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PDF Automation Series: Part 3 – How to automate generating a PDF and attach to an outbound email

This is the finale of my PDF Automation series 🎉 Thanks for watching so far 😊 Part 3 will cover the flow in Power Automate that references the Document Template from Part 1 and the custom connector for Dynamics 365 from Part 2. 00:00 – Introduction 00:17 – Agenda 01:44 – Explanation of the flowContinue reading

PDF Automation series: Part 2 – How to create a custom connector for Dynamics 365

Part 2 will cover how to create a custom connector for Dynamics 365 with a couple of actions. As a prerequisite an App Registration is required which I cover as well in this episode. 00:00 – Introduction 00:24 – Agenda 02:05 – Brief overview of the Convert to PDF functionality 03:04 – Brief overview ofContinue reading

PDF Automation series: Part 1 – How to create a Word Template in Dynamics 365

Part 1 will cover how to create a Word Template from scratch or edit an existing Word Template. In my blog post I share the steps on how to enable the Convert To PDF action in Dynamics 365 Sales Hub. For the purpose of time in this video, this configuration was not showed. 00:00 –Continue reading

Coming soon to WTF – PDF Automation series with Power Automate and Dynamics 365

New 3 part series coming soon on PDF Automation in Dynamics 365 with flow in Power Automate. Make sure you’ve subscribed to my YouTube channel or blog to make sure you don’t miss out! Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #WTF #FlowFever –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– This Feeling – Atch https://soundcloud.com/atch-music Creative CommonsContinue reading

Improved AI Builder and Power Automate – April 2020

In New Zealand it is mandatory for a new employee to complete an IRD (Inland Revenue Department) Tax declaration form. I wanted to to see if this use case in New Zealand could be automated and last year tried out AI Builder. After engaging with the product team on the latest features ahead of release,Continue reading

Send an email from a Queue using an Email Template

In my last two WTF episodes I shared how to send emails using email templates from a user. In this WTF episode I’ll be sharing how to send emails from a queue in CDS or in Dynamics 365. Queues are useful when you want to send from a generic email address rather than a user’sContinue reading

Send an email to multiple recipients using an Email Template

In this WTF episode I share how to send an email to multiple recipients dynamically using an email template that’s defined in Dynamics 365 and CDS. Other people mentioned in this WTF episode are: Aung Khaing Follow him on Twitter – https://twitter.com/aungkhaing Andrew Butenko Follow him on Twitter – https://twitter.com/a33ik Blog post I mentioned –Continue reading

Sending an email using an Email Template with Power Automate

In this WTF episode I share how to replicate sending an email using an email template that’s defined in CDS and Dynamics 365. This is functionality we are used to today with classic workflows and I wanted to show how you can achieve this with Power Automate. Credit goes to AK. There is a constraintContinue reading

Google Maps on an embedded canvas app in Dynamics 365 – Microsoft Ignite The Tour Sydney

I wanted to display Google Maps in my model-driven app using coordinates from my Flic button. I decided to give canvas apps a go, it was my first time too. It worked 🙂 My learning materials were: 1. Shane Young’s video – https://youtu.be/-KrFjx9GATA 2. This docs.microsoft.com article – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/model-driven-apps/embedded-canvas-app-add-classic-designer This coming Friday (February 14, 2020)Continue reading

Flic button giveaway – Microsoft Ignite The Tour Sydney

Last year I tweeted I’d be giving away a Flic button if I was selected as a speaker for the cities I submitted for in regards to my session related to Flic. This coming Friday (February 14, 2020) I’ll be presenting at Microsoft Ignite the Tour Sydney and a lucky person from the audience willContinue reading

How to avoid Apply to Each from appearing

Have you experienced the Apply to Each in appearing when you don’t want it to? I share my two common scenarios of how and why it appears, and two options that can be applied to avoid the Apply to Each from appearing. Check out John Liu’s blog post on this phenonmenon at http://johnliu.net/blog/2018/6/a-thesis-on-the-parse-json-action-in-microsoft-flow, refer toContinue reading

Playing Spotify on Google Home using Flic and Power Automate

In this #WTF episode I share the two Spotify API requests to use to play a Spotify Christmas playlist to Google Home using Flic and Power Automate. The trick to getting it working in Power Automate is to create a custom connector to Spotify. Don’t forget to give me a thumbs up if you enjoyedContinue reading

Unboxing my ClickDimensions Swag

Joel Hinton and Shantel Schumacher from ClickDimensions sent me some swag and I decided to do an unboxing to share what I received with you all 🙂 Unboxing’s have become my fun thing to do and this video is not sponsored by ClickDimensions. To find out more about ClickDimensions head to https://clickdimensions.com Follow me onContinue reading

Power Platform Jingle

LYRICS 🎶 Dashing through my Flows Oh I mean Power Automate! Over APIs we go Connecting all the way! Power BI charts Making data smart What fun it is to ride and sing The Power Platform sleigh Power Apps, Canvas Apps It’s our platform now Oh what fun it is to ride The Power PlatformContinue reading

Displaying dates in a Create HTML Table action

This is a continuation from WTF Episode 17 where in this WTF Episode I share how to display date values correctly when using the Create HTML action. Currently it will display as UTC in the email. Refer to this article for more information on convertFromUtc function – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/workflow-definition-language-functions-reference#convertFromUtc Don’t forget to give me a thumbsContinue reading

Rickrolling these holidays with Power Automate and Microsoft Teams

Day 4 of the MVP Advent Calendar – Here’s a fun Power Automate to Rickroll your colleagues through posting a message to Microsoft Teams and on a more serious note, I’ll share how you can email your clients to let them know you’ll be out-of-office. In this vlog you’ll also learn why I’m using MicrosoftContinue reading

Retrieving most recent or oldest records in Power Automate

If you need a list of records where it’s either most recent/top or oldest/bottom, keep on watching. I show you how to achieve this in Power Automate with Flow and how you can send the list of records in an email to. The user story applied is sending the primary contact of a Case theirContinue reading

Developing your personal brand with Troy Hunt

I have a chat with Troy Hunt, creator of Have I Been Pwned about developing your personal brand. Troy’s answers to my questions can be related to anyone who is a public figure, even if it’s a fraction of what Troy does such as blog or Twitter comments. Note: this chat was done over SkypeContinue reading

Implementing Enterprise Search In Power Platform

Providing good search capabilities is a key feature in modern business applications to support usability and end user satisfaction. We have seen how the search capabilities of the Dynamics platform has evolved from providing “Quick Search” and “Advanced File” to “Relevance Search”. The goal of the platform search features has been to support users toContinue reading

Automatically update the stage of a Business Process Flow 2.0

I’ve made improvements to my last WTF Flow where I automatically update a stage of a BPF. Thanks to David Yack and Yasir Safeer, I’ve made a few improvements. This time I am using a CDS List Records action to retrieve the Process Stage of Review and Approved through parallel branching and also not usingContinue reading

Automatically update the stage of a Business Process Flow

There can be multiple end user interactions with a record from different platforms. You could have end users using Dynamics 365 Portals and end users of a model-driven app. When you enable a Business Process Flow, how do you automatically update the stages based on the end user interactions? This is what I cover inContinue reading

Storing the date input value in a CDS DateTime field

If you try referencing the date input value into a DateTime field in Dynamics 365 or CDS, it might confuse the end user. They could be seeing an odd time displayed in field such as the Due Date of a Task. Flow, Dynamics 365 and CDS use UTC for DateTime fields. I show you howContinue reading

Populating a date and time field based on a user's local time zone

If you have end users in multiple time zones, you’ll know that it has been difficult to set date and time based on their local time zone. An example is setting a Task Due Date with a time based on the Owner’s local time zone. It’s now achievable with Flow, zero code. Read my fullContinue reading

Winner of Flow Lightning Challenge

I was genuinely surprised with the talent I saw from the Flows submitted by the five teams. 1. The Swedish Snowballs 2. Inmeta Inmates 3. Three eyed fishes 4. Spiderpigs 5. Team Acando The winner and second place was very close. I am so proud of Oslo and it was so awesome being part ofContinue reading

Norway Flow Lightning Challenge

In this Norway Flow Lightning Challenge, meet Tessa Benitez who is a busy Chief Technology Officer. She has adopted Microsoft Flow to help her keep on top of her busy schedule. There are several use cases that you are required to fulfill using Microsoft Flow To pass you need to complete at least three FlowsContinue reading

Flow Condition Builder – How To's for Dynamics 365 and CDS

The Flow Condition Builder was released early February 2019. I show you how to replicate what you are already familiar with in Dynamics 365 workflows when using the Flow Condition Builder. This WTF episode will help with your learning to transition from Dynamics 365 workflows to Flow when you need to configure conditional checks. NotableContinue reading

Unboxing my Flow Swag and Women in Tech

Find out with me what Jon Levesque from the Microsoft Flow product team sent me 🙂 Everything I received is super awesome! Thank you Jon!!! Follow Jon Twitter – https://twitter.com/JonJLevesque YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClBCcDTylJUzvP8sycg6pEA ––– I also do a shout out to Women in Tech in our Microsoft Dynamics Community: 1. Ee Lane Yu Twitter –Continue reading

Delaying a birthday email to the recipients’ local time

In this WTF episode I show you how to delay sending a birthday email based on the recipients’ local time. For example if you want to send the birthday email at 8am in their time zone, you can do it with Flow. Watch my WTF episode to find out more. The two materials I reference:Continue reading

Dynamics 365 Saturday Scotland 2019 – Grant Application Management

This is my virtual presentation for Dynamics 365 Saturday Scotland, January 26 2019. Thank you to Mark Christie for inviting me as a speaker. Big thank you also to not only Mark but Iain Connolly, Claire Carmichael and Hayley Talent as well as the sponsors for making this happen. #D365SatSco #benitezhere #WTF Check out E’sContinue reading

Identify Contacts Time Zone in Flow using CDS and Bing Maps

Have you ever need to find out the time zone of a Contact? You can do so by using the Contact’s address information and through the power of a Bing Maps API you can identify the time zone of the contact. T his can all be done in Flow which is what I cover inContinue reading

Sending a birthday email from CDS fields

In this WTF Episode I show you how to send a birthday email to a Contact whose birthday month and day equals the month and day of today’s date. It requires a combination of actions and expressions. I show you why my first attempt does not work and what I did to get around itContinue reading

Winning the ARN WIICTA 2018 Technical Award

I made my way up to Sydney on Nov 23 2018 and dropped by the Sydney Barhead Solutions office before heading to the 2018 ARN Women in ICT Awards. I made it as a finalist in the Technical category. Much to my surprise I was awarded. Thanks ARN for the wonderful event. Thank you toContinue reading

How to insert a date field value in an email in Flow

This is a follow-on from my previous WTF Episode where I show you how to how to display a date value in an email message in Flow. I stumbled across this nugget of information after I experienced seeing it as UTC. I found this out from Stephen Siclian’s Flow community blog post – https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/working-with-dates-and-times/ ThisContinue reading

How to reference related entity data in Flow

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate how to reference related entity data in Flow. In Dynamics 365 workflows we’re used to the Form Assistant. Read the full blog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/11/how-to-reference-related-entity-data-in-Flow.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #WTF #FlowFever Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Embedding Power BI reports or dashboards in Dynamics 365 for Portals

Embedding Power BI visualizations is another new feature of the October 2018 release for Dynamics 365 for Portals. It’s simple to configure which I show you in this vlog. For more details read my full blog post on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/11/embedding-power-bi-report-and-dashboards-in-dynamics-365-for-portals.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #dynamics365portals #powerbi Check out E’sContinue reading

Enabling SharePoint Document Management for Dynamics 365 for Portals

In this vlog I show you SharePoint Document Management in action. Yes, it’s back! Get excited! For more details read my full blog post on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/11/sharepoint-document-management-for-dynamics-365-portals.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #dynamics365portals #sharepoint Check out E’s YouTube Channel

How to reference a Two Option field in a Flow condition step

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate how to reference a Two Option field in a Flow condition step when using Dynamics 365 connector. The same applies when using CDS connector. Read the full blog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/10/referencing-two-option-field-in-a-flow-condition-step.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #WTF #FlowFever soundsContinue reading

MVP swag, TDG and Power Users community

1. Sharing my MVP swag that I received 2. Joining Those Dynamics Guys as a Community Leader – https://dynamics365society.uk 3. The Power Users Community – https://powerusers.microsoft.com Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #ThoseDynamicsGuys #WTF Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Referencing an Option Set field in a Flow condition step

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate how to reference an Option Set field in a Flow condition step. You have two Dynamics Content options to choose from when using a Dynamics 365 connector and only one can be selected when using a CDS connector. Read the full blog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/10/referencing-an-option-set-field-in-a-flow-condition-step.htmlContinue reading

