Mario Trueba Cantero on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/339  A brief introduction about Mario Trueba Cantero’s background – family and life. Mario’s educational and career background Talks about Mario’s  story about how he started in technology How Mario learned about the MVP Program A conversation about how Mario started with Dynamics CRM Talks about Mario’s nomination – how to become a… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 47 – Part 1: Latest news including what is Flowspace, more on Lists and .Net 6

With Thanksgiving in the US last week, there weren't too many updates coming out from Microsoft so we dig a little deeper to bring you some interesting updates. Find out what Flowspace is and whether Microsoft is moving into the office furniture space. Learn whether Microsoft will be fighting more anti-trust suits. See whether 20 year old university projects still work. Micrsoft Lists –  Building fast, offline-capable...

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Design and Power Apps, are you doing it right? with Yusuf Shariff

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/338  An introduction about Yusuf Shariff A conversation about Yusuf’s roles and responsibilities  Yusuf talks about his journey in becoming a developer/consultant A discussion on how design plays a big role in app making Yusuf shares his thoughts about the User Interface and User Experience Yusuf talks about the elements of design in app… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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How did you get scrum master training?

#105. Dan Foster, a senior consultant and solutions architect at CRM Dynamics, asks, "Have you found much benefit from your being a scrum master? If so, how did you get that training?"I've taken the Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster training and certification and the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master training and certification. Find out which one I recommend for Dynamics 365 and Power… Continue Reading Neil...

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Foyin Olajide-Bello on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/337 Foyin Olajide-Bello's life – country of origin, moving to another country and family Talks about TechStylers – as the founder and what they do Find out more about Foyin’s journey into technology Foyin’s discovery of PowerApps and Power Automate. A discussion about Foyin’s SharePoint background How did Foyin become a Microsoft MVP –… Continue Reading ‘s...

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Show 46 – Part 2: Planning with Azure DevOps

This week we cover the often missed functionality of Azure DevOps to help you manage work better. Whether it's product management or running a migration, you can use DevOps boards to track your waterfall, scrum and even wagile projects! Garry, Al and Kevin talk through the different things to consider and why it is worth finding out more.Intro of DevOps Dojo – Azure DevOps Blog (microsoft.com) Best practices for Agile...

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Design; the missing element in app development with Mehdi Slaoui Andaloussi

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/336  A short introduction about Mehdi Slaoui Andaloussi The importance of App Design and usability Mehdi shares his Power Platform journey Mehdi talks more about the Power Apps Code Review tools. The difference between UI and UX What is the importance of UI and UX design and how can it help businesses? The best practices when developing… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Episode 110: The truth about API Call Limits and Entitlements
Nov22

Episode 110: The truth about API Call Limits and Entitlements

This episode focuses on API calls and the entitlements that Microsoft expects customers to follow based on their licenses. Gustaf Westerlund joins me to share everything you need to know about API calls. P.S. If you are On-Prem this show is not for you. 🙂 Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP Podcast: Episode 110: The truth about API Call Limits and Entitlements This episode focuses on API calls and the...

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Should You Assign Stories to Developers in Sprint Planning?

#104. Should we assign items to a developer during sprint planning?Some of my scrum teams building Dynamics 365 and Power Platform applications assign sprint backlog items to a named developer during the sprint planning event. Is that a good idea or not? That’s the question we’re going to be answering in this episode of Amazing Applications.Resources "The New New Product Development Game",… Continue Reading Neil...

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Paul Heisterkamp on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/335  Talks about Paul Heisterkamp life – family and hobbies Find out how Paul’s journey into technology started Paul talks about his educational and career background Talks about AX 2012 and Microsoft cloud  Paul’s view about the use of Dataverse in regards to the Dynamics 365 Finance project A discussion about Paul’s journey into… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 46 – Part 1: Latest news on new Surface device, a possible Planner replacement and some defenders

Al, Garry and Kevin catch up on some of the topics they didn't cover before on Ignite around Lists and Security & Compliance, then also look into what the Surface Laptop SE is. Introducing Microsoft Defender for Cloud AppsMicrosoft Reimagine – Imagining a new era of education | Microsoft EDUMicrosoft introduces Windows 11 SE, new $250 Surface Laptop SE for education market | ZDNetMicrosoft to add new education-focused...

