Power Platform

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, we will look at 26 Power Apps tips (one for each of the 26 alphabets!) that will help make app makers create apps with better performance and user experience!Session Level: Basic

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