Triggering a Flow when Dynamics 365 fields have changed

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate triggering a Dynamics 365 workflow on change of fields in Flow. A Flow premium connector is required. T’s blog post: https://evolved365.com/2018/10/04/microsoft-flow-basics-and-limitations-when-working-with-dynamics-365 Follow T on Twitter https://twitter.com/thanurabw Read my full blog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/10/triggering-a-flow-when-dynamics-365-fields-have-changed.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #WTFContinue reading

Dynamics 365 Saturday NZ 2018 – Wellington

Dynamics 365 Saturday is a free Technical & Strategy Event Organised by the Microsoft Dynamics Community MVP’s for CRM and ERP professionals, technical consultants & developers. I went over for Wellington, New Zealand’s first Dynamics 365 Saturday event and had a blast. Special thanks to Gayan, Rami, Greg and the wider crew of New ZealandContinue reading

Does not contain data and does contain data in Flow

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate Dynamics 365 Does not contain data and Does not contain data in Flow. In Dynamics 365 we have the operations available but not in Flow (as of when this was filmed). Read my full blog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/10/does-not-contain-data-and-does-contain-data-in-flow.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow myContinue reading

And Or Statements in Flow conditions

In this WTF episode I show you how to replicate Dynamics 365 AND OR statements in Flow. 7.09 – AND 12.00 – OR 12.53 – GROUP Read the full blog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/09/and-or-statements-in-flow.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com #benitezhere #WTF #FlowFever Check out E’s YouTube Channel

How to configure Dynamics 365 workflow scope in Flow

In this WTF episode I show you how to configure Dynamics 365 workflow scope in Flow and how the same principles apply in Flow of defining which Dynamics 365 users can trigger the Flow. My blog post: http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/09/how-to-configure-dynamics-365-workflow-scope-in-flow.html Episode 2 will cover AND OR statements in conditions. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blogContinue reading

Announcement – Upcoming WTF vlog series

I have an upcoming new vlog series called WTF, What the Flow. The purpose of this vlog is to help the community understand how to build Flows using their existing knowledge of configuring workflows in Dynamics 365. In this vlog series I will be covering beginner topics with Microsoft Flow in the context of DynamicsContinue reading

Data driven process mapping flowcharts

In this vlog I show you how to create data-drive process mapping flowcharts using the power of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Visio. For information on licensing and troubleshooting read my full blog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/08/creating-data-driven-flowcharts-using-Microsoft-Excel-and-Microsoft-Visio.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com Ryan’s blog post: https://ryannipper.com/2018/07/12/crm-development-as-easy-as-making-a-cup-of-tea Original video by the Office 365Continue reading

Hiding Contact Preferences in Dynamics 365 Portals

In this vlog I show you how to hide the Contact preferences in the Profile web form of Dynamics 365 Portals using configuration only, zero code. For more details read my full blog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/07/hiding-contact-preferences-in-profile-web-form-dynamics-365-portals.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Terms and conditions for GDPR in Dynamics Portals

Displaying terms and conditions for GDPR in Dynamics Portals is now available. In this vlog I give you a quick overview on the features. For a more detailed explanation read my full blog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/07/terms-and-conditions-for-gdpr-in-dynamics-portals.html Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Preventing users from seeing the profile form after signing into Dynamics Portals

Ever wondered whether you can disable the redirect to the profile form after users sign into Dynamics Portals? I answer this question in this vlog, check it out now. Note: this is only valid when registration to your Dynamics Portals is not “open” where you are going with the “invitation only” method. When it’s anContinue reading

Grant application management part 2: the external reviewer and applicant experience

This is Part 2 of my grant application management solution I demonstrated at Melbourne Dynamics 365 Saturday Australia in May 2018. I show you the other part of the jigsaw puzzle which is how the external reviewer is direct to the application in Dynamics Portals and the exchange of comments between the external reviewer andContinue reading

Grant application management part 1: Universal Resource Scheduling

This is Part 1 of my grant application management solution I demonstrated at Melbourne Dynamics 365 Saturday Australia in May 2018. I wanted to see if I can utilize Universal Resource Scheduling for booking external reviewers to review a submitted application. Check it out, it is quite long so watch it when you do haveContinue reading

Unboxing my Microsoft MVP Award

In May 2018 I was awarded by Microsoft as MVP in Business Solutions. I thought I’d share my special moment of opening my MVP gift package. *Edit: I’m the second awarded female, found out there was another female awarded a few years ago. I am currently the only awarded female* Read my full blog postContinue reading

How to update the redeem invitation URL in the Send Invitation workflow in Dynamics Portals

When using the Send Invitation workflow to utilise the redeem invitation process for Dynamics Portals, the URL needs to be updated. It can take multiple attempts to get it right and in this vlog I show you what works for me. I also explain in my blog post why I display the URL as aContinue reading

Hiding Search in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how to prevent users in seeing the Search feature of Dynamics 365. Other entities and custom entities can’t be enabled yet for Search and I often get asked by customers to hide/remove the search feature so that users don’t see it. This is achieved by updating a Site SettingContinue reading

Displaying a lookup field as a dropdown field in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how to display a Dynamics 365 lookup field as a dropdown field in Dynamics Portals. This is achieved by using Web Form Metadata. You don’t need to do any additional customization. There is a gotcha which you can read in my full blog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/02/allowing-users-to-see-a-lookup-field-as-a-dropdown-field-dynamics-portals.html Don’t forget toContinue reading

Increasing the Field Label in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how to increase the field label length in Dynamics Portals beyond the 100 characters limit of Dynamics 365. This is achieved by using Web Form Metadata. You don’t need to do any additional customization. Read the full blog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/02/increasing-field-label-length-beyond-the-100-characters-limit-in-dynamics-portals.html. Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing toContinue reading

Using Web Form Metadata to display helper text in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how to insert a hyperlink and 20 other different things you can do using helper text in Dynamics Portals. This is achieved by using HTML and Web Form Metadata. You don’t need to do any additional changes to the page template. Read the full post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/02/allowing-users-to-click-on-hyperlink-with-helper-text-dynamics-portals.html Don’t forgetContinue reading

Disable Sign In with External Account for Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how to disable the Sign In with External Account option for Dynamics Portals. It’s configurable, no code or update to CSS required. To read the full post go to http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/hiding-sign-in-with-external-account.html At the time of this vlog, it’s not well known that this is all configurable within Dynamics 365. HelpContinue reading

Allowing users to self register in Dynamics Portals

This is a follow-on from my previous vlog where I show you how you can add some additional functionality to allow users to register themselves to an event in Dynamics Portals. To read the full post go to https://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/self-registration-for-dynamics-portals.html To watch my last vlog go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EyhD5MYRtg. To read the full post go to https://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/allowing-users-to-see-a-calendar-in-dynamics-portals.html.Continue reading

Allowing users to see a Calendar in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I go through how you can enable an entity list to appear as a Calendar in Dynamics Portals. Read my full blog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/allowing-users-to-see-a-calendar-in-dynamics-portals.html For Colin’s blog post, http://colinvermander.com/2017/04/09/dynamics-365-portals-events-and-icalendar-download-with-liquid/ Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on benitezhere.blogspot.com For otherContinue reading

Blooper Reel

These are outtakes of me vlogging. Sometimes I do mess up but it’s all part of the fun with vlog life! Enjoy! Read the full post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/vlog-blooper-reel.html. Another video to check out of another fellow Dynamics 365’er – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2NL_AvNQ_s Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhereContinue reading

Allowing users to apply filters in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I share a quick tip on how you can allow users to apply their own filters to a list in Dynamics Portals Read my vlog post at https://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2017/12/allowing-users-to-apply-filters-in-dynamics-portals.html Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Comment below for any feedback. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere For other Dynamics PortalsContinue reading

App Designer V9

In this vlog I show you how some of the old and new features from the V9 Customer Engagement release. My favourite features is the WYSIWYG View Designer. Read my vlog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2017/12/app-designer-v9-features-wysiwyg-view-designer.html Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere Follow my blog on benitezhere.blogspot.com CheckContinue reading

Resolving blank page when clearing cache in Dynamics Portals

In this vlog I show you how you can avoid seeing a blank page when clearing cache in Dynamics Portals. This is helpful during acceptance criteria testing of user stories. Read my vlog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2017/12/resolving-blank-page-when-clearing-cache-in-dynamics-portals.html Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere For other Dynamics PortalsContinue reading

Part 2 of Dynamics Portals Web Forms – Edit and Read Only mode

In this vlog I cover how you can achieve edit and read-only mode in a single Web Form as used by the Web Page for View Details field in Entity Lists. Read my vlog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2017/11/part-2-of-dynamics-portals-web-forms.html Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/benitezhere For other DynamicsContinue reading

Part 1 of Dynamics Portal Web Forms – Save and Close, and Submit

In this vlog I cover how you can improve the portal end user experience using additional configuration for web forms. Read my vlog post at http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2017/10/part-1-of-dynamics-portals-web-forms.html Don’t forget to follow me by subscribing to my channel. For other Dynamics Portals blogs to follow: 1. Colin Vermander – http://colinvermander.com 2. Nadeeja Bomiriya – http://dyn365apps.com Check outContinue reading

App Designer for D365

In this vlog I demonstrate how to create an App using the App Designer for Dynamics 365. I also show how to enable security roles for Apps Check out E’s YouTube Channel

IOTAP Cloning Tool in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

I demonstrate the IOTAP Cloning Tool in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Read my blog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/cloning-records-in-microsoft-dynamics.html Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Oracle UPK with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In this vlog I demonstrate how Oracle UPK can be used with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Online for generating learning, testing and training material for end users. Read my blog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/oracle-upk-microsoft-dynamics-crm.html Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Using ERD for solution design in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In this vlog I explain how to create ERD for solution design in Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Read my vlog post on http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2016/08/awaken-erd-force-in-you.html. Checkout my other vlogs on https://benitezhere.blogspot.com. Check out E’s YouTube Channel

5 tricks in using calculated and rollup fields for membership organisations

This vloc covers five different tricks in using calculated and rollup fields in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 for membership organisations Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Customizable Help in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 using Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint online

In this vlog I do a walkthrough of using Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint online for custom help in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015. Links: Andre’s blog – https://andz88.wordpress.com/ CRM Help & Training – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics/crm-customer-center/videos-ebooks.aspx Microsoft SharePoint blog post for Table of Contents – https://www.captechconsulting.com/blogs/creating-bookmarks-and-anchors-in-office-365 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Customizable Help in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

In this vlog I cover the new custom Help URL that can be applied at a global and individual entity level. I also outline an alternative solution for providing a Help End User Guide. Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Hierarchy Security in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

Understanding Manager Hierarchy and Position Hierarchy in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Product Structure in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

Understanding the Product Hierarchy in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Populating Order Address fields in Microsoft Dynamics CRM

In this video learn how to use customisations to pull through address data from Account or Contact Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Simple approval process version 2.0

How to create an approval process in the Opportunity record using customisations in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Understanding the Pipeline Phase field

This vlog goes through the relevance of the Pipeline Phase field in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

CRM Failed to Load – CRM 2013 Outlook Client

An error occurs when navigating to an Entity view in the CRM 2013 Outlook Client. The cause to this particular error was from the query of “Owner Equals Current User of User’s Teams” Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Recipe in asking for CRM Help

When requesting for CRM Help from your IT Partner or a third party of a CRM add-on, sometimes it can go around in circles in the beginning as the support person requires further information. I share tips on what you can do so that the support person can immediately investigate and troubleshoot Check out E’sContinue reading

Navigating in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

This vlog will be a walk-through of navigating in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Quickly accessing a new CRM record form

How to use the “Quick Create” CRM 2013 functionality and creating an even more quicker way of creating new CRM records Check out E’s YouTube Channel

Simple Approval process

A simple approval process that uses some cool features in CRM 2013 – http://benitezhere.blogspot.com.au/2014/05/a-simple-approval-process-in-crm-2013.html Check out E’s YouTube Channel

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Introduction to Mixed Reality in Power Apps – MR 101

What’s up Everyone?! Today I am joined by Mariano Gomez Bent and we are introducing Mixed Reality in Power Apps and how you can get started with the technology right away! 00:00 – Introduction 00:15 – Introduce Mariano and content 02:25 – Mariano sets the context 03:00 – Acquiring and preparing 3D Models 08:00 –Continue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Introduction

What’s up friends!? It’s time i redid my Power Automate introduction, as my last version was almost two years old! This was my session for MBAS but i wanted to make sure anyone could also see this useful session! 00:00 – Introduction 00:53 – Agenda 01:30 – What is Power Automate? 03:20 – The HomeContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Intro to Trigger Conditions

