Dallas, Texas

SharePoint & O365 Power User

Wednesday, August 10th 2022, 9:50 am

  • Wes Preston

    Microsoft MVP

PWR101 - Intro to Microsoft Lists for Teams and SharePoint Users

SharePoint lists have led the way for years in organizing, managing, and sharing list content. With the introduction of Microsoft Lists, users and makers will find many of the core concepts of lists with new capabilities and ease of use. In this session we'll walk through the basics of getting started with Microsoft Lists in your organization and talk through some positioning to understand where Microsoft Lists fits in your M365 toolset - on its own, or integrated with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint.

Wednesday, August 10th 2022, 11:30 am

  • Ben Vanderberg

    Principal Developer Evangelist at Adobe

PWR102 - Automating document processes with Microsoft Power Automate

There are so many necessary documents for an organization, and being able to help automate them can make a huge difference. In this session, we will see how you can automate that in Microsoft Power Automate with Adobe PDF Services and Adobe Sign: • Generate Word and PDF documents from data using Adobe Document Generation • Protect, Combine, OCR, and perform other actions on PDFs • Send and capture e-signatures

Wednesday, August 10th 2022, 1:40 pm

  • Geetha Sivasailam

    Microsoft MVP

PWR103 - Power BI + Power Apps + Power Automate = Better Together

Want to amplify actionable data insights and accelerate better decision making? Then this session is for you where we'll look at how organizations can benefit from the exciting possibilities of using Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate together. We will walk through best practices, things you should know to take full advantage of the tools and real-life examples. Learn how you can seamlessly combine data visuals on Power BI dashboards with an added layer of apps and cloud flows to enable write-back capabilities and integration with numerous back end services.

Thursday, August 11th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Prashant G Bhoyar

    Microsoft MVP and MCT

PWR201 - Introduction to AI and Cognitive Services for Microsoft 365 Developers and Power Users

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the new buzzwords in the industry. Microsoft's vision is to make AI accessible to every enterprise, data scientist, developer, information worker, consumer and device everywhere in the world. AI has a big role to play in the enterprise space. The field of AI is progressing at a rapid pace. Without understanding the concepts behind these advanced technologies, developers and administrators will struggle to evaluate the potential impact of new tools and solutions. In this session, we will break down the concepts behind existing technologies, outline various tools available today, and discuss the direction of AI and ML for Microsoft 365 Developers. We will cover how developers, Power Users, and Information workers can take advantage of the Microsoft's AI and Cognitive Services offerings to build real-life enterprise solutions. You will learn: 1) Overview of Microsoft AI Platform 2) What are the cognitive services? 3) What tools are available today? 4) How to use Cognitive Services to implement real-life business solutions in Microsoft 365?

Thursday, August 11th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Heidi Jordan

    SharePoint Solutions Specialist at High Plains Technology

INT200 - Next Level SharePoint News

Do you want to use an Intranet to share pertinent dynamic information such as announcements, milestones, system outages and upcoming events? Do you also want the content to be interactive and engaging for your users? Consider repeat content - would you benefit from using a template every month and/or scheduling your messages? Would you also like to easily push your content to MS Teams or Yammer? SharePoint News can help you achieve all of these things and so much more! Derived from the legacy Announcements List in SharePoint On-Premises, SharePoint News has evolved into an expansive feature that users must understand how to take full advantage of. In this session we will cover: • How to create, edit, delete and schedule a News Post • News Templates • Strategy and Architecture, including Hub News • Web Parts to display Posts • Where to find Posts • Real life use case: Build an Alert System to display important messages on your site

Thursday, August 11th 2022, 1:20 pm

  • Don Kirkham

    Microsoft MVP, MCT and MCPD

PWR203 - Take your Lists to the next level

Modern lists in SharePoint have seen a complete overhaul. While the Lists app in Office 365 is new addition, it uses the same modern SharePoint lists as Office 365. These lists have a lot of customization available natively, but the real power comes from custom list formatting. We'll start with some simple tips and them level up to making list views one of the most powerful no-code solutions in your toolbelt.

Thursday, August 11th 2022, 2:40 pm

  • Nick Brattoli

    Microsoft MVP and MCT

PWR204 - Building an employee recognition solution with SP, Power Apps, Power Automate and Power BI

An employee recognition app is a quick-and-easy way to create content and engagement for your SharePoint or Teams-first intranet. In this session, join Nick Brattoli as he shows you how to build an employee recognition application from scratch using Power Apps, Power Automate, and even Power BI! He’ll discuss and demonstrate topics such as: • Planning and structuring your data • Creating an entry form • Displaying recognition awards • Adding approvals, notifications, and even printable certificates! • Using Power BI to add visual flair and statistics If you’re looking for a cool solution to build to drive user adoption or get buy-in from leadership, you don’t want to miss this!

Friday, August 12th 2022, 9:00 am

  • Adam Ochs

    Office 365 Advisory Services Lead Technician

PWR301 - Working Remotely, Empower your Remote Workers in M365

In the last year, we have drastically seen the workforce change. Overnight thousands of people went from working remotely not being an option, to being a requirment. In this 70 minute session we are going to be focusing on some of the tools and resources to help ensure you are doing remote working right! End user experience and tools, applications designed to make you and your users better!

Friday, August 12th 2022, 10:20 am

  • Heidi Jordan

    SharePoint Solutions Specialist at High Plains Technology

PWR302 - Build a No-Code Application with the tools already in your belt!

In this hands-on session, we will see how to maximize our Microsoft 365 investment by dissecting a simple referral system built with Microsoft Forms, SharePoint Online and Power Automate. We'll take a look at how these three pillars unite to empower a business with a system designed to track referrals from both internal and external customers. Then, we'll expand on the solution with Microsoft Teams and Power BI which layer in an additional medium for communication and insightful data visualizations. The take-aways from this session will relate to more than just referral tracking; the idea is to examine each component of a real life application and demonstrate how you can get started building functional solutions for any line of business.