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How Microsoft Flow, Power Apps and Power BI expand Business Central capabilities?
Microsoft solutions such as Flow, Power Apps and Power BI allow you to extend the standard capabilities of Dynamics 365 Business Central. In this article, we present a few examples.
Microsoft Power Platform is a collection of services from Microsoft that allow you to increase productivity through integrated applications that extend the standard functionality of Business Central. Power Bi, Power Apps and Microsoft Flow have been designed to work together on a synergy basis.

Microsoft Flow - allows you to create automated "workflows" between hundreds of popular applications in just a few minutes without the need for coding skills. More here.
PowerApps - allows you to create custom applications specific to your business needs. More here.
Power BI - is used to transform data into attractive visualizations that allow you to make quick and correct business decisions. More here.

Microsoft Flow

Below we present the most popular flows integrating Business Central with the Microsoft Office service.
  • When a purchase order is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request. On approval, allows additional actions to be taken on that purchasing document.
  • When a customer is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request.  On approval, allows edits to the customer record and enables documents that contain that customer, such as sales documents, to be posted.
  • When a purchase invoice is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request. On approval, allows additional actions to be taken on that purchasing document.
  • When a vendor is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request.  On approval, allows edits to the vendor record and enables documents that contain that vendor, such as purchase documents, to be posted.
  • When an item is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request.  On approval, allows edits to the item record and enables documents that contain that item, such as purchase documents, to be posted.
  • When a new customer is added in Business Central, send an email with its details.
  • When a sales order is created in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, send an approval request. On approval, allows additional actions to be taken on that document.




Power Apps
  • The "Talent Attract" application allows you to hire the most talented people for your team.
  • The "Talent Onboard" application enables employees to achieve success by planning available resources and planning trainings for each employee.



Power BI
Browsing data in Business Central is easier with Power BI packages. Specified packages download data, then generate dashboards and reports based on data from Business Central.

Microsoft has published the following packages:
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central - CRM
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central - Finance
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sales

Below is an example dashboard:


Source: 
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/admin-powerbi