Dynamics 365; Power Platform Podcast

EP6: July Monthly Updates

July 31, 2020 Kevin Neely/ Ryan Anderson Episode 6
Dynamics 365; Power Platform Podcast
EP6: July Monthly Updates
Show Notes

Monthly blog updates

PFE Dynamics Monthly Updates 

2020 Release Wave 2

Dynamics 365 Sales bot is deprecated

  • Effective June 2, 2020, Sales bot is deprecated, used through Dynamics 365 Sales app for Teams
  • After July 31, 2020 no longer receive responses to conversations
  • Based on usage data and feedback, we will be working on a new set of capabilities and features

Dynamics 365 Sales bot 

Make the move to Dynamics 365 App for Outlook

  • Dynamics 365 for Outlook is deprecated
  • Microsoft will continue to provide support, security and other critical updates until Oct 1, 2020

Dynamics 365 App for Outlook 

Governing Digital Transformation with Power Platform

  • Go deeper on Power Platform governance capabilities - MBAS sessions
  • Managing and governing at scale
  • Analytics and custom dashboards
  • Layers of security
  • Data access controls and data loss prevention

Governing Power Platform 

Microsoft RPA (Robotic Process Automation) (UI Flows) training

  • Beginning level training
  • Using Power Automate capabilities

Microsoft RPA in a Day 

New AI Builder models are now generally available

  • Entity Extraction prebuilt and Custom models
  • Category classification

AI Builder Models 

Power Apps Portals - convert existing add-on Portals to capacity based license

  • Migrate from add-on licenses to new capacity based license
  • Check Portal Details page for current licensing model ("Change License" option)
  • Considerations when changing:
    • Portal will restart
    • Must have appropriate license assigned
    • Admin privileges
    • Only prod environments

Power Apps Portals license convert 

AI Builder in Power Automate

  • Dedicated actions for AI Builder in Power Automate introduced in May 2020
  • Search for AI Builder when creating a new step
  • Detect and count objects in an image
  • Detect language
  • Recognize text in image

AI Builder in Power Automate 

Power Automate - New Connectors

New Connectors May 2020 

Updates and Releases
Online Updates
OnPrem Updates