Hi my friends! Welcome to this weeks Power Automate Tutorial – an introduction to Trigger Conditions Want to see my previous video about trigger conditions? – https://youtu.be/ICQEPSsx-qA Want to learn more from Reza? Check out his links: Reza YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvBYTqRx-n_8KzFO0MJlUVw Reza Twitter – https://twitter.com/rezadorrani check out Power Automate at http://flow.microsoft.com Follow me on Twitter:Continue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Using flows to parse data

What’s up my friends?! This week i am joined for another Power automate Tutorial with Django Lohn to help show us how to use flows to parse data from the body of an email, and move that data into a central database! Want to download this flow? Check the cookbook: https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Power-Automate-Cookbook/Extract-and-parse-data-from-an-email/m-p/565510#M85 Follow Django on TwitterContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Building Flows in Visio

Whats up my friends!? Today I am joined by my friend Abhinav AnandVeeraraghavan as he shows me how he makes Visio Diagrams as a scalable way to deploy flows to his customers! Connect with Abhinav – https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhinavanandv/ to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To Follow Me on Twitter, so you can take partContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E8 – Time Lapse of My Life

Whats up my friends?! Welcome back to another #MotivationMonday This week I am sharing with you some reflection time. The time lapses of my life always show me a moment i slowed down to capture some crucial moment in my life. This is the highlight reel. Hope you enjoy! Leave me a comment below withContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Creating CDS Entities

Whats up my friends!? This week for #TutorialTuesday we are joined by the ever cool Marc Gerner as he shows us how to start to work with CDS Entities and what makes them up! To Follow Marc check out his links: Blog: dynamics365blog.io LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcgerner/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GernerMarc YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4gumLZV9LKAnjKzHdhgoRQ get started with Power Automate: http://powerautomate.microsoft.comContinue reading

SecretLab Titan 2020 Gaming Chair Unboxing & Review

Whats up my friends?! This week I got myself a new piece of equipment, the SecretLab Titan 2020 Gaming Chair! I figured with such a cool and sought after thing, why not make a video to let you all know what I thought! Here is my initial impressions of the SecretLab Titan! Want to followContinue reading

SpaceR – FlowFamHack Final – #Hack4Good

The FlowFam came together to deliver a solution that we felt was a huge and pressing issue for the modern world. We knew our team was strong and so we had to tackle something big!!! We hope you enjoy what we have put together as much as we enjoyed building it! – #FlowFam Checkout JonContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – SharePoint HTTP Connector Part 5

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about the SharePoint HTTP Connector and how all 5 parts of this series come together! Check out the rest of this playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN-cZRQeAiDWGnah0NlZGYbBQA9ToYGeI This tutorial is led by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (http://twitter.com/ashrgrs) Be sure to check out Ashley’sContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E7 – Staying Sane

Whats up my friends?! Welcome back to another #MotivationMonday This week I am sharing with you, some ways that i am keeping busy and staying sane during this lockdown time. Lots of video games and xbox parties haha. Leave me a comment below with what you’re doing to keep sane! Want to follow me onContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Adaptive Card Templates

Whats up Friends?! In Today’s Power Automate Tutorial, We are joined by Tomasz Poszytek – Business Applications MVP, who will show us how to create adaptive card templates! To follow Tomasz on Twitter head to: https://twitter.com/TomaszPoszytek To Read Tomasz blog – head to: https://poszytek.eu To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque to make videosContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Approval Attachments Part 2

Whats up Friends?! Approval attachments are here! Let’s learn how to use them with MVP Daniel Laskewitz (http://twitter.com/laskewitz) Watch Part 1 here: https://youtu.be/A3_HiXRTPVE to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To Follow Me on Twitter, so you can take part in more stuff like this Go Here: http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque Want to make videos like mine?!Continue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E6 – Keep Pushing Towards Your Goals

Hello Friends! How are you all coping with the current situation? Im struggling myself, and so this week i share a lesson for you and for me too.. Lets just keep pushing! If you need to talk, please know i am here and will make time as much as i can. Much Love from me!Continue reading

COD Warzone with the #FlowFam

Hello Friends! I am going to be starting Live Streaming like this often! What games do you think i should play? Leave me a comment with what you want to see below! Want to come chat with me and the Power Platform Fam? Join The Gaming Pub Discord: https://discord.gg/TFnU8Y3 You can also join the liveContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Approval Attachments Part 1

Whats up Friends?! Approval attachments are here! Let’s learn how to use them with MVP Daniel Laskewitz (http://twitter.com/laskewitz) to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To Follow Me on Twitter, so you can take part in more stuff like this Go Here: http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque Want to make videos like mine?! Check out all of myContinue reading

Power automate Tutorial – SharePoint HTTP Connector Part 4 – DELETE

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about the SharePoint HTTP Connector. And more Specifically the DELETE action Check out the rest of this playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN-cZRQeAiDWGnah0NlZGYbBQA9ToYGeI This tutorial is led by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (http://twitter.com/ashrgrs) Be sure to check out Ashley’s blog for everything fromContinue reading

Motivation Monday – S3 E5

Hello Friends! Today i just wanted to take a moment on this special Motivation Monday and talk about the current situation and how we can best use this time. Much Love from me! -Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Power Automate Tutorial – Remove.bg Photo API

Hey Friends! Welcome back to another Tutorial video! This week I am joined by Kent Weare who shows us how to connect Power Automate and the Remove.bg Photo API to programatically remove the background from a set of photos i needed for my presentation slides! Follow Kent in a few places. Twitter: http://twitter.com/Wearsy YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX6IpQ63nP-LakW3TUpoxNwContinue reading

Adventures in Community 33 – 2020 Scottish Summit & Amsterdam Vlog

What’s up my friends?! This was one of the most epic community trips i have ever taken! There were so many moments that weren’t captured that i wish i could go live it all again with a second set of hands! Be sure to check out my entrance for my keynote – that’s really theContinue reading

Power Virtual Agent Tutorial – Sentiment Analysis

Whats up friends! Join me and the Super, Super User…Yash Agarwal as we show you how to add sentiment analysis to your Power Virtual Agents! Holy wow, this is some amazing tech, don’t you think?? To get started on flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow Yash on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/yashagarwal1651 To follow his blogContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E4 – Choose Your Tribe

Whats up my friends!? Welcome back to another season of #MotivationMonday! This week we talk about how choosing a tribe that supports you will be integral to your journey of success. Negative people bring us down and try to halt our progress so they don’t feel bad about themselves… No, instead… Choose a tribe thatContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – SharePoint HTTP Connector Part 3 – Patch

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about the SharePoint HTTP Connector. And more Specifically the PATCH action. This tutorial is led by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (http://twitter.com/ashrgrs) Be sure to check out Ashley’s blog for everything from PowerShell to Power Platform: https://SPinBetween.blogspot.com/ To follow me onContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E3 – I Think I Can

Whats up my friends!? Welcome back to another season of #MotivationMonday! This week we talk about how a positive mindset and believing in yourself is a key ingredient to success! The story we tell about ourselves is so so important not only to the world, but also to the way we operate. Leave me aContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Use UI flows to enslave your co-workers

Welcome back to another video on UI Flows! This time instead of the DESKTOP UI Flows, we will be showing you the WEB BASED UI Flows, and more specifically, How to use the tools to do renewals of project requests To watch the introduction to UI Flows first – check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6-Up… ToContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E2 – Consistency is Key

Whats up my friends!? Welcome back to another season of #MotivationMonday! This week we talk about change and how consistency is the most necessary ingredient in the recipe to success! Do you find it hard to be consistent? I know i sure do… but if you wake up every day and choose it. it canContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – SharePoint HTTP Part 2 – POST

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about the SharePoint HTTP Connector. And more Specifically the POST action. Check out her first video on GET here: https://youtu.be/aCiImh9NMiY This tutorial is led by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (http://twitter.com/ashrgrs) Be sure to check out Ashley’s blog for everything fromContinue reading

Motivation Monday S3 E1 – Catalyst of Change

Whats up my friends! Welcome back to another season of #MotivationMonday! This week we talk about the catalyst of change, and how you can be your own catalyst! What do you think? Do you find yourself only changing when you have to? Leave me a comment below with what you think of the new deeperContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – SharePoint HTTP Connector Part 1- GET

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about the SharePoint HTTP Connector. And more Specifically the GET action. This tutorial is led by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (http://twitter.com/ashrgrs) Be sure to check out Ashley’s blog for everything from PowerShell to Power Platform: https://SPinBetween.blogspot.com/ To follow me onContinue reading

Microsoft Technology Expo Portland 2020

Whats up friends!? This week come along and join Ed, Sean and myself as we visit the Portalnd MTX Hosted by Joe Dunn! This was an awesome event! I was the keynote, Ed and Sean made it all the way up from California, and it was an AWESOME TIME as always! Follow Ed – http://twitter.com/PoweredByEdGContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Better Approval Comments

Hello Friends! Today, John Liu, The #FlowNinja wants to show you how to do approvals comments in a cleaner, better way! He saw my video last week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPs9Y-Ku6kM on a multi-layer approval and had a better way for you to use the approvals comments and decided to wake up at 3am to show you all!Continue reading

Mt Baker Ski Area Vlog 2020

What’s up friends?! Come along with me as i visit the Mt.Baker ski area for my first and possibly last day of this ski season. To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque As always, please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE! Much Love from me! – Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Power Automate Approval Workflow 2.0

Whats up Friends?! FINALLY! I am remaking my most popular video ever! Multi Layered Approvals in the new actions! To view the original go here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6ysuQUZ2wQ To Follow Me on Twitter, so you can take part in more stuff like this Go Here: http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque Want to make videos like mine?! Check out all ofContinue reading

Family Vacation to Maui, Hawaii 2019

What’s up my friends?! Come along with me and the crew as we head to Hawaii for a little bit of Family fun in the sun! What’s your favorite Hawaiian island?! This time we went to Maui! But we hope to see them all one day. To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque PleaseContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – WebApp UI flows

Whats up friends?! Welcome back to another video on UI Flows! This time instead of the DESKTOP UI Flows, we will be showing you tbe WEB BASED UI Flows, and more specifically, How to add users to environments in the Power Platform Talk about using the platform to help the platform eh?! To Follow KentContinue reading

I ALMOST LOST MY DRONE & MY JEEP!!

Whats up friends!? Come along with me this week on a bit of a Mis-Adventure! I almost lost my drone to the wind and my jeep to the snow on this trip! Gladly we all got home safe, but barely whoo!! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque To make videos like mine headContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Power Virtual Agents + Authentication

Whats up Friends?! In Today’s Power Automate Tutorial, We are joined by Tomasz Poszytek – Business Applications MVP, who will show us how to add authentication to our Power Virtual Agents! For an introduction to Power Virtual Agents check out this video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkdukxXMfJ8 To follow Tomasz on Twitter head to: https://twitter.com/TomaszPoszytek To Read TomaszContinue reading

4k Drone Adventure to Mt.Baker

Whats up friends?! This week I am heading up to the mountains to fly the Drone and to find some Snow! Come check out the Mt Baker wilderness with me and see all of its beauty! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque To make videos like mine head to my shop https://www.amazon.com/shop/jonlevesque AsContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – How to Create a Custom Connector

Whats up my friends?! Today, That API Guy – Vivek Bavishi is showing us how to create a Custom connector inside of Microsoft Power Automate! This guy truly is THE API MASTER! You can also check out this blog post that Vivek created on the same topic – https://thatapiguy.tech/2019/12/08/spotify-custom-connector-for-power-platform/ To follow Vivek on Twitter headContinue reading

Jon Update – January 2020

What’s up friends?! Some big announcements today! First no back surgery! Second, the Power Platform Show! And finally, The Power Platform Online Conference! Woot woot! So excited to not have to go under the knife, and to be able to bring you some new and fresh content regularly! Follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Let’sContinue reading

Scottish Summit 2020 Keynote Announcement

Whats up friends?! Its true! I will see you February 29th in Scotland for the Scottish Summit!! Don’t wait another minute, get registered today so you can be sure to get a ticket! https://scottishsummit.com/ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ REGISTER ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ GET REGISTERED!! NO REALLY GO REGISTER!! Please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Much Love from Me! – Jon Checkout JonContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Testing Power Apps with UI flows

Whats up friends?! Welcome back to another video on UI Flows! This time instead of the DESKTOP UI Flows, we will be showing you tbe WEB BASED UI Flows, and more specifically, how to create an automated test for your Power Apps! Talk about using the platform to help the platform eh?! To Follow GeethaContinue reading

2019 Recap – Top Five Moments

What’s up friends?! 2019 was by far one of the coolest years of my whole life. I went amazing places, met amazing people and got to live life very fully! I wanted to take a moment and just reflect on all of those things with each of you! To follow me on Twitter head toContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Microsoft Forms Attachments

