Peter Charquero Kestenholz on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/406  Talks about the life and family background of Peter Charquero Kestenholz. A conversation about Peter’s story and journey to PPM Discussions about Peter’s SharePoint, Project client and Project server background Peter talks about the Agile market in Europe A discussion about Peter’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP. Peter’s… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Estimating Requirements for Your Microsoft Business App

129. Learn how to use story point estimation to estimate the relative size of your Dynamics 365 or Power Platform application's requirements.You'll also learn: How to slice user stories into the right size for estimation and developmentHow to decide on a standard user story for comparing other stories against when estimatingHow to use affinity estimation or planning poker to estimate the… Continue Reading Neil...

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Process Mining with Power Automate with Ilya Fainberg

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/405  An introduction about Ilya Fainberg, a senior program manager at Microsoft What’s life like now that he lives in Belgium? What is process mining? How to use process mining to understand the usage patterns of apps Why are companies investing a lot of time in process mining? A conversation all about Process Mining Advisor and how it… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Alexander Ermakov on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/404  A brief introduction about Alexander Ermakov's family background, favourite food and interests. How did Alexander get into technology and his journey? Alexander’s story about becoming a Microsoft MVP Alexander’s involvement in the community Alexander shares his thoughts about using Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Finance… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Tomislav Karafilov on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/403  A brief introduction about Tomislav Karafilov’s life – family, food and hobbies. Tomislav Karafilov’s involvement in the User Group Community – the Microsoft Cloud & Collaboration Hannover and Power Platform User Group Hannover. Talks about the hosting platform Tomislav Karafilov is using for running their user group. How big is the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Using Story Points to Estimate Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Apps

128. My wife, Natascha, is a faster trail runner than I am. Find out why estimating trail runs in units of time leads to misaligned expectations about how long it'll take for us to run the same trail together. You'll also learn: What story points areThree factor's affecting the size of a requirementHow to account for Hick's Law and Weber's Law  when choosing an estimation scaleThe two… Continue Reading...

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Mixed Reality and Geospatial capabilities of the Power Platform with Anthony Uitz

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/402  An introduction to Anthony Uitz's life.  What does Anthony do outside Microsoft? Anthony talks about his area of Microsoft: what he owns, what he looks after, what he’s focusing on A conversation all about Mixed Reality Discussions about the use cases and the top industries that uses Mixed Reality Anthony answers about the surface that… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 65 – Part 2: Making life easier with SharePoint Syntex

Newly minted MVP Leon Armston joins us to chat about all things SharePoint Syntex, covering what it is, what you need to use it and some real life scenarios that Leon has used.Leon's Blog SharePoint Syntex | Microsoft 365 Automate document generation with SharePoint Syntex and Power Automate (preview) – SharePoint Syntex | Microsoft Docs  Licensing for SharePoint Syntex – SharePoint Syntex | Microsoft Docs SharePoint...

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Gabor Faludi on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/401  Find out more about Gabor Faludi – family, interests and what he does when not working. The process of setting up and running Gabor’s company. Gabor talks about his career journey. What Gabor sees about the future of Power Platform when it comes to building Apps and Automation. Learn about how Gabor got into technology and… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 65 – part 1: Teams Room licensing, Adoption Score and B2B Power Apps

This week we are joined by Leon Armston, newly minted Microsoft 365 Apps and Services MVP, who shares his thoughts on the latest news. Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro and Microsoft Teams Rooms Basic, everything you need to know. – Tom TalksDriving adoption of Microsoft Viva at Microsoft – Microsoft Tech CommunityIntroducing Adoption Score – helping customers get the most out of Microsoft 365 – Microsoft Tech...

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Show 64 – Part 2: What is productivity and how can it be increased?

Part 2 of our recording with Gavin Jones as we dig into productivity Modern Workplace Accelerator | MeeTime ServicesGavin 🤓 Jones | LinkedInMeeTime (@meetimeapps) / Twitter Photo by Marvin Meyer on Unsplash Continue Reading Gavin Jones’s Article on their blog https://www.buzzsprout.com/1455661/11263818-show-64-part-2-what-is-productivity-and-how-can-it-be-increased.mp3 Blog Syndicated with Gavin Jones’s...

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Show 64 – Part 1: OneDrive is 15, Power Platform CLI and some Viva Connections tools

This week, Gavin Jones joins Al and Garry to cover the latest news and views from across the Microsoft 365 space. Continue Reading Gavin Jones’s Article on their blog https://www.buzzsprout.com/1455661/11261539-show-64-part-1-onedrive-is-15-power-platform-cli-and-some-viva-connections-tools.mp3 Blog Syndicated with Gavin Jones’s...

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Temmy Wahyu Raharjo on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/400  Temmy Wahyu Raharjo talks about his life – country of origin, presently residing in Indonesia and the best food in Indonesia. Temmy’s story and his journey into how he got into technology. A conversation about Temmy’s Dynamics background and how did it start?  How did Temmy become a Microsoft MVP? Discussions about Temmy’s… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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State of Play with Dataverse with James Oleinik

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/399  An introduction to James Oleinik’s life. James talk about his career journey and where he is right now at Microsoft  A conversation about Microsoft Dataverse – its use, the modern Dataverse, licensing, etc. What is Dataverse in a non-technical term? A discussion about considering security for something that would never likely surface and… Continue Reading ‘s Article...

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127 Why Estimate Business Apps At All?

127. Do you really have to estimate the effort of building the Dynamics 365 or Power Platform apps you've been asked to build? If you work for a Microsoft partner, you probably do — unless you work for a customer who doesn't care how much it costs or how long it takes. Find out how I approach estimation: How much and how long?Why estimates are notoriously inaccurateEstimating time doesn't… Continue Reading...

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Shannon Mullins on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/398  Shannon Mullins talks about Women in Tech: The Untold Stories podcast! Find out more about Shannon’s life – family, job, interests and what she does for fun. How did Shannon get into technology? A discussion about Shannon’s Business Central journey – how did it start? What does Shannon see in the GP Customer’s moving to Business… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Terho Antila on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/397  A short introduction about Terho Antila’s life, country of origin and hobbies. Find out about how Terho’s interest in technology started. The first business applications Terho got involved with and started using? Talks about Terho’s journey to PowerApps Component Framework or PCF Learn more about Terho’s Planner Gantt Chart and the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Advanced Estimating Q&A

126. Thanks for all your questions about estimating business applications. In this episode, I tackle four tricky situations when it comes to estimating Dynamics 365 and Power Platform applications. Should we re-estimate items in our backlog after we’re done because they were easier or harder than originally expected? — TanikaIf we don’t complete a story by the end of the sprint, should we… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Power Fx parity with Microsoft Excel with Greg Lindhorst

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/396  An introduction about Greg Lindhorst’s life and what he’s doing outside Microsoft Greg shares his journey into Microsoft  What path did Greg take to where he is right now? What is Power Fx? How powerful is Power Fx?What is wrong with JavaScript and TypeScript? What has Greg learned on the access side? Find out more about Power FX vs… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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EY's PowerPost reduces lead times by 95%

#125. In this episode of Amazing Applications, Emil Hovgaard and Sheelan Bhana of EY Nordic Tech Hub share the story behind EY's PowerPost application and how it has made the General Ledger posting process easier and faster for the EY organization.  Emil’s background and his role at the EY organizationSheelan’s background and his role at the EY organizationEmil’s favorite Microsoft… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Uday Adhikari on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/395  A brief introduction about Uday Adhikari’s life – family, country of origin, favourite food, and what he does when not working. Uday’s story about moving from Nepal to the USA to do his master's degree Uday shares his story about how he got involved in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. Talks about Uday’s journey into the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Mary Thompson on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/394  A brief introduction with Mary Thompson about WorldMax- what she has done and what is happening. Mary talks about her community engagement What does Mary need and how can people out there help and support her with what she is doing? How can people be like Mary? Mary’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP and what’s involved? What was… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Field Service is Getting Major updates with Hector Garcia Tellado

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/393  An introduction about Hector Tellado’s life and what he does when he’s not doing Microsoft. How did Hector balance the work from home and work from the office type? Hector discusses the Dynamics 365 Field Service. How long has Field Service now been in the business? Where Field Service is at now; its opportunities, position, and how it… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Documenting Your Agile Applications

#124. When you're using an agile approach, like Scrum, how and when should you document your Dynamics 365 or Power Platform applications? After all, the Agile Manifesto says, "We value working software over comprehensive documentation", right?Before projects start, my teams document requirements in a product backlog, visualise the backlog in a user story map, and discuss the project during a… Continue Reading Neil...

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Venkata Subbarao Polisetty on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/392  Venkata Subbarao Polisetty's life background, interests and what he does when not working. With Venkata’s choices of careers, how did he end up in Information Technology? Venkata’s first project that got him into Dynamics CRM. The key part of being part of the Microsoft Business Applications. Venkata’s focus or areas where he is… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 62: The Big Microsoft Inspire Round-up

Last week was Microsoft Inspire, the main conference for Microsoft Partners, and so we are covering the announcements that were made. The exciting news is that there were new products, new APIs, new release dates and no new renames!Viva Engagehttps://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-viva-blog/announcing-microsoft-viva-engage/ba-p/3571382 Viva Learning APIUse the employee learning API to integrate with Viva Learning –...