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Moving on from being a Dynamics CRM (365) Developer

Details In this CRM Audio podcast episode Elaiza Benitez talks to Luke Hopton based in Jersey, United Kingdom, and Matt Ngan based in Toronto, Canada. Elaiza, Luke and Matt previously worked for the same Microsoft Partner in New Zealand where Luke and Matt were CRM Developers. Since then, both of them have moved away from being Dynamics CRM developers and Elaiza talks to them about their… Continue Reading Joel Lindstrom, Shawn...

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The Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Solution with Michel Miki Tabakovic

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/334  A brief introduction about Michel Tabakovic  A conversation about the history of IKEA Michel Tabakovic’s role in the organization  Discussions about the business process and the challenges before the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform  How and why did Michel choose Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform? The benefits of using Dynamics… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Scott Gaines on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/333 A discussion about Scott Gaines background – family, life in Georgia and hobbies Educational and career background of Scott Scott’s journey into technology As a Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations The changes happening in Dynamics 365 F&O and what’s new Scott Gaines’ journey into becoming a Microsoft MVPHow did Scott get into the MVP… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 45 – Part 1: The big news from Ignite – Microsoft 365, Teams and Dynamics

Kevin, Al and Garry cover their thoughts on Ignite 2021 (Autumn Edition) and pick the news that caught their attention most including Loop, Context IQ, Mesh for Teams, Connected Spaces for Dynamics 365 and more. We continue to the chat in part 2.  Book of News – https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-november-2021-book-of-news/Some of the links below are repeated but they are duplicated for anyone who wants to click into a specific...

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Show 45 – Part 2: The big news from Ignite – Power Apps, Viva, Container Apps and some surprises

The Ignite summary continues (check out Part 1 for the start) as Kevin, Al and Garry cover their thoughts on Ignite 2021 (Autumn Edition) and pick the news that caught their attention most including Power Apps licensing (good news for a change), Viva licensing (more good news!), Container Apps and a few returning surprises (possibly less good news).Book of News – https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-november-2021-book-of-news/...

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Mary Angiela Cerbolles on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/332 Mary Angiela Cerbolles chats about her experience about moving to Singapore from Manila, Philippines A conversation with Mary Angiela about how her technology journey started Talks about Mary Angeila’s SharePoint and Power Platform journey  The impact of COVID 19 on Mary Angiela How Mary Angeila’s journey into becoming an MVP started The… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Creating a Center of Excellence using Power Platform with Ryan Maclean

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/331  An introduction about Ryan Maclean A conversation about Ryan’s Dynamics CRM journey Ryan talks about his experiences and what led him to his current role  Discussion about how Ryan funds his projects and licensing with Microsoft  Ryan’s thoughts about creating a Center of Excellence within his business that focuses on using Power… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Mark Carrington on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/330 A brief introduction about Mark Carrington’s life Mark’s view regarding the post COVID world and the concept of the way he works. The Pros and Cons of Working from Home Discussion about Mark’s thoughts about employees returning to work A conversation with Mark about his journey and passion for technology. Talks about Mark's educational… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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The Power Platform at scale with Ryan Cunningham

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/329  A short introduction about Ryan Cunningham A conversation about the growth of the Power Platform  Ryan talks about his vision on organization-wide adoption Discussion about the journey as the company goes on from a single app to a company-wide The pattern, the company maturity, and the staffing of the company What are the trends that Ryan… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Episode 109: UG Summit 2021 Debrief
Oct21

Episode 109: UG Summit 2021 Debrief

Last week we attended the UG Summit 2021 in Houston, TX…many people were concerned about having an event in person and a large number of attendees decided to attend virtually instead. In this episode, Microsoft MVPs Sarah Jelinek, Nicholas Hayduk, and Gus Gonzalez sit down and discuss their experience attending the event in person and whether they will be attending the event in 2022. Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article...

