Clavin Fernandes on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/377 Clavin Fernandes talks about his life background – country of origin, favourite food, interests and what he does when not working. A conversation about how Clavin got into technology. Talks about the educational and career background of Clavin A discussion about Clavin’s SharePoint, Info Path and Cloud background Find out more about… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 56 – Part 1: Scoring with Viva Goals, Group Ownership Policies with Luke Evans and more

This week we are joined by independent Microsoft 365 consultant Luke Evans (Twitter, LinkedIn) to talk about the latest news including a nicely timed announcement of Viva Goals (Microsoft's release of Ally.IO), how to organise your Teams with no owners, some amazing new accessibility tools announced at the accessibility summit and the latest SharePoint updates.Microsoft Viva Goals brings purpose and alignment to the employee...

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Answer These Five Questions Before You Build Anything with Chike Eduputa

117. Chike Eduputa challenges citizen developers (and professional developers) to ask themselves five critical questions before building their next Power Platform or Dynamics 365 app. Chike Eduputa is a senior manager at Capgemini Invent in London where he specialises in digital strategy and transformation. He's presenting at Scottish Summit on 9 June with the topic "Build what matters:… Continue Reading Chike...

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Alexio Tonderai Chandiwana on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/376 A conversation about Alexio Tonderai Chandiwana’s family and life. Alexio talks about his journey and how he got into technology. A discussion about Alexio’s career background. Talks about how helpful and important the Community is to Alexio. How did Alexio’s journey to becoming a Business Applications MVP start? Alexio’s involvement… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Conversation Intelligence with Abed Asi and Olga Goldenberg

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/375  An introduction about Abed and Olga and what they are passionate about  Abed and Olga talks about their journey into Microsoft and how they ended up working for it What is Azure Data Explorer? A discussion with Abed and Olga about Dynamics 365 Conversation Intelligence; what is it and where does it light up in the software? What are the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Mohana Krishna on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/374 An introduction to Mohana Krishna’s life and his country of origin. Discover the things Mohana loves to do for fun. A discussion about Mohana's involvement in Dynamics NAV Find out more about Mohana’s career journey. Mohana shares his community involvement and writing blogs to help people What was Mohana’s journey after Dynamics NAV in… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Six challenges of enterprise Dynamics 365 projects with Andrew Bibby and Dani Kahil

#116. Dani Kahil interviews Andrew Bibby about a pivotal, multi-year Dynamics 365 business transformation project in financial services. Dani Kahil and Andrew Bibby are both Microsoft Business Applications MVPs. Dani is an independent consultant and online trainer specialising in requirements analysis and solution envisioning. Andrew Bibby is a founder of Proximo 3, a Microsoft training and… Continue Reading Andrew Bibby, Dani...

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Show 55 – a walk and talk with Pete Rising

We went a little different with this show as Kevin and Peter Rising were on an offsite together and so recorded a chat during lunch on their thoughts on what was top of mind. Hybrid meetings, measuring well-being with Viva and exciting news on a new Microsoft 365 book were all covered. Continue Reading Kevin McDonnell’s Article on their blog https://www.buzzsprout.com/1455661/10532039-show-55-a-walk-and-talk-with-pete-rising.mp3...

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Mohamed Mostafa on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/373  An overview of what GDPR is and how it impacts businesses and individuals. Find out more about Mohamed Mostafa’s life and what he does when not working. What is a digital nomad, and it means to be one? A conversation about Mohamed’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP What Mohamed enjoys the most from the community. Mohamed’s… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Application Eggs and Change Chickens with Angeliki Patsiavou

#115. Angeliki Patsiavou is on a mission to help Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform application development teams introduce professional change managers to their projects from inception instead of deferring it until near the end.Angeliki is a senior consultant at Avanade, specialising in change management, and has a background as a change manager at HSBC and a digital marketer.Join us… Continue Reading Neil Benson’s...

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Power Apps for Designers with Clay Wesener

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/372  Clay Wesener talks about the way they build their software. Find out more in this episode about what Purple Room is? Clay opens up about his idea on Power Apps and UI How do Engineers see things differently from how PMS, Designers, and Content see things? Does Clay see a much broader set of skills coming into the app team creator maker… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Episode 1×5 – Malin Martnes – Are you sitting comfortably?

We're BACK! With a much delayed episode featuring the AMAZING Malin Martnes – the first and ONLY Microsoft MVP for Dynamics 365 Talent!This is a monster episode but there is so much great content here that it would have been wrong to try to edit it down. So grab yourself a cuppa, some comfy slippers, and settle in to your cozy chair… or go for a long walk… or something that will take about an hour. In this...

