Power Platform 24 Conference February 2020

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ABOUT THE COURSE

Did you miss the event? No problem, watch all 24 sessions whenever you want! Recordings are being processed and posted. Power Platform 24 was the 25-hour (hey, it's leap year!) virtual conference focused on the Power Platform and Dynamics 365. No matter where you are in the world, this is in your timezone.

Course Module Details

Power Apps Portals Intro

Model-Driven and Canvas based Power Apps provide incredibly powerful tools for building business applications for internal users. What about external audiences such as customers and partners? Introducing Power Apps Portals! Jumpstart your Power Apps Portals projects as we walk through provisioning a new portal, configuring it to your brand, and securely exposing Common Data Service (CDS) data to external audiences.

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    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Nick Doelman

    MVP. Dad. Husband. Canadian. Beer connoisseur. Passionate about Power Platform, Power Apps and Powerlifting.

ALM with Dynamics 365

In this session, we will have a broad overview the tools available and steps to take for developers to implement an application lifecycle management process for Dynamics 365 using Azure DevOps.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    James Stephens

    James Stephens is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert with a passion for bringing DevOps processes to organizations.

Canvas apps performance

Now that you've gotten familiar with building some amazing forms or apps using zero or low-code, let's focus our attention on improving its performance. In this session, Daniel Christian, a Business Solutions Microsoft MVP and an early adopter of the Power Platform, will cover how you can plan building design of your app, choosing suitable functions and leveraging tools to significantly impact your app performance. This is a demo heavy session where you'll first-hand see what you should and should not do.

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    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Daniel Christian

    Over 15 years of experience has brought about a dynamic spirited and performance driven professional which a blend of leadership and business knowledge. Recognized by Microsoft for writing blogs and videos in the Power Platform Community regarding Power Apps, Power Automate and Power BI integration with Azure Cognitive Services, OneDrive, SharePoi

Building XrmToolBox Tools

Build a new XrmToolbox plugin from scratch: Implementing the base plugin interfaces, designing your user control, testing, and sharing with the world through NuGet.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Jim Novak

    Microsoft Business Applications MVP, Dynamics 365 Technical Architect

AI Builder - 5 key concepts

In this session, you will learn about the key features and facts about AI Builder, the accessible method within the Power Platform that brings AI into your apps and automation. <br/> We will walk through these 5 concepts: * Prebuilt Models * Custom Models * Ways to integrate * Release status * License model

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    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Éric Sauvé

    With many years of active work in the field of applied IT, automation and management solutions, I have demonstrated my high skills in taking charge of multiple projects of various styles and scopes. The level of complexity in terms of the number of stakeholders, suppliers, teams with different objectives met during client or internal mandates allow

Embedded apps challenges

Embedeed canvas provide the best of both worlds - the UI flexibility of a canvas app and the data focused approach of a model-driven app. However, there are certain limitations and challenges that can make working with embedded canvas apps tricky. The focus will be on the top 5 challenges with embedded canvas apps and the tricks to get past those challenges.

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    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Hardit Bhatia

    I am an Electrical Engineer with a MBA in Finance. With over 10 years’ experience in creating and implementing business applications and a deep interest in tasks involving analytical thinking, Power Platform is the world I had been dreaming of since a very long time! When I got introduced to the Power Platform, it took me no time to get addicted an

Personalised Forms Pro

Gathering feedback from customers is vital to analyse what you're getting right, and what needs to be improved in terms of products and services offered. Microsoft Forms Pro survey variables can be created and used to show piped values in emails and survey questions; you can also use them to create links between different types of records providing you with a way to update them after responses are received. In this session, you will learn how to create new variables, where to use them, how to get the right data to display and provide a personalized and powerful experience

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    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Megan Walker

    Megan V. Walker is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP and a Dynamics/Power Platform Consultant.

Power Virtual Agent Teams integration

So you know the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform integration with Teams, in this session we will take it to the next level: -advanced notifications and interactive cards -Power Virtual Agent in Teams -Using Power Automate to extend the Teams integration

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Sarah Critchley

    Sarah Critchley is a Microsoft Dynamics Business Applications MVP and an experienced Technical Consultant & Research Solutions Lead who has worked on numerous Business System Implementations.

