AP Automation in Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain

As a solution architect, prospects and clients often ask me for ways to improve their Accounts Payable process.  They receive hundreds of invoices every month, and it can take considerable amount of time to enter all of the detail as well as attaching the invoice for reference during the approval process.  This is an area where we have often needed to bring in an ISV solution, but that could cause other issues.  Microsoft has been doing considerable work around automation for AP and they recently released a public preview of their Invoice Capture solution. I have had the opportunity to set this up in one of my test environments so I could get an idea of what they have to offer.  As we would expect, the Invoice Capture solution is built on the Power Platform.  It uses a model driven Power App along with Power Automate Flows to integrate with Dynamics 365 Finance.  However, since it is a solution, they have done much of the work for you, including creating the standard flows to load the

Covid 19 Dashboard

Well being asked to stay home has given me time to play around with Power BI and continue to improve my skills.  This weekend I put together a couple reports to look at statistics around COVID 19.  In the next few days, I will post some additional blogs to explain how I built it out, but in the meantime, I wanted to share the dashboard.  The data is coming from Github and I have the dashboard set to refresh nightly, but of course, I have no control over the source data.  

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You can view the entire report here - Open Covid 19 Dashboard


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