Whats up friends! Join me and the Super, Super User…Yash Agarwal as we show you how to use the new Microsoft Forms attachments in Power Automate!! Yash is here again to show us how to be a pro like him! welcome back Yash! To get started on flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow Yash onContinue reading

Adventures in Community 31 – Microsoft Ignite 2019

Whats up friends! Its time for my Microsoft Ignite 2019 Recap video!! Come along with me and SO MANY FRIENDS, as we give sessions, explore the show floor and of course visit some parties! Cant wait for next year! To get started with Microsoft Flow head over to http://Flow.microsoft.com Want to Follow me on Twitter?Continue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Parent & Child Flows

What’s up friends?! Welcome to a new Power Automate Tutorial! This time we are talking about parent and child flows using SharePoint data taught by the lovely Ashley Rogers! (Http://twitter.com/ashleykhillier) In the video we talk about A LOT of different things, including solutions, using the Parse JSON action, and using filter queries in Power Automate…takeContinue reading

Brewer's Advent Calendar Review

What’s up friends?! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! To celebrate the season i am doing an advent calendar! A beer advent calendar of course! Do you have an advent calendar? What’s yours like? To follow me on Twitter so we can interact regularly, head to http://twitter.com/JonLevesque Be sure to LIKE & SUBSCRIBE so youContinue reading

Power Virtual Agent Introduction – 101

Whats up friends! Join me and the Super, Super User…Yash Agarwal as we show you an introduction to Power Virtual Agents! Holy wow, this is some amazing tech, dont you think?? To get started on flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow Yash on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/yashagarwal1651 To follow his blog head to http://bythedevs.com ToContinue reading

DJI Mavic Pro 4k – North Cascades

Whats up friends?! Come along with Gabriel and Myself as we head up the North Cascade Highway to find some snow, Fly the drone, and use the Jeep to do what it was made to do! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque To make videos like mine head to my shop https://www.amazon.com/shop/jonlevesque AsContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – UI flows Introduction

Hello Friends! This week we are starting to cover the long anticipated UI Flows!!! I am joined by the incredible and awesome Mariano Gomez (http://twitter.com/dgpblogster) as he teaches us how to get UI Flows installed into our machines, and how to build our first simple DESKTOP UI Flow as well! UI Flows Setup documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/ui-flows/setupContinue reading

Adventures in Community 30 – UG Summit North America 2019

Whats up friends?! This week, come along with me to Orlando Florida for the UG Summit and another Adventure in Community! This event was incredibly fun, it had some of my favorite people attending and presenting, and oh yeah, My Uncle came along and i rapped Eminem in front of 900 people!! To follow meContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Raffle Ticket Automation Solution

Whats up Friends?! In Todays video I am joined by Daniel Christian! (http://twitter.com/dchristian19) as he shows us how to make a Raffle Ticket Automation Solution in Microsoft Power Automate! Subscribe to Daniels YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/gandolfthegr8 to try Power Automate head to http://flow.microsoft.com to join the community head to http://aka.ms/flowcomm To follow me on Tiwtter headContinue reading

Adventures in Community 29 – SPS Cinci and the #FlowFam Road Trip to Summit

Whats up friends!? Join me, Ed, Anton and Vivek as we travel from cincinnati ohio to Orlando Florida in an epic roadtrip where we built Flows, drove our hearts out, and sang lots and lots of songs! Follow Anton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/anton_rob_benz Follow Vivek on Twitter: http://twitter.com/that_api_guy Follow Ed on Twitter: http://twitter.com/PoweredByEdG to follow meContinue reading

Power Automate Tutorial – Refresh Power BI Dataset

whats up friends?! In this weeks video i am showing you how to use Power automate to automatically refresh your Power BI Data set! Power Automate + Power BI is a beautiful set of tools when used together! To get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To plug into the Flow Community head to http://aka.ms/flowcommContinue reading

Adventures in Community 28 – Vancouver PPWT

Whats up guys?! Join me for the Power Platform world tour in Vancouver Canada! This trip i met up with Ed Gonzales and i took some of my family along as well! Want to follow me on Twitter? head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque to make videos like mine head to my shop https://www.amazon.com/shop/jonlevesque as always please LIKEContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Google Maps API

Hey Friends! Welcome to another video about Microsoft Power Automate and building flows! This week we are working with the Google Maps API to enrich our Dynamics data! Big thanks to Mariano Gomez for joining me this week and showing us how to use this api! to follow him on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/dgpblogster toContinue reading

Welcome to the Channel!

Whats up Friends?! Welcome to my channel! I wanted to give you all a quick introduction to the things we do here! I am constantly traveling and going on adventures, spending time in nature, teaching how to build Flows and use Power Automate, and lastly, I am trying to upgrade your confidence! be sure toContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Automate Newsletter Invitations

Whats up friends!? In today’s video I am joined by the amazing Shane Young as we work through automating his newsletter invitation process with Power Automate! Be sure to check out Shanes channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7_OGRP8BYvtGB8eZdPG6Ng And his business page at http://powerapps911.com Want to see me and Shane do more videos together?! Then be sure andContinue reading

2019 JL Jeep Rubicon Off-Road

Hey, Friends! Join me on an Off-Road adventure in the Green Mountain Wilderness in my new 2019 JL Jeep Rubicon! This thing is a blast and it went through and over anything i threw at it! Im excited for the next adventure with this baby! to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque to makeContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Create a Slack Bot with Microsoft Flow

Whats up Homies?! Join me and Sean Bugler (http://twitter.com/sbglr) to learn about creating a Slack Bot with Microsoft Flow! I know, i know, everyone is going to be all like… why not Teams?! Well, because this time we wanted to do slack! and thats good enough for me. to follow me on Twitter head toContinue reading

Adventures in Community 27 – SharePoint Fest Seattle 2019

Hey Friends! Join me at SharePoint Fest Seattle 2019 for a quick in and out visit to see some of the best and brightest! SP Fest is a rad event held by some of the coolest people! Shout out to Jamie Bertha! to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque to make videos like mineContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Automate posting from YouTube to WordPress

YO! My Friends! This video is one of my favorite ever! Vivek Bavishi, AKA That API Guy helped me make a Flow that makes blog posts out of all of my new videos going live on YouTube!! Say WHAT?! ITS TRUE!!!! Follow Vivek on Twitter: https://twitter.com/that_api_guy Subscribe to Vivek on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVGIh8qGGlecBCJk6fKI9wA Come check outContinue reading

Adventures in Community 26 – SPS Zurich 2019

Whats up friends!? Come along and Join me as i visit Zurich Switzerland for SPS Central Europe where i get to speak the Keynote, See my community, and see the sights! Also, if you watch last years video… i wanted to jump into the lake… THIS YEAR I DID IT!! Wooot! Zurich is one ofContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Microsoft Kaizala Connector

Hey, Flow Fans! Join myself and Yash Agarwal as we show you how to utilize Kaizala with Microsoft Power Automate! And wow!! I had no idea how powerful Kaizala was, did you?! To get started on flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow Yash on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/yashagarwal1651 To follow his blog head to http://bythedevs.comContinue reading

Washington Is Awesome – Cinematic Drone Video

Whats up Friends?! Today I am sharing something special with you. Something that took me over a year to create. This was a work of absolute love which consisted of hiking, camping, driving, flying and remaking this more times than i can count… But the end result here is something I am absolutely proud ofContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Microsoft Graph + Microsoft Flow

Whats up Flow Friends!? Join myself and Flow MVP Sandy Ussia (http://twitter.com/Sandyu) for an exciting video about how to use the MS Graph to send a reminder to people that have not responded to your meeting requests! Sandy makes the Graph very easy to understand and extremely accessible! To get started with Flow head toContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Conditional Triggers

Hey Flow Fans! Join the Flow Ninja and I as we go over one of the most awesome features recently added to the product, Conditional Triggers!! To see more Microsoft Flow Tutorials visit http://aka.ms/flowtutorials To try Flow today head to http://flow.microsoft.com To Follow John Liu on Twitter go here: https://twitter.com/johnnliu also check out his 3rdContinue reading

Adventures in Community 24 – Bridal Veil Falls Hike

Whats up Friends?! This weeks video is a special one as i am joined by more of the #FlowFam Elaiza Benitez (http://twitter.com/benitezhere) and her main man Dean Join myself, @DynamicCrmCat and @Flow_Joe_ for a hike to Bridal Veil Falls in Washington State! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque To join our community headContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Preview – "Walk Me" Guided Help

Whats up Friends?! In this weeks video – Intern Ravon helps show us the feature she worked on this summer called “Walk Me” which is a series of guided help tips inside of the Flow Maker experience! to check out the entire playlist of Flow Tutorials head to http://aka.ms/FlowTutorials to get started with Microsoft FlowContinue reading

Adventures In Community 23 – Lake Chelan Jet Skis Ahoy

Whats up Friends! Come along with us as i take Sarah (http://twitter.comdynamiccrmcat) and Flow Joe (http://twitter.com/Flow_Joe_) on a Jet ski adventure to Lake Chelan here in Washington! I love getting the chance to hang with my community – #FlowFam in person as often as possible and do rad things like this! Want to follow meContinue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Power BI Connector Part 2

Hello Friends! Welcome to the Microsoft Flow Tutorial on the Power BI Connector – Part 2! In this video Serge Luca, MVP – will show you how to build an analytics Dashboard for your Flow Approvals! To follow Serge on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/sergeluca to Follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque If you wouldContinue reading

The making of Microsoft Flow Online Conference 2019

Welcome Friends! to the The making of the Microsoft Flow Online Conference 2019 to view the Flow Conference visit http://aka.ms/flowconf2019 to Follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque If you would like to make videos like mine, check out my gear list here: https://www.amazon.com/shop/jonlevesque As Always – Please LIKE and SUBSCRIBE!! Much Love From Me!Continue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Flow + Forms + Teams = Awesome

Whats up friends!? In this video which was originally made for a Teams EDU Event I show you how to combine the power of Flow and Teams along with Microsoft Forms and Adaptive cards – to bring together some fun and useful tech! To get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To join theContinue reading

Common Data Service Introduction – CDS 101

Whats up friends! This week we are doing a Common Data Service Introduction! aka CDS 101! I am joined by Sarah Critchley aka DynamicCrmCat as she takes us through this introductory material to begin your journey with structured data! to get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to join the flow Community head toContinue reading

Adventures in Community 22 – SharePoint Saturday NYC

What’s up guys?! Join me as I travel to the heart of the big apple for SharePoint Saturday New York City 2019! This was a special event where i not only got to hang with my Community, but also bring along my Uncle keith! http://twitter.com/theunclekeith and introduce him to my life and what i do!Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Online Conference 2019

Welcome Friends to the Microsoft Flow Online Conference 2019! I am your host for the Day Jon Levesque. Our schedule is located here: https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/register-for-the-microsoft-flow-online-conference-2019/ View the Twitter dashboard from @TygrahTweets (http://twitter.com/tygraphtweets) – https://app.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiMjY5ZDUzNTEtMTU1MS00ZDA0LTg0ZDQtMWU2NmM4YWJkNmZlIiwidCI6ImZkMTI5OGJlLWMwOWYtNDM0OS05NmU4LWJkMDk3MjEwZTI3NCIsImMiOjF9 Today it is my distinct honor to take you on this journey to gain Flow knowledge and also to get a bitContinue reading

Salmon Fishing Day 2019

Whats up friends! This is year number 2 of fishing with Chuck Sterling http://twitter.com/chass at this house in Ocean Shores, WA! To see last years trip where i actually caught fish, check this out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se3M4LDGTOc We had a heck of a day, i got sick, but all in all we still had quiteContinue reading

Learn Microsoft Flow with Jon and Kent

Whats up Friends?! Its true! The rumors are true! Jon and Kent are back together again to bring you more Microsoft Flow Material! We are here to help you Learn Microsoft Flow! We have joined forces to create our first of many courses! This one is titled – 10 Tips for building effective Microsoft Flows!Continue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – GeoFence your customers!

What’s up Friends?! In today’s video i have a very special guest, Flow Joe! Follow him on Twitter (Http://twitter.com/Flow_joe_) or search for him and subscribe here on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv4gsiyRjfB9NlvPPBd2a3g Joe is going to walk us through how you build a flow that pulls customer records from Dynamics, Social media items from Twitter and evenContinue reading

Lake Stevens Lily Pad Eradication

What’s up friends?! For this weeks video i am showing you myself and Gabriel trying to spend some time making a nice swimming hole at my dock! How does it end up?! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque Please Like and Subscribe! Much love from me! -Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Microsoft Word Connector Pt. 2

Whats up friends!? This week, me and MVP Daniel Laskewitz (http://twitter.com/laskewitz) look A SECOND LOOK at the new Microsoft Word Connector and some of its functionalities. Follow along and see how you can use this technology for yourself and your organization! to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com Follow me on Twitter? head toContinue reading

Mt. Baker Hike Vlog & Jon Update!

