Power Platform

Do you ever feel like the Power Apps interface could be more intuitive and user friendly? That it could better support fast data input and rapid changes? It can. 

In this presentation, you’ll hear a story illustrating the art of the possible around creating an intuitive, easy to understand interface for fast-paced data input, told through the eyes of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, who tapped into Power Apps for critical support of their Great Futures 2025 Initiative.

Session Level: Basic

In this demo-driven session, we will cover how to use PowerShell for Power Apps and Power Automate.

You will learn:

How to use PowerShell for Power Apps and Power Automate?

Managing Tenant Level Settings

Creating and Managing environments

Managing Power Apps and Power Automate Owners

Managing Power Apps and Power Automate Connections

Managing Canvas Apps

Pulling Usage Statistics

Best Practices

Session Level: Intermediate

Join EasyTerritory Co-founder, Benton Belcher, for an engaging session showcasing how to build immersive reports and dashboards for territory management using Power BI and the Azure Maps-based EasyTerritory Territory Map Visual.  We’ll explore strategies for building optimizes territories in EasyTerritory Azure App, and publishing the results to Power BI for sharing and collaboration across the enterprise.

Learn how to use three simple Power Automate flows within Dynamics 365 Sales to enhance the effectiveness of your sales team and automate your internal processes.  Don’t have the users work for the system let the system do the work for the users.

The content of this session is geared toward an audience with intermediate-level knowledge of the subject area.

This session will highlight a real-world use case of a client’s evolution in their data journey from original system implementation to actual dashboards and reporting.  The session will concentrate on lessons learned, potential pitfalls and will showcase the final result:  An actionable Power BI workspace that provides analytics for the enterprise!

The content of this session is geared toward an audience with beginner-level knowledge of the subject area.

This session will be available for CPE credits pending completion of session survey post event.

A tips and tricks seminar on how to be able to organize and manage canvas apps with extremely large amounts of “”low code””.Learning Objects•     Use the Canvas App Packager to be able to extract and check-in code.•     How to use buttons to make smaller reusable sections of code.•     Suggested naming conventions to followWhen threading actual matters.Session Level: Basic

In this session led by PowerObjects’ Nghiem Doan, you will learn tips and tricks for building Responsive Canvas Apps using the low-code approach of Microsoft’s Power Apps solution builder. We will cover a range of Power Apps topics, including how to:

•    Create a Responsive App from scratch

•    Work with Gallery Control and Form Control in Responsive Canvas Apps

•    Manage reusable components in Responsive Canvas Apps

Join Nghiem and the PowerObjects team for this innovative workshop that will provide you with ideas for tools you can immediately implement in your own organization. 

It is easy to use Power BI as a self-service tool. However, using it in a multi-developer environment comes with challenges. You can easily end up with silos of Power BI solutions, duplicates of Power Query, and DAX codes. 

Come to this session to learn how to avoid duplicate work using the right architecture for developing your Power BI solution.

Session Level: Intermediate

Geared to experienced Workflow builders and Power Automate novices, this will teach Dynamics 365 users how to make the jump to Power Automate. We will cover existing D365 workflow steps and how to replicate them in Power Automate, where you still want to use classic workflows over Power Automate, and of course some of the cool things you can only do in Power Automate such as querying for data other long requested features.

The content of this session is geared toward an audience with beginner-level knowledge of the subject area.

Power Apps are a game changer for your company.  Power Apps let you provide Dynamics SL information to the people who need it when and where they need it.  For example, provide salespeople in the field access to their customer order history and inventory on hand on their phone.   Think of a task and you can create a Power App for that and you don’t need a PHD in computer science to build it. The cloud makes it possible to share your creations with co-workers on any device. Attend this session to see which Power Apps are available today in SL 2018 and learn the basics of how to start a new Power App.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:

•    Describe the Dynamics SL Power Apps solution.

•    Describe where to get the SL Power Apps solution.

•    Understand the basics of how to create a new Power solution.

This session will be available for CPE credits pending completion of session survey post event.

Level: Intermediate

In this session, you will learn how to create a custom connector that you can use in Power Apps and Power Automate to connect to 3rd party services/APIs.As a fun example, we will create a custom connector to connect to the Spotify API and use it to search for tracks, play a sound track and get the current playing track.Session Level: Intermediate

Learn how to set up and use the Demand Forecasting functionality in D365 for Finance and SCM. We will talk through the algorithms available for forecasting and how you can tweak the settings and control the machine learning project. We will also discuss examples of how to extend the functionality and bring more life to your machine learning project. Learning Objectives: understand Time series models and algorithm parameters needed for statistical forecasting in D365; understand how to use Forecast models for forecast comparison and analysis; define how forecast models can be used to feed plans and fulfill an S&OP process.

The content of this session is geared toward an audience with intermediate to advanced-level knowledge of the subject area.

This session will be available for CPE credits pending completion of session survey post event.

In this session, 3 MVP’s will demonstrate some out of the box uses for the Power Automate.  Most are personal use cases.  The audience will vote on who has the coolest apps, giving that MVP bragging rights for the year. 

This is a great opportunity to help you, the attendee, generate ideas for your own use cases.  We’ll even leave room at the end for Q&A.

Session Level: Basic

Cards have been in Office 365 for some time already. Originally created as Message Cards after some time rebuilt from nearly scratch to become Adaptive Cards. 

This extremely useful technology can be used in Power Automate processes based in Microsoft Teams to create a consistent digital workplace. 

In this session you will learn:

• What is the difference between Message and Adaptive Cards

• How to design cards

• How to use them – a working example

• What to expect from the upcoming releases and version vNext (2.0)

Process designers should make their processes as intuitive as possible, allowing their participants to take part in the most effective way. Using Cards helps to create a new channel for efficient participation in business processes.

Session Level: Advanced

In this session, Microsoft BizApps MVP Mariano Gomez take an existing Power Apps template, and enhance it to include Mixed Reality (MR) features to quickly estimate a job. This fast-paced session will learn the fundamentals of MR, how to use various MR controls in Power Apps, articulate a business problem into powerful formulas, turning Power Apps templates into usable business applications, deploying an MR app, and much more. If you are adventurous enough, you can bring your own laptop and Power Apps environment to follow along.

Session Level: Intermediate

In this session, we will walk through creating a Common Data Service (CDS) Entity from your GP Database.  Then we’ll create an ongoing scheduled integration to the CDS.  We’ll wrap up by building a Model-driven Power App that provides a Sales Manager with an amazing experience exploring and managing Sales Order Processing (SOP) Data using Power Apps.

This session is geared for an audience with an intermediate skill set.

This session is focused on the education of administering, adopting, and promoting the Power BI platform for an Enterprise solution. 

Join us to learn about adopting a framework for your BI team to govern and manage content in Power BI, utilizing Workspaces for BI Collaboration and organization of Report content, creating a Power BI Admin team who maintains and defines the intent of Workspace environments, establishing naming conventions for content (Dashboards, Reports) for End Users, methods to help support and educate end users to adopt Power BI, and creating an internal BI Support Site.

Session Level: Intermediate