Are you prepared for SharePoint workflows changes?
Microsoft recently announced the end of life of SharePoint 2010 and 2013 workflows. You can read more here
There has been somewhat of an outcry regarding this news as many organisations run a lot of critical business processes with SP workflows.
Despite the push-back from the user community it does not look like Microsoft will change their decision…so where does that leave you and are you planning for this impact…you should be!
SharePoint Workflow Options
There are a number of options available to you when considering the ultimate demise of your SharePoint workflows and what to replace them with.
Whatever you chose, you should understand that there will be some work, potential pain and frustration in migrating your workflows.
Here’s some things to consider:
- Will the replacement platform have like for like functionality or will a lot of rework and re-coding be require?
- Does the replacement platform have a road-map for future support beyond the next couple of years?
- Can the replacement platform provide an intuitive tool set that does not require bespoke training and development of your employees?
Replacing SharePoint workflows, we recommend...
It probably comes as no surprise that we recommend Power Automate (Microsoft Flow) that meets all of the above criteria.
We have used all of the alternatives to SharePoint workflows over the previous 10 years. Microsoft Power Automate has quickly become the go-to workflow tool, it is easy to use, manage, monitor and deploy.
Additional there is a huge community of users who offer templates, tips and assistance.
How we can help
If you want to know if Power Automate will meet your needs in replacing your existing workflows we can help you.
We have helped numerous clients in performing a simple gap analysis to identify what potential work, pain and frustration you are likely to encounter; and how to minimize it.
If you need help in transitioning your workflows then please do reach out to us.