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Ahmedmuz
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How to prepare the Pivot table in Power automate desktop flow?

Hi Everyone,

 

How to prepare the Pivot table, Add filter, columns, rows, value & also copy paste the pivot table into the new sheet  in Power automate desktop flow please help ?

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Agnius
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Power Automate Desktop does not have any native actions for building or modifying Pivot tables in Excel. What you can do, however, is use the Run VBscript action to call a VBscript that creates/modifies your Pivot table.

 

See this page for reference. This is part of the WinAutomation (predecessor of Power Automate Desktop) documentation, but the Run VBscript action works the same way and the script itself is valid.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/troubleshoot/winautomation/process-development-t...

 

It has a pretty detailed explanation, and also provides references for more details. 

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1. Use Get files in folder to get the files, then use For each on the files and pass the file path of the current item to the script. Move the Set variable actions, as well as the Excel actions and the Run VBScript action inside the loop.

 

2. Simply use the Launch Excel action again to run it again and do whatever you need to do with it.

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I've just tested and to my minor surprise, the Workbooks.Open() method actually works when the workbook is already open in Excel.

 

So, you can use this script in the same flow and it will actually work with a file that is already open. No need to change any variables from my suggestion above. The only thing I changed is the first line, that gets an existing Excel object instead of creating a new one.

 

Set objExcel = GetObject(,"Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

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@Agnius, Its working fine thanks a lot,,,

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Agnius
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Power Automate Desktop does not have any native actions for building or modifying Pivot tables in Excel. What you can do, however, is use the Run VBscript action to call a VBscript that creates/modifies your Pivot table.

 

See this page for reference. This is part of the WinAutomation (predecessor of Power Automate Desktop) documentation, but the Run VBscript action works the same way and the script itself is valid.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/troubleshoot/winautomation/process-development-t...

 

It has a pretty detailed explanation, and also provides references for more details. 

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Ahmedmuz
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its looks very tricky and confusion here,,, 😞

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The explanation is quite detailed, so I don't see why it is confusing.

There is no other way to do it, however, apart from, maybe, trying to do a script in PowerShell or Python, if you prefer those over VBscript. In any case, you will need scripting to create or modify an Excel Pivot table using Power Automate Desktop.

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Hi Agnius,

By using above VBScript can you show one example n snap shot it will help me how to edit in code or in variables please for pivot ?

 

Hi I tried but its not creatting the pivot table please help ,, Flow is running but its not creating pivot table where i am doing wrong please help  below are snap shots

 

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Agnius
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Actually, I've just noticed that the script is a bit off. It initializes the object slightly incorrectly. Try this instead:

Set objExcel = GetObject(, "Excel.Application")

'Activate the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks("%FileName%").Activate

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow-1%C%FirstFreeColumn-1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes
objWorkbook.Save

 

This will run correctly when you already have the worksheet open - it will attach to the worksheet, instead of trying to open it again.

 

Your flow is correct, except you no longer need the path to the file for the script, but you need the name of the file in %FileName% for the script to be able to attach to it.

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Hi Agnius,

As per your instructions, I have removed the path variable and created one with Filename. I have also copied and pasted the provided code. However, I am encountering an issue as the pivot table is not being created in Excel. I have attached a video of the Excel process for your reference. Please provide assistance in resolving this matter.

 

Please let me know do i need to do any changes in code as i need pivot to get selected from sheet1!$A$1:$AC$4.

Ahmedmuz
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@Agnius Request you to please help on the above - i have attached a small video and also what went wrong please help asap it will be means a lot.

 

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

@Agnius 

but you need the name of the file in %FileName% for the script to be able to attach to it.

What i have to pass in the Filename Variable - Please help ??

Agnius
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Hi. I have finally found the time to look into the issue.

I've modified the script a bit. See this: 

Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

Note that this requires the Excel file to be closed when you run the script. But it also requires the first free row and column for the script to work. So, you will need to Launch Excel, then Get first free column/row from Excel worksheet, then Close Excel and then Run VBScript.

