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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

Training and testing a model

Before you can use your model, you must train the model. Training is the automated process by which AI Builder analyzes the data for patterns, determines the algorithm to use, and validates the model.

You train the model from the Model summary page. The following screenshot shows the model summary for an entity extraction model:

Figure 18.5 – Model summary

To train a model, click on the Train button. 

Training a model can take a long time. You can close the portal and view the results later.

When training is complete, you can view the details page for the model, as shown in the following screenshot for an entity extraction model:

Figure 18.6 – Model details

On the model details page, you can perform your own quick tests on the model. In the previous screenshot, you can see some text entered under Test your model. The entity extraction model has identified two products: AI and Common Data Service.

If your model needs refinement, you can...