Power Platform Weekly - Issue #106
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
Last week Public Preview of Power Virtual Agents new authoring canvas was announced, Microsoft Azure Bot Framework Composer and PVA unified.
Another announcement was the 16 new Independent Publisher Connectors in October.
New blog spotted! Wilmer Alcivar 🆕
Announcement! The next Nordic Summit will be held on the
23rd of September 2023 - Save the Date!
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Thanks for reading and have a great week!
👩💻🦸🏻♀️ Natraj Yegnaraman first saw Interactive Polyglot Notebooks in dotnetConf a couple of years back. He immediately started thinking about all the possibilities it brings to the table for a developer. Follow his thoughts and help expand their use.
🦸🏻♀️ Megan V. Walker lets you know that you can continue the personalized experience when Contacts visit your website. Use D365 Marketing Personalised Pages.
👩💻 Why mixing two very different but very similar features? To Jonas Rapp, it's a way to create rich templating.
🦸🏻♀️ Testing Power Apps Cards for HR Challenges by Ana Inés Urrutia
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamics 365 Sales: Product Forecasting - Part 2 by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ 10 tips for keeping data in check by Gustaf Westerlund
🦸🏻♀️ Omnichannel for Customer Service – Voicemail by Neil Parkhurst
🦸🏻♀️ Remove the unmanaged layer of the Email Template by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
👩💻 In this episode, Alexander and Simon talk news from Azure Synapse, Power BI, Intune, and Azure Virtual Desktop, as well as discuss patch management in Windows and the current state of Windows-as-a-service!
🧭 Jason talks to Mohammad Ali, Principal Group Program Manager for the Creator Experiences in Power BI at Microsoft, about what his team announced at Microsoft Ignite, and his viewpoint on the near-term and long-term vision for the future of Power BI.
📅 Events & Webinars
📅 November 17th-18th - The Microsoft Dataverse Summit is taking place on the 17th & 18th of November 2022 for Beginner to Advanced. Deep Dive Sessions on Dataverse Administration and Development for PowerApps, Power Automate, Power BI, and More!
📅 November 28th-December 1st - ESPC22 returns live and in-person in Copenhagen from 28 Nov to 1 Dec. The ESPC programme consists of 4 Microsoft Keynotes, 9 Tutorials and 120 Sessions which will enable you to leverage Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, Azure, Power Platform, SharePoint and more to your greatest ability.
📅 December 6th-8th - During Microsoft 365 Conference you’ll discover what’s new from Microsoft executives including Jeff Teper and Charles Lamanna. You’ll dive deep into Viva, Teams, SharePoint, Power Platform, Outlook, Yammer and more with Microsoft’s product leaders including Karuana Gatimu, Naomi Moneypenny, Mark Kashman and Dan Holme. And you’ll gain real-world insights from Microsoft MVPs, experts, and customers.
📅 June 20th-22nd - The 2nd European Power Platform Conference (EPPC) will take place in Dublin, Ireland from June 20 – 22nd 2023. The European Power Platform Conference brings together the Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Communities for 3 unrivalled days of in-person learning, connections, and inspiration.
💙 Out of the Blue
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Power Virtual Agents now unifies the sophistication of Microsoft Azure Bot Framework Composer’s pro-code capabilities with the simplicity of Power Virtual Agents’ low-code platform—making it even easier for professional developers and subject matter experts to collaboratively build a bot in one unified Microsoft bot building studio.
🦸🏻♀️🚀 Microsoft has decided to bring back the feature that allowed app consumers to save copies of reports to their My Workspace. Further, app authors can now by default collapse the app navigation pane for their app consumer.
👩💻🚀 ClientCacheRefreshPolicy is now a configurable property for your Power BI Premium workspaces. Admins can override scheduled cache refresh settings for an entire workspace, improving the performance of their semantic models.
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📅 Events & Webinars