When Microsoft originally introduced PowerApps, there was a lot of uncertainty over exactly what could be accomplished with such a platform. Fast forward to today, and things are definitely coming into focus. Recently, Forrester named Microsoft PowerApps a leader in low-code development platforms.
PowerApps allows users to create and build “feature-rich” apps that connect to the services they know and use daily, without writing code. Beyond simply connecting to data in Office 365 applications on-premise, connecting to the Common Data Service for Apps opens a wide range of possibilities for Dynamics 365 users. The Dynamics 365 section of the PowerApps blog is a good place to keep an eye on for any new developments.
For some inspiration on what you can use PowerApps for, here’s a quick video on how Virgin Atlantic uses them: