PSS Inventory

20.11.23 10:43 AM By Dmitri Plotnikov

Optimizing Telecom Inventory Management

A PowerApps Case Study


A telecom company managing a broad spectrum of assets, licenses, and resources faced significant challenges in tracking and utilizing these assets effectively. Their existing system was cumbersome, predominantly manual, and prone to errors, which impacted compliance and resource optimization.

The Challenge:

  • Manual Tracking Inefficiencies: The company's reliance on manual processes for inventory management led to inaccuracies and time delays.

  • Compliance Risks: Ensuring regulatory compliance took time due to the lack of real-time tracking and reporting capabilities.

  • Asset Utilization: Optimizing the use of assets and licenses was only possible with a unified view of inventory.

Technical Hurdles:

  • Automating Inventory Processes: Shifting from manual to automated, real-time inventory management.

  • Integration with Existing Systems: Seamlessly integrating the new solution with their existing infrastructure without causing operational disruptions.

  • User-Friendly and Accessible Solution: Developing a system that was intuitive and accessible, catering to various user groups within the company.

Our Approach:

  • PowerApps-Based Inventory Management System: Developed a customized PowerApps solution to automate inventory tracking, providing a unified asset and license management platform.

  • Power Automate Integration: Implemented Power Automate to streamline workflows, including notifications for asset maintenance, license renewals, and compliance checks.

  • Azure SQL for Data Centralization: Utilized Azure SQL Database to centralize inventory data, enhancing data integrity and accessibility.

  • Custom Reporting with Power BI: Integrated Power BI for generating custom reports, offering insights into asset utilization, compliance status, and inventory optimization.


  • Transitioned from a manual, error-prone system to a streamlined, automated inventory management solution.

  • Achieved a 75% reduction in time spent on inventory tracking and management processes.

  • Enhanced compliance adherence with automated tracking and reporting, reducing non-compliance risks.

  • Improved asset utilization, leading to cost savings and better resource allocation decisions.


Efficient inventory management is crucial in the telecom industry, where assets and licenses are pivotal. Our PowerApps solution offers a comprehensive, automated approach to managing these resources effectively. Let's discuss how this solution can be customized to meet your needs.