Perspective on the paths to migrating InfoPath Forms to Microsoft 365 Power Apps
In preparation for what will ultimately become an unsupported platform, thoughts of “what to do next?” will be a prevailing theme for consumers of Microsoft InfoPath forms. To this effect, SharePoint 2019, though InfoPath is included, it is considered a deprecated feature by Microsoft.
The main difference between a deprecated feature and a removed feature is that Microsoft no longer continue investing in this feature and users are, in essence, discouraged from widespread utilization, as sustained backward compatibility will become an issue.
Of the scenarios above, option 4 would not include InfoPath per Microsoft’s product recommendation. Creation of new forms should be created in PowerApps, though there are still inherent issues/limitations. The real issue, however, centers on scenarios 1-3. This whitepaper aims to give some perspective on how to potentially address the complications of the migration from InfoPath to Power Apps. There are options and processes in place that can create positive outcomes for organizations looking to get a jump on migrating away from InfoPath to Microsoft 365 Power Apps Platform.
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