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Nijo Joseph Raju on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/371  Talks about Nijo Joseph Raju's life in Malta Nijo’s educational and career background A conversation about Nijo’s IT journey What took Nijo to move to Malta from India? What are the benefits of moving to another country and working on Dynamics? Nijo’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP – how did it start; how did he get into the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Arun Vinoth Thiyagarajan on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/370 Talks about Arun Vinoth Thiyagarajan's family life, favourite food and what he does when not working. Arun shares his thoughts about life in New York Learn Arun’s journey into IT and career background Moving from India to New York Discussion about Arun’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP – who nominated him  How did Arun get into… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Personalise Your Customer Experience with Dynamics 365 with Guro Faller and Tricia Sinclair

I'm joined by Microsoft MVPs Guro Faller and Tricia Sinclair. Guro and Tricia are presenting at Scottish Summit in Glasgow in June. Their presentation is "Personalize Your Customer Experience with Dynamics 365". It's going to be a showcase of the art of the possible with Dynamics 365 Marketing, Customer Insights, and Omni-channel for Customer Service. GuestsTricia Sinclair is a customer… Continue Reading Guro...

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What Can YOU Do for Ukraine? with Andrew Butenko, Oleksandr Olashyn and Olena Grischenko

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/369  An introduction about the Andrew, Oleksandr and Olena A conversation about the devastating war is happening in Ukraine Power Platform Show takes a special unusual route; lets the audience get a perspective of the Ukrainian people Andrew, Oleksandr and Olena answer the question of how people should get educated on what is going on in our… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 54 – Part 2: The Future of Work

What will the future of work be? Rather than just guessing, Zoe Wilson talks to us about the report created by Agilisys around the future of work within the UK Public Sector. We chat about what it means to offices, how people do work and what the feelings of people are to modern work.The 2022 Work Trend Index Report – Making hybrid work work (microsoft.com)Worklab – WorkLab: Vital facts about the future of work....

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Benedikt Bergmann on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/368  An introduction about Benedikt Bergmann's background – life, family and interests. Being a CRM Consultant Moving from Germany to Sweden. How Benedikt's career started – IT journey. Benedikt’s Dynamics and Power Platform background. What brought Benedikt to the Power Platform. Find out what Apps or Automation did Benedikt… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 54 – Part 1: Search in Teams, Power Platform APIs and the new world of time management

This week we are joined by Zoe Wilson,Director of Innovation and Customer Success at Agilisys, to talk about the latest news including some new updates to Teams with better search, the power of a Power Platform API (with documentation!), securing the metaverse and some great ideas from top authors around protecting your time.  Nominate your favourite podcast at Tech Community Awards (commsverse.com) What’s New in Microsoft Teams |...

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From the Basement to the Cloud with Vivian Voss

#113. Vivian Voss joins me to discuss her upcoming Scottish Summit session, From the Basement to the Cloud – Your Journey from CRM on-premises to Dynamics 365 CE.Register today for Scottish Summit.Congratulations to Yacob Shenkute from Power Platform School for achieving his Scrum.org PSM1 certification.Resources Vivian Voss on LinkedIn Vivian Voss on TwitterVivian's blogCustomer Experience… Continue Reading Vivian...

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Business Process Management & Dialogs on Dataverse with Massoud Dehkordi

FULL SHOW NOTES:  https://podcast.nz365guy.com/367  A short introduction about Massoud Dehkordi’s life. Massoud talks about how he did cross paths with Microsoft as his career journey started   Massoud elucidates the difference between Automation and Business Process Management A conversation on how customers use BPM and what are the typical use cases Massoud talks about the type of… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Zaid Zaim on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/366  A short introduction about Zaid Zaim’s life background Zaid shares his story about how he got involved in technology How did Zaid start in mixed reality and his journey to where he is right now? Find out more about what Mixed Reality is Learn more about HoloSpaces Zaid’s role at HoloSpaces and the type of work he does for their… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Power Platform at the heart of Scotland’s new recycling scheme

#112. Dani Kahil interviews Paddy Byrne about the Power Platform's role in enabling Scotland's new recycling scheme for single-use drinking containers.Scots people are famous for being careful with their money so I imagine any program to pay them for recycling containers was always going to be a big hit.Learn about Paddy's Power Platform team: Meeting public-sector's accessibility and security… Continue...

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Show 53 – Part 2: The journey of Yo Teams

This week we are joined by the fascinating Wictor Wilen who talks about the journey that he has taken with the open source project Yo Teams. We talked about why he created the project, how it has grown, how the community has helped make it what it is and what's next for Yo Teams (plus Kevin asks the stupid question about how many Teams Apps he has created but just pretend that didn't happen). Whether you are a dev or not,...

