Chicago, IL

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 8:30 am

  • Geoff Ables

    Microsoft MVP & MCT

DYN201 - Portals to Pages: Working with PowerApps Portals and Power Pages

New to Power Pages and Power Portals? Have you worked a bit with PowerApp Portals but want a refresher or to upgrade your skills to Power Pages? This is the session for you. Power Pages are the new kid on the Power Platform block, and may eventually replace Power Portals. But both still exist. In this session you’ll learn the fundamentals of both Power Portals and Power Pages – and the role the Dataverse plays in both. In this session we will look at the many different options for information sharing portals, discuss the pros and cons of each, and help you to make an informed decision about your portal – including if it should be integrated with your Dynamics 365 solution or not. You will also learn how to quickly spin up a portal from a template, and how to customize a portal through a series of short demos that you can refer back to later. Key Takeaways: • An introduction both Power Portals and Power Pages • A review of 5+ portal options • Learn to deploy, configure and customize Portals and Pages • Portals, the Dataverse and Dynamics – the role each plays • Portal integration options

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Eric Overfield

    Microsoft MVP, RD & MCT

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, 3:50 pm

  • Cathy Dew

    Senior Program Manager at Microsoft

INT205 - SharePoint Beautification: The art of customizing your sites and pages

Providing a unique identity and brand to your sites is a core element in establishing trust and belonging in your users. In today's modern portal world, branding has evolved beyond themes and logos into a way of envisioning the entire site including pages, navigation, and interconnectivity. In this session we will highlight best practices for building beautiful, branded sites and pages in SharePoint. Dive into tutorials on branding, layouts, page designs, site templates, navigation and more. Explore these options, learn how to plan and design your sites and pages, and watch your sites come alive!

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 3:50 pm

  • Nick Brattoli

    Microsoft MVP & MCT

PLT204 - Creating Robust Solutions with Power Apps Portals, Power Automate, Dataverse & MS 365 Lists

While Power Apps canvas apps are easy to build, they unfortunately don't allow for much interaction with external users, especially not anonymous ones. While that may seem like a hard gap to cross, with Power Apps Portals, you can do just that! Join Nick Brattoli as he demonstrates some of the capabilities of Power Apps Portals, Dataverse, Power Automate, and even Microsoft lists in this information-packed hour. He'll show things such as: • Data structures with Dataverse and Microsoft Lists • An overview of the Power Apps Portals interface vs canvas apps • A simple Power Apps Portal that allows users to view and enter information • How to use Power Automate to send data between Lists and Dataverse and your portal If you're a pro at Power Apps canvas apps already, come check out this session to see what else is possible!

Friday, September 30th 2022, 12:30 pm

  • Wes Preston

    Microsoft MVP

APP303 - Case Study: Manage SharePoint News with Power Apps

As the complexity of a SharePoint page grows beyond the first few News web parts, the work of content managers and contributors also increases. This session walks through approaches to making it easier for users - via SharePoint, Teams, or mobile devices - to promote or demote posts or make posts show up in the right place without manually setting file properties.