Microsoft Weaves Low-Code, Automation into Popular Teams App

Charlotte Dunlap – Principal Analyst, Application Platforms

Summary Bullets:

• Microsoft infiltrates Power App and Power Automate to broad apps user base via Teams integration

• Low-code and automation ecosystem gets interesting in coming months, with workflow tooling providers (e.g., ServiceNow, Pegasystems) in high demand

The low-code app development space continues to heat up, particularly among leaders jockeying for leverage in the hotly contested cloud wars.

This week Microsoft announced its low-code and automation innovations currently delivered via its popular Power Platform will be made available through Microsoft Teams. Teams, the company’s fastest growing business application, is beginning to look more like a platform, one which puts the power of app development and DevOps capabilities into the hands of more non-coding folks. These capabilities provide businesses with the ability to quickly churn out applications in response to new business models and new marketing campaigns, essentially supporting digital transformations. Continue reading “Microsoft Weaves Low-Code, Automation into Popular Teams App”