Microsoft Power Platform is a widely recognized low-code platform that allows anyone to build apps, automate processes, analyze data, and create chatbots efficiently. The latest addition to Power Platform’s capabilities is Copilot, a suite of next-generation AI tools. Developers and users alike can take advantage of generative AI’s power to enhance and streamline their solutions using natural language.
In this blog, we will look at how Copilot operates, its advantages, and how it can be used in various Power Platform products and scenarios.
Copilot is your ultimate collaborative AI companion that helps you create and launch business solutions with Power Platform. With its generative AI and best practices, Copilot can generate suggestions based on your preferences and data. You can communicate with Copilot in a variety of ways, including typing, uploading data, or providing references, and Copilot will respond with relevant actions, insights, or content.
Copilot is powered by Azure OpenAI Service, a cloud-based platform that offers access to massive large language models (LLMs), such as GPT-4. These LLMs are trained on billions of lines of text from multiple sources, allowing them to generate natural language text across a wide range of domains and tasks.
Integrated seamlessly into various Power Platform products – Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, and Power BI. Copilot enhances the digital workspace, creating a more interactive and efficient environment. Whether you need help with a specific task or several, Copilot is here to assist you.
Here are just a few examples: creating and importing data tables, designing app screens and forms, building and automating workflows, generating text and code, embedding chatbots and narratives, analyzing data, and creating reports, among many others.
Copilot offers a range of advantages for both Power Platform users and developers, including:
Saving time and energy
Copilot accelerates the process of creating and refining solutions by presenting suggestions and code snippets based on natural language descriptions. This means you can avoid writing complex formulas, expressions, or queries, and searching for documentation or tutorials. Copilot can also handle tasks such as setting up connections, applying parameters, and modifying your solutions, allowing you to focus on more important tasks.
Boosting productivity and creativity
Copilot helps you achieve more with less by providing intelligent and relevant solutions that match your specific needs and goals. With Copilot, you can also explore new possibilities and ideas as it can generate multiple variants and alternatives for your solutions. Additionally, Copilot can assist you with data analysis and insights, helping you make informed decisions and actions.
Enhancing user experience and satisfaction
Copilot provides a more engaging and personalized experience for your end-users, enabling them to interact with your solutions using natural language. Furthermore, Copilot can generate narratives and summaries that explain your solutions and data clearly and concisely. Finally, Copilot can help you create more accessible and inclusive solutions by supporting multiple languages and formats.
Copilot is available in different modes and features across Power Platform products, depending on the product and scenario. Here are some examples of how to use Copilot in different contexts:
- Use Copilot in Power Apps (Canvas or Model Driven) to create apps in seconds: You can access Copilot from the Power Apps home page, or the app creation page. Here, you can effortlessly choose the required information from a data source, such as an Excel file. Copilot will automatically identify your data and propose app ideas. Subsequently, you can pick an app template, tailor it to your preferences, and publish it. You can also use Copilot while editing the app to make designing functions easier.
- Use Copilot in Power Automate to build and automate workflows: You can use Copilot to create a flow by describing what you need through multiple steps of conversation. The cloud flows Copilot can perform actions such as understanding your intent, creating a flow based on your prompt, auto-setting up connections, applying parameters, and making changes to your flow. You can also ask Copilot questions about your flow and product.
- Use Copilot with Power Pages to create professional websites: Power Pages is a low-code website builder that allows you to create and publish business websites with Power Platform. With Copilot, you can create a website by describing the site you want, and Copilot will generate a sitemap, a homepage layout, and additional pages. You can also use Copilot to create web pages, forms, text, and code using natural language. You can also add AI-powered chatbots and narratives to your website using Copilot.
- Use Copilot in Power BI to analyze data and create reports: Power BI is a business analytics service that allows you to visualize and share insights from your data. With Copilot, you can create reports automatically by selecting the topic for a report or by prompting Copilot on a particular topic. You can also use Copilot to generate a summary for the report page and generate synonyms for better Q&A capabilities. You can also create a narrative visual that generates a text summary of the data visualized in your report canvas.
Microsoft Copilot Studio simplifies the creation of customized Copilot solutions for seamless integration into applications. It enables the development of AI plugins for specific business scenarios and workflows, as well as conversational models using Azure OpenAI Service and generative AI.
With Microsoft Copilot Studio’s AI-powered capabilities, even beginners can quickly create and enhance Copilots with expanded natural language understanding (NLU) features. Intelligent authoring allows for swift topic creation or modification, facilitating the description of Copilot actions or generating conversational responses. Follow this link to learn more.
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Copilot for Microsoft Power Platform is a game-changer for building and launching business solutions with generative AI. Copilot can help you save time, enhance productivity, improve user experience, and unleash your creativity with natural language. Copilot is available in different modes and features across Power Platform products, such as Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, Power BI, and Copilot Studio.
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