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Content by Charles Sterling

April and May Webinars: Power BI Security, Flow Approvals, InfoPath migration, Deploying PowerApps, Marco Russo on Design and more!

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Webinars



PowerBI Webinars


Introducing Flow Approvals: better enable People-based automation

This is an exciting webinar — we’ll be debuting a new feature live, on screen! Microsoft Flow helps you automate a variety of business processes, including streamlining approvals. In this webinar, Merwan Hade, Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow team, will announce and walk through a brand new Flow feature that you can use to quickly set up personnel-dependent workflows, enabling time savings through automation. The specific feature details are being intentionally withheld for pending announcements — join us to be the first to find out.

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When: 4/20/2017 10:00 AM


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Rebuilding an InfoPath Designer form in PowerApps

This webinar covers a real world scenario of how a business solution built using InfoPath Designer can easily and successfully be rebuilt and enhanced in PowerApps.

The demo includes showing the ‘behind-the-scenes’ i.e. how the app has been built.
• Demonstrate the InfoPath Designer form then demonstrate its replacement in PowerApps
• The PowerApps demo includes using Radio buttons that update SharePoint List items and cascading dropdowns.
• Finally, using this demo emphasize how PowerAps  can update two SharePoint lists using the same app, something InfoPath Designer cannot do.

About Daniel Christian

Daniel Christian has over 11 years of SharePoint experience starting with SharePoint Portal 2003 . His area of expertise includes SharePoint On-Premises architecture, maintenance and administration, SharePoint Online administration. He is a big fan of building no-code solutions and reporting. Currently, he is focused on PowerApps and its integration using Gateway with SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016. Besides writing blogs, Daniel enjoys working with musical holiday lights and photography. Here’s the YouTube playlist of his 2016 holiday lights.

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When 4/25/2017 10:00 AM


Microsoft Flow best practices and examples for Business Analysts by Jon Levesque

Microsoft Flow can create workflows, notifications, automation, collect data and synchronize files between practically any application, services and most data sources. In this webinar Jon Levesque, Senior Program Manager Flow team will focus on those activities and design patterns that will enable business analysts to get the best out of this do-anything software tools

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When: 5/2/2017 10:00AM


Connecting to On-Premises data from PowerApps by Archana Nair And Dimah Zaidalkilani

With six months of producing PowerApps applications inside of Microsoft and with our largest customers, the team has amassed a series of best practices, tips, and tricks for PowerApps development. In this week’s webinar, Archana Nair and Dimah Zaidalkilani will walk you through best practices for using on-premises data gateways for connecting to on-premises data from PowerApps. You will learn how to get started and configure the on-premises data gateway, build apps easily connecting to on-premises data, troubleshoot connectivity issues and hands on demos.

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When: 5/16/2017 10:00AM




What’s New, Exciting, and Coming Next for Power BI Embedded by Aviv Ezrachi

Power BI Embedded is an Azure service that enables you to integrate impactful and interactive data visualizations built in Power BI Desktop into your web or mobile applications. In this webinar, Aviv Ezrachi will start with a level set as to what Power BI Embedded offers developers, walk through some announcements of recent and forth coming releases, and finish with the team’s future priorities.

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When: 5/18/2017 10:00 AM

About Aviv Ezrachi


Aviv is a seasoned Product Manager (MSC) with over 12 years’ experience in various roles in telecom and enterprise software development.


Power BI security deep dive by Kasper de Jonge

One hot topic with Power BI is security, in this deep dive session we will look at all the aspects of security of Power BI. We will look at logging to where and how your data is stored and we even look at how to leverage additional Azure services to secure it even more

Kasper de Jonge is a senior program manager on the Business Applications team at Microsoft, where he has worked developing features for Power Pivot and other Analysis Services products such as the Tabular model and Multidimensional cubes. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as TechEd, SQLPASS, and SQLSaturday, and is the creator of http://www.PowerPivotBlog.com, one of the leading Power Pivot websites.

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When: 5/23/2017 10:00AM

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Deploying your PowerApps applications by James Oleinik

James Oleinik, Senior Program Manager on the PowerApps team will be presenting on how to move, deploy and migrate your PowerApps applications across environments and tenants.  In this webinar James will cover the deployment strategies, migrating from Tenants (like Test to Production) and deployment strategies and finish with the administration and the security best practices involved with these deployments.

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When: 5/25/2017 10:00AM


Power BI visualization best practices by Marco Russo

Designing great looking Power BI reports and dashboards isn’t just about beauty; it also makes the information easier to understand.
In this webinar Marco Russo will give us a sneak peek at his soon to be released training series on this exciting topic.

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When: 5/31/2017 10:00AM


Look behind the curtain with one of the PowerApp Developers: Marie Hoeger

Looking for new ways to leverage PowerApps? In this webinar Audrie will interview one of the PowerApp developers (Marie Hoeger). We will get some insight from Marie on what inspired her to develop for Microsoft, and get some ideas from her on typical PowerApp use cases for science and education. We’ll demo a couple of fun apps on the topic as well!

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When: 6/1/2017 10:00AM


Power BI Best Practices from the Power BI Operations Team

Power BI Best Practices from the Power BI Operations Team

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When: 6/8/2017 10:00AM


Deep dive on PowerApps formulas by Greg Lindhorst

Join Greg Lindhorst  and a Deep dive on PowerApps formulas by the author of the entire PowerApps reference: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/tutorials/formula-reference/

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When: 6/20/2017 10:00AM


Unleash the Power of Power BI – tips and tricks by Philip Seamark

Join Philip Seamark as he walks through some of the tips and tricks the largest deployment of Power BI in the Southern Hemisphere uses to fill their BI needs.

This session will cover a variety of tips and tricks to help you enhance your Power BI reports. Learn how to:

  • Create self-annotating Dashboards
  • Use Power BI to optimise Power BI
  • Use the API
  • Take advantage of bi-directional relationships
  • Use Measures more creatively
  • And much more…..

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When: 6/22/2017 10:00AM




Note I still have the following to schedule!

  • Reza Rad (Power BI Fast and Furious) 
  • Marc Reguera Dashboard Makeover and Color Templates
  • Power BI to please your CEO’ Jen Stirrup