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Announcing changes to Power Automate’s native integration with Microsoft Dataverse

Last year we announced Microsoft Dataverse for Teams to reshape the future of work, along with a set of low-code tools to build apps, bots and automated processes. We are now making a series of naming, branding and discovery improvements to the Common Data Service connectors to help you seamlessly bring together the power of Microsoft Dataverse, Power Automate, Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents and the rest of Microsoft 365.

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Power Automate Desktop March 2021 updates

Power Automate Desktop becomes available to Windows 10 users and comes with new updates in the latest March 2021 release, including shared flows, console settings, flow designer enhancements, new actions and the use of variables in the recorders.

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Microsoft named a Leader in the 2021 Forrester Wave for Robotic Process Automation

Over the past year, Microsoft Power Automate doubled down on its investments in the robotic process automation (RPA) space, acquiring Softomotive, announcing the general availability of Power Automate Desktop, and making Power Automate Desktop available to Windows 10 users at no additional cost. Today, we are excited to share that the investments are paying off—Microsoft Power Automate has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Robotic Process Automation, Q1 2021.

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Flow templates for educators

The EDU teams within Microsoft have surveyed hundreds of teachers around the world and created automated workflows on common tasks in education including creating tasks for onboarding new teachers, automating registration, tracking professional development credits, and more. Try these templates and take them apart to get started with Power Automate.

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Automate tasks with Power Automate Desktop for Windows 10—no additional cost

In 2020, Microsoft Power Automate doubled down on its investments in the robotic process automation (RPA) space with the introduction of Microsoft Power Automate Desktop. We first introduced RPA in Power Automate at Microsoft Ignite in 2019, and we have seen tremendous growth with hundreds of thousands of organizations using Power Automate and taking billions of actions each month.

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