What is a Center of Excellence (CoE)?
A center of excellence is a way for an organization to support and foster innovation that benefits the entire organization. It has many benefits:
- Better align goals for the organization vs separate program areas
- Foster creativity and innovation
- Create efficiencies in business processes
- Support better communication through shared information
Power Apps has long been a driving platform of innovation. As a no-code, low-code solution, it offers many opportunities for team members to find ways to streamline and grow efficiencies. Whether your organization currently leverages the benefits of Power Apps or is just starting their journey, there are many resources to help you get started.
Below are a few videos to help you on your way:
Organizations, large and small, can leverage the power of Power Apps and the entire suite of Power Platform: Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent. Here are some amazing success stories:
FortisAlberta leverage Power Apps to transition from paper forms to a digital solution. As a result, they experienced a reduction in manual tracking, added new insights for injury prevention, created visibility for real-time job updates from the field. With 350 front-line workers, they have transformed their processes and recently received the Canadian Safety Technology Award. Read the full story here: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/fortisalberta/
Ecolab serves 3 million customers across 170 countries and needed an improved process to provide value to their customers and streamline administrative functions. Implementing a solution with Power Apps as the foundation has enabled Ecolab to have access to centralized data, provided one Hub for sales reps to interface, reduced training time and created an environment of agility and improved services. https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ecolab/
Power Apps implementations have also had a tremendous impact during the pandemic. Denton County, TX deployed a vaccine management system to accelerate the vaccination process to its 900,000 constituents. In addition to scaling to 10,000 vaccinations per day, their system also automated the process for transferring data to the Texas Vaccine registry. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/industry-blog/microsoft-in-business/government/2021/03/22/microsoft-and-mazik-global-partnering-to-turn-vaccines-into-vaccinations/
The people in an organization are the greatest asset a company can have. Take a position to proactively encourage your employees to review their processes, evaluate roadblocks, identify time delays for information and see how creating a Power Apps Center of Excellence can transform your environment. The impact, small or large, will be positive and create momentum for superior processes and engagement.
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