alerts on a KPI, card, or gauge visual opens the Manage alerts pane as shown in the next image. There is a link at the bottom of the Manage alerts window, which, when clicked, will launch Power Automate:

Figure 17.25 – Manage alerts window

Clicking on Use Microsoft Power Automate to trigger additional actions will launch a Power Automate flow that uses the Power BI alert template, as shown here:

Figure 17.26 – Power BI alert template

In the flow, you can set the trigger to the alert rule you created and then use other connectors to perform any actions supported...