Washington, D.C.

Microsoft Teams Developer Track

Tuesday, December 14th 2021, 9:40 am

  • Derek Cash-Peterson

    Principal Architect - Sympraxis Consulting

TDV101 - Introduction to SharePoint and Teams Integration

Do you use Teams to communicate with your project teams? Do you use SharePoint to store your documents? Did you know you can bring them together easily? In this session we will look at the different ways to surface SharePoint data in your Team using pages, lists and libraries to help your colleagues get the most out of their collaboration workspace. While there are many out of the box options, we will also talk about how you can extend this using Power Apps or SPFx. At the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of how to bring your SharePoint data into Teams and streamline your user experience to support better collaboration across your organization and make the most out of the tools you have.

Tuesday, December 14th 2021, 1:30 pm

  • Prashant G Bhoyar

    Microsoft AI MVP, MCT, Cloud Solution Architect at AIS

TDV103 - Battle Royale: Power Virtual Agents (No Code Chatbots) vs Microsoft Bot Framework

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella has said: "Human Language is the new UI layer, bots are like new application". As more and more bots are getting popular in homes and enterprises, the demand for custom bots is increasing at rapid space. The Microsoft Bot framework is a comprehensive open-source offering that we can use to build and deploy high-quality bots. Power Virtual Agents a SaaS offering from Microsoft empowers teams to easily create powerful bots using a guided, no-code graphical interface without the need for data scientists or developers. Often the developers and architects have to decide which product to use while building Chatbots. In this demo-driven session, we will cover in-depth the key differences between Microsoft Bot Framework and Power Virtual Agents ( No Code Chatbots ) and their suitable use cases. We will also cover the pricing and the extensibility model. You will learn: • Key differences between Microsoft Bot Framework and Power Virtual Agents ( No Code Chatbots ) • How to call custom Bots built using Microsoft Bot Framework from Power Virtual • Agents using Bot Framework Skills • Best Practices of Microsoft Bot Framework and Power Virtual Agents (No Code Chatbots)

Wednesday, December 15th 2021, 1:20 pm

  • Max Fritz

    Senior Program Manager at Microsoft

TDV202 - Teams + Power Platform: Better Together

Are you looking for ways to become a Teams superstar? While Teams may have many great features built in, come to this session to learn all about how you can use the Microsoft Power Platform (PowerApps, Flow, PowerBI) to supercharge Teams for yourself and your team! We'll show a variety of different simple solutions that you can deploy in your Teams environment today to see immediate results. We'll also walk through building more advanced solutions to transform your business processes.

Wednesday, December 15th 2021, 2:40 pm

  • Derek Cash-Peterson

    Principal Architect - Sympraxis Consulting

TDV203 - Developing Teams Solutions with Viva Connections

Are you curious about what’s new with Viva Connections? Have you investigated what is provided out of the box and you’re left wanting MORE? In this introductory session, we will explore the extensibility model for Viva Connections. We will talk about why you would want to extend the Viva experience and what you need to get started. In addition, we will explore the technical components of creating your first extension for Viva Connections. You will walk away with a better understanding of when and why you would want to extend the Viva experience and how to get started at your organization.

Wednesday, December 15th 2021, 4:20 pm

  • Daniel Cohen-Dumani

    Withum Digital, Partner

TDV204 - Extending Microsoft Teams - Leveraging Application Templates and low code

During this session, we will review Microsoft new Application Templates for Microsoft Teams. Teams templates are pre-built definitions of a team's structure designed around a business need or project. You can use Teams templates to quickly create rich collaboration spaces with channels for different topics and preinstall apps to pull in mission-critical content and services. Teams templates provide a predefined team structure that can help you easily create consistent teams across your organization. We will discuss and demonstrate application templates such as Company Communicator, FAQ Plus, List Search and other templates. We will discuss how to deploy the templates, how to extend them and leverage other low-code/no code capabilities such at Bots, PowerApps and Flow to extend Microsoft Teams and make it the hub for collaboration for your organization.

Thursday, December 16th 2021, 9:00 am

  • Eric Overfield

    Microsoft MVP, RD

TDV301 - Developing SharePoint Solutions for Microsoft Teams

The SharePoint Framework continues to shine as the best development toolset for SharePoint customizations, with ever increasing features, opportunities, and community members. Microsoft Teams now includes the ability to integrate SharePoint resources including SharePoint Framework webparts direct in Teams. In this session, we will review the SharePoint Framework with an emphasis on strategies for how and why solutions may be integrated directly into Microsoft Teams. We will investigate the process necessary to integrate SharePoint components into Teams as well as look at how to interact directly with Teams using the SharePoint Framework, Microsoft Flow, and the Microsoft Graph API. Session Benefits: • Overview of Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Framework development • Integration strategies for SharePoint and Microsoft Team components • Learn how to build SPFx solutions that integrate into Microsoft Teams

Thursday, December 16th 2021, 2:20 pm

  • Prashant G Bhoyar

    Microsoft AI MVP, MCT, Cloud Solution Architect at AIS

TDV304 - Enterprise-grade Helpdesk Bots For Teams using Azure Communications Svcs & Bot Framework

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella has said: "Human Language is the new UI layer, bots are like new application". As more and more bots are getting popular in homes and enterprises, the demand for custom bots is increasing at rapid space. Azure Communication Services is a cloud-based communications service that lets you add voice, video, chat, and telephony to your apps. The Microsoft Bot Framework is a comprehensive open-source offering that we can use to build and deploy high-quality bots. Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms to see, hear, speak, understand and interpret our needs using natural methods of communication, with just a few lines of code. Easily add intelligent features – such as emotion and sentiment detection, vision and speech recognition, language understanding, knowledge, and search – into your app, across devices and platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows, keep improving and are easy to set up. In this demo-driven session, we will cover how to build the enterprise-grade intelligent bots in using Microsoft Bot Framework, Cognitive Services, and Azure Communication Services and deploy in Microsoft Teams and other platforms like SharePoint, Public-Facing Web Sites, etc. You will learn: • What are Azure Communication Services? • What is Microsoft Bot Framework? • What is Azure Bot Service? • How to create bots using Microsoft Bot Framework? • What are Cognitive Services? • How to leverage Bot Framework, Azure Communication Services, and Cognitive Services to implement enterprise-grade bots?