Entries by Boris Lutz

Simplify Audits & Inspections with the New Audit Power Apps

BPA Audit & Inspection App on Microsoft Power Apps. The audit app is dedicated to auditors or inspectors working on the field, on production lines, or visiting stakeholders. It can be used with a mobile device anywhere, even when no internet connection is available. The app runs on a web browser or Microsoft Power Apps. […]

Introducing New Prebuilt Workflow Templates on Power Automate

Process automation is a key factor when working with our business software solutions. By automating processes, organizations reduce time to run processes, reduce manual work and related errors, and improve performance. We have developed prebuilt workflow templates with Microsoft Power Automate, ready to be used with our software solutions. Workflows have been designed based on […]

Audits Made Easy with the New Audit Power Apps

Audit management is not a straightforward process and includes different steps for planning & preparation, execution, follow-up, and closing. At BPA, we have developed tools to simplify the overall audit process: The audit module in BPA Quality is the place to plan and prepare audits by selecting questions for any quality standard or inspection type. […]

Introducing BPA List Search App on Microsoft Teams

Search and share information from BPA directly within a chat conversation in Microsoft Teams. Over the past months, we investigated different ways to achieve 2-ways communication between our SharePoint apps and Microsoft Teams. First, we explored a new way to solve problems with instant discussions. Secondly, we looked at adaptive cards to better interact with […]

Introducing BPA Power Extensions on Office 365

BPA Power Extensions are powerful add-ins to extend capabilities of your existing BPA software on Office 365. BPA Apps run on SharePoint with Office 365 and natively interface with technologies like Microsoft Teams for instant collaboration, Power Apps for mobile solutions, and Power Automate for process automation. With BPA Power Extensions, organizations will discover the […]

Building a Community Portal App on Office 365

Community portal app built with BPA’s no-code app building platform on SharePoint/Office 365. A community portal is a great way for any organization to centralize communication with their communities of clients, partners, stakeholders, or employees replacing inefficient emails. Portals can be used for different purposes, like help desk/ticketing, customer service, HR or others. In this […]

CPM Agency & BPA Announce Partnership to Deliver Best in Class Solutions

April 2020 – CPM Agency and BPA Solutions announce partnership to deliver best in class performance solutions. About CPM Agency CPM Agency works in close collaboration with its customers to develop and integrate decision-making, data and collaborative platforms in a personalized manner, thus meeting their needs. These new generation solutions allow them to make the […]

Integrated Quality + Information Security Compliance with Office 365 & BPA Apps

Combining Quality + Information Security – like required by ISO 27001 or GDPR – with BPA Quality on SharePoint/Office 365. There are a lot of similarities in ISO clauses/chapters for quality (9001), environment (14001), information security (27001), health and safety (45001) and others. This means organizations can use the same tools to setup a “global […]

How Technology Supports Business Continuity During Crisis

Like other countries, Switzerland – where BPA is headquartered – has closed all schools until April 30th, shut down all public places as well as outdoor sports facilities and parks. Everyone who can is advised to stay home in order to help protect the most vulnerable people in our society and slow down the spread […]

Improving Cross-Company Collaboration with BPA, Teams & Office 365/SharePoint

Improving cross-company collaboration, with Teams, Power Apps, Power Automate and BPA Quality on SharePoint/Office 365. Cross-company collaboration is complex, even in the digital world. Emails remain the traditional way to communicate with suppliers, customers and external stakeholders. However, emails are personal, not formatted and not very efficient. Using self-service portals with external stakeholders is a […]