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September 2020 | Power Platform Community Highlights 2020

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September 2020 Community Highlights

September was a fantastic month in the Power Platform Communities!  Our users were very busy creating blogs, posting, and helping provide solutions. Our Super User program has been updated in all of the communities. To make sure you're always up to date with the latest community happenings, be sure to subscribe to the Community News & Announcements board!


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Featured Community Members

We would like to give a special thanks and recognize the top 3 community contributors in each community. (Super Users & Non-Super Users) You may even see the same username twice here as some of our top users contribute to multiple communities. WOW! Look at this amazing level of contributions!

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Super User Program Update

Are you familiar with the Power Platform Super User program? We would like to announce that the three Power Platform Super User programs are now being aligned to create a more synchronous community experience! This helps signify where Super Users are in their journey of community contribution!


Blog Spotlight - Community Blogs:

Read up on blog articles written by our community members!

Power BI Team:

Power BI September Update from Kelly Kaye


Power BI Community Top Blog Articles:

1) LASTNONBLANK & FIRSTNONBLANK - How To Use This Two DAX Function In Power BI  by: @EnterpriseDNA 

2) Where to create your reports. Power BI Service or the Power BI Desktop   by: @DebbieE 

3) Drill-up Drill-down Capability Using Bookmarks in Power BI by: @Pragati11 

4) Warning: The Dataset Is under Maintenance by: @Nolock 

5) Customer Retention Part 1: Month on Month Retention  by: @amitchandak 


Power Apps Community Top Blog Articles:

1) Slide Show for Power Apps Intro Screen by: @WarrenBelz

2) An Industrial virtual engineer - by: @neilvarnas

3) Cascading Checkbox with Gallery in Power Apps by: @KrishnaV 


Power Automate Community Top Blog Articles:

1) Realtime Power BI Report from SharePoint Data using Power Automate  by: @DeepakS

2) Power Virtual Agent integration with Dynamic 365 CRM using Power Automate by @ShanmugaRaja 

3) Power Automate - Constant Values - Avoid Initialize Variable actions   by: @rsaikrishna 


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Upcoming Events:

Don't Miss out on the Power Platform Community Conference: 



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Power Platform Community Manager Announcement

In September we said made a few changes behind the scenes of the Power Platform Communities.  Please feel free to direct any questions regarding these changes to the corresponding Manager listed in the table! We are excited to see what this new journey will bring for all of us!



New Community Manager

Power BI Community

Heather (heather_italent)

Power Apps Community

Heather (heather_italent)

Power Automate Community

Gabriel (

Power Virtual Agents Community

Gabriel (

Power Platform Community Super User Programs

Gabriel (


Thank you for being part of the Power Platform Communities!

Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate & Power Virtual Agents


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