How to use a timeout for your Microsoft Flow approvals

How to use a timeout for your Microsoft Flow approvals

Yesterday, Melissa Hubbard posted a great intro to Microsoft Flow approvals in her Flow Approval Fundamentals blog post. Make sure to check her blog post before reading this one. Her blog post is focussed on the basics and I will be highlighting a bit more of an advanced feature: timeouts
Physical buttons & Microsoft Flow: Push the button!

Physical buttons & Microsoft Flow: Push the button!

No, this is not a fresh new remix of The Chemical Brothers, but we're talking serious business here. Physical buttons The Microsoft Flow team announced that it is possible to connect Microsoft Flow to the real world with physical buttons a while back! The first thought I had was: "Where
Recurrence in Flow

Recurrence in Flow

Recurrence is one of the most used start actions for a lot of workflows. That is why it is really cool that Microsoft Flow has a trigger for that. Options Frequency: It has a frequency setting. You can choose between day, minute, hour or second. Interval: This is the amount
SharePoint Saturday London 2017 slides available

SharePoint Saturday London 2017 slides available

Last saturday I did a session together with my colleague Albert at SharePoint Saturday London. Microsoft Flow happy hour: how to use Flows, governance and upcoming features Microsoft Flow was introduced last year. While it is a very promising service, there are still a lot of questions... How can you

Working with dates & times in Microsoft Flow

Recently I found out that the Workflow Definition Language schema for Azure Logic Apps is also supported in Microsoft Flow. This makes it a lot easier to work with dates and times. You can use the "Data Operations - Compose" action to work with those dates. Dates For a workflow

Post Yammer announcements through a button triggered Flow with approval

At multiple clients, I always see that there are (content management) groups created for different content. For instance: the communications department is in control of the corporate news, but announcements are being posted by the facilities department – when for instance the fire alarms are being tested – but also by IT

Share Flows with your colleagues

The Microsoft Flow team added the capability to share your Flows with colleagues. This could be very handy when you want to collaborate with others on a Flow. You are able to share Flows by clicking the people icon in the "My flows" overview: This will lead you to a

Managing your social media with Flow

I like to get started by wishing everyone a very happy new year! Let's hope 2017 will be a great year! In the new year I would like to keep up to date with all new updates on my favorite blogs. Usually I follow lots of people on Twitter, but
SharePoint Modern Lists: Flow integration

SharePoint Modern Lists: Flow integration

A while ago Microsoft made the modern lists available in first release SharePoint online tenants. Time for me to take a good look at the new Flow integration. When you open an empty modern list you get the following view: Flow integration To add a Flow to your list click
Gather feedback from a SharePoint List and add it as a Wunderlist task with Microsoft Flow

Gather feedback from a SharePoint List and add it as a Wunderlist task with Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow is an awesome tool to create simple workflows with great impact. In my last blog I showed how to create a holiday request by using Microsoft Flow and a SharePoint list, but now I used Microsoft Flow and Wunderlist to create a feedback gathering workflow. First I created