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Power Apps Community Call – April 15, 2020 Dona Sarkar on Training, Application Insights and Pop Up dialogs!

Headshot of article author Charles Sterling

The April Power Apps community call continues to offer some of the best of what’s new and Power Apps tooling that you want to know about!

The March Power Apps community call has Todd Baginski covering what is new for Power Apps, Dona Sarkar of Windows Insider Fame on Power Apps training options, Dawid van Heerden showing how to do pop up dialogs, Charles Sterling and Todd to cover using Application Insights with Power Apps.

Todd Baginski and Chuck will close the call with any news and announcements.

Hope to see you there!

When: April 15th 8am PST



  • Power Apps Training offerings aka enterprise upskilling by Dona Sarkar
  • A set of components and templates for creating Popup dialogs by Dawid van Heerden
  • How to use Application Insights with the Power Platform by Todd and Charles Sterling
  • Recent Power Apps News and Community Contributions
  • Next call details
  • Q&A

Our presenters

Dona Sarkar

Dona Sarkar is a software engineer, a multi-published author, a public speaker and the owner of a fashion business. She leads an advocacy team for the Power Platform, a low-code/no-code development platform at Microsoft. She is the former head of the Windows Insider software testing group at Microsoft, which she led from 2016 to 2019.

Dawid van Heerden

Dawid is an IT executive with over 20 years’ experience in areas ranging from infrastructure to business processes development and solution implementation. He has worked with many organizations of all sizes to ensure that their IT strategies compliment their organisation’s vision, and that the full potential of their IT investments are being realized. Since founding Ukuvuma Solutions in 2004, he has been involved with 100s of projects from large-scale collaborative system deployments, to innovative mobile solutions. As the Modern Workplace Director at Ukuvuma Solutions, he is involved with high end projects to share his passion for innovation, integration and strategy combined with his in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Power Platform.

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.