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Power Apps Community Call Nov 18th: Top issues and best practices from the Power Apps forum Super Users

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November brings us the super stars that monitor and answer most of the forum questions for Power Apps….The Power Apps Super Users!

While most of the Super Users volunteered to share their wisdom on the November Power Apps Community call; we had to bring the agenda down to the first 4 folks who volunteered to fit into the hour.

These folks will be sharing with you their best practices and trouble shooting garnered from answering thousands of your questions in the Power Apps forums!


  • Introductions by our very own Todd Baginski
  • Using Teams and Flow by Vivek Bavishi
  • Introduction to Components by Matthew Devaney (showing Indicator components)
  • Advanced Components Techniques by Dawid van Heerden (Showing Popup components)
  • Power Apps Permissions by Daniel Christian
  • News and Community Contributions

When: November 18th, 2020 8AM Pacific Time


Our Presenters:

Daniel Christian

Over 15 years of experience has brought about a dynamic spirited and performance driven professional which a blend of leadership and business knowledge. Recognized by Microsoft for writing blogs and videos in the Power Platform Community regarding the Power Platform and it's integration with Azure Cognitive Services, OneDrive, SharePoint and SQL. As an active speaker and influencer at events and social media, Daniel demonstrates his passion of being a big proponent of sharing his knowledge and experience.

Vivek Bavishi

Vivek Bavishi (aka That API Guy) is a Microsoft Business Applications MVP who has been working on the Power Platform since its inception. He is one of the proponents of the #PowerAddicts community and loves sharing his experiences with others. He is also a Power Apps Champion who has enabled his organization to be more productive and efficient by using the Power Platform. He loves making videos, writing blog posts and sharing his work on GitHub on topics around APIs, Custom Connectors, AI Builder, CDS, etc.

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.

Matthew Devaney

Matthew Devaney is a Power Platform consultant working for Hitachi based in Winnipeg, Canada. Outside of work he is an avid hiker looking for adventure in the great outdoors such as his favorite hike: Crypt Lake trail that is along a sheer cliff with no harnesses or climbing gear!! When it comes to Power Apps, he is the single most prolific and most active members on the PowerApps Community forums reading 123,000 messages, replying to 5,000 threads, supplying 1,300 solutions authoring and receiving over 1200 Kudos by grateful community members.

Todd Baginski

A graduate from the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Todd helps grow the business and leads the technical teams at Canviz. Todd is an 11-time Microsoft MVP with over 20 years of experience in software development. He consistently keeps Canviz on the cutting edge of web, mobile, desktop, and cloud technologies. He leads the technical teams at Canviz with a passion for sharing knowledge and attention to detail. In his free time, Todd gives back to his local community by coaching and growing youth sports teams.