Whats up friends?! Today we head back out into the wilderness for a Mt Baker hike & Vlog update. We do a bit of exploring, a bit of wandering and i also give a brief update on my condition! Mount Baker Wilderness is an amazing area to explore and if you’re in the area iContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Forms Pro Connector

Whats up friends?! This week is a Tutorial about the Forms Pro Connector with Business Applications MVP Megan Walker – Follow her on Twitter : Http://twitter.com/meganvwalker and on YouTube http://youtube.com/MeganVWalker Come along with us as we discuss what is Forms Pro, how it is used, and how to connect it with Microsoft Flow! Follow meContinue reading

Motivation Monday – BE YOU

Whats up Friends!? This is our season 2 finale of #MotivationMonday! In this episode i want to take one extra minute and just talk to you… Me to you! I hope you have enjoyed this season! Please leave a comment with your favorite episode. to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Please LIKE &Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – How To Use Flow with PowerBI + PowerApps

Whats up friends! Welcome to this weeks video with Ms Belinda Allen – https://twitter.com/MsBelindaAllen and Mariano Gomez Bent – https://twitter.com/dgpblogster Where they show us how to use The enitre Power Platform all together! Please take a minute to LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Follow me on Twitter? head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque If you would like to make videosContinue reading

Motivation Monday – The Myth of Perfection

What’s up Friends! It’s time again for Motivation Monday! This week we discuss the myth of perfection and why you shouldn’t let it slow you down! To learn more make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the channel! If you enjoyed this please click LIKE! Much Love from Me! – Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Group Forms and Approvals

Whats up Flow Friends! Today myself and Ed Gonzales bring you another Microsoft Flow Tutorial! This time we use a Group Form and Approvals. Its a one two punch of Microsoft Flow Goodness and its something that so many of you have asked for! Be sure and follow Ed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ekkimisst and visitContinue reading

Motivation Monday – Failure Is The Key To Success

Whats up friends! Today we talk about how Failure is the key to success! About how its the greatest teacher and a huge motivator! Do not be afraid to fail, instead figure out how to recover from it quickly! Were getting close to the end of the season! only two more episodes to go afterContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Use Flow with Siri

Whats up friends!? Today I am joined by Flow and Apps MVP – That APi Guy, Vivek Bavishi – http://twitter.com/that_api_guy to discuss how to use Flow with Siri if you have any questions be sure to leave them in the comments or hit us up on Twitter! Be sure to check out Viveks YouTube ChannelContinue reading

Motivation Monday – You Are Already Enough

Hey friends! We’re back with motivation Monday again, where this week i am explaining to you that you are already enough! You’re enough to get that job. Youre enough to get that relationship. You. Are. Enough. Right now! Hope this gets your week started right! To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As always,Continue reading

Microsoft Power Automate Tutorial – Use Flow with Amazon Alexa

Whats up friends?! in this weeks video I am joined by Flow and Apps MVP – April Dunnam (http://twitter.com/aprildunnam) to show you how to use Flow with Amazon Alexa! April makes this super easy by adding things for you to download: The JSON Schema: https://gist.github.com/jeffhollan/f94234697ee02e9b5b86a3518ad05ebe Expressions in her Github: https://github.com/aprildunnam/Flow/tree/master to get started with MicrosoftContinue reading

Motivation Monday: DONT WASTE YOUR TIME!

Whats up friends?! Today i want to talk to you about your Time! Don’t waste it! Don’t waste it on toxic people, don’t waste it on drama, don’t waste it on things that don’t uplift you! to follow me on twitter and connect with me head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE to the channelContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Preview – Immersive BPF

Whats up friends?! Karan and I are back to talk about BPF – Business Process Flows again, but this time we are showing off the next level experience with Immersive BPF! As of 7/3/19 – This is a PREVIEW of a feature currently in development. This is not available for use yet, but will beContinue reading

Diablo Lake Washington Adventure

Whats up friends?! Motivation Monday is on hiatus for one week and we are back to Adventures! This week we take you on a bit of a cinematic journey of Lake Diablo in the North Cascades in Washington State! Follow me on Twitter to connect with me day to day at http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque Please LIKE &Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Power BI Connector Part 1

Whats up friends?! Join me and Doctor Flow AKA Serge Luca (http://twitter.com/sergeluca) as we discuss Part 1 of the Power BI Connector in Microsoft Flow. We cover what it can do today, and what it will also be capable of in the future! to learn more about Power BI – be sure to check outContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Setting and Smashing Goals

Whats up friends?! Today we are talking about setting and smashing goals!!! To smash your goals, worry about today… about the actions you can take today or this week! Focusing on the now always leads you to the big goals down the road. To follow me on twitter so we can chat and hang, visitContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Flow Studio Walkthrough w/Flow Ninja

Whats up friends! Today i am joined by John Liu (http://twitter.com/Johnnliu) The #FlowNinja and he is going to walk us through his Flow helper product, Flow Studio! http://flowstudio.app Make sure to give him a follow on Twitter and check out a free trial of Flow Studio to see if its the right tool to helpContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Everything is a Choice

Whats up friends! Welcome back to another Motivation Monday! This week we talk about how Everything is a choice! How you were not made in any way! What do you think? Do you find yourself saying that you are made a certain way?! Want to follow me on Twitter? head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Please LIKE &Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Approvals In Teams: Adaptive Cards

What’s up friends?! Today we bring back Daniel Laskewitz showing you part 2 of Microsoft Flow Approvals v2 in Teams and adaptive cards and how you can build one for yourself! to view the first video in this series go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctjpPGuzSbc&t=1s Want to get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow DanielContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Get up and Get Out

Whats up friends! One of the best things you can do is live your life! Be yourself fully! and Take in as much of the world as you can with your own two eyes! Today i challenge you to do what it takes to be a person to Get up and Get Out! to followContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Copy Paste Actions

Whats up friends!? Today i am showing you the upcoming copy/paste feature coming to Flow soon! These copy paste actions will save you SO much time! LOOK! you can even copy scopes! to get started with microsoft flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com Follow me on Twitter? head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque If you would like to make videosContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Approvals V2

Whats up Friends?! This week myself and Daniel Laskewitz MVP ( http://twitter.com/laskewitz) got together to show you all about Approvals V2!! We cover the actions, what they do, and demo how you can use them! To see the Word Connector video with Daniel go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzm965PlYl0 To get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.comContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Opinions. Should you listen?

Whats up friends?! For the second installment of motivation Monday i am going back to an old lesson because its just so damn important! To see my first version of this lesson go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUUMK0E3UWs Do not listen to the opinions of others! Go and do what the voice inside is screaming out to do!Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Flow and Forms in the Real World

Whats up friends?! In this weeks video I am showing you how My Fiancee is using Flow to help automate some common tasks for her small art business! Check it out at www.alishamitchum.com to get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow Alisha and all her art head to http://instagram.com/alisha_mitchum_art to follow meContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Go After It, Don't Stop

Whats up friends?! Motivation Monday is back for the next few weeks! This week we are talking about, going after it, and not stopping! If you do those two things, you can achieve anything you want in life! to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As always, please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Much Love fromContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – O-Data Introduction

Whats up friends?! In this video i team up with MVP Ahmad Najjar (http://twitter.com/ahmadn82) to show you how to use Odata in Microsoft Flow! to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com for more info on O-Data check out this post from Pieter Veenstra – Flow MVP https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/11/12/microsoft-flow-filter-queries-in-sharepoint-get-items/ to follow me on twitter head toContinue reading

I Busted My Back…. Again!!

What’s up Friends!? todays Video is about what’s happening in my life currently. I moved, i hurt my back, and had to cancel a few of my trips To follow along with my day to day check me out on Twitter Tweets by JonJLevesque Please be sure to LIKE & SUBSCRIBE As always, Much LoveContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Export Import

Whats up friends?! In this video we are talking about exporting flows and importing them some place else! To see the solution video mentioned go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=597G2Wmmg7U&t=7s to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque as always please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Much Love from me! – JonContinue reading

Adventures in Community 21 – Japan Power Platform User Group

Whats up Friends?! This week i went to Japan to meet with customers and the #JPAUG and WOW! It was quite an amazing trip! We visited Shibuya, Akihabara, Kyoto and Tokyo and took the bullet train, and all the local transit truly trying to see it all while we made our required stops. to followContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Send A Copy

Whats up friends?! In this weeks Microsoft Flow Tutorial video I am teaching you how to send a copy of a flow very quickly and easily using a brand new preview feature! to get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow me on Twitter and hear all about Microsoft Flow, head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesqueContinue reading

KAUAI, HAWAII HELICOPTER TOUR!

Whats up friends!? This weeks video shows off our Helicopter Tour from Blue Hawaiian Helicopters! We went all over the NaPali Coast and saw many hidden nooks of the island including the Jurassic Park Waterfall and the Heart of the Volcano that spawned the island! to follow me on Twitter to hear from me inContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Submit a Flow Template

What’s up friends?! In today’s video i am showing you how to submit your very own template for Flow! Have you built a flow everyone needs? Go ahead and share it today! To get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As always, much love from me! PleaseContinue reading

I PROPOSED ON TOP OF A MOUNTAIN IN KAUAI!

What’s up friends?! This is a super special video for me. In this video, i am going to propose to my girlfriend… hope she says yes!! We went to Hawaii for a romantic getaway, ran into some troubles early on with our room but we overcame them and had an epic week together! What areContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Fixing Broken Connections

Whats up friends!? This week is a quick video to fulfill a Twitter request i had received about making a video on how to fix broken connections! Its not a long one, but its an important one! to try out Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/JonJLevesque as always,Continue reading

Adventures in Community 20 – DC Flow UG

Whats up friends?! This week I am off to the Microsoft Flow UG in Washington DC to hand with all my friends there! Do you have a local UG you are connected to?! to get started with Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque as always, please LIKE &Continue reading

Stephen Demos his favorite Microsoft Flows!

Hey Friends! Last week Stephen talked with us about his vision for Flow and this week i have him demo some of his craziest flows for us! Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Adventures in Community 19 – SPS Warsaw 2019

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Flow Interview with Stephen Siciliano

Hey Friends!! This week i interviewed the main man himself Stephen Siciliano the GPM of Flow about the product and about himself! Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Adventures in Community 18 – European Power Platform Summit

What’s up friends?! In this video, come along with me and the #FlowFam as we put on some of the best sessions in the world for Power Platform Summit! Want to learn more about Microsoft Flow? Head to http://flow.microsoft.com Follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As always please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Much love from me!Continue reading

LIVE – Tuesday Morning #MicrosoftFlow Q&A Panel

Whats up friends!? Come hang out with me and the #FlowFam as we discuss the latest in Flow News and Happenings. Also, please ask questions, as we would love for you to drive the conversation forward with us! Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Adventures in Community 17 – MVP Ski & Chill Trip

Whats up friends! For this weeks adventure video I took some of the #FlowFam #FlowMVPs to the mountains in Leavenworth Washington for some beers, some skiing and some relaxing. We hit the hat shop, plenty of beer gardens, crushed the slopes and played a game of presentations! ultimately we made a bond that will lastContinue reading

What Makes a Microsoft Flow Champion?

Whats up friends?! This week while at MVP Summit, I spent some time with Laura Rogers (http://twitter.com/wonderlaura) to discuss what it takes to be a Microsoft Flow Champion Check out Laura’s website at http://iwmentor.com And check out her ADVANCED Flow Training course here: https://www.iwmentor.com/courses/flow- to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As ALWAYS, PleaseContinue reading

Adventures in Community 16 – Microsoft Global MVP Summit 2019

What’s up friends?! Welcome to MVP Summit 2019. Have you always wanted to see what a MVP Summit was like? Well, look no further! Check out how the Family gets together. to follow me on Twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE Much love from me! – Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – O365 Users Connector

Whats up friends!? In this weeks tutorial video we cover the Office 365 Users Connector which is powered by the Microsoft Graph. I talk about how to use Flow actions that don’t have Triggers, We talk about all of the actions, and i do a couple of demos to show you how you can beginContinue reading

Adventures in Community 15 – Calgary Power Platform UG

Whats up friends! This week myself and Gabriel head to Calgary Canada to meet with some PowerApps and Flow Partners who introduced us to a multitude of Power Platform Customers. This was a fun week especially because I got to deliver my keynote talk to one of the user groups and see how the materialContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Teams Connector

Whats up friends?! In today’s video we are covering the Microsoft Teams Connector in Microsoft Flow! We cover the actions, the triggers and we do some demos to show you how you can best use this connector to your advantage! To learn more about Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow me on Twitter head toContinue reading

Skiing Sunshine Village & Lake Louise

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Preparing for Canada

What’s up guys?! Come along as Gabriel and I drive around and prepare for my trip to Calgary, Alberta! This is another attempt to bring you all along for some day in the life style vlogs! Let me know what you think! I really enjoy filming these! Please like and Subscribe for more! Follow meContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Forms Connector

Whats up friends! Welcome to this video where we talk about the Microsoft Forms Connector! We cover the trigger, the action, and how to build something cool with it! To get started on Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque As always, please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE!!! Much Love fromContinue reading

I LOST MY WALLET @30,000ft!