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Tae Rim Han on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/365 A brief introduction about Tae Rim Han’s life – family background and hobbies. A conversation about Tae’s journey into technology. Chats about Tae’s passion when it comes to SharePoint, Dynamics, PCF and Azure. Talks about Tae’s career background. Tae’s views and the big difference between working for a partner and dealing… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 53 – Part 1: What not to do with Power Automate and happy birthday Teams

This could be the most important podcast that you listen to all year! If you have flows in Power Automate running with Service Accounts then listen to this show as soon as you can. We are joined by Wictor Wilen to talk about a few of the big news stories in the last couple of weeks including the importance of understanding your licensing in Power Automate with service accounts. We also had calmer chats on the latest Teams...

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Power Apps for Non-For-Profit with Adam Cunningham

FULL SHOW NOTES:  https://podcast.nz365guy.com/364  An introduction about Adam Cunningham – life background and interest. A conversation about Adam’s career and how he got into technology.  Talks about how Adam got involved in Power Platform and other technologies. Discussions about the feedback and change from using Excell for reporting to Power BI Adam talks about his journey into… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Guro Faller on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/363 A conversation about Guro Faller’s life – country of origin, family, favourite food and hobbies! Talks about Guro’s involvement with other communities around the world. Guro’s story about how did she get into IT? A discussion about the career journey and educational background of Guro. A story about Guro’s passion for designing -… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 52 – Part 2: Power Platform Adoption and Governance

If you turn on Power Platform, everyone just uses it, right? Michael Roth joins us to point out why this isn't true and what you should be considering to do about it. How do you get people engaged? How do you ensure that appropriate governance is in place? How do you get the balance between the two? We chatted about all that and more.Pre-Requisite Questions for Power PlatformMicrosoft Power Platform Center of Excellence Kit...

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Start Here: How to Build Amazing Apps

#111. Start here to learn why, when and how to use an agile approach to build Dynamics 365 and Power Platform applications.In this episode, you'll learn: Why I use an agile approach building Dynamics 365 and Power AppWhen an agile approach is suitable and when it's notThe benefits that Microsoft customers and partners experience using an agile approachWhat agile actually means, the history of… Continue Reading Neil...

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Allan De Castro on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/362 A short introduction about Allan De Castro’s life – family, hobbies and country of origin A story about Allan’s journey into technology and how did it start Career and educational background of Allan What took him into the area of Microsoft Business Applications The type of work Allan is focused on right now Allan’s involvement and… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 52 – Part 1: Priva goes GA, some M365 tenant switching and a few roadmap updates

This week, we are joined my Michael Roth who helps us cover the new privacy tool from Microsoft, switching tenants and accounts in Microsoft 365 from within the web apps, a bundle of SharePoint updates and even more Teams updates. There was some "it's not a feature, it's a bug" as well as a sneaky "it depends" that got in there too and certainly some hot takes on what Microsoft is delivering. Find and...

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Show 51 – Part 2: Learning, Training and Certification for the Microsoft Cloud

Exams – the bane of adolescent life but also something that stick around if you're in the Microsoft world. Are they worth it? Do they have to be that painful? This week we are joined by the queen of certifications, Sara Fennah, to talk about all things Microsoft Certification and how you can make the most of themSara Fennah's Blog – Hints, Tips and Random Thoughts from an MCT (m365train.co.uk)The Teams Queen Blog – A...

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How inclusive are we with the Power Platform with Venkat Rao

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/361 An introduction about Venkat Rao A conversation about how Venkat got into this field Venkat talks about his journey and becoming what he is right now and what led him to it Venkat discusses the categories of his vlog around autism vision hearing Venkat shares about enabling our communities How do we create an accessible environment toolset… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Greg Olsen on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/360  A brief introduction about Greg Olsen’s life – family, interests and hobbies A conversation with Greg about his journey into IT  Talks about Greg’s educational and career background Find out about Greg’s journey into Microsoft Business Applications  A discussion about Greg’s involvement in Dynamics Learn about Greg’s journey into… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Eric Regnier on the MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/359  Find out more about Eric Regnier – family background and country of origin Talks about Eric’s experience – living and working in Hongkong Eric’s story about moving from HongKong to New Zealand Check out how Eric started in technology  Life in New Zealand Discover and learn the difference between working for customers and directly for… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Show 51 – Part 1: measuring your footprint, architecting power platform, sharing channels and adopting Viva

This week we are joined by the greatest trainer of them all, Sara Fennah, who helps us cover the biggest news of the week. The four of us joined to talk about Microsoft's new sustainability dashboard in Power BI, the North Star Architecture guidance for industries around Power Platform, the joy/hope that Shared Channels in Microsoft Teams should bring and the awesome resources on the Microsoft Adoption site for Microsoft Viva....

