Chicago, IL

Power Apps

Monday, September 26th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Paul Papanek Stork

    Don't Pa..Panic Consulting, Owner

WRK103 - Advanced Power Apps and Power Automate: Workarounds for Common Problems

Spend any amount of time in the Power Platform forums and you will begin to see very similar questions asked over and over again. In this workshop, we will look at some of the most common issues Citizen Developers encounter when trying to develop applications and workflows in the Power Platform. We'll examine each type of problem, analyze why they occur, and provide workarounds that you can use when you encounter them. The workshop will be divided into two parts. In the first we'll concentrate on Power Apps and in the second we'll look at Power Automate. Here is a general list of the overall topics we will cover: Part One: Power Apps • Managing Delegation Warnings • Working with Dates and Times • Conditional Formatting of data • Passing Data to and Retrieving Results from a Flow Part Two: Power Automate • Using Loops and Parallel Branches • Working with Large Data Sources • Using Conditions and Switches effectively • Implementing Error Checking/Correction

Monday, September 26th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Scott Shearer

    SharePoint, Flow and Microsoft 365 Evangelist and Microsoft MVP
  • William Huneycutt

    ASPE Training | Upskill Tech

WRK105 - Hands-On Flow Workshop

Microsoft Flow is the successor to SharePoint Designer workflow and the future of process automation for SharePoint. While Flow is much more than a SharePoint-only tool, this session will focus on providing you with the skills to get started right away with SharePoint automation using Microsoft Flow. In this demo-rich workshop, you’ll learn by doing with hands-on labs. What we'll cover during the session: • Overview and how your organization can get started • Flow concepts (e.g. triggers, actions, conditions, expressions) and how they’re applicable • Flow design using templates and blank canvas • Flow creation for common SharePoint business requirements, e.g. document approval • How to administer Flow in your organization ***ATTENDEES MUST BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE. DEVICES WITHOUT EXTERNAL KEYBOARDS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED .***

Tuesday, September 27th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Scott Shearer

    SharePoint, Flow and Microsoft 365 Evangelist and Microsoft MVP
  • Wes Preston

    Independent consultant working with platform alignment and no-code solutions with SharePoint and/or PowerApps

WRK405 - Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) for SharePoint Bootcamp

Power Apps and Power Automate are the successors to InfoPath and Designer Workflows for SharePoint. In this demo rich workshop, you'll spend the morning learning how to customize your SharePoint list forms with Power Apps and automate processes with Power Automate. You'll see how Power Apps can be used to make many of the customizations for which you may have used InfoPath in the past. We'll also cover how Power Automate can be used to do the same tasks for which you may be currently using Designer workflows - and much more..... Live demos will be used to illustrate the topics covered. Through a series of hands-on labs, you'll gain first hand experience in customizing SharePoint list forms with Power Apps and automating business processes in SharePoint using Power Automate. Your instructors will be there to assist anytime you have questions or need some help. To participate in the hands-on portion of this workshop, attendees should bring a laptop computer. Attendees who bring tablets, even with keyboards, will likely experience difficulties in successfully completing the labs. Attend this session and say goodbye to InfoPath and SharePoint Designer workflows. Gain the skills you'll need to immediately start customizing your Office 365 SharePoint sites with Power Apps and Power Automate.

Tuesday, September 27th 2022, 1:30 pm

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

WRK605 - Power Apps: App Design Patterns

This is a beginner to intermediate level class meant for makers who have built a few apps using the out-of-box forms and are now interested in improving the UI and UX design patterns to make the app more user-friendly and reduce end-user mistakes. In the second half we'll look at building some Power Automate flows using buttons. We'll build an elegant canvas app to submit, edit and delete data. Our primary focus will be on the design features such as: • Screens: How many to build and for what reasons? • Navigation: Should I use buttons only or a gallery or a component? • Forms: Should I build my own form or should I use the Edit form? • Design: Branding ideas and responsive design scenarios • Data source suggestions Performance improvements suggestions.

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 10:50 am

  • Wes Preston

    Independent consultant working with platform alignment and no-code solutions with SharePoint and/or PowerApps

APP101 - Intro to Power Apps for Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Lists

If you create business solutions with SharePoint lists If you surface information and solutions via Microsoft Teams or SharePoint If you're concerned with the potential complexity of Power Apps This session will show why Power Apps should be considered part of your toolset. We will cover: • Simple extensions of the SharePoint list experience with Power Apps • How to take data from SharePoint lists to Teams and mobile experiences • Power Apps examples that bring immediate value but set the stage for further enhancements

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 10:50 am

  • Haniel Croitoru

    Microsoft MVP & Enterprise Architect at Protiviti

PLT101 - Optimize your Power Platform governance using the Power Platform Center of Excellence

For many business and technology users, the word "governance" often instills fear of excessive processes, documentation, and meetings. Let me remove this anxiety by introducing the Microsoft Power Platform Center of Excellence. Join my session to learn how this accelerator can give you a head start on • Gaining insights into your Microsoft Power Platform adoption • Establishing audit and compliance processes • Accelerating your adoption by thriving with a community of makers • and more

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 1:00 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

PLT102 - ALM for Power Apps and Power Automate

Everyone talks about "No Code" or "Low Code" solutions and how easy they are to build. What nobody talks about is ALM (Application Lifecycle Management). Come to this sessions to learn about how to manage permissions and govern the environment and the solutions your users are creating.