What’s up friends?! In today’s video, i find out i lost my wallet on my trip to California for the #PowerPlatformWT and so i must go and start replacing all of my items! Come along with me and learn how this all happened as i gather up my identity and belongings! As always, much loveContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft SQL Connector

Whats up Friends?! In todays video I am joined by Microsoft Flow MVP – Ahmad Najjar http://twitter.com/ahmadn82 and we are bringing you the SQL Connector! In this video we cover all of the actions and triggers along with small demos to understand how each part works! Let us know in the description, what connector youContinue reading

Power Platform World Tour Silicon Valley

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Adventures in Community 13 – London Flow & PowerApps User Group

Whats up friends! This week I visited London UK for the Flow and PowerApps London UG! AND HOLY WOW! I got to see some amazing speakers and hang out with so many great community members!! It was truly a 72 hours i will never forget! To learn more about this group head to https://www.powerplatformug.com/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=34e8d3d9-a6b5-4389-8d35-b8fbb54ce6cf ToContinue reading

Urban Skiing and Snowboarding Day – Snohomish Washington

Whats up friends!? This past week we got DUMPED ON and so myself and Gabriel took the opportunity to go and run some urban lines! We hit closed roads, we hit hiking trails, and Gabriel even beat his board down a icy hill! to follow me on twitter and stay up to date with meContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – How to Use Team Flows

Whats up friends?! For this weeks video i am showing you a quick demo on how to use Team Flows to collaborate on a #MicrosoftFlow Project! If you have any questions, please let me know! Much love from me! As always, Please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE – Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Adventures in Community 12 – Microsoft Campus Tour

Whats up friends!? Have you ever wondered what the Microsoft Campus is like?! Come and take a quick tour and check out some of my favorite things! Check out the phone stores, all the restaurants, the visitors center and more! to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE as always, muchContinue reading

Just So You Know Episode 7 – Canada Stealing Land from Citizens!

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss the Huawei Spying claims, the Apple FaceTime Bug, And Parks Canada stealing land from citizens! Check out links from theContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Word Connector

Whats up friends!? This week, me and MVP Daniel Laskewitz look at the new Microsoft Word Connector and some of its functionalities. Follow along and see how you can use this technology for yourself and your organization! to get started with Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Please LIKEContinue reading

Adventures in Community 11 – Power Platform World Tour Tampa

Whats up friends! This week I visited Tampa Florida for the Power Platform UG! I got to see some amazing speakers and hang out with so many great community members! Hope to see you at the next UG Event! get registered at http://powerplatformworldtour.com To learn more about Microsoft Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com to follow meContinue reading

DJI Mavic Pro 4k Washington Adventure

Whats up friends! I crashed my drone in 2017 and have been pretty scared of flying since then! Well, I decided that i was tired of not flying! A sunny day came along and we decided to get out there and fly! We had 3 stops, spent plenty of time in nature, and even hadContinue reading

Just So You Know Episode 6 – Going Deep on BlockChain and the rise of Audio!

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss the rise of Audio. We interview Justin Dean, CEO of MasterGenesis, a new Blockchain platform, and we compliment some fizzyContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – State Machine

Whats up friends! Join me and #DoctorFlow as we discuss the Flow State Machine pattern to get around the limitation of 30 day flow run length! To get started with flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow serge on twitter go to http://twitter.com/sergeluca To read Serges Blog about the flow control pattern head to: https://sergeluca.wordpress.com/2018/11/26/new-flow-state-machine-pattern-with-unlimited-running-time-the-controller-flow/ asContinue reading

Face Mask Peeling!!

Whats up friends?! Today myself and Gabriel get facials.. using my girlfriends black face mask treatment. It stung our eyes and smelled funky but it actually did make my face nice and smooth in the end. Come along for the antics of us trying to beautify. to follow me on twitter head to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque AsContinue reading

Just So You Know Episode 5 – The future workweek will be WAY Different!

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss Amazon democratizing robotic programming. The future of the work week, and how the Ford Motor Company builds poor quality cars.Continue reading

Microsoft Flow | Manual Flows & Flow Buttons

Whats up friends! Today I am talking about Button Flows AKA Manual Input Flows. There are physical buttons and also virtual buttons. Today we will go over the input types for both, and i will show you how to build a flow using a virtual button, so that you don’t have to ever use aContinue reading

Adventures In Community Recap – MY TOP 8 MOMENTS OF 2018

Whats up friends!? Today I am sharing my top 8 moments of 2018! How many of the moments did you see in previous videos? Are you subscribed so you don’t miss any of the awesomeness that is coming in 2019? Thank you all so much for such an amazing year! Much love from me toContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Tutorial | Part 5

Whats up friends?! welcome to video 5 of our 5 part series! If you haven’t seen part 1, make sure to go and see that first! Part 1 – Plan, Prep and Build the Database / Entities Part 2 – Create the Model driven App Part 3 – Build your BPF Part 4 – BuildContinue reading

The Microsoft Flow Team on the Slopes

Whats up friends! This week we decided to hit the slopes with some of the Flow team and take a break from building badass software! 😀 Come along with Raj, David, Gabriel and Myself as we shred at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort! Want to come hang with us on an adventure? Let me know! ToContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Tutorial | Part 4

Whats up friends?! welcome to video 4 of our 5 part series! If you haven’t seen part 1, make sure to go and see that first! Part 1 – Plan, Prep and Build the Database / Entities Part 2 – Create the Model driven App Part 3 – Build your BPF Part 4 – BuildContinue reading

Adventures in Community 10 – My Birthday in Connecticut

Whats up friends?! My birthday recently passed and i decided to head back east to where i grew up where i see friends, family and all of the places i spent time. See the houses i grew up in, my old town, the ski hill i grew up on (Mount Southington) The worlds best chickenContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Speaking Tour 2018 Recap

What’s up friends! Wow it has been one heck of a year of traveling and speaking! I spoke to over 5,000 people this year across 16 different speaking engagements! This is a brief recap of some of the stops, but more importantly if you want to see what cities i am coming to next checkContinue reading

Meet Jon Levesque – QnA Ep. III

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Just So You Know Episode 4 – A Facebook Camera in my Kitchen? Not F*In Happening!

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss Microsoft opening up a consumption model for API Management, We talk about Facebook Portal, a video chat device with anContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial | Six Tips to be successful

What’s up friends?! Today I am bringing you six Flow Tips, brought to you by the community! Let’s go through them together and see: – Solutions – See More – Naming Actions – Ownership – Disabling Flows – Zooming in and Out That’s it! Hope they help, if you have tips i should share leaveContinue reading

Adventures in Community 9 – SharePoint Saturday Oslo 2018

What’s up friends?! Come along wIth me and Gabriel as we head to SPS Oslo with Ahmad! We endure some issues along the way… losing luggage sucks! Have you ever had yours lost? We overcome it though and get to go see all the sights and take in the beauty of the city! To followContinue reading

Just So You Know Episode 3 – A Racial Profiling A.I.

Whats up friends?! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss the state of Crypto. Minority Report come to Life, and we talk about the continuation of the KLM/Delta Complaint departmentContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Tutorial | Part 3

Whats up friends?! welcome to video 3 of our 5 part series! If you haven’t seen part 1, make sure to go and see that first! Part 1 – Plan, Prep and Build the Database / Entities Part 2 (This Video) – Create the Model driven App Part 3 – Build your BPF Part 4Continue reading

Nintendo Switch Winner Announcement

Whats up friends! Congrats to April Dunnam for being my lucky follower and winning the Nintendo Switch! to follow me on Twitter and have a chance at my next prize go to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesque Much Love! – Jon Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Kent Weare – Highlight Reel

What’s up friends?! Some of you have heard, and some maybe not.. but Kent has departed the flow team to return to Canada and be with his family. It’s a great opportunity for him and I’m so stoked, but i am also a bit bummed… So because of that, i decided to put together aContinue reading

Just So You Know Episode 2 – That API Knows your Address?!

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss an AI that recognizes conversations, a RIDICULOUS Far Reaching API and about the airline KLM!!! To follow Kent on TwiiterContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Tutorial | Part 2

Whats up friends?! welcome to video 2 of our 5 part series! If you haven’t seen part 1, make sure to go and see that first! Part 1 – Plan, Prep and Build the Database / Entities Part 2 (This Video) – Create the Model driven App Part 3 – Build your BPF Part 4Continue reading

Power Platform Company Party

What’s up friends!? Last week we had a party at our Advanta campus, organized by our awesome admin team! We had VR, we had food and drinks and a ton of games! Check out how we do it in the BAG group! And thanks to our awesome admin team for organizing such a cool event.Continue reading

Just So You Know Episode 1 – Don’t Punch people for TV’s

Whats up friends! Welcome to the Jon and Kent JSYK – Just So You Know, Podcast! We will discuss technology in all of its forms. Consumer, emerging, line of business and more! Today we discuss Black Friday, The new iPhone XS series, and the ever shrinking bathroom on airliners! To follow Kent on Twiiter headContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Solutions

Whats up friends?! Today Kent and I introduce you to a brand new Flow/Apps feature called SOLUTIONS! Solutions allow you to package up Flows and Apps and CDS Stuff so you can share/sell or move those items to other locations! Let us know what you think of solutions in a comment below! To get startedContinue reading

Meet Jon Levesque – QnA Ep. II

We are in the middle of a 3 part series about Me. I realized that You have spent a lot of time with me now, watching Flow videos and adventures, but haven’t had the chance to really get to know me! I took questions on Twitter and tried to answer them all for you, butContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Tutorial | Part 1

Whats up friends?! The Business Process Flow video was EXTREMELY popular, and I have had tons of people reach out to me and ask me to GO DEEPER on BPF! So, due to popular demand, we got Karan back to make a series with us so we can fully discuss all it takes to makeContinue reading

Meet Jon Levesque – QnA Ep. I

Whats up friends?! For the next few Mondays we are going to do a 3 part series about, well… Me. I realized that You have spent a lot of time with me now, watching Flow videos and adventures, but haven’t had the chance to really get to know me! I took questions on Twitter andContinue reading

Introducing: Microsoft Learn

Hey Flow Fans! If you or someone you know is looking for a place to get started with Microsoft Flow, there’s an all new learning resource out there for anyone to use, completely free. Oh and did I also mention that you earn XP and badges upon completing modules in MS Learn and you canContinue reading

Adventures in Community 8 – SharePoint Saturday Lisbon & MWCP18

Whats up friends!? Come along with me to #SPSLisbon Where I am the Keynote Speaker and see the sights of Lisbon and Sintra while you catch up on Flow sessions from many of the MVP’s you are becoming familiar with by now! From there we go to Paris France and the Modern Workplace Conference whereContinue reading

Microsoft Flow and PowerApps – Halloween Costume Picker

What’s up friends! Happy Flow Tuesday and Happy Halloween! I can never pick what Halloween costume that I want to wear and i always wait until the last minute and spend hours in the store trying to figure it out! This year, thanks to April Dunnam (http://twitter.com/aprildunnam) a future Microsoft Flow MVP, And her awesomeContinue reading

Ancient Lakes Trip Footage Reel

Hey YouTube! Enjoy this video where all of the best shots from our camping trip to Ancient Lakes, WA are put together! This is a combination of shots from me, Ralph and Gabriel. If you haven’t seen our epic Vlog from this trip, you should go watch it NOW! Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNlHlzd5Q_I&t=176s To follow me onContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Podcast – Ignite 2018 “Glow with Microsoft Flow”

Join us at Microsoft Ignite 2018, the largest Microsoft Conference of the year! Where I had the chance to go LIVE with A few of my favorite Microsoft colleagues and a few of my favorite Microsoft MVPs for a special 30 minute podcast showcasing Microsoft Flow that I hope you enjoy! Special thanks to AhmadContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Podcast – Ignite 2018 “Enhance Your Business Process Automation With Microsoft Flow”

Join us at Microsoft Ignite 2018, the largest Microsoft Conference of the year! Where I had the opportunity to go LIVE with my favorite Microsoft colleague, Kent Weare, and a few of my favorite Microsoft MVPs. (Ahmad Najjar & Serge Luca) This is truly a special podcast where we are sharing with you how toContinue reading

Sauk Mountain Hike Vlog

Hey YouTube! Join me in this video as I venture to the very top of Sauk Mountain in the North Cascades with my good friend ,Gabriel! All the way up the 1.3 miles of switchbacks to reach 5,540′ above sea level where there are mountains as far as your eyes can see. This is trulyContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Cognitive Services – Bird or Not?