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    Joel Lindstrom

    12 time Microsoft Business Applications MVP

Eventbrite Integration

This session will demonstrate how to integrate between Eventbrite and Microsoft Dynamics 365 using Eventbrite Webhooks, Custom Connectors and Microsoft Flow.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Aric Levin

    Chief Software Architect at Brite Global, Microsoft Business Applications MVP

Portals Custom Code

The Power Apps Portal team is continuing to build and extend the product with new features, including a new supported and documented extensibility model to allow external data and services to be integrated with the portal. Learn the latest details and the new authentication model that is available and the patterns that it can be used in. Get your hands on templates and see real world examples of how this pattern can work to help you as a developer solve complex requirements that require custom server code. Bring back the power of the .NET Framework, CDS/Dynamics 365 SDK and C# to your portal applications in a secure and safe manner with what you will learn at this session. Go beyond the limitations of configuration options or liquid templates with the portal. Create the user experiences and use the services your projects demand with the concepts demonstrated.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Colin Vermander

    Technical Director for Services Delivery with Adoxio Business Solutions helping delight customers with awesome solutions! Solution architect and full stack developer primarily works in the .NET technology stack and Microsoft product family. Passion for building solutions to technically challenging problems and especially finds it rewarding to be ab

Sentiment analysis with Power Virtual Agents

In this session, users will learn how to add sentiment analysis to Power Virtual Agents using Power Automate and Text Analytics (from Azure Cognitive Services). There will be a working live demo of the PVA bot and example to direct the chat based on the sentiment analysis of inputs of the user.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Yash Agarwal

    I am a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in Business Applications, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in Dynamics 365, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator and Microsoft Certified Azure Architect Technologies. I am also a UiPath Certified RPA Developer and hold the UiPath Robot Junior, Apprentice, Master, Guard and Architec

Model-driven what?

Join us in this session for a tour of model-driven apps. See the OOB features and customization options and how to use model-driven apps to build responsive and robust apps.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Julie Yack

    Trainer. Author. Mentor. Learner. Problem-solver. Globetrotter. Microsoft MVP.

Field Service IoT Intro

This session will focus on opportunities and challenges addressed by D365 for Field Service and Internet-of-Things. Learn about the work order lifecycle and create a customer service story that will maximize your employees efficiency while exceeding customer expectations.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Lucas Diaz

    Managing Partner at Ludia Consulting

Power Automate with Finance & SCM

In this session, we will review how we can leverage Power Automate and integrate with Dynamics D365 for Finance and Supply Chain Management. We will couple of examples, but will be building one flow on the fly and demonstrate to the group.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Sukrut Parab

    Sukrut has 12+ years of experience in implementation of all versions of dynamics AX starting from 3.0 and Dynamics 365 for finance and operations. He has been a part of one of the first few teams to upgrade (Code + data) from AX 2012 R2 CU7 to Dynamics 365 in 2016 and working with it since then.

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    Satish Panwar

    Satish Panwar works as a Senior Architect at Hitachi Solutions America and has more than 14 years of experience implementing different versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX. He holds numerous certifications and hold bachelor’s degree in Information technology.

Extend D365 Marketing

Explore some cool ways to enhance, extend and improve Dynamics Marketing by leveraging power platform tools in a way which is real world and practical. We will focus on improving both user and customer experience to help attain maximum ROI on Dynamics Marketing implementations by doing some cool and exciting magic with AI, Azure API's, Power Automate, Power Apps & Custom Controls

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Amey Holden

    An ABC (Anything But Code) enthusiast extending and improving Dynamics CE & Marketing with the mighty Power Platform

Top 10 Data Storytelling Techniques in Power BI

As data analysts, we are constantly challenged to think harder about how we can turn mountains of data into business actions. Join Alice for an interactive, demo heavy session packed full of Power BI hacks, tips and tricks, where she showcases her TOP 10 storytelling techniques from a range of case studies across the environmental industry.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Christian Borovac

    Having co-founded DiscoverEI, an environmental intelligence company, I have a passion for helping clients visualise the complex environmental problems that we are working to solve. I achieve this by combining data analytics with the development of dashboards, motion graphics and animations to really bring environmental data to life.

