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7 Ways to Increase Business Efficiency with Microsoft Power Automate - Evolvous

7 Ways to Increase Business Efficiency with Microsoft Power Automate  

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been able to transform businesses from various industries. Today, there are many tools available that make RPA functionalities more accessible to organizations. One of the most widely used RPA tools in the industry is Microsoft Power Automate. When used innovatively, Power Automate can significantly improve your business efficiency.

At Evolvous, we help organizations to tap into the potential of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). By using Microsoft Power Automate and other custom RPA applications, we help you solve specific problems and enhance operational efficiency. Visit our RPA services page to discover more about our solutions. 

What is Power Automate? 

Power Automate is a cloud-based service from Microsoft that allows users to automate workflows and business processes across various applications and services. It is a low-code/no-code platform, which means that you do not need extensive coding knowledge. It comes with a simple, easy-to-understand interface which allows you to automate processes with ease. 

Microsoft Power Automate, formerly known as Microsoft Flow, is part of the Microsoft Power Platform, which also includes Power BI, Power Apps, and others. 

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Evolvous offers a wide range of services for Power Automate. Click here to find out more about Power Automate and how our custom solutions can help your business. 

How Does Power Automate Help to Enhance Business Efficiency? 

The ways Power Automate can impact your business can be quite varied. As a certified Power Automate consultant in Canada, we have worked closely with clients from different industries and have helped them utilize the capabilities of Power Automate to transform their operations. Here are some of the ways in which we have seen Power Automate enhance overall business efficiency. 

#1: Automating Repetitive Tasks 

Businesses from every industry need to execute several repetitive tasks daily. These tasks, although important for the business, are not productive. We can help you use Power Automate to automate routine and repetitive tasks like data entry, sending reports, or sharing files. This frees up your human and other resources which can be utilized for more productive work. 

#2: Integrating Workflows 

With Power Automate, you can also integrate workflows seamlessly between different applications and services. After detailed discussion with your stakeholders, our team will create customized, automated workflows that span multiple platforms. This will ensure a smoother flow of data, reducing data inaccuracies and the need for manual intervention. 

#3: Data Synchronization 

Maintaining synchronization among the data across systems and platforms is important, as it helps you to avoid data inefficiencies. However, this is easier said than done, especially if you are using ‘manual’ processes. By using Power Automate, you can automate data synchronization among applications. For example, when an entry is made in one database, the details would be automatically captured and if required, simultaneous entries will be made on other databases. This ensures that all the information is up to date. 

#4: Automating Approval Process 

Sending requests for approval and getting the required approval takes time and effort. A smarter way to get approvals is to automate the process with the help of Power Automate. You can automate approvals in various scenarios, such as purchase orders, document approvals or even employee leave requests. This makes the process quicker and more efficient. 

#5: Get Automated Notification and Alerts 

With Power Automate, you can set up automated notifications and alerts. For example, whenever a sales executive makes a sale, the sales manager and the manufacturing department can be automatically notified. This keeps stakeholders informed about notable events, deadlines, project progress and changes in data, making your organization more responsive and improves decision making. 

#6: Data Extraction and Processing 

We can also help you use Power Automate to automate the extraction of data from various sources and even process it according to predefined rules. For example, you can extract data from emails, PDFs, and the likes. That data could then be filled into forms, spreadsheets or other databases are determined by you.  

#7: Integration with External Services 

Power Automate can also integrate with external services and APIs. This will allow you to automate tasks where you need to interact with third-party applications. This vastly improves the capabilities of your business processes beyond your internal systems. 

These are only some of the ways in which Power Automate can increase business efficiency. Speak to our Power Automate consultants today to discuss your project and discover more ways in which our solutions can help your business. 

Case Study: How We Helped and Oil & Gas Company to Improve Efficiency with Power Automate 

At Evolvous, we have helped businesses tap into the potential of RPA and Power Automate. Here is how we helped Guardian Fuel Technology optimize their processes with our custom Power Automate solutions: 

The Problem: 

The company relied on a manual data entry process, which was repetitive and time-consuming. They needed a dedicated employee to log into a portal, download attachments, create an excel file and manually add the attachment before forwarding it to the client. 

Our Solution: 

Our team chose the robotic process automation (RPA) capabilities in Microsoft Flow (Power Automate) to solve the challenges. After detailed discussion with the stakeholders, we successfully automated all manual processes, allowing them to save time and reduce the chances of errors. 

The Impact: 

Adding RPA to this process alleviated that mundane, error-prone manual task, which increased productivity. Our solution also helped to prevent loss of data or tracking version history. It also greatly improved processing time and data accuracy, which freed up the time to work on more strategic projects and increased job satisfaction.   

Read the entire case study, by clicking here. 

To get the maximum benefit out of Power Automate, you need to get professional support from experts. Evolvous offers comprehensive development and support services allowing you to leverage the capabilities of Microsoft Power Automate. Contact us today and discover innovative ways in which our Power Automate consulting services can help you increase your operational efficiency.

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