 

I've tested it with the following actions and it worked fine (a PivotTable was created):

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You can use this to copy and paste into PAD:

SET FilePath TO $'''C:\\RPA\\Test.xlsx'''
SET SheetName TO $'''Sheet1'''
SET SheetNameForPivotTable TO $'''Pivot'''
SET RowFieldName TO $'''Test'''
SET ColumnFieldName TO $'''SomeColumnName'''
SET FilterFieldName TO $'''Test'''
SET AggregationMethod TO -4157
SET AggregationFieldName TO $'''SomeOtherColumnName'''
SET AggregationDisplayName TO $'''Sum of Something'''
Excel.LaunchExcel.LaunchAndOpenUnderExistingProcess Path: FilePath Visible: True ReadOnly: False Instance=> ExcelInstance
Excel.GetFirstFreeColumnRow Instance: ExcelInstance FirstFreeColumn=> FirstFreeColumn FirstFreeRow=> FirstFreeRow
Excel.CloseExcel.Close Instance: ExcelInstance
Scripting.RunVBScript.RunVBScript VBScriptCode: $'''Set objExcel = CreateObject(\"Excel.Application\")

\'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open(\"%FilePath%\")

\'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets(\"%SheetName%\")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

\'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name=\"%SheetNameForPivotTable%\"

\'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = \"%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%\"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
\'Add the Destination
Const Destination = \"%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1\"
\'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = \"PivotTable1\"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
\'Add the field\'s name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%RowFieldName%\").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
\'Add the field\'s name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%ColumnFieldName%\").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
\'Add the field\'s name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields(\"%FilterFieldName%\").orientation = xlFilterField

\'Add the field\'s name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields(\"%AggregationFieldName%\"), \"%AggregationDisplayName%\", xlSum

\'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit''' ScriptOutput=> VBScriptOutput ScriptError=> ScriptError

 

You will obviously need to change all (or most of) the variable values and you might want to have different aggregation methods. Please see the article I shared earlier to figure out what you need.

 

But this at least is verified to work fine.

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Hi Agnius,

Thank you so much for your help it means a lot:):):). But have couple issues as mentioned below.

 

1.I need to open multiple Excel files, located in a specific folder, one by one, and create a PivotTable in each of them. I am seeking guidance on how to efficiently tackle this task in a systematic manner In Power automate desktop flow.


2.Once the PivotTable is created in each Excel file, I have additional tasks that need to be performed within Excel. However, if Excel is closed after creating the PivotTable, I am uncertain how to proceed with these subsequent actions.
How to tackle this two issues in Power automate desktop please help 

 

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

 

 

Agnius
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1. Use Get files in folder to get the files, then use For each on the files and pass the file path of the current item to the script. Move the Set variable actions, as well as the Excel actions and the Run VBScript action inside the loop.

 

2. Simply use the Launch Excel action again to run it again and do whatever you need to do with it.

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Thanks agnius,

 

Sorry for the confusion,,
If the VBScript run with already existing open excel file it will be solved all the issue as alreay im in get in file folders and other filtration,

 

If you could help with a Vbscript which works with which is already open it helps and solved all the issues

 

As in VBScript we have give the excel file path what to give thier as well ?

Best Regards 

Muzamil Ahmed

Agnius
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I've just tested and to my minor surprise, the Workbooks.Open() method actually works when the workbook is already open in Excel.

 

So, you can use this script in the same flow and it will actually work with a file that is already open. No need to change any variables from my suggestion above. The only thing I changed is the first line, that gets an existing Excel object instead of creating a new one.

 

Set objExcel = GetObject(,"Excel.Application")

'Open the workbook
Set objWorkbook = objExcel.Workbooks.Open("%FilePath%")

'Add the Sheet name
Set objData = objWorkbook.Sheets("%SheetName%")
Set objSheet = objWorkbook.Sheets.Add(,objData)

'Edit the Name of the sheet (Do not use spaces)
objSheet.Name="%SheetNameForPivotTable%"

'Add the Source data reference
Const SrcData = "%SheetName%!R1C1:R%FirstFreeRow - 1%C%FirstFreeColumn - 1%"
Const xlDatabase = 1
Const Version = 5
'Add the Destination
Const Destination = "%SheetNameForPivotTable%!R3C1"
'Add the Pivot table name
Const TableName = "PivotTable1"

Set pvtcache = objWorkbook.PivotCaches.Create(xlDatabase,SrcData,Version)
Set pvtTable = pvtcache.CreatePivotTable(Destination,TableName)

