# News Desk

# News Desk
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Back @ IT: Exploring Business Process Automation and Powerful Workflow Tools (Episode 2)

Workflow tools abound in many different flavors and choosing the right one can be difficult. In episode 2 of this series, I highlight a few examples, examine the growth in the industry, and leave you with a few tips and takeaways. If you missed episode 1, be sure to check it out here: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-exploring-business-process-automation-and-how-it-impacts-you-episode-1Sources: Workflow market size source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/workflow-management-system-market-size-share-trends-research-analysis-growth-rate-business-opportunities-and-competitive-landscape-covid-19-impact-2021-01-12 Power Automate/Microsoft Flow release source: https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-ga/ Power Automate Forrester source: https://info.microsoft.com/ww-landing-forrester-TEI-of-power-automate.html Zapier info source: https://www.drift.com/blog/how-zapier-grew/

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Back @ It: Exploring Business Process Automation and How It Impacts You (Episode 1)

With the expected growth to reach $152 billion by 2024, the Business Process Automation arena is a big area to explore. but we will break this down during this multi-part series. We'll explore best practices, areas to automate, and tools in these areas, and tips to help you along the way. So, join me during this journey as go through this adventure.Source:CAGR source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200723005562/en/Global-Shared-Services-Market-2020-to-2024---Industry-is-Driven-by-the-Need-for-Business-Process-Automation-and-Cost-Reduction---ResearchAndMarkets.com

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There is a Battleground Brewing in AP Automation

AP Automation Battleground on March 10, 2021 at 11Am Eastern gives an inside view of how AP Automation solutions streamline process, save money and reduce errors as they comply with federal, state and local regulations. We have created your short list, now see which one is right for you.

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DAC News Desk: Amber Bell Delivers Great Advice on Dynamics GP

Amber Bell, the Training Dynamo herself, outlines how Dynamics GP is still a rock-solid ERP while providing tips and takeaways on training, reports, user adoption, and more during our insightful conversation.

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Back @ It: Round-Up of Low-Code/No-Code Solutions (Part 4)

In this episode, I'm doing a round-up of some cool low-code/no-code solutions across different industries. I'll showcase some of these app solutions in real-time to give you a peek into what's possible. If you missed episodes 1, 2, and 3, be sure to check them out below:Episode 1: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Episode 2: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-low-code-vs-no-code-who-will-win-part-2Episode 3: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-is-ai-a-game-changer-for-low-code-no-code-part-3Sites/sources:PandaSuite energy guide app: https://pandasuite.com/launcher/s/AVRYgg6dgBP1_bTwv5KY?_branch_match_id=879800160458085085#!/publication?type=tablet Mendix app for Eneco: https://www.mendix.com/solutions/intelligent-energy-insight/Retool GDPR example: https://retool.com/templates/gdpr-data-export Glide staff locations app: https://prefab-employees.glideapp.io/

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The Wrap: Marketplaces, Low Code/No Code, Partner Ecosystems & BI

New this week, Aaron Back, Bridget Courneya and John Siefert take their "binge day" approach of wrapping up topics and create a new video podcast called "The Wrap" to share the insights,, perspective and tips they learned during the week of reporting on the market.Show notes:Blog on Partners Ecosystem: https://blog.crossbeam.com/partnerships-101-isv-vs-var-vs-si-vs-msp-vs-oemJay McBain piece on Marketplaces: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/distributors-future-distribution-jay-mcbain/?trackingId=FVARZ7b6C2DJ7LK6MmxnUQ%3D%3DAaron's Back @ IT series on Low Code/No Code:https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-is-ai-a-game-changer-for-low-code-no-code-part-3https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-low-code-vs-no-code-who-will-win-part-2https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Post from Pablo Moreno on the Future of Work: https://mydacfeed.com/view/blog/past-present-and-possible-future-of-work-1649

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Back @ It: Is AI A Game-Changer for Low-Code/No-Code? (Part 3)

Artificial Intelligence is truly impacting the low-code/no-code landscape. But, is it a game-changer? Check out this podcast where I dive into AI and LC/NC, offer some areas to explore and leave you with options to consider.If you missed the first two episodes, be sure to check them out here:Episode 1: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Episode 2: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-low-code-vs-no-code-who-will-win-part-2Sources:Alogorithmia source: https://info.algorithmia.com/2020?utm_source=thenewstack&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=platform OutSystems: https://www.outsystems.com/ Deloitte TruVoice: https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/risk/solutions/truevoice.html Microsoft AI Builder: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ai-builder/overview UIPath - RPA and AI: https://www.uipath.com/blog/ai-rpa-differences-when-to-use-them-together

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Back @ IT: Low-Code vs No-Code - Who Will Win? (Part 2)

There's a lot of folks wondering which route to go: Low-Code or No-Code. They are different and there are different tools to choose from. In part 2 of this series, I look at what to expect from low-code versus no-code, some helpful points to consider, and a few takeaway tips. If you missed part 1 in the series, be sure to check it out here: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/back-it-the-low-code-no-code-evolution-part-1Also, be sure to check out more insightful content from our DAC News Desk for video interviews with personal perspectives and valuable information from industry experts, and In-depth articles on a wide variety of business technology categories.

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Back @ IT: The Low-Code/No-Code Evolution (Part 1)

Low-code/no-code isn't just the hottest buzzword/term now, but a major technology category with huge growth potential in this decade. In part 1 of this series, I explore the evolution of low-code/no-code, call out a few players in the space, and leave you with tips to consider before choosing a solution.Source info:Intrado: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/11/10/2123468/0/en/Global-187-Billion-Low-Code-Development-Platform-Market-to-2030.html#:~:text=The%20global%20low%2Dcode%20development,period%20(2020%2D2030). Excel history: https://microsoft.fandom.com/wiki/Microsoft_Excel SAP Purchases Appgyver: https://news.sap.com/2021/02/sap-acquire-appgyver/ John’s take on Appgyver: https://mydacfeed.com/view/video/sap-acquires-no-code-platform-appgyver App references:Retool: https://retool.com/Bubble: https://bubble.io/Excel: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/excelWordpress: https://wordpress.com/ Microsoft Power Apps: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/ AWS Honeycode: https://www.honeycode.aws/ Google Appsheet: https://www.appsheet.com/ AppGyver: https://www.appgyver.com/

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Back @ IT: How Does Blockchain Impact Taxes?

With the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies based on blockchain, it's important to understand the tax implications for digital currency. Listen in as I break down blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and some helpful tax info along the way.Also, if you are looking for in-depth tax information and real customer stories, be sure to join us for our Tax Binge Day event on Feb 24 from 11am - 1pm ET.

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Understanding The New Workplace: Are You Staying Relevant?

The workplace is not what it used to be and neither are the skills needed to stay ahead. Alison Mulligan, CEO of Maximus IT and Microsoft MVP, and I discuss the need for upskilling, managing expectations in the workforce, citizen developers in the low/no-code world, working from home, and much more.

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COVID PPP Loans Cover Cloud Technology for Small Businesses

The COVID pandemic is requiring businesses to rapidly adapt their cloud technology to stay afloat. Read to find out how the US government has stepped in to help your business.