Microsoft Power Platform: An Overview of the 2023 Release Wave 1 Plan

By | April 14, 2023

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Microsoft Power Platform has unveiled its 2023 release wave 1 plan, offering a new era of digital transformation for businesses. The release will bring hundreds of new features to the Power Platform applications, enabling individuals, teams, and organizations to foster a data culture and provide solutions for low and no-code development, advanced governance capabilities, and easier data stewardship with tools like Power Fx. The new features will allow businesses to automate their processes, analyze their data, and create solutions quickly and efficiently. The release promises to revolutionize the way organizations use the Power Platform, making it easier than ever to drive business innovation and growth. Below are a few of the Power platform’s upcoming updates.

Power BI

Enhancements for Every User

Power BI is a business analytics solution that lets you visualize your data and share insights across your organization. Microsoft is committed in empowering every individual, team, and organization to cultivate a data-driven culture with Power BI.

Enhanced Creation Experience

Individual users will benefit from enhanced creation experiences in Power BI, with greater parity on the web and the inclusion of the Power Query diagram view. These enhancements will provide users with a deeper understanding of their data, enabling informed decision-making.

Meetings and Multitasking

For teams, Microsoft is introducing improvements to meetings and multitasking in Power BI. Power BI meetings will offer a shared space for real-time collaboration among meeting participants, while new multitasking features will allow users to easily switch between dashboards and reports.

Explore the Power BI release plan here.

Power Apps

Reducing Risk for Organizations

Power Apps allows organizations to create customized business applications quickly and with ease using low-code development. Microsoft is prioritizing the reduction of risks for organizations by providing advanced governance features, simplifying onboarding processes, and ensuring low-code capabilities can be easily managed and scaled.

Modern Experiences

With Power Apps, makers and developers of varying skill levels can enjoy modern experiences in building apps, managing data, and logic, which leads to increased productivity. Additionally, users will benefit from the modernization of web and mobile experiences, which translates to faster and more modern experiences across all apps.

Explore the Power Apps release plan here.

Power Pages

Bringing Out-of-the-Box Capabilities

Power Pages is a robust content management system (CMS) that empowers users to create and handle websites and digital content. The platform is constantly expanding its range of capabilities, catering to both low and no-code developers, as well as professionals

Design Studio

The Design Studio will furnish creators with added solution templates and capabilities. Professional developers will be empowered to perform additional actions, such as working more efficiently with code via Power Platform CLI tools and Visual Studio Code. Additionally, administrators will have an improved ability to manage and regulate their Power Pages sites.

Explore the Power Pages release plan here.

Power Automate

Simplifying Workflows

Power Automate is a cloud-based service that lets you create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services. Power Automate has introduced new capabilities that allow users to describe them using natural language.

Work Queues

New improvements have been made to help new users start using workflows more easily. These improvements include work queues, which allow automated tasks to be seen and managed together.

Simpler Connectivity

Power Automate is also providing simpler connectivity to a machine for desktop flows, removing the need for additional installations and password management.

Explore the Power Automate release plan here.

Power Virtual Agents

Improved Bot Management

Power Virtual Agents provides improved bot management through its unified authoring canvas, which is a single conversational AI studio for all bot-building requirements.

Added Integration

Bot creators, including subject matter experts and developers, can start building bots today with the public preview of Bot Framework capabilities and Azure Cognitive Services integration. The advanced authoring canvas will be widely available in the near future.

Explore the Power Virtual Agents release plan here.

Microsoft Dataverse

Enhancing Makers’ Experiences

Microsoft Dataverse is making improvements focusing on enhancing makers’ experiences by improving app-building productivity, seamless connectivity to external data sources, and easier data stewardship with low-code tools like Power Fx.

Document processing improvements

With more pre-built model capabilities like contract processing, the ability to identify personal information, and the possibility to extract field types from documents, Microsoft has brought a game-changer in the market.

Explore the Microsoft Dataverse release plan here.


With the 2023 release wave 1 plan, Microsoft Power Platform is delivering new and enhanced features to help businesses achieve their digital transformation goals. The enhancements to Power BI, Power Apps, Power Pages, and Power Virtual Agents will provide more modern experiences for creating apps, managing content, and building bots. With these improvements, businesses can streamline their processes, automate workflows, and gain insights from their data to make informed decisions. The integration between Power Automate Desktop and Power Apps will enable businesses to create custom desktop apps with workflows, bringing automation capabilities to the desktop.

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