Whats up friends! Welcome to another Tuesday video about Microsoft Flow! In this video, Myself and one of the Flow Engineers Dave take on a challenge from XKCD to prove that a solution that can detect birds doesnt take long to build at all when you have #MicrosoftFlow want to get started with Flow? CheckContinue reading

Ancient Lakes Trail Hike Vlog

Hey Friends!! If you’ve seen any of my previous adventure videos, you’ll already know that I am always looking for an opportunity to get out of my comfort zone and accomplish new things, preferably outdoors! I love the beauty that the nature of the place that I live has to offer around every corner. ThisContinue reading

An Average Day in the Life of A Microsoft Employee

This week I’m bringing the adventure indoors as I take you along with me to a day at Microsoft, where I work! You usually get to see all of the fun traveling parts of my job, so I thought I’d show you the REAL fun part where the emails and the meetings are seemingly endless.Continue reading

Adventures in Community 7 – Microsoft Ignite 2018

Whats up friends! This week i traveled to #MicrosoftIgnite to speak about Microsoft Flow and to Podcast and have customer meetings, and WOW was it busy!! Thanks so much to alllllllll of my friends that connected, came to my sessions, shared time and knowledge and feedback…. all of you really are the reason why iContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Business Process Flows Introduction

Whats up Friends! In this video, myself and Karan from the Flow Team are going to show a Business Process Flow (BPF) use and how to add steps into one! Stay tuned as we build more BPF’s in future videos as well!! To get a P2 Trial visit the following link – https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/ and selectContinue reading

BIG FOUR ICE CAVES – Washington

Whats up friends! Happy Monday! Today Myself and Gabriel are hiking to the BIG FOUR ICE CAVES! A beautiful short hike, with an epic payoff. Want to come on an adventure with us? Want to invite us to come adventure with you?! LET US KNOW! To follow Gabriel on twitter head to http://twitter.com/gabrielstjon To followContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Session – Flow Expressions

Whats up Friends?! In this Microsoft Flow session, Fausto Capellan Jr teaches you all about the expression system in Microsoft Flow and how best to use it! This session was from the Business Application Summit 2018 To get started with Microsoft Flow head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com To follow Fausto on Twitter head over to http://twitter.com/faustocapellanjrContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Session – Bottom Up Innovation

Hey Flow Friends!? In this Microsoft Flow Digital Transformation session, myself and Kent teach you how to promote digital transformation in your organization as well as some common Flow scenarios you can use to wow your Leadership. to get started on microsoft Flow head over to http://flow.microsoft.com Follow along with us and let us knowContinue reading

Hot Wings in Snohomish – Fred’s Alehouse

What’s up guys?! This is the second episode in a series where I bring someone along (or go by myself) to lunch with me to a place that serves hot wings for a three tier review of the hot wing’s quality! I am looking for suggestions on new places to go and try wings andContinue reading

Microsoft Flow and PowerApps – Identify Legos with Cognitive Services

Whats up friends! In this Microsoft Flow and PowerApps session, Daniel Christian shows you his amazing lego recognition app! Daniel killed it as usual, and shows you just how easy it is to build something liek this yourself! To get started with Microsoft Flow head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com To follow Daniel Christian on Twitter headContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Session – Flow Overview

Whats up friends!? Follow along with this Microsoft Flow Session from Stephen Siciliano GPM of Flow as he walks you through what is Flow, where is it headed, and how it can be useful to your business! To get started with Microsoft Flow head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com To follow Stephen on Twitter head over toContinue reading

Adventures in Community 6 – SharePoint Saturday Stockholm 2018

Whats up friends! This past week i had the opportunity to attend SPS Stockholm 2018 (SharePoint Saturday) Where i met a TON of amazing people, learned a lot of new skills, and taught some new Demo material and had a ton of fun hanging with MVP’s and customers! I traveled to SPS Stockholm to talkContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Session – AtBot + Flow

Whats up friends! In this Microsoft Flow Session Matt Wade is showing you how to create a chatbot using atbot (http://atbot.io) and Microsoft Flow! Matt killed it as usual, and shows you that chatbots dont take development skills! To get started with Microsoft Flow head over to http://www.flow.microsoft.com To follow Matt Wade on Twitter headContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Session – Forms + Flow

Whats up friends! In this Microsoft Flow Session I am creating Flows that use Microsoft Forms in front of an audience of about 350 people! This was one of my fastest, funnest, most favorite sessions i have ever delivered. This was from The Business Application Summit – to check out the video about that event,Continue reading

Salmon Fishing in the PNW

Whats up friends! On this adventure me and my buddy Chuck (http://twitter.com/chass) went Salmon Fishing on the Pacific Coast of Washington outside Ocean Shores. It was SO Fun! I caught and kept two fish and learned to clean them too! Have you ever gone salmon fishing?! To follow me on Twitter head over to http://twitter.com/jonjlevesqueContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Auto Archive SharePoint Files 6 Months Old

What up Flow Friends!? In this video, I will show you a Flow that is quick and easy to make and will save you time by allowing you to no longer manually archive files! There are a couple of tricks to get this Flow running correctly for you so Make sure to watch until theContinue reading

Microsoft HOT WINGS?!?!

Whats up Friends?! Today Kent and I went to Building 34 on the Microsoft Campus to try the Microsoft HOT WINGS!!! How did we not know about this sooner?! See if they are any good, and come check out this little behind the scenes look at what its like to eat lunch at the MicrosoftContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Expenses Tracker

Hey Flow users! Have you ever found yourself enjoying your time on a business trip only to find that then you get home and have to deal with the hassle of organizing and submitting your expenses?! Well stress no more, because there is a solution from Microsoft Flow that will make all of your expenseContinue reading

MOUNT BAKER DISAPPEARED!!

What’s up friends! Happy Monday! For today’s adventure i went and hiked around Mount Baker Artists Point and then Flew my drone near the Skagit river which both are within a couple hours of my house! Luckily for me, the smoke wasn’t too bad and i was still able to get you guys a peekContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Flow Button Makes Phone Calls!

Whats up Flow Fans! In this video i collect on my coffee bet with Kent from our RACE Video! You will want to go check that out first to understand the context for this video! View it here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L-_sNqguZU&t=288s To get started with microsoft flow visit http://flow.microsoft.com To check out infobip and their serviceContinue reading

Fall City Float – Tubing Trip

What’s Up Guys?! Today I am back with another afternoon adventure video where I decided to take a few of my best friends and my daughter to float on the Snoqualmie River in Fall City, WA. Come along and share in some of our laughs and good times as we venture on this 4-hour floatContinue reading

Microsoft Flow MVP + Pro Crew HANGOUT

Come join me and a bunch of the Microsoft Flow MVP’s and Superstars while we talk Flow, Demo things and hang with YOU ALL! Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Microsoft Flow Preview – Location Based Triggers!

Whats up Friends?! Check out one of the latest features being developed by the Microsoft Flow Interns and come see how i then use it against them! We have a fun time showing you how a location based trigger can work and the early preview for this awesome new feature! To get started with MicrosoftContinue reading

Microsoft Business Applications Summit Promo

What’s Up Guys?! I think you’ll love this short promotional video that we put together with our footage from last month for next years Microsoft Business Applications Summit! This was really an incredible event filled with incredible people and the best part was probably getting to connect with some of those amazing people who haveContinue reading

Adventures in Community 5 – Microsoft Business Application Summit 2018

What’s Up Guys?`! I hope you’ve been enjoying my Microsoft conference tag-along adventure videos! It sure is great to be able to take all of you along with me to the cool places that I get to travel to! This Conference Video is particularly special to me because I was able to get some ofContinue reading

Jon and Kent GO RACING!

What’s up Friends!! This week, Kent and myself settled a long needed challenge! We have been racing in Video Games for a while now, and after a few wins in a row… Kent got too mouthy and i had to lay down a real life challenge!! So we decided to go RACING and settle thisContinue reading

Adventures in Community 4 – Microsoft Inspire 2018

Come along as i prepare for and deliver at Microsoft Inspire 2018 in Las Vegas! Check out the conference, a couple of interviews, and all of the amazing fun after hours! It was an amazing show, a great experience and i am so excited for next year already!! Follow Me on Twitter – Jon Levesque:Continue reading

Motivation Monday: Learn, Apply, Share

For this weeks Motivation Monday I had some help from Samit Saini http://twitter.com/gr8ness247 as he was in town for the Business Application Summit! This week Samit shares some of his heart with us as he describes the feeling of never stopping and if he did.. what it would mean.. He then also shares the growthContinue reading

Lake Chelan Adventure – THE WATER WAS SO COLD!

Whats up guys!? Come with me and a few friends as we go swim in the mountain fed waters of Lake Chelan, and i surprise them by renting a boat for the day! To follow my friends check them out here: Gabriel : http://twitter.com/gabrielstjon http://instagram.com/hollandsworthenterprises Kelsey : http://instagram.com/baldaciousbeings http://www.baldaciousbeings.com I’m always looking to go onContinue reading

Motivation Monday: No Excuses

What’s up guys?! This week I’d like to see some responses to the request that I made in last week’s Motivation Monday Video! If you went out and did something new, great job! Post a short blurb/photo about it or go tell someone about it and be proud of thing things that you’ve accomplished! IContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Introduction

Whats up Friends?! In this video i am walking you through a Microsoft Flow Introduction to teach you what everything is! I go through the Home Page, How to get started, How to get help and various other goodness! Once you have completed this video be sure to go and check out my Microsoft FlowContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Fully Automate Your Customer Service

Whats up friends?! In this video Jon tricks Kent (http://twitter.com/wearsy) into automating his email inbox! Kent Shows us how he made a Microsoft Flow to help Jon automate his customer service messages. In this Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Kent uses The Outlook connector, Text analytics, cognitive services like QnA Maker and of course Microsoft FlowContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Go and Try New Things!

What’s Up Guys?! This week’s Motivation Monday is meant to challenge you to go and do something new! I too will go and do something i have never done before and next week we will compare notes.. Don’t take this lightly! Friends, Remember all of the lessons we have covered.. Believe in yourself, work hard,Continue reading

ONE THOUSAND SUBSCRIBERS!! THANK YOU!!

Whats up friends?! We reached one thousand subscribers!! Holy moly i am so excited and thankful! SHOUT OUTS!! First, to Kent for being my co-host with the most and for building amazing things so that we can do what we do. To follow Kent and all of the amazing things he does, check his Twitter:Continue reading

4K Drone Video – DJI Mavic Pro

Whats up friends!? This week I am bringing you something a little bit different, a little bit from the heart! a little bit from the sky! I love flying drones and recently I changed to a DJI Mavic Pro and I am loving it and wanted to make a new version of my old DroneContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Perspective Is Everything

What’s Up Guys?! This week’s Motivation Monday is meant to interpret the idea that our perspective is everything. Believe in yourself, work hard, stop listening to others, stop making meaning, do all of these things knowing that YOU are enough, stop fearing failure and leave shit behind as you need to, and above every oneContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Build Your First Flow

Whats up friends?! In this video Hadley Griffin (Microsoft Intern – http://twitter.com/hadleguy) Shows us how she made a #MicrosoftFlow to help her automatically post Microsoft News to her Twitter feed. She uses the RSS connector, Microsoft Exchange to send an email with options and then finally the Twitter connector to post her Tweet automatically! WantContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Don't Be Afraid to Let Go of Things!

What’s Up Friends!? This week in Motivation Monday I am presenting you the idea that you Should not be afraid of letting things go! Some things are better left behind us! You only have so much capacity, don’t keep wasting your life carrying shit around. Believe in yourself, work hard, stop listening to others, stopContinue reading

Adventures in Community 3 – SharePoint Saturday Warsaw 2018

Whats up friends! This past week i had the opportunity to attend SPS Warsaw 2018 (SharePoint Satuday) Where i met a TON of amazing people, learned a lot of new skills, and taught some new Demo material and had a ton of fun hanging with MVP’s and customers! I traveled to SPS Warsaw to talkContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Do Not Fear Failure!

