Dawid Ziolkowski on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/351  A Short introduction about Dawid Ziolkowski’s life background, hobbies and interests Find out more about Poland – the things you can do and the best place to visit Hear David’s story about his technology journey and what led him to where he is right now? David’s educational background and his involvement with the school… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Dilyana Radulova on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/350  A short introduction about Dilyana Radulova – life background and origin story. Dilyana talks about her interests and hobbies. Talks about Dilyana’s Microsoft journey – how and where it started. A discussion about Dilyana’s involvement in the Saturday Power Platform event Dilyana’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP. The… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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The difference between Model Driven Apps and Canvas Apps with Martin Lee

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/349  A fun introduction about a Power Platform Enthusiast, Martin Lee A conversation about Martin’s current role Martin shares his journey towards Power Apps Champs How did Martin got engaged in the industry of Power Platform and Power Apps? Martin shares his thoughts on the other type of app scenarios that he sees Martin answers what part… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Olanrewaju Oyinbooke on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/348  A brief introduction about Olanrewaju Oyinbooke’s life and family  What made Olanrewaju choose Data, Science and Analytics? A conversation about Olanrewaju’s career in Data Science. Is Microsoft well known in Nigeria? Talks about Microsoft cloud in Nigeria Careers in technology in Nigeria Learn about the Power Platform and Dynamics… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Behind the scenes of Amazing Applications

108. If you're considering starting a Dynamics 365 or Power Platform podcast in 2022, or just wonder what's involved in producing a podcast episode, join me for a behind the scenes look at my four step episode production process.If you have any questions about starting a business apps podcast, I'd love to do my best to help. Email me at amazingapps@customery.com. ResourcesSome of these… Continue Reading Neil...

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Michelle Wong on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/347  Find out more about Michelle Wong – life and family Learn more about the Netherlands – best food and the best place to visit A discussion about Michelle’s career background and her interest in technology. Talks about Michelle’s background as a Web designer  Michelle’s Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Microsoft 365 journey The… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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User Experience Design and Power Apps with Terrie Culmsee

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/246  An introduction about Terrie Culmsee A conversation about how Terrie started working with technology Terrie talks about how she got involved with Power Platform and UX Design What is Terrie’s usual routine as a Customer Success Manager and UX Designer?  Terrie shares her thoughts about why design is very important in-app making Terrie… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 48 – Part 2: All I want for Christmas is…

Happy Christmas one and all and happy holidays for anyone celebrating even more! This episode, Kevin, Al and Garry are joined by some pillars of the Microsoft 365 community who share their Christmas wishes. Big thank you to Carmen Ysewijn, Karoliina Kettukari, Kat Grennan, Luke Evans, Marijn Somers, Mark Vale, Michael Roth, Paul Bullock, Pete Rising, Randy Chapman, Simon Doy, Steve Goodman, Tom Morgan, Yannick Reekmans and a random...

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Krzysztof Bialowas on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/345  Learn more about Poland – a good place to visit and famous food  Krzysztof Bialowas’ career and educational background The difference between NAV and Business Central Find out which one is good for your Business – NAV or Business Central Krzysztof’s responsibilities and the things he is developing What is Microsoft AppSource – how… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 48 – Part 1: The biggest Modern Workplace news of 2021

Ho ho ho, merry Christmas to all those who celebrate and apologies to the relentless bombardment of forced joviality to all those who don't. This week, Kevin, Al and Garry look back at the biggest topics of 2021 to see how big those new stories now feel. Strange to think that this time last year, none of us knew about Viva. Amazing to see the growth of Cyber Security and the sad fact of virtual conference fatigue. Could we really...

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A journey from Microsoft to MVP with Todd Mercer

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/344  A brief introduction about Todd Mercer life and what he does for fun Check out Todd’s journey working with Power Platform and being part of the Microsoft business applications system   A conversation all about Microsoft Public Sector  Todd talks about the interesting plot twist in his role at Microsoft   A discussion where Todd talks… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Chris Piasecki on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/343  A conversation about Chris’ experience working as a poker dealer in the Casino Industry Learn more about Chris’ story and his journey about getting into IT  Chris’ story about moving from IT to Dynamics  Talks about the career journey of Chris Piasecki Chris’ involvement with the MVP community  How Chris shares his knowledge with… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Business Applications in a Covid world with Andrew Bibby, Mark Christie, lain Connolly and Alison Mulligan

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/342  A conversation with Andrew Bibby, Mark Christie, lain Connolly and Alison Mulligan How did Proximo 3 come to life? What’s the difference they are in right now from the practices they have worked for in the past? What are your core offerings? Tells about the consulting changes in the last 3 to 5 years especially the last 18… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Linn Zaw Win on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/341 Linn Zaw Win’s family and life background – originally from Myanmar and presently residing in Wellington, New Zealand How it’s like moving to New Zealand?  Learn more about Linn’s Dynamics 365 background – how things started Linn’s educational and career background Discover the two categories of Microsoft Business… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 47 – Some thoughts on design thinking

After a few messages where Garry asked Al about a book he had used before, we decided that the subject of the book was a good start for a show to talk about. So, here we are with Garry, Kevin and Al talking about Design Thinking and why putting people first is key to getting great solutions, whether they are fully developed apps or building out a SharePoint site.Some of the books and links we used are below: “Design thinking”...

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Product Backlog Refinement: Who's Involved? (And Why!)

#106. You and the Microsoft Business Apps product owner are on Teams going through the product backlog. You two are working on it together because that’s how it has always been done. And yet, when you look back at the last few sprints, you realize that is not getting the desired results. It’s not your fault; it’s a systemic problem. The problem is that it is incredibly common for only… Continue Reading Neil Benson’s...

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Digital Contact Center with Neha Bajwa

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/340  A brief introduction about Neha Bajwa’s life and what she is passionate about  Neha talks about her journey into Microsoft A conversation full of insights about collaborative apps; how it works and how important it is Neha answers how Dynamics 365 and Microsoft teams come together A discussion full of information about Customer Experience… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Episode 111: Real Project Stories
Dec05

Episode 111: Real Project Stories

Dani and James host this episode of the podcast and they share stories from projects in the past where things didn’t work as expected from the get go. Hosted by: Dani Kahil: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danikahil/ James Abraham: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesrossabraham/   Continue Reading Gus Gonzalez’s Article on their blog CRM MVP Podcast: Episode 111: Real Project Stories Dani and James host this episode of the...

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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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