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DATA and Fast Track Recognized Solution Architect with Claire Edgson

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/358  An introduction about the Group Manager for Power Platform at Avanade, Claire Edgson A conversation about how Claire got into technology Claire shares her incredible Power Platform journey  Get to know more about the Fast Track Recognized Solution Architect awards that Claire received  Claire talks everything about understanding data and… Continue Reading ‘s Article on...

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Prashant Shukla on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/357  Prashant Shukla talks about his family and country of origin Listen to Prashant’s story about moving to Queensland, AU Talks about how Prashant started working in technology Check out Prashant’s advice and recommendation to people considering a career in technology Prashant’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP – the impact, what… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Testing Heaven: When should we test agile apps?

#110.  My current team is stuck in Limbo. We've finished development of a Dynamics 365 application for a local government department and we're tapping our fingers waiting for acceptance testing to start. What should agile testing look like on a Dynamics 365 or Power Platform project? I describe my agile testing Heaven, and the next best thing, Elysium. And what it's like to be stuck in Limbo.<br… Continue...

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Yawer Iqbal on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/356  A short introduction about Yawer Iqbal life background and country of origin – family, hobbies and moving to Australia  Discover what Rubab is – a musical Instrument. Yawer’s story about his journey to Microsoft Business Applications Talks about Yawer’s journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP – the process and nomination First… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Show 50 – Our princess joins and we chat HoloLens, Viva, Power Platform and MS certificates

We have some exciting news as we have a new co-host! The amazing princess of Microsoft 365 – Luise Freese! Luise will join as a regular host on the shows, adding her experience and sparkle to the conversation. To kick off this week, we talked about four of the biggest news stories with the possible demise of HoloLens, celebrating a year of Microsoft Viva, easier Application Lifecycle Management for the Power Platform and a new...

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Dynamics 365 Developers = Canvas Developer with Joel Lindstrom

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/355  An introduction about Joel Lindstrom and his passion Joel shares his story on his career journey  Joel talks about his thoughts on the idea that Power Platform is just like xRM with a new look and feel A discussion about how the consulting landscape is currently changing  His thoughts about people becoming app makers from Dynamics 365… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Tricia Sinclair on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/354  A short introduction about Tricia Sinclair background – life and hobbies Discover Tricia’s involvement with the Power Platform School What does Power Platform School do, who they work with and what you should expect? Tricia talks about her career journey  Learn more about Tricia’s interest in mentoring  Tricia’s involvement in… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their...

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Show 49 – Part 2: Women In Tech – crossover with Microsoft Spotlight Podcast

Very excited to share this episode with you as we have our first podcast crossover! Kevin and Garry are joined by Andrew Moran, Jon Jarvis and Sophie Dimelow from the Microsoft Spotlight podcast to talk about Women In Tech. The chat covered a very broad range of areas including why we were talking about it, unconscious bias and what we as a collective can do to help.Do check out the Microsoft Spotlight podcast too at Microsoft...

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Show 49 – Part 1: Syntex content assembly, Microsoft 365 DSC and some meeting free days

We're back! Kevin, Al and Garry return from their break over Christmas and New Year and pick a story each to cover before sharing the latest events.If you would like to appear on the show, we now have a Sessionize link and would love to hear from you over at https://sessionize.com/greyhatbeard/. Syntex content assembly and the content lifecycle – Microsoft Tech CommunityJanuary 2022 – Syntex Licensing Updates and New Year...

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Joe Unwin on The MVP Show

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/353  A conversation about Joe Unwin’s life background and living in Canada Joe’s thoughts about working from home and going back to working at the office Talks about the Microsoft community in Canada. A discussion about how Joe’s started having an interest in technology Joe’s educational background Learn more about Joe’s Power… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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User Interface design for Canvas Apps with Clarissa Gillingham

FULL SHOW NOTES https://podcast.nz365guy.com/352  A fun introduction of an enthusiast and dedicated Power Consultant, Clarissa Gillingham  A conversation about Clarissa’s way into Power Platform and how she ultimately gets into Power Apps  Clarissa tells her experience now being with Power Platform  Clarissa answers what is app design particularly the user interface  Answering the… Continue Reading ‘s Article on their blog...

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Enterprise CRM with scaled Scrum at RACQ

#109. In this special episode, I'm interviewed by Dani Kahil about my experience delivering an enterprise CRM project at RACQ (the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland). RACQ is a membership organisation serving two million people in Queensland with roadside assistance, insurance and banking services. In 2018, they set out to replace two legacy systems with Dynamics 365 Customer Service and… Continue Reading Neil Benson and...

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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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