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Nov. Release of PowerPlatform CoEStarterKit & ALMAccelerator Live
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Nov 15, 2023 5:00 AM

Nov. Release of PowerPlatform CoEStarterKit & ALMAccelerator Live

by HubSite 365 about Microsoft

Software Development Redmond, Washington

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Latest CoEStarterKit & ALMAccelerator updates live! Examine release: bug fixes, feature enhancements, Microsoft Power Platform strategies.

The PowerPlatform CoE Starter Kit and ALM Accelerator November release was announced recently. These releases include key updates and enhancements for Power DevOps professionals and administrators. To explore the full extent of updates, the release notes detail all bug fixes and new features.

The Center of Excellence (CoE) Starter Kit is a strategy tool for adopting and supporting the Microsoft Power Platform. It focuses primarily on Power Apps and Power Automate. The ALM Accelerator operates within the same environment, and with continued enhancements, exemplify the evolution of DevOps into Power DevOps.

Release Hightights:

⁠✅ ⁠[ALM Accelerator] Fixed connection reference and deployment settings issues
✅ [ALM Accelerator] Fixed Admin App issues
✅ [CoE Starter Kit] Report on insecure implicit shared connections
⁠✅ [CoE Starter Kit] Started work on replacing the Dataverse (legacy) connector with the Dataverse (modern) connector

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Installation of the CoE Starter Kit requires an identity with specific licenses and roles such as Microsoft Power Platform service admin, global tenant admin, or Dynamics 365 service admin. Licenses for Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI Premium are necessary, along with access to a licensed Office 365 mailbox.

Additional requirements for usage analytics involve an Azure app registration with permissions to gather data from the Microsoft 365 audit log. Sharing the Power BI report included in the CoE Starter Kit necessitates a Power BI Pro license, ensuring comprehensive access and utility of the kit's offerings.

Microsoft Power Platform Center of Excellence Kit
Application lifecycle management (ALM) with Microsoft Power Platform

Power DevOps and the CoE Starter Kit

The PowerPlatform CoE Starter Kit and ALM Accelerator are tools designed to streamline the adoption and maintenance of Microsoft's Power Platform. They provide a structured approach for organizations to build a center of excellence around Power Apps, Power Automate, and the broader Power DevOps practices. These tools enable businesses to monitor, govern, and support their Power Platform environments effectively. The recent updates reflect the ongoing commitment to enhancing these toolsets, making Power DevOps more efficient and user-friendly for developers and administrators alike. Ami Diamond, as a Microsoft MVP, could potentially highlight the significance of these updates and their impact on Power DevOps strategies.

Read the full article The PowerPlatform CoEStarterKit and ALMAccelerator November release went live last week!


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