- Jul 31, 2021
Microsoft India is about to hold a public preview of its Power Automate Desktop, based on Robotic Process Automate (RPA), giving easy access for the non-coders to process it without undergoing the hassle of incorporating any single line of code.
Thus, coders, as well as non-coders, can easily operate and manage tasks over both web and desktop effortlessly. The solution helps to manage any task, from simple data transfers to complex business workflows to produce high-end work results.
This not only caters as an easy business tool for the non-coders but by providing securing environment and democratization of the RPA capabilities, the desktop-based solution stands out for the advanced programmers as well.
Desktop Automation option made for the citizen developers and business users further help in mimicking human actions, inputting data as well as other performing other actions required for the final output. Speaking on this, Irena Ghosh, Executive Director of Microsoft India has commented on this saying,
Organizations and IT departments are seeking ways to quickly adapt to the unprecedented pace of change across every industry around the world. With Microsoft Power Automate Desktop, we aim to empower organizations to automate tasks across the desktop and web, using an integrated platform to complete tasks at speed and scale. It enables businesses to free their knowledge-workers from time-consuming and repetitive jobs and focus on strategic tasks to deliver higher value to customers. Organizations can minimize human errors, simplify workflows, reduce maintenance effort and cost, and improve scalability while ensuring security. This will play a vital role in transforming and reimagining their businesses in the new normal. – Irena Ghosh
Other functionalities of the Power Automate Desktop environment include:
It helps in automating tasks or processes right from their Windows machine, done with the help of a drag-and-drop visual designer and live debugging tool in a logical manner, converting ideas into realities in a much simpler form.
It enables users to automate their favorite web apps with the Web Recorder or capture on-screen elements with the desktop recorder. The recorder further traces keyboard and mouse interactions to transform them into a clear automation path.
Users have access to a wide range of actions that further helps in automating both modern, Windows applications and legacy systems. The task across the system include SAP, websites, and legacy terminals such as mainframes and AS/400, Citrix, and many more.
Lastly, the solution helps in handling errors at any point in time. Accurate running of the automation with precision and speed via safeguards such as retries, alternate execution, or notifications.
Currently, Microsoft Power Automate service is being used by more than 350,000 organizations worldwide to build and deploy custom with low code solutions and has expanded Power Automate Desktop all across English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish.