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School principal builds Power Platform solution to improve reading assessments

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In this post we learn about Lauren Taylor, an elementary school educator, who built a Power Platform solution to improve the reading assessment process for students and educators. Lauren is an Assistant Principal at Manitou Park Elementary, part of the Tacoma Public Schools district that’s located in the state of Washington in the United States …

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Partners In Health manages gift review process with PowerApps

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Partners In Health is a Boston based social justice and health care nonprofit that serves impoverished communities in 10 countries. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health (PIH) strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the …

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Virgin Atlantic drives agile wins for its mobile workforce with the Power Platform

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In this post we’ll take a deep dive look at the successful adoption of the Microsoft Power Platform at Virgin Atlantic. We’ll start with a Safety and Compliance App, followed by Virgin Atlantic’s centralized administration approach to view and manage apps across the organization, and finally highlight a few additional PowerApps solutions deployed across Virgin Atlantic.

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Microsoft HR uses the Power Platform to transform employee experiences

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Microsoft used PowerApps to create a a suite of employee engagement mobile apps that have been deployed worldwide to 100,000+ employees. These applications have a clean and modern UI and connect to a variety of backend services, including cloud-based APIs and legacy on-premise systems. This blog post takes a deeper look at this set of apps, that are branded as the Thrive suite. It describes the partnership between the HR and IT departments at Microsoft, the decision to use PowerApps, the app functionality, and the solution architecture.

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American Red Cross: Power platform customer success story

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Nick Gill is a Training Specialist at the American Red Cross. He used the Power platform to create a supply ordering system for instructors to order the necessary supplies for their First Aid and CPR classes. This is a PowerApps real world story that includes a video testimonial from Nick and a link to his presentation at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit.

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Hawkary Pharmaceuticals: Power platform customer success story

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In this blog post we’ll look at how Mohammad Alkhawaja, a Pharmaceutical Sales Manager at Hawkary Pharmaceuticals in Iraq, digitized the reporting of daily sales visits using PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Common Data Service and Power BI. Mohammad calls this a Doctor Relationship Management (DRM) solution. Mohammad is a pharmacist by training and considers himself a self-taught tech enthusiast. He ramped up on these technologies using online training content and the community forums, and was successful at replacing their old Excel-based process into a mobile solution with medical sales reps submitting data through a tablet app and managers viewing rich aggregated reports in Power BI.

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