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Sprint Goals for Microsoft Business Apps

#123. Learn how to use sprint goals to communicate to your stakeholders what your team has committed to building this sprint. If you can write your sprint goal in the subject line of the sprint review invitation to your stakeholders, and they stampede to accept your invite and beat down the door at sprint review, that's a great sprint goal.This episode includes examples of sprint goals for… Continue Reading Neil...

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Khoa Nguyen on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/391  Family and life background of Khoa Nguyen – originally from Vietnam. Talks about Khoa’s hobbies and life in Ireland. A great story about Khoa’s career journey and how he got a job in Ireland. A conversation about Khoa’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP   – how did it start   – who nominated him   – how was the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Microsoft Access Migration to the Power Platform with Nathan Helgren

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/390  A brief introduction about Nathan Helgren’s life and what he does when he’s not working with MicrosoftUnpacking Nathan’s career journey to where he is right now at MicrosoftNathan shares how he got involved with Microsoft Visio AppsNathan talks about Microsoft AccessWhat was Microsoft's motivation that made them think they need an easy… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 34 – Part 2: The future of collaboration

How old are you? Do you remember when the future of collaboration was SharePoint? Maybe you remember when it was web 2.0? Maybe you even remember back to when the internet or email was the future! This week, Hans Brender joins us to talk about the future of collaboration and we go a bit loopy talking about how Microsoft Loop will change the way we work, hopefully without us even realising it.Microsoft LoopMicrosoft Loop User GroupHans...

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Show 61 – Part 2: The future of collaboration

How old are you? Do you remember when the future of collaboration was SharePoint? Maybe you remember when it was web 2.0? Maybe you even remember back to when the internet or email was the future! This week, Hans Brender joins us to talk about the future of collaboration and we go a bit loopy talking about how Microsoft Loop will change the way we work, hopefully without us even realising it.Microsoft LoopMicrosoft Loop User GroupHans...

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Show 61 – Part 1: A new Viva pillar, beautiful Power Apps, some CLI news and Microsoft Search AMA

Hans Brender joins us to talk about the latest news just ahead of Microsoft Inspire. We cover: Viva Sales and how it changes the outlook for Viva (pun slightly intended)How to make beautiful Power Apps, inspired by the awesome Kristine KolodziejskiWhy you should upgrade your SharePoint Framework solutions with CLI for Microsoft 365Thinking about questions to ask at the upcoming Microsoft Search AMA  Microsoft's Viva Sales: A new...

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Vivian Voss on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/389  Hobbies, interests and life of Vivian Voss. Writing a book – is there a reason why Vivian writes a book? Find out more about Estonia – things you can do Who are Alfa People and what do they do in Microsoft Business Applications? Do Alfa People do other things other than Microsoft Business Applications or non-Microsoft Tech? How did… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Kristen Hosman on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/388  A brief introduction about Kristen Hosman’s life, family, facts about Denver, Colorado USA and what she does for fun when not working. Talks about the Microsoft MVP Women in Tech: The Untold Stories – what is this all about and where the idea come from? Kristen’s journey coming into technology and her career journey. A conversation… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Can You Build an App Without a Product Owner?

Ethan is a scrum master for a Power Platform team and his team is trying to build an app but the customer's product owner hasn't shown up yet! What should he do?If your team's product owner is missing in action, in this episode you'll learn how to prevent this situation from happening, what to do to recover, and what could happen if you don't.  Estimating Business ApplicationsI’m about to… Continue...

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Fusion Development with Marcel Ferreira

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/387  A brief introduction about Marcel Ferreira’s life and what he does for fun Marcel shares how was moving during COVID works. How did Marcel’s career journey take him back to Microsoft and specifically in Seattle?  A conversation about Fusion Development – how it works – its importance – its collaboration across platforms Marcel… Continue Reading ‘s Article...

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Haniel Croitoru on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/386  Listen to the story about Haniel Croitoru’s life – family, career and educational background What is a Patent and learn more about the process of getting a Patent? How Haniel got into the Microsoft and got involved into software technology A conversation about Haniel's Power Platform journey How did Haniel get into the MVP Program and… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 60 – Power Platform CoE and what more you should think of

We are joined by Aaron Rendell, Head of Technology for CPS, to talk about Power Platform Centre of Excellence and how the CoE Starter Kit is what is says – a starter. We chat about the different processes and plans you that you should have in place to make your Power Platform usage the best it can be and to truly enable your citizen developers the right way.Microsoft Power Platform | Power Platform COE Establishing a Power...

