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Sep 28, 2020

Microsoft released a public preview of Connection References, which store Power Automate (and some Power App) connections in solutions, and prompt for connection when the solution is moved to another environment.

This is a big deal because currently connections are not moved with solutions, which means that Power...


Jul 30, 2020

Last week at Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft announced DataFlex, a light version of Common Data Service that will be included with Microsoft Teams and make it easy to build low-code applications inside of Teams with simplified security. They also announced that CDS will be rebranded as DataFlex Pro.

Joel, George and Shawn...


Jul 21, 2020

New in preview, Microsoft has released a CRUD API for Power Apps Portals. Why do we need this when Common Data Service already has a web API? Hint: It's not for integration, it's for user experience. See the official documentation here:


Jul 8, 2020

MVP's Shawn Tabor and Joel Lindstrom review the top announcements in the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 Release Notes Wave 2.

  • Power Apps Portals
  • PCF Controls
  • Model-driven search enhancements
  • Canvas pages
  • Power Automate
  • Power Virtual Agent
  • Dynamics 365 Sales
  • Dynamics 365 Marketing
  • Customer Insights
  • Dynamics 365 Service


May 25, 2020

In this episode, Shawn & Sarah talk about the pandemic and how it has affected opportunities to present to the community.  

Sarah discusses a virtual session she held at D365UG Focus on optimizing Customer Service implementations and the blog article that supports it: