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Power Platform Weekly - Issue #148
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
Last week the General Availability of Microsoft Power Automate work queues was announced. Don’t miss the featured article which brings up this topic.
Another GA announcement was Copilot-generated deployment notes for pipelines.
The October 2023 update of Power Automate for desktop was presented.
You can now register for Microsoft Ignite. It’s a hybrid event and the dates to save for online attendees are November 15–16.
🚀 Developer environments are there for users to be able to play with things, get up to speed, test out new functionality, etc. Previously, it has been terrible to manage these environments from an admin point of view. EY Kalman is here to show how that just got easier.
👩💻 When we use Power Apps Grid customizer control, there could be cases when the rendering depends on the other cells. We cannot control when the cell rendering happens. In this blog, Diana Birkelbach talks about how to work around this issue, and create your own events for cell renderer.
🦸🏻♀️ Work queues is a feature based on Dataverse, that simplifies the process for creating queue mechanisms. While the functionality is being marketed on Power Automate, it can be used in Dataverse as well. Temmy Wahyu Raharjo is here to show you how.
🦸🏻♀️ Create a topic with Power Virtual Agent Copilot Prompt by Ben den Blanken
🦸🏻♀️ Redirect D365 Marketing Forms After Displaying Notification by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ Sales Access To Marketing Insights And Timeline Interactions by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ Upload Documents as a source for generative answers (preview) by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ Adding new assets to a Power Pages solution by Marius Agur
🦸🏻♀️ Dataverse Connector and cross-environment actions and triggers by Stefano Demiliano
🦸🏻♀️🧭 Power Platform | Heed the rules? by Carsten Groth
🦸🏻♀️ Power Apps - ChatGPT Integration by Angelo Gulisano
🚀🛠️ Flow Execution History - New release (LinkedIn post) by Ivan Ficko
👩💻 Running Power Platform CLI in Azure Cloud Shell by Natraj Yegnaraman
👩💻 Power Platform Command Line Interface: September Update by ShafQat Nizar
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamically Updating Power Virtual Agents by David Wyatt
🦸🏻♀️ Simplify Form Design using Associated Grid Control by Inogic
🤵🏻 Daryl and Scott talk to Nick Doelman, former BizApps MVP about his experiences being an MVP, moving to Microsoft, and then leaving to follow his passion for Power Platform training.
🚀 Welcome to the first-ever Dynamics Hotdish Top 10 episode! We’ve never done a “Top #” anything before and are enthused to bring one to you this week. When we started deciding on what to cover in this episode, we thought that sharing 10 Tips for CRM Administrators (Admins) would be a good place to start. In typical fashion, we couldn’t limit ourselves to just 10! There are tips layered upon tips in this episode so we’re not really sure what the final count is What we can guarantee is that you’ll learn even more special skills on how to be a superb system admin!
🦸🏻♀️ Join us for an enlightening conversation with our distinguished guest Vinay Deo, a principal group product manager at Microsoft. Step into his shoes as we traverse through his fascinating journey that spans from his work with personal gadgets to Bing Ads, all the way to his current role focusing on customer insights and orchestration. As you accompany Vinay through his diverse experiences and personal life, you'll also get a taste of the vibrant food culture in Seattle and Vinay’s love for travel.
📅 Events & Webinars
(📅 November 14-17)
Join the next Microsoft Ignite event November 15–16, 2023, to catch up on the latest industry innovations. Register and save the date.
(📅 November 25)
Collabdays Lisbon is a one-day, non-profit event built on top of seven previously successful community-driven events. A Microsoft Cloud-focused event including topics like Microsoft 365, Power Platform, and Microsoft Azure with inclusion by design.
(📅 November 27-30)
ESPC helps IT Pros, Developers, Makers & Business Decision Makers achieve project and career success with leading Microsoft technologies.
(📅 February 1-2, 2024)
CTTT is a Microsoft Cloud Community event with the purpose of bringing technology and community leaders to Tallinn to share their learning with the local community
(📅 February 2, 2024)
Get ready to be inspired and learn at the Microsoft 365 Community Day Miami! This event is all about unlocking the full potential of Microsoft 365, the Power Platform, and Artificial Intelligence. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a business owner, or just curious about the latest advancements in technology, this event is for you.
💙 Out of the Blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Copilot-generated deployment notes for pipelines are now Generally Available (GA). This feature provides valuable insights into solution contents during deployments, improving productivity and reducing the need for manual information gathering.
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The October 2023 update of Power Automate for desktop introduces new cloud connectors (Excel Online, Word Online, OneNote Online & Teams) and background automation actions, allowing for greater versatility and customization in workflow automation.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Microsoft Power Automate work queues are now available, offering a centralized hub for managing and prioritizing process-related data. It enables streamlined workflow automation, collaboration, and supports different processing types.
Microsoft again named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️🧭👩💻🚀 Microsoft has been named a Leader in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms. In this article, Ryan Cunningham highlights that copilot and generative AI allows for faster development and increased security and governance.
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