CONSULTING

Ukuvuma Solutions is considered a preferred South African partner on the Power Platform.

Our specialist knowledge and experience in business processes and automation are combined with a team led by a Microsoft Business Applications MVP. This means that we provide globally recognised services that truly drive innovation, automation and efficiency.

Our consultation services offer:

Engagement with business stakeholders to outline requirements
Setup and configuration of applications on Power Platform: Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Bi
Provide documentation and diagrams of the system design
Consistent interaction with end-users and stakeholders on processes and progress
Construct policies and guidelines such as technical standards, security, and Power Platform best practices
Training and guidance on deploying your processes and systems on the Power Platform
Strategic consulting and technological guidance
Our approach to consulting is flexible:
Ad Hoc or Time and Material: Utilising hours if, and when, needed with no defined scope.
Agile: Approaching projects and deployments in short sprints and defining the process as we progress.
Project-based: Defining business requirements, providing a scope of work and hours required beforehand and adhering to these throughout.

POWER AUTOMATE

Power Automate is a service that helps you create automated workflows between your favourite apps and services to synchronise files, get notifications, collect data and so much more.
LICENSING
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Power Automate Seeded License included within selected Microsoft, Office and Dynamics 365 subscriptions per user.
Features

Bundled with Office 365 and Dynamics 365

Office 365 includes Standard Connectors but not Premium Connectors

Office 365 includes access to Office 365 features such as SharePoint directly but not via HTTP which is considered a Premium Connector

Office 365 does not include CDS capacity

Office 365 does not include access to on-premises services via the data gateway

Office 365 Data API limited to 2000 requests per day

Flows typically created to customise or extend Office 365 and Dynamics 365 features, e.g. Provisioning SharePoint Online Sites or Lists

Unlimited Flows may be created and implemented for these if they do not directly or indirectly affect other systems requiring premium or custom connectors.

Standard and Premium Connectors included only when in the context of Office 365 or Dynamics

Access to on-premises resources via a data gateway for Dynamics 365 only Access to Dynamics 365 restricted entities related to Power Apps and Dynamics license in play

CDS use and capacity included with Dynamics 365

Power Automate per user plan

that equips a user to run unlimited flows (within service limits) with the full capabilities of Power Automate based on their unique needs for $15/user/month.

Features

Individual users create and run unlimited flows

Considered a “Standalone” license

5000 Daily API Requests for all flows (e.g. if there are 100 flows and assume all were running in a day, they would each be limited to 50 Daily API requests)

Able to execute workflows, and business process flows

Compatible with Standard, Premium and Connectors

Access to the on-premises data gateway

CDS included with Power Apps license

50 MB CDS DB Capacity per user when separate from Power Apps

200 MB CDS File Capacity per user when separate from Power Apps

Power Automate per-flow plan

that enables organisations to implement flows with reserved capacity that serve teams, department, or the entire organisation without having to license each end user. This plan starts at $500/month for 5 flows.

Features

Implement Flows with reserved capacity

Serve unlimited users

Also considered a “Standalone” license

5 flows minimum

15000 Daily API requests per flow

May execute workflows, and business process flows

May use Standard, Premium and Custom Connectors

Access to the on-premises data gateway

CDS included with Power Apps license

50 MB CDS DB Capacity per flow instance when separate from Power Apps

200 MB CDS File Capacity per flow instance when separate from Power Apps

POWER BI

Power BI is a business analytics service that delivers insights to enable fast, informed decisions.

Transform data into stunning visuals and share them with colleagues on any device.
Visually explore and analyse data—on-premises and in the cloud—all in one view.
Collaborate on and share customised dashboards and interactive reports.
Scale across your organisation with built-in governance and security.

Power Bi Pro

Self-service and modern BI in the cloud

Collaboration, publishing, sharing, and ad-hoc analysis

Fully managed by Microsoft

Power BI Premium

Enterprise BI, big data analytics, cloud and on-premises reporting

Advanced administration and deployment controls

Dedicated cloud compute and storage resources

Allows any user to consume Power BI content

POWER APPS

Power Apps is a suite of apps, services, connectors and data platforms that provides a rapid application development environment to build custom apps for your business needs. Apps built using Power Apps have a responsive design and can run seamlessly in desktop or on mobile devices (phone or tablet).

LICENSING
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Seeded Power Apps License

applied as a bundle or part of an activity involving Office 365 or Dynamics 365.

Features

Includes Standard connectors but not Premium Connectors

Includes access to Office 365 features such as SharePoint directly but not via HTTP which is considered a Premium connector

Does not include CDS capacity

Does not include access to the on-premises services via the data gateway

Data API limited to 2000 requests per day

No model-driven custom apps

No Power Apps portal access

Dynamics 365 specific abilities\limitations:

Create, read, update Delete Access to Dynamics 365 restricted entities limited to 15 in basic Dynamics 365

CDS use and capacity included with Dynamics 365

Run custom apps (canvas/model-driven) in Dynamics 365 Enterprise Applications only

Create and Access custom entities (limited to 15 in non-Dynamics 365 Enterprise Applications)

Dynamics 365 restricted entity use rights (create, read, updated and delete)

Power Apps Portal only in the context of Dynamics 365 Enterprise Applications

May use prebuilt Standard and Premium Connectors

Apps typically created to customise or extend Office 365 and Dynamics 365 features e.g. Provisioning SharePoint Online Sites or Lists

Power Apps per-app plan

that allows individual users to run applications (2 apps and a single portal) for a specific business scenario based on the full capabilities of Power Apps for $10/user/app/month. This plan provides an easy way for customers to get started with the platform before broader scale adoption.

Features

User with a license runs up to two specific apps

Sometimes referred to as the “Per-App” Plan

Standard, Premium and Custom Connectors included

Access to 1 custom portal for each user

Access to the on-premises resources via a data gateway

Read Access to Dynamics 365 restricted entities

50 MB CDS DB capacity

400 MB CDS File capacity

1000 Daily API Requests

Power Apps per user plan

which equips a user to run unlimited applications (within service limits) based on the full capabilities of Power Apps for $40/user/month.

Features

User with a license can run an unlimited number of apps

Also known simply as the “Per User Plan”

Standard, Premium and Custom Connectors included

Standard and Premium Connectors included

Unlimited access to the (single) tenant portal

Access to the on-premises resources via a data gateway

Read Access to Dynamics 365 restricted entities

250 MB CDS DB capacity shared with the tenant

2 GB CDS File capacity shared with the tenant

POWER VIRTUAL AGENTS

Power Virtual Agents empowers teams to easily create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphic interface without the need for data scientists or developers. It allows you to sign up, build your bot, and embed it into your website with just a few clicks. There’s no infrastructure to maintain or complex systems to deploy.
LICENSING

Power Virtual Agents

The licensing comes in a single pricing model – 2000 session buckets per month A session is an interaction between a user and the bot. The session begins when a user topic is triggered and ends when one of these conditions is met—either: The user’s questions are answered, or the conversation exceeds 60 minutes or 100 turns.

Purchasing Power Virtual Agents capacity requires access to the Microsoft 365 admin centre with either the global administrator or billing administrator roles.

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