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Forms Pro - 2/21 Release

Today marks the day that Microsoft has released information on their new Forms Pro tool. Forms Pro will be a part of the Dynamics 365 space and will release features in preview over the next 6 months. The goal of Forms Pro is to be an enterprise survey tool that builds on the feature set Microsoft Forms with the goal of allowing users to Design, Distribute, and Analyze their forms and responses.

Microsoft has posted the following planned features for public preview release for March 2019: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/business-applications-release-notes/April19/forms-pro/planned-features 

Below is a summary of each of the sections and the key differences from Microsoft Forms but I encourage you to check out the links for yourself for a full feature set.
  • Design a Survey with additional features such as: 
    • Additional Question Types
    • Branching logic based on answers to previous questions
    • Translations for multi-lingual support
    • Display contextual data from business apps. 
  • Distribute using multiple channels including
    • Built in email channels
    • Flow actions
    • Embed the form in your web portal or PowerApps
  • Analyze responses
    • Store data in the CDS to use in custom apps or Power BI
    • Sentiment analysis of responses 
    • Improved dashboards for greater insight
  • Integration with Dynamics 365 and CDS for Apps as mentioned above
At the time of writing this the full documentation has not been released but I will continue to provide more information as it becomes available. 

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