FLO102 - Three Must-Have Workflows with Microsoft Flow

Vlad Catrinescu 

Process automation is one of the most wanted benefits that SharePoint offers.

In this session, we will use Microsoft’s preferred workflow tool: Microsoft Flow and look at three real-life examples of processes that you can automate by using Microsoft Flow!

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

FLO104 - Your Mobile Lifeline: Leveraging Microsoft Flow Buttons to Drive Productivity

Sarah Haase 

It's time to work smarter. With the Microsoft Flow mobile app, you can build and execute push-button workflows that automate everyday tasks and transform your Digital Workplace experience. Need to quickly block your calendar for an impromptu meeting? Or send an automated email to your team letting them know you'll be working from home today? With Microsoft Flow buttons, you can start your workflows on-the-go with a single button click.

This practical how-to session introduces button flows, showing how easy it is to create push-button flows for everyday Digital Workplace needs. You'll see examples of 4 easy-to-build flows and learn how the Microsoft Flow app can greatly improve your mobile workplace experience.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

FLO105 - Expressions in Flow

Scott Shearer 

A deep knowledge of Flow expressions is critical to maximizing the power of Flow. In this demo rich session we'll take a deep dive into the types of expressions available and how to apply them.

You'll see how to combine expressions, use expressions to format email text, how to use and apply date and string expressions, how to use expressions with collections and arrays and more... If you have a casual knowledge of Flow and want to "step up your game" with the use of expressions, attend this session!

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

FLO201 SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflows - An Introduction

Scott Shearer 

Learn how to create SharePoint Designer workflows from the ground up. This session is full of live demos designed to provide a solid foundation for creating workflows.

List workflows, reusable workflows and site workflows will all be discussed and created live. Learn how easy it is to automate processes by using SharePoint Designer workflows.

This session will also highlight features in SharePoint 2013 Designer workflows and differences from Designer 2010 workflows.

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

FLO202 - Workflows Aren't Designed -- They Evolve

Mike Fitzmaurice 

Far more than data management apps, workflow solutions need to factor in the need for frequent change. Even the best-designed models and applications typically get modified periodically.

This has an impact on how to design processes, how to create forms and reports, how to connect to external data and maintain internal data.

This session will talk about reasons why workflow solutions need to be modified so often, why you should embrace this, and strategies for addressing it. Its advice can be applied to Microsoft Flow, SharePoint Designer, WEBCON BPS, FireStart, Nintex, K2, or anything else.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Both

FLO203 - Building Modern Approvals using Microsoft Flow: Foundational Concepts

Paul Stork 

Approval workflows have always been one of the most important tools when building business processes in SharePoint.

In this talk we will walk through everything you need to know to build modern approval workflows using Microsoft Flow. We'll start with the new built-in "Request sign-off" Flow and work out to an approval Flow with multiple sign-offs.

Along the way I'll demonstrate how to retain an audit trail and troubleshoot your approval flow.

Note: This session assumes a basic knowledge of SharePoint and Microsoft Flow

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

FLO204 - Business Process Automation: Advanced Workflow Solutions

William Huneycutt 

BPA is the automation of complex business processes beyond conventional data management. It focuses on “run the business” activities and often deals with event-driven, mission-critical, core processes. In this session, you will learn about the evolution of workflow with the introduction of Microsoft Flow.

We will compare creating custom workflows using SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Flow, including a detailed breakdown of the features supported in each. This session is designed to showcase how custom workflows can provide a rich feature set, and a no code solution, that helps increase efficiency in the workplace, provide transparency, and promote accountability.

Using real-world examples, we will demonstrate how to design workflow solutions to meet the ever-changing business requirements faced by today’s business professionals.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

FLO301- When To Use What: Selecting the Right Tool Depending on the Automation Problem at Hand

Mike Fitzmaurice 

Microsoft Flow is a great fit for many automation problems. But there's more than one kind of Flow. Some business problems that need transaction support. Others need to manage content Some involve data harvesting. Or systems administration. Or data synchronization. Different use cases need different types of tools.

This session is all about making sure you use a hammer to pound nails and a screwdriver to twist bolts; we'll mention some third-party offerings in addition to Microsoft-delivered tech, but we won't play favorites.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Both

FLO302 - Take Your Flow Skills to the Next Level!

Scott Shearer 

This session will take your Flow skills to the next level. This demo intensive session will cover such topics as approval escalation, parallel branches, expressions, using variables and more.

Flow is improving all the time and you'll see the latest enhancements. Finally, you'll see how to accomplish automation tasks that you now do in Designer workflows through Flow.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

FLO303 - Building Modern Approvals using Microsoft Flow: Advanced Concepts

Paul Stork 

The introduction of the Approvals Actions in Microsoft Flow has simplified the process of creating Approval Workflows.

In this talk we’ll go beyond the process of building basic parallel or serial approval flows and look at advanced techniques that can be used to take them to the next level.

We’ll demonstrate solutions for the following:
• Building Approval workflows with custom responses without requiring premium licensing
• Applying custom formatting to the approval email
• Recording approval results and comments
• Setting SharePoint content Approval status
• Forwarding an approval if the approver is out of the office
• Escalating an approval that hasn’t been responded to
• Sending periodic reminders about pending approvals
• Building an approval workflow for an adjustable list of approvers

Level: Advanced   -    Platform: Cloud/Online