Keeping Score with Automation Options

Keeping Score with Automation Options

New Power Automate connectors for Voice API, RPAs, ETL processing and Regulatory Compliance are on tap with today’s addition to the growing stack of automation options. We’re almost at the 450 mark too with 447 total connectors. I’m excited to share the latest round of them with you, so let’s jump right into that snowbank.

Africa’s Talking Voice

Africa’s Talking Voice joins its sister connectors Africa’s Talking SMS and Africa’s Talking Payments if your quest is to tap the African market. It’s action lets you schedule outbound calls to multiple recipients through Africa’s Talking’s Voice API.

You can use this connector to instruct their voice service to say or play a sequence of items in an outbound call.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Adds to the possibilities for automated communication in Africa. Four stars.

AgilePoint NX

AgilePoint NX connector is a low-code robotic process automation platform similar to Power Automate that allows you to connect Power Platform to all services offered through AgilePoint.

  • Create a process instance for a specified process instance ID and parameters.
  • Set a list of (custom) process attributes to the specified values for a specified custom attribute ID.
  • Get:
    • the profile information for a specified registered user,
    • all versions of all process models (process definitions),
    • information about a specified process instance,
    • a process attribute (custom attribute) with the specified process attribute ID and process attribute name, or
    • the universally unique identifier (UUID) generated by AgilePoint Server.
  • Complete a specified system activity, or a specified human task οƒŸ this means you, and changes its status to β€œcompleted” in the database.

Available actions include:

It will trigger when an AgilePoint process instance is started, or when a trigger flow process activity is executed.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Strong potential with this one. It wouldn’t surprise us to see consolidation of products like this over time. Three and a half stars!

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Power Query Dataflows

Power Query Dataflows is an Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process that takes data from its source, performs any necessary transformations using Power Query, and places it in a specified destination. To use this cloud-based technology, you will need to access a product such as Power BI, Power Apps, or comp.

Its single action initiates a dataflow refresh operation and it triggers when that dataflow refresh completes. Be aware of your end needs when considering use of this connector as Power Query Dataflows connector is not supported for sovereign cloud clusters (China, Germany and US Government).

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Simplistic. Three stars.

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Security Center Regulatory Compliance

Joining its companion connectors, Security Center Alert and Security Center Recommendation, this Azure Security Center connector automates your company’s responses to security compliance assessments, and lets you build flows to interact with the results of an assessment. This will ensure that your company stays within regulations.

It consists of a single trigger that happens when a regulatory compliance assessment is created in Security Center and matches the evaluation criteria configured in your automation.

Rating: 3 out of 5.

With no actions, we give it three stars.

Hardly a day goes by when we aren’t impressed by the variety of automation options available with Power Automate connectors. We’re prepared to rescue your project so you can do what you do best. Tell us what you need. We can help.

Kimberly Kratz
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