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 2:20 pm

  • Paul Papanek Stork

    Don't Pa..Panic Consulting, Owner

APP103 - Microsoft Power Apps: Building Responsive Design Apps for Every Device

Power Apps is a great no-code tool lets "citizen developers" create applications that are designed to run on Desktop PCs, Web Browsers, Tablets, and Mobile devices. But if you want to avoid building 3 or 4 different versions of your App you need to know how to design your Power App to adjust for different sizes, resolutions, rotation, and types of layouts. In this session we'll review all the Tips and Tricks you need to know to easily build one Power App that will adjust to work on any device that supports Power Apps and look good in the process.

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 2:20 pm

  • Geoff Ables

    Microsoft MVP, MCT, Best Selling Author

DYN103 - Better Together? The Latest on Teams, Dynamics 365 and Power Apps Integration

Microsoft has continuously rolled out improved integration between Dynamics 365 CE (Customer Engagement), Teams and SharePoint. As well as with Model-Driven Power Apps. In this session we will dive into all of the available integration, what works and what can be a struggle, and scenarios for out-of-the-box versus custom integration that are working for businesses around the world. Key Takeaways: • Differences in how Model-Driven Power Apps and Dynamics 365 integration works with Teams • 3 Deadly Sins of Dynamics to Teams Integration • 5 Practical Ways to Use Microsoft Teams with Dynamics 365

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 2:20 pm

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

PWR103 - Forms, Forms Everywhere but Which One Should I Pick?

Microsoft has a variety of no-code, low-code for forms and apps services available, so which one do I use? Join Daniel Christian, a Microsoft MVP and certified trainer, as he walks you through these form options available and provides guidance on when you should use which one. This is a demo heavy session with real-world examples.

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 4:00 pm

  • Nick Brattoli

    Microsoft MVP, Collab365 Community Manager, and Independent Consultant

APP104 - Building your first Model-driven app with Power Apps as an IT Pro

When most people think about Power Apps, they imagine canvas apps. While those can offer a lot of design flexibility, sometimes it's necessary to build an interface quickly and focus on functionality. In this session, join Nick Brattoli as he demonstrates how to quickly build and deploy Power Apps to suit your data. We'll go over topics such as: • Differences between canvas apps and model-driven apps • Building your data model with DataVerse • Creating a basic model-driven app • Interacting with your data using Power Automate flows If you're already familiar with canvas apps and you want to see what else Power Apps can do, don't miss this one!

Wednesday, September 28th 2022, 4:00 pm

  • William Huneycutt

    ASPE Training | Upskill Tech

PLT104 - Business Process Automation with PowerApps and Flow

Learn how to get started quickly with Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) in SharePoint Online. Discover how to use built-in connections to connect Power Apps to services such as SharePoint Online, Office 365 apps, and even SharePoint on-premise. Learn how to customize the look and feel of forms and apps to meet the needs of users and apply company branding. Also, learn how to share Power Apps with colleagues without going over budget. • Customize SharePoint list forms with Power Apps • Create a canvas app based on a SharePoint list • Connect to data sources • Themes, branding, and layouts • Conditional formatting • Rules and data validation • Formula bar This session will also discuss how to get started with Power Automate (Flow). Learn how to take advantage of pre-built templates for creating workflows. Learn how to create custom Flows in an easy-to-use visual designer right in a web browser. Finally, we'll discuss how to manage your Flows during and after runtime. • Connectors, data sources, and gateways • Events vs triggers • SharePoint Designer actions vs Flow actions • Conditions for Flow • Workflow history • Flow connections and ownership • Licensing The future of SharePoint is exciting, and the addition of Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) can help to address the challenges faced by today’s information workers.

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, 9:00 am

  • Bobby Chang

    Power Platform Global Black Belt at Microsoft

PLT201 - Power Platform Governance 101

Governance can be such a dreaded word but is key to foster safe and successful adoption for low-code/no-code tech. Power Platform has a slew of capabilities to secure, manage, monitor apps and workflows in your Microsoft 365 tenant. Join this session, as we focus on key Power Platform concepts to understand (e.g., environment types, connectors, Dataverse) and governance capabilities to administer Power Apps and Power Automate (e.g., Data Loss Policy, PowerShell, CoE Starter Kit).

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 10:50 am

  • Wes Preston

    Independent consultant working with platform alignment and no-code solutions with SharePoint and/or PowerApps

APP202 - Build user-friendly interfaces with Power Apps for your SharePoint & Microsoft List data

Are your users looking for an “Easy” button when using lists? Make SharePoint and Microsoft Lists more web-user-friendly instead of SharePoint-user-friendly. This session will walk through Power Apps + Lists examples that put more solution-specific and context-specific actions in the hands of users and delivered via Teams. Instead of editing a SharePoint list item, changing a property, and hitting Save - add a button that makes an update with a single click. Users get the actions they need in the context that makes sense to them.