Const xlRowField = 1
'Add the field's name for Row Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%RowFieldName%").orientation = xlRowField

Const xlColumnField = 2
'Add the field's name for Column Field
pvtTable.pivotFields("%ColumnFieldName%").orientation = xlColumnField

Const xlFilterField = 3
'Add the field's name for Filter
pvtTable.pivotFields("%FilterFieldName%").orientation = xlFilterField

'Add the field's name and Alias for Sum Field
Const xlSum = %AggregationMethod%
pvtTable.AddDataField pvtTable.PivotFields("%AggregationFieldName%"), "%AggregationDisplayName%", xlSum

'Save changes and close Excel
objWorkbook.Save
objWorkbook.Close
objExcel.Quit

 

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Its working fine now:)

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Well, I do get values when I run the script. Have you actually modified the names of the columns properly in your variables? Can you show the entire flow?

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@Agnius, Its working fine thanks a lot,,,

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If it is, feel free to mark the appropriate reply as the accepted solution to the topic.

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Bring ideas to discuss and engage with other community members! (April 16, 2024)     Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 2024 Wave 1 Release (NYC, Online) This session features Aric Levin, Microsoft Business Applications MVP and Technical Architect at Avanade and Mihir Shah, Global CoC Leader of Microsoft Managed Services at IBM. We will cover some of the new features and enhancements related to the Power Platform, Dataverse, Maker Portal, Unified Interface and the Microsoft First Party Apps (Microsoft Dynamics 365) that were announced in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform 2024 Release Wave 1 Plan. (April 17, 2024)     Let’s Explore Copilot Studio Series: Bot Skills to Extend Your Copilots (Makati National Capital Reg... Join us for the second installment of our Let's Explore Copilot Studio Series, focusing on Bot Skills. Learn how to enhance your copilot's abilities to automate tasks within specific topics, from booking appointments to sending emails and managing tasks. Discover the power of Skills in expanding conversational capabilities. (April 30, 2024)   Upcoming Dynamics365 Events    Leveraging Customer Managed Keys (CMK) in Dynamics 365 (Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Online) This month's featured topic: Leveraging Customer Managed Keys (CMK) in Dynamics 365, with special guest Nitin Jain from Microsoft. We are excited and thankful to him for doing this session. Join us for this online session, which should be helpful to all Dynamics 365 developers, Technical Architects and Enterprise architects who are implementing Dynamics 365 and want to have more control on the security of their data over Microsoft Managed Keys. (April 11, 2024)       Stockholm D365 User Group April Meeting (Stockholm) This is a Swedish user group for D365 Finance and Operations, AX2012, CRM, CE, Project Operations, and Power BI.  (April 17, 2024)         Transportation Management in D365 F&SCM Q&A Session (Toronto, Online) Calling all Toronto UG members and beyond! Join us for an engaging and informative one-hour Q&A session, exclusively focused on Transportation Management System (TMS) within Dynamics 365 F&SCM. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just curious about TMS, this event is for you. Bring your questions! (April 26, 2024)   Leaders, Create Your Events!    Leaders of existing User Groups, don’t forget to create your events within the Community platform. By doing so, you’ll enable us to share them in future posts and newsletters. Let’s spread the word and make these gatherings even more impactful! Stay tuned for more updates, inspiring stories, and collaborative opportunities from and for our Community User Groups.   P.S. Have an event or success story to share? Reach out to us – we’d love to feature you. Just leave a comment or send a PM here in the Community!

Exclusive LIVE Community Event: Power Apps Copilot Coffee Chat with Copilot Studio Product Team

We have closed kudos on this post at this time. Thank you to everyone who kudo'ed their RSVP--your invitations are coming soon!  Miss the window to RSVP? Don't worry--you can catch the recording of the meeting this week in the Community.  Details coming soon!   *****   It's time for the SECOND Power Apps Copilot Coffee Chat featuring the Copilot Studio product team, which will be held LIVE on April 3, 2024 at 9:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).     This is an incredible opportunity to connect with members of the Copilot Studio product team and ask them anything about Copilot Studio. We'll share our special guests with you shortly--but we want to encourage to mark your calendars now because you will not want to miss the conversation.   This live event will give you the unique opportunity to learn more about Copilot Studio plans, where we’ll focus, and get insight into upcoming features. We’re looking forward to hearing from the community, so bring your questions!   TO GET ACCESS TO THIS EXCLUSIVE AMA: Kudo this post to reserve your spot! Reserve your spot now by kudoing this post.  Reservations will be prioritized on when your kudo for the post comes through, so don't wait! Click that "kudo button" today.   Invitations will be sent on April 2nd.Users posting Kudos after April 2nd at 9AM PDT may not receive an invitation but will be able to view the session online after conclusion of the event. Give your "kudo" today and mark your calendars for April 3, 2024 at 9:30 AM PDT and join us for an engaging and informative session!

