A governance framework for your Power Platform program

Barhead provides a complete high-level assessment of Power Apps and Power Automate usage and recommend a tailored governance framework. The scope covers technical and process components from initial design through production support.

Power Platform Governance

Barhead is one of the first consulting firms to develop Power Platform capabilities establishing a strong link to Microsoft’s engineering group and has established a significant internal R&D team and a service delivery framework purpose-built for Power Platform.

Power Platform Design Framework

Set the foundation to guide a customer’s uptake and use of Power Platform in a sustainable way adhering to relevant policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Identify Future Business Needs

Work with Barhead’s Power Platform team to identify customer’s requirements for the future state Power Platform Governance Framework.

Power Apps and Power Automate Current State Review

Benefit from Barhead’s high-level assessment of the customer’s current state of using Power Platform.

Typical Scenarios

  • New to the Power Platform, getting started with the right foundation.

  • Lack of understanding of how their organisation is using Power Platform.

  • A business needs to implement organisational or regulatory controls on the use of Power Platform.

Business Outcomes

  • Current State Findings Report.

  • High-level solution design for Power Platform Governance framework.

  • Recommended next steps, actions and proposal for Implementation Services.

Power Platform Governance Package
Core CoE Delivery Framework ALM and DevOps
Governance overview session (4 hours) CoE Delivery Framework Overview Session ALM and DevOps workshop
  • Current state review
  • Admin in a Day
Review workshop of processes, templates and tools Tool set-up
Future state analysis and design
  • Governance requirement workshop (4 to 5 hours)
  • Use Case review
Review workshop of findings and next steps Review workshop on set up and training (4 hours)
Current State Findings Report Understanding of current capabilities and supporting processes, template and tools Ready to use Azure DevOps environment for managing Power Apps and Power Automate code base
High level solution design for Power Platform Governance framework Findings Report Findings Report (if applicable)
Recommended next steps, actions and proposals for implementation Recommended next steps and actions and subsequent proposal for services Quick Reference Guides and initial training session for team
Review of proposed Governance framework n/a n/a
In depth analysis, next steps, follow-up (2 days) n/a n/a


Power Platform Governance is delivered for a fixed fee of AUD 60,000. Core services, CoE Delivery Framework and ALM can be given in split packages.

Core – assessment of current use of Power Apps and Power Automate and provide recommendations for Governance framework

CoE Delivery Framework – review workshop of processes, templates and tools to support enablement and implementation of Power Platform solution

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and DevOps – a complete high-level assessment of ALM processes and configure the Azure Dev Ops toolset to support the process

Barhead provides global-enterprise level services

  • Power Platform tools – Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and Power Virtual Agents

  • Business solutions for standalone apps, or apps that extend existing Microsoft solutions

  • Pre-built solutions from Barhead’s research and development team

  • Deployment models, best practices and governance

Offerings and Delivery Models that are Tailored to Specific Demands

Leverage Microsoft Solutions and Realise Value Faster

Advisory Services

  • Governance – Assessment and advice to establish a tailored governance framework.
  • Ideation Services – Facilitated ideation workshops to explore and validate solutions.
  • App Review – Review of existing apps against best practices with supporting findings and recommendations.
  • App Assessment – Assess new apps or migrating legacy apps onto the Power Platform.
  • App Roadmap – Define a strategy for building and implementing Power Apps.
  • Envisaging Engagement – Five-day engagement to modernise business processes by using Power Platform.
  • End-to-End  Solutions – Full project implementation.

Implementation Services

  • Proof of Concept – Rapidly develop an application or solution to prove out Power Platform.
  • Rapid App Development – Rapidly design, build and deploy Power Apps and Power Automate solution in a short period of time.

Support Services

  • Retainers – On-demand, near real-time advice across a broad set of functions.
  • Managed Services – A tailored agreement providing production support, applications and solutions.

Enablement Services

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