Episode 113: Markus Erlandsson and Heidi Neuhauser have a chat with Lisa Crosbie from Barhead Solutions about custom pages. They discuss what custom pages are, how you can use them and how they differ from canvas apps.
Lisa has a contagious enthusiasm for low code technology and making it possible for anyone to get started with Power Platform and Dynamics 365.
Lisa has taken a career journey from being a Dynamics 365 customer and a business user doing unspeakable things with Excel, to an evangelist for Microsoft Business Applications, educating customers and helping solve problems for people just like who she used to be. Lisa loves getting people excited about this awesome technology, opening new possibilities, and giving back to this community that has given her so much, learning and sharing together every day.
She is a YouTuber, podcaster, blogger and speaker.
Episode 107: Markus Erlandsson talks to Mike Hartley about accessibility and how you can get a bigger audience by considering it. Mike starts by explaining what the term accessibility is and how it differs from usability, he then continues to explain screen readers and contrast, as well as tab orders, canvas apps portals and model-driven apps, and what to avoid the most obvious accessibility issues, by actually checking.
Mike is newly awarded Microsoft MVP and a big advocate and user of the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365 stacks, including the Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate and Data verse particularly) and Office 365. Founder and co-host of The Things We Don’t Talk About podcast and frequent blogger, speaker and advocate of Mental Health and Accessibility. Believing in Capability, not Disability and Accessible By Design solutions and events.
Episode 103: Markus Erlandsson talks to Ulrikke Akerbæk from Skill AS about Portals and the training program called Portal Zero to Portal Hero. Ulrikke starts by explaining how she joined the Portals Justice league, and where she now spends her time training other members of the PowerApps portals community on how to become a hero just like her. She continues to talk about the Portal studio and how it helps everyone to make a portal easier. Ulrikke talked about some of the recent name changes and then explains what a custom list is, how much she loves branding and CSS and how bootstrap makes it all possible, with some help from her trusted friend the scout app.
Experience and interaction design, branding a visual design has been my passion and focus for the last 10 years. First through configuration and development of collaboration platforms on SharePoint. Now her attention is on Power Apps Portals and the development of web portals for customers service and partner collaboration. I thrive in tight collaboration with the customer in an operational and advisory role. I am organised, efficient and structured in my work, detail oriented, curious and I always have the end customer in mind. Being active in the Power Platform community, doing public speaking on events and helping others on their journey is something I love doing.
Episode 94: Markus Erlandsson talks to Shane Young from PowerApps911 about PowerApps with Teams and what the new Project Oakdale is. Shane starts by talking about how he got started on YouTube and how he now has made 176 videos there, then he continues to explain how his team has moved entirely to Microsoft Teams for their collaboration and how they now leverage Teams with PowerApps. Shane explains what Project Oakdale is and how you can use it to your advantages. Then Shane helps you avoid some common pitfalls and how you can get started with PowerApps in Teams, today.
Shane Young has been a Microsoft MVP for the past 15 years and was named one of the first Power Apps and Flow MVPs. Microsoft has awarded him this for his work speaking at major conferences on their behalf, contributions to their training and documentation, and for his YouTube channel that has almost 44 million minutes of watch time for teaching people Microsoft technologies. He uses his strong relationship with the Power Apps and Power Automate product teams at Microsoft to provide his clients with the best, most up-to-date information, and techniques for their apps. Shane has consulted on apps across the globe, with Antarctica being the only continent not covered. So if you know anyone who needs a polar bear app, please let him know. When Shane is not teaching or consulting, you can find him chasing his very active children all over the city of Cincinnati.
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.
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.
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.
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.