Episode Fifteen of Power Platform Connections sees David Warner and Hugo Bernier talk to Microsoft MVP Lewis Baybutt aka Low Code Lewis, alongside the latest news and community blogs. Use the hashtag #PowerPlatformConnects on social media for a chance to have your work featured on the show. Action requested: Feel free to provide feedback on how we can make our community more inclusive and diverse. This episode premiers live on our YouTube at 12pm PST on Thursday 1st June 2023. Video series available at Power Platform Community YouTube channel. Upcoming events: European Power Platform conference – Jun. 20-22nd - Dublin Microsoft Power Platform Conference – Oct. 3-5th - Las Vegas Join our Communities: Power Apps Community Power Automate Community Power Virtual Agents Community Power Pages Community If you’d like to hear from a specific community member in an upcoming recording and/or have specific questions for the Power Platform Connections team, please let us know. We will do our best to address all your requests or questions.
Welcome to our May 2023 Community Newsletter, where we'll be highlighting the latest news, releases, upcoming events, and the great work of our members inside the Biz Apps communities. If you're new to this LinkedIn group, be sure to subscribe here in the News & Announcements to stay up to date with the latest news from our ever-growing membership network who "changed the way they thought about code". LATEST NEWS "Mondays at Microsoft" LIVE on LinkedIn - 8am PST - Monday 15th May - Grab your Monday morning coffee and come join Principal Program Managers Heather Cook and Karuana Gatimu for the premiere episode of "Mondays at Microsoft"! This show will kick off the launch of the new Microsoft Community LinkedIn channel and cover a whole host of hot topics from across the #PowerPlatform, #ModernWork, #Dynamics365, #AI, and everything in-between. Just click the image below to register and come join the team LIVE on Monday 15th May 2023 at 8am PST. Hope to see you there! Executive Keynote | Microsoft Customer Success Day CVP for Business Applications & Platform, Charles Lamanna, shares the latest #BusinessApplications product enhancements and updates to help customers achieve their business outcomes. S01E13 Power Platform Connections - 12pm PST - Thursday 11th May Episode Thirteen of Power Platform Connections sees Hugo Bernier take a deep dive into the mind of co-host David Warner II, alongside the reviewing the great work of Dennis Goedegebuure, Keith Atherton, Michael Megel, Cat Schneider, and more. Click below to subscribe and get notified, with David and Hugo LIVE in the YouTube chat from 12pm PST. And use the hashtag #PowerPlatformConnects on social media for a chance to have your work featured on the show. UPCOMING EVENTS European Power Platform Conference - early bird ticket sale ends! The European Power Platform Conference early bird ticket sale ends on Friday 12th May 2023! #EPPC23 brings together the Microsoft Power Platform Communities for three days of unrivaled days in-person learning, connections and inspiration, featuring three inspirational keynotes, six expert full-day tutorials, and over eighty-five specialist sessions, with guest speakers including April Dunnam, Dona Sarkar, Ilya Fainberg, Janet Robb, Daniel Laskewitz, Rui Santos, Jens Christian Schrøder, Marco Rocca, and many more. Deep dive into the latest product advancements as you hear from some of the brightest minds in the #PowerApps space. Click here to book your ticket today and save! DynamicMinds Conference - Slovenia - 22-24th May 2023 It's not long now until the DynamicsMinds Conference, which takes place in Slovenia on 22nd - 24th May, 2023 - where brilliant minds meet, mingle & share! This great Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Conference features a whole host of amazing speakers, including the likes of Georg Glantschnig, Dona Sarkar, Tommy Skaue, Monique Hayward, Aleksandar Totovic, Rachel Profitt, Aurélien CLERE, Ana Inés Urrutia de Souza, Luca Pellegrini, Bostjan Golob, Shannon Mullins, Elena Baeva, Ivan Ficko, Guro Faller, Vivian Voss, Andrew Bibby, Tricia Sinclair, Roger Gilchrist, Sara Lagerquist, Steve Mordue, and many more. Click here: DynamicsMinds Conference for more info on what is sure an amazing community conference covering all aspects of Power Platform and beyond. Days of Knowledge Conference in Denmark - 1-2nd June 2023 Check out 'Days of Knowledge', a Directions 4 Partners conference on 1st-2nd June in Odense, Denmark, which focuses on educating employees, sharing knowledge and upgrading Business Central professionals. This fantastic two-day conference offers a combination of training sessions and workshops - all with Business Central and related products as the main topic. There's a great list of industry experts sharing their knowledge, including Iona V., Bert Verbeek, Liza Juhlin, Douglas Romão, Carolina Edvinsson, Kim Dalsgaard Christensen, Inga Sartauskaite, Peik Bech-Andersen, Shannon Mullins, James Crowter, Mona Borksted Nielsen, Renato Fajdiga, Vivian Voss, Sven Noomen, Paulien Buskens, Andri Már Helgason, Kayleen Hannigan, Freddy Kristiansen, Signe Agerbo, Luc van Vugt, and many more. If you want to meet industry experts, gain an advantage in the SMB-market, and acquire new knowledge about Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, click here Days of