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    Alice Drummond

    Alice and Christian are the two Co-Founders of DiscoverEI and their passion is combining the Power Platform, graphic design and computer animations to bring environmental data to life! Drawing on their backgrounds in environmental engineering, they work collaboratively with government organisations to turn mountains of data into practical, useful,

User Story Mapping

Traditional methods for preparing a project proposal can involve months of analysis and discovery and produce project plans that are wildly inaccurate. In this session, you'll learn how to use User Story Mapping and within a few hours reach consensus on the features you will deploy in each release, the timeline and costs for each release, and the team you'll need to build your Microsoft Business Application.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Neil Benson

    My mission is to help everyone use the Scrum framework to successfully implement Microsoft Business Applications. That’s why I created the Scrum for Microsoft Business Apps course, as well as my blog and podcast.

Extend with Industry Accelerators

Late 2019 Microsoft released V2 of the Power Platform / Dynamics 365 Higher Education Accelerator. The Industry Accelerators are solutions that you install on your Power Platform environment. They extend the Common Data Model with specific entities, processes, apps, etc. This provides a great head start for companies and partners implementing Dynamics 365 in those particular industries. In this presentation Dani Kahil will cover the Components and Concepts of the Higher Education Accelerator, including his interpretation of how the Accelerator concepts fit within the Power Platform / Dynamics 365 ecosystem alongside other Apps.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Dani Kahil

    Microsoft Business Applications Practice Lead – Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Specialist

Getting started with Power Automate UI Flows

Introduction, Demo and Practical scenarios of UI FLOW

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Nijo Joseph Raju

    Technical Lead at Metadata technologies Low code evangelist, Microsoft Community Contributor, Power Community Hack Organizer, Powerapps UG Leader. Who believes community is the way to grow.

On-premises data gateway

Hybrid data landscapes are common for enterprise customers. The on-premises data gateway enables connecting to data sources ""behind a firewall"" from online services (like Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate) without the need to move your data to the cloud. Come to this session to learn about gateway architecture, configurations and new management features.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Nanddeep Nachan

    A results oriented Technology Architect with experience in Microsoft Technologies especially with SharePoint, MS Azure and .NET. Author of Amazon best seller book "Mastering SharePoint Framework".

Canvas app with CDS

This session will help you to understand building quick Canvas app with CDS, customizing it and deploying it.

Ultimate guide to UX design

The application UX is a key to better adoption. Adoption ties to revenue. This means your PowerApps app UX become more of a product than an internal tool to help productivity. How to create intuitive design? And what does intuitive design actually means? In my session I'll show you apps examples ("before-after" effect) and simple rules to follow, in order to increase adoption of your PowerApps apps (and revenue in result).

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Michal Guzowski

    I'm enthusiast of Power Platform, Power apps, Power Automate, Office 365, SharePoint Online and CDS. I automate and modernize business processes for sake of productivity.

Scopes & run after in flows

Have you seen the scope control in list of Flow's actions? Have you ever thought how to use it and basically, why is it there? Maybe you have also noticed the ""run after"" functionality? If you haven't had yet, or have had, but still in doubt how to, join this session! You'll learn: * how and when to use those functionalities in your Flows * how to create a try-catch constructions * in which other patterns you can use them Smart usage of scopes and run after functionalities helps your Flows to run really errorless. It's really good to be familiar with them.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Tomasz Poszytek

    Experienced SharePoint & Office 365 consultant

Converting workflows into Power Automate

We will be walking through several Dynamics 365 processes and building Power Automate Flows to replace them. While creating these Flows we'll discuss best practices and standards.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Jason Cosman

    CRM Technical Lead at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Live chat with Omnichannel

In this session, You will learn about the capabilities of Omnichannel for Customer Service and channel it supports. I will be demonstrating an Agent and Visitor’s Live chat from Power Apps Portal. So will learn also how to embed Chat widget to Power Apps Portal.

  • Video
    60 Minutes 

    Featuring
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    Ashish Rana

    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solution Architect and Microsoft Certified Consultant specialist delivering CRM and digital transformation for various industries