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Dynamics 365 Marketing from 1 of the 2 leading gurus with Megan Walker

FULL SHOW NOTES:  https://podcast.nz365guy.com/385  An introduction to Megan Walker's life and hobbiesA conversation about Megan's Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing and community engagement Megan talks about her journey to where she is right now  How did Megan engage in the community over time? What’s the impact of COVID on everything Megan does? Megan shares about doing podcasts in… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 59 – Your fantasy Microsoft dinner party – live from Scottish Summit

Another episode, another something a little different. Following on from our show at the South Coast Summit last year, we decided to keep a similar format but with much better sound this time. We are joined by a host of great community members to talk about what their fantasy dinner party would be with three rules – there has to be one person from the community, one from Microsoft and one other (living or dead). Naturally, the...

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Show 58 – Happy Hour Etiquette at Scottish Summit

A slightly different show as we recorded our Happy Hour Etiquette session at the Scottish Summit. Al, Kevin and Luise were joined by Marijn Somers and Sara Fennah to share thoughts and tips on etiquette in Microsoft 365.The sound wasn't the best so we hope that it came across ok for you all. Let us know if you'd like more live recordings like this. Continue Reading Marijn and Sara’s Article on their blog...

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María del Mar Llambí Morillas on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/384  A short introduction about María del Mar Llambí Morillas – family, life in Madrid, and hobbies Talks about Mar’s university days and how she got into technology Find out more about Mar’s pathway to Microsoft Business Applications Power Platform Mar’s SharePoint developer, CRM consultant and technical architect background The type… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Power Platform governance at a global scale with Rene Modery

121. What's it like trying to manage 10 Microsoft 365 tenants with hundreds of environments, apps and citizen developers. Rene Modery, Power Platform Technical Lead shares his journey at global advertising company, WPP.  Managing ten Microsoft 365 tenants for a global company with hundreds of subsidiaries.Power Platform environment policies and other guard rails to help makers.How do you know… Continue Reading Rene...

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Mike Hartley on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/383  Meet Mike Hartley and find out about his world – family and interests Find out more about Mike’s Podcast – HART OF THE MIDLANDS – why should people be going over and listening to it? Dealing with Mental health issues  The challenges Mike has to face when producing the podcast How important is the Microsoft community to Mike? Find out… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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App design in a modern Power App Practice with María Acevedo

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/382  An introduction about Maria Acevedo and the things she does in her personal time A conversation about how Maria got into her career Maria talks about her journey and what did she first touch on Dynamics 365 in her career  What do conversational interfaces mean to Maria? Maria talks about user experience design and her experiences with… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Emmanuel GALLIS on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/381  Learn what is an ecological transition Emmanuel GALLIS shares his story about how he got into technology. Talks about how Emmanuel got into the Microsoft Power Platform A conversation about Emmanuel’s SAP background What is SAP and Emmanuel’s experience working on SAP Working from SAP to SharePoint or Microsoft tools Discussion about… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Defining requirements for complex Power Platform apps with Hamish Sheild

120. Hamish Sheild describes his five step Solution Mapping framework for using design thinking principles to define the requirements for complex Power Platform applications. Hamish has discovered Outlook's Board View and Neil is evaluating Motion for improving productivity.AppRising's Solution Mapping FrameworkWhat is a complex application?Observing users in their environmentCustomer journey… Continue Reading Hamish...

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Low Code with SAP with Holger Bruchelt

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/380  A brief introduction about Holger Bruchelt’s life and what he does for fun Unpacking Holger’s career journey to where he is right now at Microsoft Holger shares the history of the Microsoft SAP relationship  What does SAP mean to Microsoft and why is it important? How do SAP and Microsoft work together? Holger talks about SAP… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Damien Bird on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/379  A brief introduction about Damien Bird’s life – family, work and interests. Find out about Damien’s journey for the last eighteen months Talks about the work Damien has been doing and how things started – MVP community, forum, blogging and YouTubing. What's Damien’s number one tool that he uses in his job these days Damien’s… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 57 – Processes in Microsoft Teams

We are joined by Tomasz Poszytek to talk about all things processes in Teams. You may think that it is just about approvals but there is so much more that you can do to make your business processes more automated. We also talk about how you can plan your automations too.Useful links:Adaptive CardsOverview of Universal Actions for Adaptive Cards – Teams | Microsoft DocsPower Automate – Process advisor – Power Platform...

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