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Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By : Aaron Guilmette
Book Image

Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By: Aaron Guilmette

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment

Working with advanced scenarios

There are some additional configuration options that are available for creating even more complex approval workflows. These options are sometimes used in large organizations where one or more individuals or groups can interact with the approval process. Two such options we'll briefly look at include mixed approval types and everyone must approve options.

Mixed approval types

For very complex scenarios, an approval may contain multiple levels of sequential approvals, a mix of parallel and sequential approvals, or even a sequential approval inside a parallel approval branch. These types of approvals are known as mixed approval. When evaluating outcomes and responses, you'll need to make sure you're selecting the right dynamic content tokens.

Everyone must approve

When creating an approval workflow, it may be desirable to only send a final response if one of two conditions is met:

  • Everyone included in the approval chain approves
  • Anyone approver...