Chicago, IL

Business Value

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Treb Gatte

    Microsoft MVP, MCP, MCTS, MBA, CEO, Marquee Insights

BI201 - Managing Goal Status and OKRs using Power BI Goals and SharePoint

Greatly improve the speed of your decision making by using Power BI Goals and SharePoint together to get relevant information easily. This session will introduce the new Power BI Goals functionality, discuss what are Goals and Objective and Key Results(OKR) metrics, show you how to set up your metrics using data from SharePoint for automatic updating.

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Craig Jahnke

    Office 365 Architect and Collaboration Evangelist - Always keep learning...

APP201 - Intro to Power App Portals

What are Power Apps portals and the business value they provide? Come to this session and learn about the value of Power Apps portals and how you can leverage it to allow internal and external audiences to view and interact with data from Microsoft Dataverse or Dynamics 365.

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 10:50 am

  • Eric Overfield

    PixelMill, RD, MVP

BV202- One-Stop-Viva-Shop | Your Guide to all Facets of Microsoft Viva

Microsoft Teams has evolved into a highly productive tool that is much more than meets the eye. As many organizations are clamoring to connect disparate digital tools into an intuitive and holistic digital workspace, Teams has positioned itself as the single pane to your digital workplace. The recent launch of Microsoft Viva, Microsoft's employee experience platform, depends upon Microsoft Teams' unique capabilities as the central hub to a successful digital workplace. In this session, you'll learn how Microsoft Teams and the facets of Microsoft Viva connects the dots and can bring transparency, efficiency, and productivity to your workforce. Walk away with practical applications to configure and architect Microsoft Teams as the dashboard to your Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Viva empowered digital workspace. In this session: • Understand how Viva Connections, Topics, Learning, Insights, and additional modules integrate with Teams • Successful patterns when rolling out Viva components in your organization • Licensing and integration requirements

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 1:40 pm

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

PLT203 - How to leverage Power Platform for a successful hybrid work scenario

As we get ready to return to the workspace and initially start with a hybrid work scenario, what are the key features about Power Platform that we can leverage to make this successful? Join Daniel Christian, Microsoft MVP and certified trainer, as he helps you plan your apps, flows and chatbots, your data sources and the governance model to make it secure and successful!

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 3:30 pm

  • Amarender Peddamalku

    Practice Lead - Microsoft Modern Work @Perficient

APP204 - Build external-facing websites using Power Apps portals

We'll learn how to create powerful external-facing websites that allow users outside their organizations to sign in with a wide variety of identities, create and view data in Microsoft Dataverse, or even browse content anonymously. Also, we'll learn to quickly create a website and customize it with pages, layout, and content. We'll dive into portals ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) using Microsoft Power Platform CLI tool to deploy/publish changes from Dev > QA > Production.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Daniel Glenn

    Microsoft MVP, Senior Director of Hybrid Office and U.S. Delivery at Creospark

PLT302 - Work With Your On-Premises Data From Anywhere

Microsoft Power BI, Power Automate, and Power Apps are powerful cloud tools that can take your on-premises data, stored in systems like SQL and SharePoint, to new heights. Using your data where it is now gives you the ability to invest in improving processes, instead of focusing on a data migration strategy. The hybrid office is even more efficient when you can work with your date from anywhere! In this session, we will discuss the benefits of using the cloud tools and how workflow, analytics, and business apps can utilize your on-premises data. We will setup a data gateway, connect to on-premises data sources, and discuss how to use that data in Microsoft 365 to create rich business solutions for your employees working from anywhere. You will walk-away from this session with the knowledge you need to immediately start using your on-premises data with Microsoft 365.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 12:30 pm

  • Craig Jahnke

    Office 365 Architect and Collaboration Evangelist - Always keep learning...
  • Ralph Rivas

    MS MVP Biz Apps, Collaboration Evangelist, National Solutions Architect at SOGETI USA focused on all things Cloud as well as Microsoft 365

PLT303 - Introduction to Power Platform Fusion Development

Fusion development allows your business to build better applications, faster by bringing together professional developers with citizen, or low-code, developers. You want to free business, or citizen developers to create applications for their ever changing needs. You want your software development, IT, and business teams to work better together; a new software development paradigm called Fusion Development teams can help. Come to this session to learn about what Fusion Development is and how you can use it to move your solution development forward!