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PowerApps Centre of Excellence

PowerApps Centre of Excellence

Microsoft have created a Power Platform Center of Excellence (CoE) starter kit enabling businesses to support colleagues (outside Technology) create PowerApps. This certainly caught my imagination (as someone from a customer service background) But what is it and how can housing associations make the most of it? What is it? A CoE is designed to drive…

6 Power App Best Practices

6 Power App Best Practices

While Power Apps is part of most Microsoft 365 subscriptions, some users may not know how to take advantage of it. Explore six best practices for Power Apps and how to get started. Power Apps has many options to connect and interact with content through the Microsoft 365 suite, including Microsoft Lists, SharePoint webpages and InfoPath…

Creating accessible canvas apps

Creating accessible canvas apps

An accessible canvas app will allow users with vision, hearing, and other impairments to successfully use it. Here are a few Microsoft guidelines to increase usability for all users, regardless of their abilities. Use the Accessibility Checker to help review potential accessibility issues in your app. Layout and colour Common sense and uncomplicated design helps apps be…

The Messy Middle

The Messy Middle

Things not going to plan with your Dynamics deployment/update/upgrade? You could be caught in the messy middle….and having conversations that go something like this: Client: That’s not what I expected. Partner: Here’s the spec/agreement, we’ve delivered exactly what you asked for. The thing is both parties are right. The housing association may ask for something…

Do we need customer portals? – #D365ForHousing

Do we need customer portals? – #D365ForHousing

Don’t get me wrong I’m not saying we shouldn’t have a smart, convenient, cost effective way for customers to access services. But should it always involve working on our terms? By that I mean visiting a URL that we set using a password and username we provide to access services we decide to surface. Are…

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