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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

To get the most out of this book

To get the most out of this book, you should have a Microsoft 365 subscription with access to Power Automate Per-App or Per-User plans to enable premium connectors, as well as an internet-connected computer with a modern browser such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

You can obtain a 30-day trial of Microsoft 365 by going to

Download the color images

We also provide a PDF file that has color images of the screenshots/diagrams used in this book. You can download it here:

Conventions used

There are a number of text conventions used throughout this book.

CodeInText: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: "In this case, we're going to use an existing folder called Archive, but then create a new folder path based on the date of the received email."

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see onscreen. For example, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in the text like this. Here is an example: "Launch the Power Automate web portal ( and select + Create flow."

Warnings or important notes appear like this.
Tips and tricks appear like this.