Optimizing Workflow & Error Tracking in Power Automate & SharePoint - Microsoft Expert Guide
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Jul 27, 2023 4:00 AM

Optimizing Workflow & Error Tracking in Power Automate & SharePoint - Microsoft Expert Guide

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Microsoft expert, Jonathan Weaver, presents a strategy for tracking workflow errors using Power Automate and SharePoint in a 14-minute, developer-focused demo.

Jonathan Weaver suggests a strategy for tracking workflow runs and errors using Power Automate and SharePoint in a 14-minute developer-focused demo. He emphasizes Approval Workflows are prone to errors and presents a Power Automate solution that detects and provides quick fixes for run failures. Workflows are logged using SharePoint or Power Automate. The session covers the justification for this solution, the creation of a Global SP Site/List, a Power Automate Flow, Scope Actions, and obtaining workflow information.

The presentation includes a review of a workflow framework flow in Power Automate, with several tips shared throughout. The demonstration is part of the Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call recorded on June 8, 2023. The presenter, Jonathan Weaver, is affiliated with WaterOne and can be contacted via his Twitter handle @j_weaver74.

Supporting materials for the demonstration can be found at Jonathan's blog and the Microsoft 365 Unified Sample gallery.

 

Delving Deeper into Wesaver's Power Automate Solution

This Power Automate solution offers a comprehensive strategy to handle workflow errors seamlessly. It enables businesses to promptly identify, log, and resolve issues that may interrupt workflows, thus enhancing productivity. The systematic approach of creating a Global SP Site/List, and Power Automate Flow means that the procedures are customizable to fit a range of business needs. Additionally, the inclusion of Scope Actions further optimizes workflow management in Power Automate.

Learn about Tracking workflow runs and errors using Power Automate and SharePoint

In this 14-minute developer-focused demo, Jonathan Weaver suggests Approval Workflows as a way to track run failures and enable quick fixes and resubmissions. This demo covers how to log workflows in Power Automate using SharePoint, as well as the use of Scope Actions and a workflow framework flow in Power Automate. Tips are shared throughout, as well as a link to an article on Workflow Logging and the Microsoft 365 Unified Sample gallery. By learning about this topic, developers will gain insight into how to track workflow runs and errors using Power Automate and SharePoint.

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Keywords

Power Automate, SharePoint, Tracking Workflows, Workflow Logging, Approval Workflows, Global SP Site/List