How to reply to a Teams message with delay

I have heard from various people, in various situations, that they would love to have a feature for Microsoft Teams that would allow them to reply to a message - but the reply would be sent later. That capability has in fact been there since last autumn, but it is now easier to add than … Continue reading How to reply to a Teams message with delay

Power Virtual Agents bot setting the Out Of Office

It is always interesting to hit the wall with limitations when you are working with Power Automate. Some limits are due to licensing but some are due to other good reasons. I was running a PoC where a person interacting with a Power Virtual Agent bot required to do actions on behalf of that person. … Continue reading Power Virtual Agents bot setting the Out Of Office

How to improve File Approval process to include multiple source libraries

This part III article in the series of adding a file approval action directly to Teams File Tab. Following my earlier posts (How to create an improved Microsoft Teams Files approval process using Azure Logic Apps and  How to: initiate a document approval directly in team files tab (using Power Automate) ) this one adds multiplexing: the … Continue reading How to improve File Approval process to include multiple source libraries

How to create an improved Microsoft Teams Files approval process using Azure Logic Apps

We are all there during some days: Flow Premium is the key to the next level but there is no way we could justify that licensing - the ROI is simply not enough. Have you thought that you could be utilizing a Azure Logic App instead? Following my earlier post ( How to: initiate a … Continue reading How to create an improved Microsoft Teams Files approval process using Azure Logic Apps

How to use the new Approvals app in Microsoft Teams

The new Approvals application emerged in Microsoft Teams everywhere mid- January 2021. While this version needs to be considered version 1, it always packs great possibilities for organizations to use. Creation of an approval request is very easy and you can also attach documents with it. Everyday, lightweight, approval requests can be for example to … Continue reading How to use the new Approvals app in Microsoft Teams

How to: initiate a document approval directly in team files tab (using Power Automate)

The new Approval application is a very useful tool for multiple use cases that requires approval. One of it's great benefits is that it brings the approval process directly onto Teams - where the users are. It simultaneously sends also the approval in email for users so they can choose where they act on the … Continue reading How to: initiate a document approval directly in team files tab (using Power Automate)

How to: create and add a OneNote tab to your Microsoft Teams team channel using Power Automate + Graph API

I was asked to share how I have been adding new OneNote tabs to a team channel in Microsoft Teams using Power Automate + Graph API. If you look at the documentation it shows you this: Of course I never believed that but found earlier a way to hack OneNote into a channel as tab … Continue reading How to: create and add a OneNote tab to your Microsoft Teams team channel using Power Automate + Graph API

How to easily use new Teams Power Automate application to increase personal and team productivity (aka creating flows without having to know how)

The old Flow application in Teams is updating to become the new Power Automate app experience. If you look into the Flow app today you can see it's content have been already updated - only the name is different. In this blog I will focus on how to use that app as average Teams user … Continue reading How to easily use new Teams Power Automate application to increase personal and team productivity (aka creating flows without having to know how)

How to make your Teams bots richer with markdown

Microsoft Teams comes with excellent lowcode/nocode tool for bots: Power Virtual Agents. Project Oakdale, which is now in preview, brought these bots directly to Teams licensed users to create bots that help tackle , for example, overload on people answering routine questions. When you are creating the bot dialogue it is easy to use richer … Continue reading How to make your Teams bots richer with markdown

How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template

The long awaited Team Templates are starting to appear in tenants around the world. Some get it sooner and some have to wait: don't worry they will come. When they are available the Create a team function on Teams will look somewhat different. Let me first walk you through the end user experience before going … Continue reading How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template