Tuesday Tip: Blogging in the Community is a Great Way to Start

TUESDAY TIPS are our way of communicating helpful things we've learned or shared that have helped members of the Community. Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned pro, Tuesday Tips will help you know where to go, what to look for, and navigate your way through the ever-growing--and ever-changing--world of the Power Platform Community! We cover basics about the Community, provide a few "insider tips" to make your experience even better, and share best practices gleaned from our most active community members and Super Users.   With so many new Community members joining us each week, we'll also review a few of our "best practices" so you know just "how" the Community works, so make sure to watch the News & Announcements each week for the latest and greatest Tuesday Tips!   This Week's Topic: Blogging in the Community Are you new to our Communities and feel like you may know a few things to share, but you're not quite ready to start answering questions in the forums? A great place to start is the Community blog! Whether you've been using Power Platform for awhile, or you're new to the low-code revolution, the Community blog is a place for anyone who can write, has some great insight to share, and is willing to commit to posting regularly! In other words, we want YOU to join the Community blog.    Why should you consider becoming a blog author? Here are just a few great reasons. 🎉   Learn from Each Other: Our community is like a bustling marketplace of ideas. By sharing your experiences and insights, you contribute to a dynamic ecosystem where makers learn from one another. Your unique perspective matters! Collaborate and Innovate: Imagine a virtual brainstorming session where minds collide, ideas spark, and solutions emerge. That’s what our community blog offers—a platform for collaboration and innovation. Together, we can build something extraordinary. Showcase the Power of Low-Code: You know that feeling when you discover a hidden gem? By writing about your experience with your favorite Power Platform tool, you’re shining a spotlight on its capabilities and real-world applications. It’s like saying, “Hey world, check out this amazing tool!” Earn Trust and Credibility: When you share valuable information, you become a trusted resource. Your fellow community members rely on your tips, tricks, and know-how. It’s like being the go-to friend who always has the best recommendations. Empower Others: By contributing to our community blog, you empower others to level up their skills. Whether it’s a nifty workaround, a time-saving hack, or an aha moment, your words have impact. So grab your keyboard, brew your favorite beverage, and start writing! Your insights matter and your voice counts! With every blog shared in the Community, we all do a better job of tackling complex challenges with gusto. 🚀 Welcome aboard, future blog author! ✍️💻🌟 Get started blogging across the Power Platform Communities today! Just follow one of the links below to begin your blogging adventure.   Power Apps: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Apps-Community-Blog/bg-p/PowerAppsBlog Power Automate: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Automate-Community-Blog/bg-p/MPABlog Copilot Studio: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Copilot-Studio-Community-Blog/bg-p/PVACommunityBlog Power Pages: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Pages-Community-Blog/bg-p/mpp_blog   When you follow the link, look for the Message Admins button like this on the page's right rail, and let us know you're interested. We can't wait to connect with you and help you get started. Thanks for being part of our incredible community--and thanks for becoming part of the community blog!

Launch Event Registration: Redefine What's Possible Using AI

  Join Microsoft product leaders and engineers for an in-depth look at the latest features in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. Learn how advances in AI and Microsoft Copilot can help you connect teams, processes, and data, and respond to changing business needs with greater agility. We’ll share insights and demonstrate how 2024 release wave 1 updates and advancements will help you:   Streamline business processes, automate repetitive tasks, and unlock creativity using the power of Copilot and role-specific insights and actions. Unify customer data to optimize customer journeys with generative AI and foster collaboration between sales and marketing teams. Strengthen governance with upgraded tools and features. Accelerate low-code development  using natural language and streamlined tools. Plus, you can get answers to your questions during our live Q&A chat! Don't wait--register today by clicking the image below!      

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