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Richard Wilson on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/328 Talks about Richard Wilson’s family, life and hobbies Career background of Richard A discussion about what led Richard into technology? What is Microsoft’s Government Community Cloud (GCC)? Switching from Dynamics 365 to Power Platform environment What can Microsoft Government Cloud do for you? The type of solutions you can build with… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Microsoft FastTrack Success by Design with Seth Kircher

The Microsoft FastTrack Success by Design implementation guide was first published in May 2021 and has refreshed this month (October 2021) in the 2021 Wave 2 update .What is Success by Design? Is it the latest incarnation of the Dynamics SureStep methodology or is it a new framework that all Dynamics 365 partners should consider adopting for their enterprise projects?To find out, I'm joined by… Continue Reading Neil Benson...

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Show 44 – Live from South Coast Summit 2021

A slightly different show today as Al and Kevin came live from above the South Coast Summit expo floor to record with a few guests. The sound isn't the greatest this time but the content is fantastic as we had Alison Mulligan, Luke Evans, Zoe Wilson and Mark Christie sharing with us what their dream conference would be. Find out who wants Satya Nadella speaking, who likes to get hands on with hardware and who would love it to be...

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Matt Beard on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/327  A conversation about Matt Beard’s life – origin, family and hobbies Matt’s view about the ISV in the modern world of Microsoft Matts interest in the modern ISV What is Data8 – what do they do in Microsoft Business Applications  Common industries they work with? How do they handle international customers? How did Matt get into… Continue Reading Matt Beard’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Journey Orchestration with Lori Lamkin

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/326 Today’s guest is from Washington in the United States, Lori Lamkin, who works for Microsoft as the Vice President in Dynamics 365 Sales Marketing and Customer Service. Lori enjoys reading, cooking, hot yoga, dance, college football and spending time with her husband playing golf and twin boys. She will share her journey with Microsoft and how… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Bizapps career: partner, independent, or Microsoft
Oct11

Bizapps career: partner, independent, or Microsoft

On this episode, Elaiza Benitez takes over the CRM Audio podcast and brought Amey Holden and Matt Wittemann with her. Elaiza, Amey, and Matt worked for Microsoft partners and have since made changes in their career. Elaiza and Amey went independent and Matt went to work for Microsoft. We discuss the various career paths available with Microsoft Business Applications. Working for a Microsoft… Continue Reading Joel...

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Show 43 – Part 2: Our picks for South Coast Summit

For this show, we decided to heavily borrow from Office365Distilled's show about Commsverse and share the sessions that we are excited to watch at the South Coast Summit. Al and Kevin picked a few of the talks that caught our interest or that we know how amazing the people can be.Burnout Begone as a Service – Dona Sarkar (13:00) – Accessibility and inclusion track Hello from the other side – how makers and...

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Thomas Sandsor on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/325 Talks about Thomas Sandsør’s life – background and origin. As the leader of a team, discover how Thomas grows great talent, making sure that his staff are continuing to learn the technology that is relevant to Power Platform and Dynamics CRM. A conversation about Thomas’ career background Learn more about Thomas’ journey into becoming a… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 43 – Part 1: Surfaces, SharePoints and Skypes

Al and Kevin cover the latest news including a chat about the new Surface devices, some SharePoint updates, Viva Learning GA date and the amazing fact that Skype isn't dead yet.Sign up for newsletter now available at Worklab Microsoft’s fall Surface event: the 7 biggest announcements – The Verge Microsoft Whiteboard receives Surface Slim Pen 2 support, new features, and a UI overhaul | Windows Central SharePoint Roadmap...