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 10:50 am

  • Gokan Ozcifci

    Consultant. Entrepreneur. Microsoft Regional Director & MVP.

PLT202 - PowerApps and SharePoint: Better together.

Since Microsoft announced the long-term deprecation cycle for InfoPath, business users and power users have been waiting for better answers. Wait no longer! PowerApps is officially here as your InfoPath replacement, and even better – Microsoft is releasing PowerApps templates to get us started. First, we’ll talk through the basics, then we’ll cover how to use templates and finally, we’ll build a form from scratch. This session will help you get familiar with PowerApps so that you can go back to work feeling confident that you can provide great solutions, without having to wait on your development team. Come to my session and See how PowerApps can be used to display richer and more functional views of your data - now, directly in SharePoint and Teams with supported web parts and components.

Thursday, September 29th 2022, 1:40 pm

  • Paul Papanek Stork

    Don't Pa..Panic Consulting, Owner

APP203 - Power Apps: Building Offline Apps Tips and Tricks

Power Apps is a powerful tool for "Citizen" developers to use when building applications for a variety of data sources. But how do you use a cloud based application when you have little or no Internet connectivity? In this talk we'll look at how to take a mobile Power App that was built using SharePoint as a data source and convert it to allow use of the app when offline. Along the way we'll talk about the critical design characteristics for an offline app and the limitations inherent in this approach.

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, 9:00 am

  • Haniel Croitoru

    Microsoft MVP & Enterprise Architect at Protiviti

APP301 - Around the World in 60 minutes - How to create Enterprise-wide Multilingual PowerApps

Supporting multiple languages for corporations is a necessity in multilingual countries, such as Canada, Belgium, Italy, and others. The same applies to organizations having a workforce that is distributed across the globe. One common challenge in building solutions to support multilingualism is the creation and maintenance of such solutions as they evolve and more languages are added. In this session, we will implement a PowerApps framework for supporting multiple languages. Elements that will be covered include static labels, list entries, caching, and more.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Prashant G Bhoyar

    Microsoft AI MVP, MCT, Cloud Solution Architect at AIS

PLT301 - Manage Power Platform Like a Pro using PowerShell

The Power Platform Admin center offers a comprehensive list of features to manage the Power Platform. However, the admin center is not great at performing bulk operations and implementing automation as part of your governance process. In this demo-driven session, we will cover how to manage the Power Platform using PowerShell, perform bulk operations, and implement automation as part of your Power Platform governance processes. You will learn: • How to use PowerShell for Power Apps and Power Automate (Microsoft Flow) • Managing Tenant Level Settings • Creating and Managing environments • Managing Power Apps and Power Automate (Microsoft Flow) Owners • Managing Power Apps and Power Automate (Microsoft Flow) Connections • Managing Canvas Apps • Pulling Usage Statistics • How to implement automation as part of your Power Platform Governance Policies • Best Practices

Friday, September 30th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Gokan Ozcifci

    Consultant. Entrepreneur. Microsoft Regional Director & MVP.

TMS301 - The Why, How and What of Dataverse in Microsoft Teams

Dataverse provides a low code data platform that allows your data to permeate all your apps - and in this session, we'll show you how. In this session, we’ll explore, learn and demonstrate how to build intelligent and integrated apps within any organization with the built-in Power Platform capabilities using Microsoft Dataverse (Project Oakdale). Because Dataverse is seamlessly integrated into Microsoft Teams, there's no need to manage forms from two places. Attending this session will gain insights on the business benefits of enabling and using Dataverse and the importance of Data that is central to transforming any business process, from action to automation to interaction to analysis. • Built your first app without one single line of code and integrate this directly into your Microsoft Teams • Learn that Dataverse allows data to be integrated from multiple sources into a single store, which can then be used in Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents along with data that are already available from the Dynamics 365. • Understand the security concepts of Microsoft Dataverse.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

APP302 - The Variety of Variables in Power Apps Canvas

Variables are one of the key features in an app to hold information that will be referenced later. Join Daniel Christian, Microsoft MVP and certified trainer, as he walks you through the variety of variables available in Power Apps canvas. This is a demo heavy session with real-world examples of how variables can improve the performance and efficiency of the apps.

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

  • Wes Preston

    Independent consultant working with platform alignment and no-code solutions with SharePoint and/or PowerApps

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.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 1:50 pm

  • Paul Papanek Stork

    Don't Pa..Panic Consulting, Owner

PLT304 - Using Power Apps and Microsoft Power Automate (Flow) Together: Made for each other

Power Apps and Power Automate are both powerful tools for the citizen and professional developer. But using them together can take your application to a whole new level. In this talk we'll get you started with how to invoke a Flow from a Power App, how to pass information to the Flow, and how to return values back to Power Apps when the Flow completes. Along the way we'll discuss Best Practices that can make your Power Apps and Power Automate work more efficiently together. Even if you know both Power Apps and Power Automate, this session will help you get the most out of using them together.