Knowledge Conference in Denmark to buy your ticket today! COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS Check out our top Super and Community Users reaching new levels! These hardworking members are posting, answering questions, kudos, and providing top solutions in their communities. Power Apps: Super Users: @WarrenBelz, @LaurensM @BCBuizer Community Users: @Amik@ @mmollet, @Cr1t Power Automate: Super Users: @Expiscornovus , @grantjenkins, @abm Community Users: @Nived_Nambiar, @ManishSolanki Power Virtual Agents: Super Users: @Pstork1, @Expiscornovus Community Users: @JoseA, @fernandosilva, @angerfire1213 Power Pages: Super Users: @ragavanrajan Community Users: @Fubar, @Madhankumar_L,@gospa LATEST COMMUNITY BLOG ARTICLES Power Apps Community Blog Power Automate Community Blog Power Virtual Agents Community Blog Power Pages Community Blog Check out 'Using the Community' for more helpful tips and information: Power Apps , Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, Power Pages
We are excited to share the ‘Power Platform Communities Front Door’ experience with you! Front Door brings together content from all the Power Platform communities into a single place for our community members, customers and low-code, no-code enthusiasts to learn, share and engage with peers, advocates, community program managers and our product team members. There are a host of features and new capabilities now available on Power Platform Communities Front Door to make content more discoverable for all power product community users which includes ForumsUser GroupsEventsCommunity highlightsCommunity by numbersLinks to all communities Users can see top discussions from across all the Power Platform communities and easily navigate to the latest or trending posts for further interaction. Additionally, they can filter to individual products as well. Users can filter and browse the user group events from all power platform products with feature parity to existing community user group experience and added filtering capabilities. Users can now explore user groups on the Power Platform Front Door landing page with capability to view all products in Power Platform. Explore Power Platform Communities Front Door today. Visit Power Platform Community Front door to easily navigate to the different product communities, view a roll up of user groups, events and forums.
Today, we are excited to unveil new features within Power Platform that incorporate next-generation AI, in including conversation boosters with Power Virtual Agents and AI Builder introducing a create text with GPT model. These features bring both a new way for developers to solve business problems and a new way for end-users to leverage AI in the flow of their work to be more productive. This is a glimpse of what’s to come as we continue to ramp up our investment in AI across Power Platform. We recognize the significance of both AI and low code for organizations and the benefits these technologies in union can have for all developers: a more intuitive, iterative experience for citizen developers and accelerated development for professional developers. We announced AI Builder 4 years ago as the first AI capability in Power Platform, followed by Power Apps Ideas 18 months ago, which was the first infusion of generative AI in a commercially- available product. And we have continued to invest, with the addition of express design in Power Apps, and description to flow in Power Automate late last year. Today, we’re taking another big step forward in this journey with the launch of next-generation AI features for Power Virtual Agents and AI Builder, enabled by Azure Open AI service. New! – Conversation booster in Microsoft Power Virtual Agents New! – Create text with GPT model in AI Builder AI Builder create text with GPT model Read the full Product blog here: https://aka.ms/PP-GPT **Tips & tricks for using the Power Virtual Agents Boost Conversational Coverage Preview: Solved: Tips & tricks for using the Power Virtual Agents B... - Power Platform Community (microsoft.com)
We are so excited to see you for the Microsoft Power Platform Conference in Las Vegas October 3-5 2023! But first, let's take a look back at some fun moments and the best community in tech from MPPC 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Featuring guest speakers such as Charles Lamanna, Heather Cook, Julie Strauss, Nirav Shah, Ryan Cunningham, Sangya Singh, Stephen Siciliano, Hugo Bernier and many more. Register today: https://www.powerplatformconf.com/
Following our recent release of Conversation Boosters for PVA, today we’re excited to go further and announce Copilot for Power Virtual Agents! With Copilot, using the power of Azure Open AI, you simply describe what you would like your bot to, using natural language, and Copilot will build an entire PVA topic - ready to use in seconds! What can the new Copilot in Power Virtual Agents do? CREATE entire topic from scratch with a simple description. REFINE content in an existing topic, such as asking for additional questions to be added or updating existing nodes (example: providing message variations). SUMMARIZE information collected from a user with adaptive cards. ITERATE over just part of a dialog with specific node selection. Try Copilot in Power Virtual Agents now: https://aka.ms/tryPVA Learn more in the full blog post: https://aka.ms/GPT-PP