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Dynamics 365 Finance Ecosystem with Kaila Bloomfield

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/324  A brief introduction about Kaila Bloomfield’s background – life and family  Kaila’s story about how she started having an interest in technology  A conversation about Kaila’s journey into becoming a consultant Where is Dynamics 365 Finance today? How big is AZURE in the market? The importance of Dynamics 365 Commerce Talks about ISV… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Power Platform Podcast – Black Speakers Support Group
Oct01

Power Platform Podcast – Black Speakers Support Group

Tricia, Will, Musonda & Alexio join Iain & Mark to talk about their upcoming podcast, the Black Speakers Support Group and Black History Month To find out more please see the following links YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1S5FpAE-ZejkySPuaVcCYAouTube Twitter- https://twitter.com/thebssg?s=11 BHN – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-54522248 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbojly-4z0Y...

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"OMG, I love your new system. It's so easy to use!" with Bruce Sithole, 365 Mechanix

#102. Bruce Sithole's team at 265 Mechanix built a Power Portal application for a business to business lender that earned some serious kudos for his customer. Find out how in this episode of Amazing Applications.We also cover: Starting your own Microsoft partner businessWhat is takes to achieve FastTrack Recognized Solution ArchitectWhich is better: FTRSA award or MVP award?Building amazing… Continue Reading Neil Benson and...

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Ryan Maclean on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/323 A conversation about Ryan Maclean's life and familyTalks about the company Ryan works for – Hymans Robertson and what he does. A conversation about career choice – End-user vs Microsoft Partner. The goal and difference between working as a Partners and End-user Customers Talks about Ryan’s Dynamics CRM and CRM background. A brief discussion… Continue Reading...

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Show 42 – part 2: Employee Experience with Viva

Does Employee Experience matter? Yes and we are joined by Karoliina Kettukari of Meltlake to help explain to you why, how employees can make the most of Microsoft Viva to help their experience and what organisations should consider when it comes to adoption and change in the world of employee experience, especially for frontline workers.As we often do, we would highly recommend checking out the Microsoft Worklab site for more on the...

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Faisal Fareed on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/322 Talks about the life and family background of Faisal Fareed A discussion about Faisal’s work-life  Shares Faisal views on working with partners and directly with customers. The advantages and disadvantages of working with partners and directly with customers. The growth of Dynamics 365 CE community group and the drop of Dynamics 365 F&O… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 42 – Part 1: a deluge of news

Garry and Kevin sat down to run through the latest news as Viva Connections Public Preview went out, more attempts to explain Yammer and Teams and the excitement of collaborating on flows in Power Automate lands. All while Kevin tried not to burst with the excitement of meeting real people at Commsverse.Viva Connections Public Preview – Microsoft Tech Community 73%: The Hybrid Work Paradox The effects of remote work on...

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Citizen Can – 365 Training with Amey Holden and George Doubinski

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/321  A brief introduction about Amey Holden and George Doubinski life, favourite food, what they do for fun and family. Talks about Amey and George’s YouTube video series – how did it come about. Find out more about Citizen Can. How did they manage each episode and what are the tools they used to edit each show? How did they put all episodes… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Business Transformation with Microsoft Business Apps with Lipi Sarkar

#101. DynamicsCon starts next week. Lipi Sarkar is presenting two sessions at DynamicsCon and joins me to share the highlights from her presentations as well as her book, Build a Digital Future.Resources Register for DynamicsConLipi Sarkar on LinkedInSamit Saini and Eric McKinney on LinkedInBuilding a Digital Future by Lipi Sarkar and Vinny (Amazing affiliate link)South Coast Summit conference

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Kamal Kolar Radhakrishnaiah on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/320 Discussions about Kamal Kolar Radhakrishnaiah’s life and background A conversation about moving from India to the Netherlands   Talks about working with people from different culture and how he managed to work with native English speakers. Kamal’s area of specialization and the Microsoft product he is mainly working with Learn the use of… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 41 – part 2: Front of Mind

This week, we decided to just have a chat about what was making us think at the moment and what we thought would be coming up over the next six months.Al caught us by surprise by talking about sustainability and opened our eyes to things that we can do in the digital space.Garry is getting deeper and deeper into the world of Dev Ops, not just the tools but the processes as well.Kevin keeps up his excitement about all things Employee...

