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Power Apps Community call closing out 2020 with amazing holiday themed Apps December 16th

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We now have one more thing to look forward to the end of 2020. December 16th will have an amazing Power Apps holiday themed community call with Clarissa Gillingham, Jese Navaranjan and Sharon Sumner all hosted by our very own Todd Baginski!

Sharon will kick off the demos with a fun way of learning Power Virtual Agents (leveraging Power Automate and Dataverse) to determine who is naughty and nice in our very own audience!!! Clarissa will then follow up with creating a present production line application using Power Automate, Dataverse and Power Apps for the Elves to ensure they make the correct (naughty or nice) presents. Jese will then populate and analyze the production line gift business data using the integration of Power automate, Power Apps AND Power BI.

This month’s agenda:

  • Introductions by Todd Baginski
  • Creating Power Virtual Agents for determining who is Naughty and Nice by Sharon Sumner
  • Power Apps elf present production line application by Clarissa Gillingham
  • Power BI reports integrated with Power Apps and Power Automate by Jese Navaranjan
  • Next call details by Todd Baginski
  • Q&A – if time remaining (Sharon, Clarissa, Jese, Todd and Chuck)

When: December 16th 8:00AM PST


Clarissa Gillingham

Clarissa is currently a Power Platform Configuration Consultant at UK-based Microsoft Gold Partner ANS Group, making custom Power Apps solutions for customer organisations. Alongside, she is also a Technical Storyteller for Microsoft’s PowerCAT team, sharing the successes of customers using the Power Platform to celebrate and inspire.

An avid #PowerAddicts community member, Clarissa shared her #InfinityForm concept – the ability to make infinitely large and configurable forms in Canvas Apps – earlier this year and has been fortunate enough to speak at several events and conferences, sharing Canvas Apps tips and tricks with a healthy dose of nerdy references on the side!

Jese Navaranjan

Jese is currently working at Altius as a Senior Power Platform Consultant. She is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and holds the MCSE Qualification. She has her own YouTube channel and her own blog where she shares content on a weekly basis on all the tools of the Power Platform. She is passionate about all things data and loves to share her knowledge to help others!

Sharon Sumner

Microsoft Business Applications MVP and CEO of Business Cloud Integration Ltd, SharePoint and Office 365 delivery partner in Cambridge, UK. Leading the Digital Transformation Team – helping businesses adopt the modern workplace using our SharePoint deployment and migration cloud platform Casper365 ™. Speaker for SharePoint Business Applications, Content Services and Power Platform tools. Charter partner with Microsoft’s SharePoint Business Applications program and Microsoft Gold partner specializing in cloud content and collaboration.

Leader of the Power Platform and User Group in Cambridge UK…devoted to community events and collaboration and always says yes to coffee! See my blog – for my speaking engagements.

Todd Baginski

Hello! I’m a proud Partner and CTO at Canviz where I am currently leading several projects that include Power Apps, Azure, Office 365, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, full web stack, and numerous other technologies. In an alternate universe, I’m a guitarist in an 80s big hair band.

Teaching is a passion of mine and I really enjoy sharing things I have learned on my blog and YouTube channel. I’ve been blessed to receive the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for the last 14 years that recognizes my contributions to the technical communities I am a part of and I’m also proud of the Microsoft Fast Track Solution Architect – Power Apps certification I earned that demonstrates technical excellence.

When I’m not working you will find me giving back to my local community by coaching and growing youth sports teams; emphasizing hard work, excellent sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership and how to apply these character traits to life off the field too!