Becoming a Power Platform Solution Builder with Rory Neary

Episode 77: Markus Erlandsson talks to Rory Neary from DataSpinners about how to become a Power Platform Solution Builder. Rory explains his view on what a Power Platform Solution Builder or a Citizen Developer is and how more people are becoming developers in the Power Platform. He then continues to talk about what is needed to get going and how he started his journey into the platform.

Bio:

Rory Neary is a Chartered Accountant turned Power Platform consultant based in London / South Buckinghamshire, UK.

Rory has spent the early part of his career in finance audit and reporting roles and now specialises in PowerApps, Flow and the Microsoft BI stack. He is active in the Microsoft community posting related videos through the youtube channel, and he is a PowerApps community blogger on at https://powerusers.microsoft.com in addition to representing Microsoft across Europe as a Microsoft Power Platform trainer. Rory is also a community leader for https://dynamics365society.uk/ and you can freely download some of his stranger creations from the site.

He is passionate about the potential for using the new technologies on offer to bring order and simplicity to the things that are important to us both at home and at work.

Links

https://www.linkedin.com/in/roryneary/
https://twitter.com/azurerory
https://www.youtube.com/dataspinners
https://dynamics365society.uk/
https://twitter.com/search?q=%23poweraddicts
https://www.edx.org/course/analyzing-and-visualizing-data-with-power-bi-2
https://www.edx.org/course/developing-business-applications-with-microsoft-powerapps-cds-and-flow

Dynamics 365 Spring Release 2018 with Jukka Niiranen

Jukka Niiranen Episode 63: Markus Erlandsson talks to Jukka Niiranen from Elisa about Dynamics 365 Spring Release 2018. Jukka explains what the new Business Application Platform is all about and how it is based on Common Data Service and how that is the 2.0 of XRM. We speculate if there ever will be a next version of on-premise and how the new licensing works for Marketing as well as what is new for GDPR and compliance.

Bio:
Jukka works as a Dynamics 365 Tech Lead at Elisa, and is a Microsoft MVP for Business Solutions. He has 10+ years of experience from Microsoft Dynamics CRM and has been writing his Surviving CRM blog ever since the days of CRM v3.0.

Link:
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/crm/2018/03/21/business-applications-spring-18-release-notes/
Release event
http://survivingcrm.com/

Flow vs Workflow with Britta Rekstad

Britta Rekstad Episode 62: Markus Erlandsson talks to Britta Rekstad from MacGyverCRM. Britta explains the pros and cons with both Flow and Workflow, where each can fit and where you might not use them and in the end, it might not be a “vs” after all.

 

Bio:
Britta is a 3 time Microsoft MVP as well as an independent consultant and trainer on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and earlier versions of CRM. In her spare time she hosts a class for people looking for make the leap into careers into Dynamics.

Links:
http://www.macgyvercrm.com/
Jon Levesque as pnwadventureguy on Twitter
https://flow.microsoft.com

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