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Power platform Success stories : American Red Cross

Organisations like the American Red Cross are carrying huge responsibility on their shoulders, investing in the right solution technology is a top priority.

Before going any further, you need to understand how the organisation works. The business scenario is simple. In times of disaster, they are the ones to deliver supplies and any emergencies are carried out by them like CPR, etc. So, catering to the needs of people in trouble, they need to be more efficient and productive.

Challenges of the American Red Cross

The biggest challenge as stated by the people working them was to answer a simple question, what are the numbers of the orders filled each month? They say that this was the simple question, but as they had their data on a paper form. They couldn’t answer it immediately. Therefore, the paper-work was more challenging than reducing some.

  • Orders lost in a way to the logistics team
  • There was no visibility into the orders
  • Confusion about receiving the orders was on the peak

 

 

Efficient Solution for American Red Cross – Power platform

 

Dynamics 365 is already in implementation within the organisations. However, it can be more beneficial when combined with the power platform.

PowerApps enables them to create an app, whereas the data can be shared through SharePoint and they were getting daily updates on the progress. The benefits of using the shopping cart app were in abundance and some of them are:

  • The lifecycle of the order is now 3-5 days then the weeks.
  • Visibility into the order lifecycle and logistics team workload
  • Instructors can now build other apps too
  • Quick in adding features
  • Regular status updates

Result

 

Power BI has proved to be a great help for the American Red Cross. We know the challenges and the solutions. But this story of success doesn’t end here. If you think of it in detail, you will understand how it is assisting people in thinking beyond the single solution. They are building more business solutions using the power platform by Dynamics 365. More solutions include:

  • Asset tracking & assignment
  • Disaster Transpiration tool
  • Hurricane Harvey Volunteer Status Check

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The main thing is that you can respond as quickly as possible. Therefore, the power platform is offering the best features to help act quickly especially during disasters. We can also imagine the situation of ongoing crises of Coronavirus, volunteers are befitting from this toll for it too.

 

AI Builder: A new machine learning for Power Platform

Microsoft has remained a pioneer for smart and intelligent application and Power Platform is one of them. Since technology is something that never stops innovating, that is the reason for new and innovative features to keep coming. We all know how Microsoft PowerApps is helping businesses to build apps for their organization without any hassle. It offers non-developers the ability to build as many apps as possible by connecting them with critical business data. All power platforms consume the common data services CDS behind the scenes.
So, adding up on the AI builder, it will make it easy for developers to adapt the machine learning approach for common scenarios. Ultimately, it will benefit in reducing the cost and overall effort of developer sin building business apps.
However, the process of making apps is already easy with reduced or now-code policy. But to ease the process little more, AI builder is now tightly intact to the Power platform for non-developers.
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How AI builder is improving the Power Platform with AI & Machine learning?

Above mentioned information is too little to understand the core functionality of the AI builder. So, to get a complete understanding of this new feature of power platform, you need to learn about all the features of it.
So, before you move on to enjoy the AI builder in Power app, here are the capabilities that will help you to take full advantage of it.

1. Binary Classification

History is the best teacher and there is no denying in that. Similarly, the AI builder binary classification model helps in predicting future decisions. Prediction is based on historical scenarios. So, it is the way to take binary options answers that can be Yes/No, Pass/Fail, true/false, etc.

2. Text Classification

People in business are already aware of Natural Language Processing NLP. So, to solve your problems, AI builder text classification automates business processes. Besides that, it scales business processes and restrains your employees from acting on any spam insights, etc. Data is sorted with it and streamline the business processes.

3. Object Detection

This feature in the model is used to locate the objects from the image and simplify any inventory management system. It can help retailers to build better online customer relationships. And technicians can speed up their repair processes. So, with one feature we can solve many simple problems easily.

4. Business Card Reader

It is a smart way to extract business information imply by a business card. This feature in the power app studio will always help to scan any business card.

5. Form Processing

Tax forms and invoices can be processed without any extensive data science expertise with form processing.

Conclusion

Overall, the benefits of AI builder are offering the real-time experience to organizations for better decisions. Therefore, many users of AI builders are already praising it for its top-notch ability of building apps with automation. If your organization is also seeking for automation and artificial intelligent systems, DFSM has the experts for it. Just contact the team and enjoy the services.

Gartner position Microsoft for 13 consecutive years as a leader in Analytics and BI platforms

Gartner position Microsoft for 13 consecutive years

 

Microsoft is celebrating its 13 consecutive years in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms and now it is on the position of a leader. The market and business are all about business intelligence and modern analytics.

The success story of the Magic quadrant is everywhere around the world. Microsoft is proud of offering Power BI in 43 languages. It has been the most insightful way of doing business with confidence. Besides that, customers are praising it for years and running their business smoothly by utilizing it.

 

Power BI is appreciated by the customers because of its inclusive and exceptional qualities:

 

  • Office 365 productivity is providing insightful information making sure that a person is not spending hours to access the important information as it already knows.
  • Azure synapse analytics give fast and interactive analyses fulfilling the most demanding need of any industry.
  • AI drive functionally makes Power BI more worthy of answering the questions perfectly.
  • Automation in the process power apps offers endless ease to the business analysts and managers to maintain the workflow.
  • The protection of the data is also essential. So, Microsoft information protection ensures that data is safe and sound with the platform.

 

All the business intelligence tools are to ensure better workflow and streamline the processes of the business through AI and Automation.

Gartner magic quadrant

 

 

How Magic Quadrant is changing the business flow?

 

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Modern analytics and BI platforms are to offer insightful data that eases the way people plan business and make thoughtful decisions. The usage of data is increasing by time and also the demand for data analytics. So, the data analysis is necessary and Microsoft office 365 is truly fulfilling all the needs regarding it.

 

Therefore, here comes the BI platforms like Magic Quadrant and it is completely changing the business dynamics around the world. The BI functionality is providing augmented analysis. From online shopping to mobile games, and digital TV, one can receive a detailed analysis of any industry and define their vision of business accordingly.

 

Uses of the Business intelligence BI platforms

 

These platforms are the ultimate solution for modern business analytical strategies and the common use cases are:

 

  • Supports the agile IT-enabled workflow: It provides the centralization of the data and maintains a smooth workflow.

 

  • Self-service analytics: It gathers all individual business units in one place to offer accurate analysis for better strategies.

 

  • Governed data discovery: Data is safe and recoverable in case of loss. All the data entered by the consumer, analytical content or certified data is easy to access.

 

  • Embedded analytics: It supports the workflow from data to embedded BI content in a process or application.

 

  • Easy Deployment: manage the workflow from internal processes to the ease of the customer.

 

 

Final Thoughts

 

In the entire business intelligence BI platform, Microsoft office 365 is one of the tops and now a leader is always appreciative.

If you want smooth solutions and manageable workflow for your business, you will love the BI platforms. Experts from the DFSM are helping with the training, implementation, and integration of all the tools of office 365. Contact now to get your business solution.

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