Power Platform Weekly - Issue #119
There is a new Power Platform Challenge available from Miguel Verweij, Challenge 015 | Power Platform CLI.
Have a great week and thanks for reading!
🦸🏻♀️With the recent announcement of Power BI being able to be included in Power Platform solutions, LOTS of people were celebrating. EY Kalman shows what works, and what does not.
🦸🏻♀️Are you using Do Until loops in Power Automate? If not, then you are probably like most people. David Wyatt takes us through some of the reasons why you might want to start using them.
🦸🏻♀️Franco Musso shows a simple way of embedding a canvas app in full screen mode in Power Pages. Follow these few simple steps.
🚀🦸🏻♀️ 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating A Power Platform Environment by Matthew Devaney
🚀🦸🏻♀️ Let’s try Power Platform Pipelines by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
🦸🏻♀️ Hear Azure McFarlane talks about her inspiring story and love for food, family, and fun, and how these things play a role in her life outside of tech. She also talks about her expertise in Power Automate and how she uses it to increase productivity in her personal and professional life.
🤵🏻 Microsoft MVP, Elaiza Benitez, chats about her journey that began with Dynamics CRM and led into the Power Platform. Specifically, she talks about her love for Power Automate and its ability to open powerful automation to a wider audience with an easier-to-use low-code platform.
🧭 Edith Young, a trailblazer in the tech industry, shares her thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing women in IT today. Throughout the interview, Edith shares valuable advice on overcoming obstacles and leveraging one’s unique strengths to achieve professional fulfillment in the fast-paced world of information technology. The team also discusses the importance of diversity and inclusivity in the tech industry and how to keep pushing toward this subject.
📅 Events & Webinars
(📅 March 11th)
The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Summit will take place on March 11th in Lisbon, Portugal. The largest Microsoft ERP Community will be reuniting in Lisbon to address challenges of ERP delivering 5 Tracks of Deep Dive Sessions.
(📅 March 30th)
Power Community (formerly 365 Saturday) is back in Tel Aviv for the 2nd Dynamics Power conference on March 30th at the Microsoft Reactor.
(📅 April 28th-30th)
Establishing connection between people. As the rivers of Iberia established in the past and the evolution of technology does in the present, summit re-unites the Iberian community for better future.
(📅 May 19th-20th)
The Automation Summit 2023 will combine the Microsoft Power Automate & Power Apps Developer Bootcamp Live in London Paddington on 19th & 20th May 2023.
(📅 May 22nd-24th)
With 2500+ attendees, the European Collaboration Summit is the largest European conference focused on Modern Work and Microsoft 365, featuring topics such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Business Apps and Power Platform. It hosts high ranking Microsoft executives, program managers and architects as speakers, as well as numerous Microsoft Regional Directors and Microsoft MVPs. With 75+ sponsors and exhibitors year after year, it features the largest Microsoft 365 – related expo in the world.
(📅 May 22nd-24th)
An Awesome Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Community Conference. Where brilliant minds meet, mingle & share.
(📅 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.
(📅 June 22nd-24th)
The Dynamics 365 Community will be reunited on 22nd-24th of June in Brussels, Belgium for the Microsoft Customer Experience Summit.
(📅 August 5th)
This year Scottish Summit goes on tour! This year, the Scottish Summit will not take place in Scotland, but in Manchester! Don’t miss this event since it will be a must-attend event!
(📅 September 15th-16th)
The Manchester Cloud Engineering M365 Summit will combine Cyber Security, A.I., Azure & Microsoft 365 Bootcamps Live in Manchester on 15th & 16th September 2023.
(📅 September 23rd)
Nordic Summit will be taking place as an in-person event on the 23rd of September 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
(📅 October 3-5)
Get inspired by Microsoft’s senior thought leaders, software engineers, and community experts who are focused on uniting humanity and technology. You’ll also have the chance to hear from users that solve real business problems daily. Fantastic speakers are ready to share their insights on how to accelerate and transform your business with Power Platform.
💙 Out of the Blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀Pipelines in Power Platform has reached General Availability. Read the blog to learn more about the upcoming features and what has been announced for the GA version.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 In this blog, you will learn how to use the Updates Power Automate connector - a feature that lets you create workflows with the Updates Teams app. You will also find out what you need to do before using this connector and how to set it up step by step.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Desktop flow activity is now generally available. Desktop flow activity is the new area in Power Automate to monitor in real-time your desktop flows automations.
👩💻🚀 Significant query processing improvements in the Power BI engine around query parallelization in DirectQuery mode have been announced, which can help to accelerate query response times, specifically for DAX and MDX expressions that generate multiple storage engine (SE) queries.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Welcome to the February 2023 updates on Power BI Datamarts. This month, a variety of new features has been added based on your votes on ideas.powerbi.com. There’s more to explore, as well as a sneak peek of what’s coming soon, so please read on!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The Power BI app for Microsoft Teams, Outlook, and Office is getting updated multi-tasking experiences to help users complete their tasks faster. Read the blog for all the details.
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📅 Events & Webinars