Microsoft Power Platform

Harness the Power of Microsoft Power Platform for Enterprise Automation
Integrate, automate, and analyse with advanced business solutions

Microsoft Power Platform is your gateway to enhanced business intelligence and automation across all departments. This cohesive platform brings together powerful tools like Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents to create a unified solution that improves decision-making and operational efficiency. With Ciphix’s expertise, leverage the Microsoft Power Platform to create adaptive, data-driven environments that propel your business forward.

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Low-code applications with Microsoft Power Platform

Microsoft Power Platform is found to be in the top 3 Leaders of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Low-code application platforms. It enhances business operations through deep integration with the Microsoft ecosystem, facilitating seamless data flow and management. Microsoft Platform Empowers organisations to make informed decisions with advanced data analytics and visualisation tools provided by Power BI. With Power Automate, the platform simplifies process automation, improving efficiency in routine tasks across departments. Accessible to users of all skill levels, it democratises application development, encouraging a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. 

Features of Microsoft Power Platform

Discover accessible, low-code automation through the Power Platform

The Microsoft Power Platform is designed to automate complex business solutions and help build low-code software bots. It leverages the existing apps and services that your organisation works with and connects them in meaningful ways – monitoring activity across them, capturing data and providing insights.

Within the platform, there are three different types of flows: cloud flows, desktop flows, and business processes flows. These flows help reduce time spent on repetitive, manual, and time-consuming tasks – creating more space for your employees to focus on strategic work. Employees are able to interact with the platform and automate utilising pre-built templates, process analysis capabilities and automation suggestions.

Microsoft Power Platform: what is it and how does it work?

The Microsoft Power Platform is a platform with a range of automation capabilities including: Digital Process automation, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Business process automation, Process advisor and AI Builder. The platform makes it easy for developers and non-developers alike to automate. Once implemented, these workflows and software bots work behind the scenes to execute everything from a simple task to bigger, more complex processes. The Power Platform has the ability to connect legacy systems with modern technologies like RPA and AI. It is available both on the individual desktop and in the cloud – allowing our team to support yours in determining what should be automated and how. 

The Power Platform allows you to automate quickly and securely, boost efficiency across your enterprise, and enhance workflows using innovative technology.

Microsoft Power Platform: Turning outdated into automated
Microsoft is an American technology company founded in 1975 – known for a wide range of software, services, devices and solutions. Microsoft’s mission is to enable people and businesses to realise their full potential by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play and communicate. Microsoft delivers on its mission through the Power Platform which provides a user-friendly platform to boost citizen development and automation awareness within organisations. 

Microsoft was named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Microsoft was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Process Automation Software, Q4 2021. The Power Platform drives business transformation by reducing costs and increasing overall efficiency for clients who integrate the platform across their enterprise.

Pro’s and Con’s

Seamless Integration with Microsoft Products: Ideal for businesses already using Microsoft services like Office 365, Azure, and Dynamics 365.

Ease of Use: Designed to be accessible for non-technical users, allowing rapid deployment of solutions.

Scalability: From small to large enterprise applications, the platform scales as needed.

Strong Community and Support: Benefits from Microsoft’s extensive support network and community resources.

Dependence on Microsoft Ecosystem: Best suited for environments already heavily invested in Microsoft technologies.

Customisation Limitations: While it offers significant flexibility, there may be limitations in deeply customising applications compared to more open or fully coded solutions.

Licensing Complexity: Navigating Microsoft’s licensing can be complex and may add unexpected costs for certain integrations or usage scales.

Business Advantages of Microsoft Power Platform

Microsoft Power Platform is deeply integrated with other Microsoft products, providing a seamless experience that enhances productivity. For businesses already using Microsoft solutions, this integration simplifies processes, reduces learning curves, and streamlines data management, especially valuable in departments such as IT, HR, Operations and Finance. 

With Power BI’s capabilities, the platform enables businesses to harness their data for comprehensive analysis and reporting. This is crucial for finance departments that rely on accurate forecasting and reporting to guide business decisions.

Power Automate allows the automation of routine and repetitive tasks, significantly increasing efficiency. For example, in HR, this could mean automating employee onboarding processes or in finance, automating invoice processing. This not only saves time but also reduces the likelihood of human error.

The ease of use of the Power Platform democratises app development, enabling users with no technical background to build or modify applications. This inclusivity fosters innovation across all levels of a business, particularly in IT and operations departments where quick, custom solutions are often needed.

Why Ciphix as a partner of Microsoft?

Ciphix belongs to a professional network of service delivery partners that consumers can leverage when they want to integrate automation into their business operations. Ciphix is certified by Microsoft to offer consulting and managed services, design custom solutions and integrate applications using the Power Platform.

Using the Power Platform increases agility by making it easy for our clients to build low-code applications and bots capable of automating a range of processes and workflows.

Microsoft Power Platform FAQ

Microsoft Power Platform is a group of products designed to build business solutions, analyze processes, automate workflows, and build virtual agents for communication. These products are offered via the user-friendly (and low-code) Power Platform.
Organisations are encouraged to “take care of what’s important and automate the rest” using the Power Platform.

The Microsoft Power Platform has made automation more accessible – allowing employees to evaluate their work through a new lens – and start automating using pre-built examples, guided insights and targeted automation recommendations. Using this user-friendly platform, your employees can improve their workflows so they can focus on what matters most.

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