Power Platform Weekly - Issue #40
A new feature has landed in preview which is something that has been a big ask of Microsoft for many years, multi-table lookups, otherwise known as polymorphic relationships. What are polymorphic relationships and how can they help you?
At Microsoft Inspire last week, an announcement was made on supporting Collaborative Apps scenarios in Teams at no extra cost. What does this mean for Dynamics?
🦸🏻♀️ Five Ways To Use Buttons In D365 Marketing by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ Configuration: Form Component Control by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ Demystifying Dual-Write by Ali Kahn
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamics 365 Field Service HowTo - Part 7 by Stefan Rodić
🦸🏻♀️ Split On in Power Automate in SharePoint trigger for Item updates by Priyesh Wagh
🦸🏻♀️ @Mention a Tag in Microsoft Teams with Power Automate by Sebastian Zolg
🦸🏻♀️ What's new - 'fix' that years of service figure by Tom Elliot
🦸🏻♀️ Omnichannel for Customer Service - Routing Diagnostics by Neil Parkhurst
🦸🏻♀️ Make A Power Apps Component Library To Share And Reuse Components by Matthew Devaney
2021 Release Wave 2 Release Plans Summaries
2021 Release Wave 2 Plan: My Top 6 Power Apps Features by Diana Birkelbach
Top 11 things from Power Platform 2021 release wave 2 by Oleksandr Olashyn
D365 HR 2021 | Wave 2: Release Notes by Ana Inés Urrutia
Release wave 2 2021 Human Resources by Malin Martnes
Power Platform 2021 Release Wave 2 Highlights by Carina M. Claesson
Tools & Code
👩💻 Sample code (C#) for Multi-Table Lookup / Polymorphic Lookup attribute in Dataverse / Dynamics 365 by Nishant Rana
👩💻 First look at the multi-tab panel (sidePanes) by Mehdi El Amri
👩💻 Implement Logging Using Azure Cosmos DB In Dynamics CRM Plugin by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
David Rivard is in to discuss a tool for Managing Custom APIs. He created the Dataverse Custom API Manager, as well as Dataverse Catalog Manager, both of which are covered on this show.
Neil continues the deeper dive into the role of the Product Owner, who is responsible for maximizing the impact of the application that the scrum team is building.
Beth Campbell discusses her recent research around the impact of high performers on teams and the workplace overall, with some other research around gender in the workplace as well.
Events & Webinars
Tue, 20 Jul 2021, 7:00 pm (BST)
The PowerPlatform User Group Leeds will have a session this week about Viva Topics (Kevin McDonnell MVP (CPS)) - An introduction to knowledge management.
Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 5:30 pm (GMT+2)
The Stuttgart Power Platform User Group will have the Pushing the Boundaries of Mapping in Power BI session from James Dales this week!
This week it's time for Power Community's Power BI Bootcamp! July 24th and 25th the event will be held! Make sure to register via this link.
Out of the blue
Microsoft is ending the month of June with seven new connectors. These connectors provide solutions for sending Adaptative Cards, using CPQ software, and improving IT, Finance, and HR processes. This makes the total of connectors almost 500!
In the last fiscal year, Microsoft has made significant enhancements to Power Virtual Agents. This post reviews the highlights.
On-premises data gateway (standard and personal mode) release for July 2021.
Microsoft announced that the public preview of streaming dataflows in Power BI is now available for everyone to try out.
Power Apps portals has native support for Power BI reports and dashboard. With recent portal releases, Microsoft adds support for more Power BI functionalities.
In this story, you can read about how Arm used parts of the Power Platform Centre of Excellence (CoE) Starter Kit to put controls and guardrails in place to manage Power Platform usage, harness the enthusiasm of citizen makers, and form a thriving community of skilled practitioners who learn from each-other and develop high value apps for the organization.
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