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gclifford
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General question on data entry and workflow

Hello all,

 

Fairly new to PowerApp but starting to get pretty deep and finding these projects enjoyable.  I need to automate some workflows but they require data entry by multiple teams with each step being more than just a single approve/deny and a comment (which eliminates just using PowerAutomate and the approval step).  There is likely to be a lot of these moving forward so it doesn't seem like building an application each time would make sense.  I was looking at using MS Forms but the inability to reference SQL data for the combo box options and other fields would be a substantial limitation - it also doesn't look like I can include data from the previous step in the forms.

 

Does anyone have a good suggestion on which path I should be looking to manage these workflows as they rapidly increase?

 

Regards

 

G

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mdevaney
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Super User

@gclifford 
I would suggest avoiding Power Automate altogether as you build a workflow using only PowerApps.  It can handle any complexity you throw at it.

This is quite a lengthy topic to explain so I'll link to a video by @Shanescows:  I use a similar method to do it.

Youtube Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49O284deOAI


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