Power BI, Power Automate, and Power Apps: Connecting to data using the on-premises data gateway

Speaker: Nanddeep Nachan |

Hybrid data landscapes are common for enterprise customers. The on-premises data gateway enables connecting to data sources "behind a firewall" from online services (like Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate) without the need to move your data to the cloud.
Come to this session to learn about gateway architecture, configurations and new management features.

Getting started with Power Automate UI Flows

Speaker: Nijo Joseph |

Introduction, Demo and Practical scenarios of UI FLOW


Extend the Power Platform with Industry Accelerators and deep dive into the Higher Ed. Accelerator

Speaker: Dani Kahil |

Late 2019 Microsoft released V2 of the Power Platform / Dynamics 365 Higher Education Accelerator.

The Industry Accelerators are solutions that you install on your Power Platform environment. They extend the Common Data Model with specific entities, processes, apps, etc. This provides a great head start for companies and partners implementing Dynamics 365 in those particular industries.

In this presentation Dani Kahil will cover the Components and Concepts of the Higher Education Accelerator, including his interpretation of how the Accelerator concepts fit within the Power Platform / Dynamics 365 ecosystem alongside other Apps.


Determine the scope, timeline, team and costs of your Business Apps project

Speaker: Neil Benson |

Traditional methods for preparing a project proposal can involve months of analysis and discovery and produce project plans that are wildly inaccurate.

In this session, you'll learn how to use User Story Mapping and within a few hours reach consensus on the features you will deploy in each release, the timeline and costs for each release, and the team you'll need to build your Microsoft Business Application.


Transforming Data into Decisions: Top 10 Data Storytelling Techniques in Power BI

Speaker: Alice Drummond |

As data analysts, we are constantly challenged to think harder about how we can turn mountains of data into business actions. Join Alice for an interactive, demo heavy session packed full of Power BI hacks, tips and tricks, where she showcases her TOP 10 storytelling techniques from a range of case studies across the environmental industry. Check out this short video for a preview of the Australian Environmental Water Story Alice will be sharing in her session: https://youtu.be/pCUUJ_0FZys

Alice shares clever DAX patterns and hacks to make your reports more dynamic. Alice demo’s her favourite custom visuals to make your reports really stand out, including Synoptic Panel, MapBox and DiscoverEI’s very own custom visual geological bore log. Alice demo's how to add another dimension to your report by incorporating the new AI visuals such as Q&A and Decomposition Tree. Alice shares tips and tricks to bring your data to life, such as using icons, embedding animated GIFs and videos in your reports. Alice demo’s techniques to help you make the most out of your precious report real estate through the use of bookmarks and report page tooltips, to create intuitive reports with a seamless user experience. Alice will share tips to get the most out of the Power BI App by embedding videos, feedback forms, reports and powerpoints inside the App to help design more meaningful, engaging and interactive reports.