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Desk booking

Using Power Apps to Create a desk booking system

Check out our desk booking system in Power Apps that uses interactive floor plans.

You may have seen an existing Power Apps template that’s freely available called ‘Book a Room’.

It offers a room booking service that’s accessible via a list view, and links up with your meeting room resource mailboxes in Exchange.

Well, our resource management expert, Nigel, wanted to go one step better and see if it was possible to create a more visual, interactive floor plan, via which users could book desks, meeting rooms and other workspaces.

This video demonstrates the results: A desk booking system built using Microsoft Power Apps.

  • It features the booking system Nigel created that allows booking using an interactive floor plan.
  • It also and discusses the various pros and cons of the approach.

See also our accompanying guide that provides a detailed, technical explanation of how to create interactive hot spots that enable booking from an office floor plan.

An interactive desk booking app created using Microsoft PowerApps
This is a simple, 3-step workspace booking system we built.