For the past few years, Microsoft has been developing and rolling out pieces of what it now calls its “Power Platform” in relative isolation. Power BI, its business analytics platform; Flow, its workflow-automation engine; and PowerApps, its associated app-development platform — together known as the Power Platform — has been mostly the domain of Dynamics 365 users. But this is changing.
The Microsoft Power Platform is a fundamental pivot for Microsoft business apps. It facilitates taking developer-centric tasks, and moving them into the hands of “Citizen Developers”. It a low-code/no-code story.