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June 16 Power Apps Community Call: COE in Teams, Gantt Charts and how to build digital escape rooms

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June brings the Power Apps Community call a trio of amazing speakers and topics. Krishna Vandanapu covering how to get started with the Center of Excellence application and best practices in Dataverse for Teams.

Terho Antila walking through how to get create and using Gantt charts in Power Apps. Agent 008 aka May Alhajri walking through how to create digital escape rooms in Power Apps.

With so many teams and interactions moving a remote and virtual experiences this last topic is sure to one that you will not want to miss!.


  • Introductions by Todd Baginski
  • COE in Dataverse for Teams in Power Platform by Krishna Vandanapu
  • Planner Gantt Chart in Power Apps by Terho Antila
  • Create a digital escape room with Power Apps by May Alhajri
  • Recent Power Apps News and Community Contributions – by Todd Baginski and April Dunnam
  • Next call details

When: June 16th, 2021, 8AM Pacific Time

Our Presenters:

May Alhajri

May’s own words: Don’t think inside the box and don’t think outside the box…Don’t even know where the box is. You can’t force creatives into a box. If you try, they’ll no longer be creative. And no one will want your box.
Digital world is my place.

Krishna Vandanapu

Krishna Vandanapu is an IT professional with over 15+ years of experience with demonstrated ability to design and lead implementation of enterprise applications, complex and competitive business solutions around Power Platform, SharePoint (Online & On-premise) and Office 365. Now working as a Solution Architect in Power Platform in Compunnel Software Group Inc. Achieved Top5 contributor for 3 times in a row in Power Apps community. Krishna contributed 270+ solutions and received 500 kudos for his passion in the Power Apps Community & sample solutions and blogs contributed in community. Received Power Apps Super User Award in AUG-2020 for continuous contributions. He was awarded Business Applications MVP status on NOV 2020. Krishna believes knowledge can only glow by share it to others, so he started his own YouTube channel and started sharing his knowledge around the Power Platform aspects:

Terho Antila

Terho designs and develops cloud-based solutions for various needs. Azure. Power Platform. Dynamics 365. Microsoft 365.

Todd Baginski

I’m a proud Partner, and the CTO at Canviz where I am currently leading several projects that include PowerApps, Azure, Office 365, SharePoint Framework, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, full web stack, and numerous other technologies.
Sharing my expertise and knowledge with others is important to me, I love to teach. I’ve been blessed to receive the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for the last 13 years. This award recognizes my contributions to the technical communities I am a part of. For over a decade, I have created close relationships with the Microsoft SharePoint & Azure teams which provides me access to early releases. My team and I work closely with the Microsoft teams before products are released publicly to develop training and samples that are distributed worldwide to architects and developers. I give back to my local community by coaching and growing youth sports teams; emphasizing hard work, excellent sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership.