There is a scene in a movie that I absolutely love. It is from the slapstick movie ‘Airplane’ – released in 1980. Basically, in the scene, Leslie Nielsen, responds to a comment from fellow actor Richard Hays, who says to him, “Surely, you can’t be serious”. Nielsen’s response is, “I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley’ Read more >>
Early last week Configatek put into effect a full work-from-home (WFH) policy for our small business. Read more >>
Configatek was very proud to be an integral part and partner of this week’s inaugural Microsoft Industry Day, specialising on the Power Platform.
In 2017 a small team of experienced industry leaders got excited by the emerging potential in Office 365 for configuring ‘low / no-code’ business applications. At the same time, we were becoming convinced there were better ways to do business, run projects, and create...
The Microsoft Power Platform, including the cornerstones PowerApps, Power BI and Microsoft Flow, has come together as a great option for organisations to handle electronic forms, automate business processes, enable mobility and deal with data. Each of the tools in the...
Microsoft PowerApps can be used to solve many of the same business problems for which we used to use MS Access but is fundamentally a very different kind of tool. The differences are important to understand when approaching PowerApps for the first time.
Like many, I have been watching the emergence of Microsoft’s Business Applications Platform (PowerApps, Flow, Power BI, Common Data Service etc.) with cautious optimism. The challenge has always been for Microsoft to enable the creation of apps to extend core systems with as much ease and capability as they find in the Excel, Access and SharePoint Site options, but do it in a way that allows for better centralised management, support and exposure.