Microsoft Flow vs SharePoint Designer Workflows

Today I ran a couple of tests comparing Microsoft Flow with SharePoint Designer Workflows and I found a number of interesting differences in the way the two engines work. In my tests I looked at SharePoint Designer Workflows 2013, SharePoint Designer Workflows 2010 and Microsoft Flow when creating and updating list items at high speed. I … Continue reading Microsoft Flow vs SharePoint Designer Workflows

Microsoft Flow – Migrate to Microsoft Flow from SharePoint Designer practical examples – part 1 – Clone list items

After yesterday's post about migrating from SharePoint Designer to Microsoft Flow I will start today with a series of posts with practical examples of losing the Work in your Workflow and make things just Flow. I'm going to start with an easy workflow, but I'm planning to attack more complicated workflows in the following examples. … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Migrate to Microsoft Flow from SharePoint Designer practical examples – part 1 – Clone list items

Microsoft Flow – How to migrate from SharePoint Designer to Flow or Azure Logic Apps

Recently I've looked at many SharePoint Designer workflows and migrated them to Microsoft Flow or Azure Logic Apps. There isn't really a set approach that will work for all but as a starting point you could consider going for a like for like migration. Each Condition, Action and Loop in your SharePoint Designer workflows  can … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – How to migrate from SharePoint Designer to Flow or Azure Logic Apps

SharePoint 2016 – Copying SharePoint Designer Workflows from one list to another

This time a short post with a quick win if you make a lot of similar workflows on SharePoint lists. I'm by no means a SharePoint Designer workflow expert and often I don't like SharePoint Designer but today I came across a useful feature. When you have a workflow you can copy paste your actions. … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – Copying SharePoint Designer Workflows from one list to another

Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services

Today I created a SharePoint Designer workflow calling a web service. The web service call creates a SharePoint site and applies a PnP template to the site. In general the setup used by the PnP partner pack where a web job creates the sites and applies PnP templates would work, however in my solution I've … Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint Designer workflows calling long running web services