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Reduce process bottlenecks with process advisor for Power Automate, now generally available

As companies strive to be more nimble and focus productivity on innovation, workplace automation is taking center stage. With the right tools, like Microsoft Power Automate, everyone can reduce time-consuming tasks to focus on what matters most. In fact, the month after Microsoft Ignite, where we announced Power Automate Desktop was available at no additional cost for Windows 10 users, Power Automate increased download rates six times month-over-month, empowering even more customers with automation.

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6 New Connectors in April

Six new connectors were added to Power Automate in March, bringing us ever closer to the 500 connectors milestone. These connectors provide awesome business solutions that you can leverage to enhance your processes. Check in to see what these connectors can offer!

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Upcoming sessions at Microsoft Build and the Microsoft Business Application Summit recap

We have a number of exciting sessions at Microsoft Build this year – covering different aspects of the Power Platform – from process advisor to the ways that you’ll be able to connect to DocuSign or collaborate with others to build solutions. Also, don’t forget that we just had the Microsoft Business Application Summit this month and there were many great sessions – including a slate of 11 sessions covering real-world stories of use of the Power Platform!

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Connect directly to machines and new machine management for desktop flows

Previously, you needed to install and configure an on-premises data gateway to trigger your desktop flows from the cloud. We are excited to announce that Power Automate Desktop can now connect your machine directly to the cloud and run desktop flows without the use of a gateway. We have also introduced new machine-management capabilities to help scale your robotic process automation (RPA). Try them out starting today, available in preview.

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Direct purchase on Power Automate RPA attended is now available

Have you been wanting for a long time to start using Power Automate RPA to increase your personal productivities as a citizen developer yourself? Now you can now directly purchase the Power Automate per user plan with attended RPA for yourself, or even for all members in your team without need to be an M365 tenant/org admin!

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