Want success with Power Apps?
There’s 4 stages to use, whether starting out or seasoned expert.
Here they are with examples 👇🏽
Whether you are just starting on your first few apps using Power Apps, or fully integrated the Power Platform you’ll want to include these 4 stages.
They ensure the key building blocks are in place.
For stage 1, you should identify who you need on your team and assemble your dream team.
If you are building an app to manage inventory for a retail company, you might need a project manager, a developer, a designer, and a subject matter expert in inventory management. Once you have your team, you can work together to ensure everyone has a clear vision of the digital culture the organization is moving toward.
For stage 2, you should look at the parts of the business you work in that will have the highest impact if you could digitize them.
If you are building an app for a sales team, you might want to focus on automating the sales process or providing real-time data on customer interactions. As you build your app, you should regularly review your projects to assess what is driving your successful projects and what best practice can be replicated across your other app development teams.
For stage 3, you should focus on what parts of the platform you want to learn about and leverage.
If you are building an app that requires a lot of data processing, you might want to learn more about Power Automate. Or if you are building an app that requires integration with external systems, you might want to learn more about Power Platform Connectors (there are over 900 available) . As you progress through the phases, you should build on your Power Platform knowledge and skills.
For stage 4, you should focus on ensuring you have admin and security governance processes in place.
You might want to establish policies around who can access sensitive data or who can make changes to your app. You should also ensure you have a robust enterprise structure in place before scaling. This might include processes around version control, testing, and deployment. For example, you might have a process in place where any changes to your app must be reviewed and approved by a designated administrator before they can be deployed to production.
What do you think of these as steps?
Which do you think most often gets missed?