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Welcome to Microsoft 365 UK (M365UK) user group as well as guests from around the globe.
Want to know what's not to love Power Platform for Pro-developers and get the latest Microsoft Teams Productivity tips?
Join us online for free on Microsoft Teams with our guest speakers Joe Griffin MVP (UK) and Christian Buckley MVP (USA).
Agenda (UK time):
16:00-16:10 - Welcome & Introductions
16:10-17:00 - Power Platform Pro-Developers: An Elevator Pitch - Joe Griffin MVP
We hear a lot of talk these days about "citizen developers" and the reduced need for "pro-developer" expertise when attempting to execute a project involving a core business application. As such, traditional IT professionals can feel alienated from wanting to get to grips with solutions such as the Power Platform, partly due to a conception that there is nothing meaningful there for them. This could not be further from the truth. Indeed, the Power Platform affords multiple, exciting opportunities for "pro-developers" to get involved, make a mark and address ongoing business pressure points as a consequence. In this short, fast and furious lightning talk, I'll demonstrate the various avenues open to "pro-developers" within the Power Platform and how it provides an excellent route to introduce solutions involving AI, Microsoft Azure, Azure DevOps and more.
17:00-17:10 - Break
17:10-18:00 - 20 Favourite Microsoft Teams Productivity Tips - Christian Buckley MVP
Sometimes you attend sessions that cover deep and complex topics that require a lot of attention, thought, and work on the part of the attendee… and then there is this one. In this fun and informative session, Microsoft MVP+RD Christian Buckley will present 20 of his favourite Microsoft Teams productivity tips. The tips shared will focus on personal and team productivity. While you may be familiar with some of what will be shared, attendees should walk away with two or three gems that could change the way you work on a daily basis.
18:00 - Finish
Joe Griffin MVP, Director & Principal Consultant, SOLO Cloud Solutions
I hold various Microsoft certifications in Dynamics CRM/365 Customer Engagement, Azure, Power BI and SQL Server and am also a PRINCE2 Project Manager and Agile Practitioner. I have a broad knowledge of working with and managing projects involving Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, Azure, Power BI, .NET and other technologies within the Microsoft cloud stack. During this time, I’ve developed a keen interest in coding, and love working with Transact-SQL, JScript, PowerShell, DAX & C#. Thanks to my previous experience, I have practical knowledge operating within the energy efficiency, managed services, retail, print & direct mail and utility sectors. I love getting involved as part of the Business Applications technical community and was very fortunate to receive the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award from Microsoft in 2020, in recognition of my contributions in this area.
Christian Buckley MVP+RD, Microsoft Go-To-Market Director, AvePoint Inc. Microsoft Regional Director and Office Apps & Services MVP. Advisory board for revealit.io and tyGraph.
Born and raised in the San Francisco East Bay, solid reputation as an award-winning marketer and technology evangelist in the Microsoft ISV community. Part of the team that launched Office 365 at Microsoft, after building a similar hosted collaboration platform for E2open back in 2001.
During a 25+ year career, presented at hundreds of events around the world, with expertise as a collaboration, productivity, and digital marketing subject matter expert. Founder and CEO of an early social graph and collaboration software company that was sold to Rational Software in January 2001.
MBA in Technology Management, BA in Marketing. Organizer of local events such as SharePoint Saturday, Blockchain Saturday, Office 365 Developer Bootcamp, Insider Dev Tour Salt Lake City, and others.
More info at www.buckleyplanet.com