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Mastering Dynamics 365 Requirements in Azure DevOps with Dani Kahil

#100. Are you looking for better ways to manage your Dynamics 365 and Power Platfom requirements in Azure DevOps? Join me and Dani Kahil as we explore what it takes to master your requirements. Why use Azure DevOps to manage requirements?Structuring requirements into epics, features and user storiesUsing a definition of ready to manage your backlogIs requirements approval an anti-pattern?Using… Continue Reading Neil Benson and...

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Raphael Pothin on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/319  A conversion about Raphael Pothin’s family background, country of origin and life in Canada and Sweden What took him to Sweden? Culture differences in Sweden and home Talks about the educational and career background of Raphael What brought Raphael to where he is right now? Raphael’s area of specialization Memorable projects Raphael… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 41 – Part 1: Github codespaces, Teams scenes and getting back into the swing of things

Kevin, Al and Garry are back together for the first time in a while and so we tried to find the finest news around to share with you. Unfortunately, Kevin does decide to show his muppets off.Github codespacesGithub.devAbout billing for Codespaces – GitHub Docs Daily briefing and MyAnalytics branding updates to reflect Microsoft Viva – Microsoft Tech Community   Together Mode: These #MicrosoftTeams custom scenes for...

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Power Apps Interface Design with Barry Ferguson

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/318  Find out more about Barry Ferguson – family, life and hobbies Talks about Barry’s career background                 – His journey as a UI designer and Front-end developer                 – What drew him into this field                 – His role and responsibilities Barry's involvement with Power Apps A… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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How to Design Forms for Amazing User Experiences with Mary Ann Castro

#99. We all know that good form design is important especially when we're building model-driven Power Apps and Dynamics 365 apps. But what actually makes a good form design?Join me as Mary Ann Castro shares her secrets of effective form design from her upcoming presentation at DynamicsCon.ResourcesMary Ann Castro on LinkedInRegister for DynamicsConSpecial mention to Andrew Butenko, Amey Holden… Continue Reading Mary Ann...

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Arpit Shrivastava on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/317  Find out about Arpit Shrivastava’s life background Arpit’s story and how he started having an interest in Technology? A discussion about Arpit’s achievements Check out Arpit’s contribution to the Microsoft community Learn about Arpit’s journey into PowerApps Portal Build tool – An Azure DevOps extension to automate PowerApps… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Building Apps in Power Platform for your Business with Rebecca Sackett

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/316  Rebecca Sackett’s current role and how did she grow her career? How Rebecca gets started in technology and why did she choose Power Platform? How did Rebecca start using the Power Platform? What does Rebecca’s company do? How are they using the Power Platform in their organization? Before Power Platform, what did they use to capture… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Summit Bajracharya on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/315  How active Summit Bajracharya in sharing his experience on the Microsoft Platform – PowerApps, Power Automate and Power BI on his YouTube channel Summit recently got his MVP award. How big is the Power Platform in Nepal? Talks about the company he works for and what they are focus on How Summit’s journey to PowerApps started? The tools… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Hello, My Sweet Chatbot 🥰 with Dian Taylor

Hey everyone, Dian Taylor is here! Dian is a two-time MVP and a director of pre-sales at RSM US. She's presenting, 'Getting Started with Power Virtual Agents' at DynamicsCon on 20 September. So I invited Dian onto the Amazing Apps show to tells us all about Power Virtual Agents and give us a sneak peek into her presentation.We discuss the summer weather in Florida and the easy life of… Continue Reading Dian...

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