What’s Up Friends!? This week in Motivation Monday I am presenting you the idea that you Should never fear failure! Without failures how do we learn? Without failing are we even trying? Don’t use failing as an excuse, instead learn from it and grow to be even greater! Believe in yourself, work hard, stop listeningContinue reading

Microsoft Flow MVP Hangout

Whats up Friends?! Come and join me and a few of the Microsoft Flow MVPS as John Liu shows us some new Flow skills and we all crack a fair amount of jokes. Want to be part of our next hangout? Be sure to Subscribe to the channel to receive alerts about us going live!Continue reading

Motivation Monday: You Are Already Enough

What’s Up Friends!? This week in Motivation Monday I am presenting you the idea that you are already worthy enough to accomplish anything that you set your mind on. There’s no amount of “stuff” that can make you worth more than you are already worth. There’s nothing that you can gain that will actually makeContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Approval Time Outs & Escalations

Whats up friends! I have been getting a lot of requests lately to show how to do Approval timeout, escalation and retry. So i decided to put together this video! To build this with me you will need to head over to www.flow.microsoft.com and get registered and signed in. To read a blog post aboutContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Don’t Make Stories

Whats up friends! For this weeks edition of Motivation Monday I am sharing a more powerful way of thinking! Too often we make stories about things that happened to us, and about how those things will then limit us in some way forever. I am here to tell you that you don’t have to beContinue reading

Adventures in Community 2 – SharePoint Saturday Zurich 2018

Whats up friends! This past week i had the opportunity to attend SPC-NA 2018 (SharePoint Conference North America) Where i met a TON of amazing people, learned all about the newest upcoming features of SharePoint and had a ton of fun hanging with MVP’s and co-workers The trip doesn’t end there! I traveled to SPSContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Don’t listen to the opinions of others!

Whats up friends!? Happy Monday Morning to you! For this motivation monday I am sharing the idea that you shouldnt give a shit what anyone thinks! There are going to be a million opinions and ideas on how you should behave, and the truth is that none of those voices matter…. unless you say theyContinue reading

Motivation Monday: You Must Work Hard!

Last week i started the motivation Monday series with a video about belief in yourself. This week I’m adding to the series with Hard Work! I filmed this on the go, in between airports on about 39 hours of no sleep. I’ve had an amazing week, look forward to a video about SPConf and SPSContinue reading

Motivation Monday: Believe In Yourself!

Whats up friends! Today as i commuted into work i was inspired to share some motivation with you all. I am huge on taking in motivation from as many sources as i can get it, and so i want to share a little with you. Belief is the starting point to success. If you don’tContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Create automated email follow ups

Hey Friends, In this video i show you the #Flow and #SharePoint list that helps manage our Flow of the Week series! You will learn about the compose action, the delay until action, and how to create a SharePoint list with a few columns, all coming together to power a very cool Flow! If youContinue reading

Adventures in Community 1 – The Microsoft Build Conference

Whats up friends?! Come along with Kent and I as we prepare for the Microsoft Build Conference. Which as held in Seattle, WA on May 7-9, 2018. We show you how we white-board and brainstorm ideas, how we prepare for the session by doing dry runs and practice sessions, and then the conference itself. CheckContinue reading

Microsoft Flow – Admin | Hangout with MVP Daniel Laskewitz

Microsoft Flow Administration During this webinar, Daniel will demo the different options you have with Microsoft Flow for Data Loss Prevention and Security. He will also briefly show you how you can use the new Microsoft Flow & PowerApps PowerShell cmdlets to manage your environment. Connect with Daniel on Twitter: http://twitter.com/laskewitz Connect with PNWAdventureGuy onContinue reading

Hangout Chat with the Microsoft Flow Team – April 27, 2018

Thanks to everyone who joined us live!! If you have any questions please leave them in the comments below!!! ————————————————————- Come Join @PNWAdventureGuy and the whole Flow PM Team as we hang out and answer your questions and hopefully learn about what some of you are doing too! Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

Jon and Kent Ski Sunshine Village in Banff Alberta

Whats up Friends!? Kent and I went skiing this past weekend up in Alberta and more importantly at Banff Sunshine Village. Come along with us as we goof around and hit the slops after a week of delivering #MicrosoftFlow content to Canadian companies and Partners. Do you ski? do you Snowboard? Have you been toContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Dude Where’s My Car

Hey Flow Fans! Myself and my friend Kent got together again to make a new Microsoft Flow Tutorial! We decided to take on another pop culture item and so we took on Dude Where’s my car, because I’m always forgetting where to park! Come along with us and check out our journey and also learnContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Approval Workflow With Excel Online

What’s up everyone! Today I am creating this Microsoft Flow Approval Workflow video in response to a request from Cesar Itriago here on YouTube where he asked me to make a video on Flow Modern Approvals using the Excel Online service. So, In the video I make a Flow that has an approval using twoContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Cognitive Services – Hot Dog, Not Hot Dog

Hey Flow Fans! Myself and my friend Kent got together to see if we could re-create a popular app made in a TV show we saw. Come along with us as we introduce you to Flow, in this Microsoft Flow Tutorial that teaches how it works, and how we built the Hot Dog, Not HotContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Ideas: 101

Hello Flow Fans! Welcome to another video, but this time, something a bit different! In this video I am not talking about using the Flow Product.. I am talking about using the Flow Community Ideas Exchange! In this video we talk about two kinds of ideas, what they are, and where they go: 1. ExactContinue reading

Leavenworth Washington Winter Trip

Hey Friends! Come along as myself and some friends head off to the Bavarian town of Leavenworth Washington in Winter. We stop and fly the drone along the way, use the new GoPro Hero 6 and our iPhone 8+’s The best parts of the Leavenworth trip for us definitely were: 1 – The Sultan Bakery:Continue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Teams + Planner + AtBot (Formerly Bizzy) = Efficiency on the go!

Welcome to this Microsoft Flow Tutorial Video! I know, you’re probably wondering “What is a Bizzy?” I wondered the same thing when i first heard about it, but WOW! Let me tell you! Bizzy is a powerful little bot, built on #MicrosoftFlow that allows you to do all kinds of custom interactions from your #TeamsContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Approval Workflow with Microsoft Forms

What’s up everyone! Today I am creating this Microsoft Flow Approval Video with Forms in response to a request from @DynamicsAXFico on Twitter to make a video on Getting Data from attachments. READ THIS FIRST – This video is the continuation of the #FOTW Blog written here: https://preview.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/flow-of-the-week-using-flow-to-create-internal-microsoft-solutions/ AGAIN READ THAT FIRST ^^^^ For theContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Using Only Non-Microsoft Products

What’s up everyone! Today I am creating this Microsoft Flow Tutorial video in response to a request from @dynamiacs on Twitter as he had the winning video challenge! In this video I make a Flow that has a trigger based on a lead being entered into SalesForce, Which sets off actions to create tickets inContinue reading

Microsoft Flow Approval Workflow

What’s up everyone! Today I am creating this Approval Workflow video in response to a request from @Jon95016161 to make a video on Multi-Step Approvals in Microsoft Flow. In the video I make a Flow that has three layers of Approval from three different stakeholders… Design, Content and the Original Project requestor. If you enjoyContinue reading

Ghostdrone – Davenport Arches, California

A quick stop by the Davenport arches with the #Ghostdrone 2.0 VR Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

#DoeBayDoe – Orcas Island

Doe Bay weekend on the San Juan Islands with my bros Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

BackPacking Ptarmigan Ridge to The Portals

Aug 22nd We hiked out Ptarmigan ridge to hit the portals. Threw together a little film of the journey. Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

HTC Does the Harlem Shake on the HTC One

Filmed Entirely on the HTC One. Upgrade and get $100 back http://One.HTC.Com/Register Its Everything your phone isn’t. Check out our “Making Of” Zoe Share: https://zoeshare.htc.com/roPJ0.zA1 “Quietly Brilliant goes Harlem Shake…” Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel

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Making Geospatial Maps in PowerApps

All the steps you need to be able to create an app using the new Geospatial features in Power Apps. We set up the environment Get the spreadsheet here https://github.com/roryneary/Mapping/blob/master/MappingPowerApps.xlsx source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

Microsoft Lists 2020

An explanation of Microsoft Lists, how they work and how they relate to Sharepoint lists. For the latest on Microsoft lists go to aka.ms/mslists source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

What is Office 365? A 2020 Beginners Tutorial

This is a video for beginners that want to familiarize themselves with Office 365. We start with a brief overview and then go into a little more detail for each application. You can find slightly more detail using the following urls – Good luck! Calendar https://youtu.be/ZY8KQrZd0Tw?t=448 Delve https://youtu.be/ZY8KQrZd0Tw?t=528 Excel https://youtu.be/ZY8KQrZd0Tw?t=645 Forms https://youtu.be/ZY8KQrZd0Tw?t=773 Kaizala https://youtu.be/ZY8KQrZd0Tw?t=854 MyContinue reading

Microsoft Teams Ipad Tutorial for Beginners – Updated

Microsoft Teams is the best tool for online collaboration and works very well on the iPad. This is an update to my original Teams Ipad video, which had only been intended to go out to a handful of people. In this session we cover every part of teams on an Ipad – at least allContinue reading

PowerApps Storytelling Competition April 2020

I’d like to invite you and your children to enter this storytelling competition where YOU get to build an amazing app and share it with the rest of the world. The video explains all the things that you need to do, but in short. 1. Go to www.dataspinners.co.uk, then to the Powerapps Kids tab 2.Continue reading

PowerApps Beginners Training April 21st

PowerApps for Big Kids 👨‍🚒 and Little Kids 👨‍👨‍👧 Free online session for bored kids and frustrated parents Tues 21st April 18h BST Join me and the amazing @dchristian19 and @rezadorrani for games and learning @MSFTReactor Go to https://aka.ms/AA80gn1 —————————- For more details take a look here:- https://www.meetup.com/Microsoft-Reactor-London/events/269830939/ source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

Microsoft Teams Ipad Tutorial for Beginners

Ipads are a perfectly viable way of holding teams meetings. This video is for people whether in business or at home just want to get things done. In this video we take a look at how to set up teams on your ipad, log into your account, set up a meeting, hold a meeting andContinue reading

GitHub Tutorial – How to Download and Install PowerApps

Github is a recognised platform, owned by Microsoft for holding onto content that can be shared with others. It is geared towards developing software and I am going to hold new apps to be shared with others here. Contents:- 1. Looking at GitHub 2. Downloading from GitHub 3. Uploading Apps to PowerApps 4. Installing uploadedContinue reading

Shakespeare Plays free Power App Demo

Guide to using the Shakespeare plays app. This app contains all of Shakespeares plays and you can download it here https://github.com/roryneary/shakespeare/blob/master/ShakespeareApp.zip If you need guidance on installing apps onto office 365 you can go here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhGUuB0nGio I think that there is considerable scope to change the app to introduce your own plays, perhaps that isContinue reading

Microsoft Teams Web Browswer Tutorial for Beginners

Watch this📺 so that your remote meetings are made more effective 👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 I had a teams meeting with my Mum the other day and let’s just say it was interesting getting her online as she, along with many other people aren’t familiar with Office 365. In this tutorial I show the basics of using teams,Continue reading

Crisis Comms Sharepoint List Security

One of the items of feedback in relation to the current setup is that all users are theoretically able to see the entries of all other users in the organisation. Users would have to navigate to the list, nevertheless it is not necessary for them to see this information. In this video we see howContinue reading

Coronavirus Crisis Comms UPDATE Walkthrough

This video in shows you how to UPDATE the Microsoft’s solution to enable teams to collaborate in a time of crisis. The full installation instructions for the original can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfwFYd9XaBU There is a playlist which includes both videos here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN3bFG_SmN8TBG2ZswY6q-NJ96kYToOlG The original blog post is here https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/crisis-communication-a-power-platform-template/ The solution itself can beContinue reading

Crisis Communication: A Power Platform template Walkthrough

This is a video in support of Microsoft’s efforts to create a solution to enable teams to collaborate in a time of crisis. As per the PowerApps Blog https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/crisis-communication-a-power-platform-template/ Twitter link https://twitter.com/rc_says/status/1235390061887115265 “In early March as news of COVID-19 cases spread globally, Microsoft pulled together a team to help customers coordinate their own information sharingContinue reading

Collab365 Storytelling with Data

Hey All, free session coming up at 365GlobalCon March 4th 7pm GMT, 2PM Eastern USA . You have to watch the session live or you’ll have to pay get the downloads. Register at https://events.collab365.community/globalcon1-agenda source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

Super Power Saturday London Feb 2020 – A twitter recap

Hi – this is a video made by YOU and your amazing tweets at the even on 8th Feb 2020. Enjoy! source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

Andrew And Manuel Convert Darth Vader to the Centre of Excellence

Super Power Saturday London Feb 2020. Keynote got hijacked by Darth Vader – this is what happened. Say no more.. source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

Sepsis Ollie Darlington

My son’s teammate tragically passed away on 3rd January 2020 after a short battle with sepsis. Please look at this video in his memory to learn about the condition and share for Ollie. If you’ve ever enjoyed any of my videos, the please give generously to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/oliverdarlington source TDG/Data Spinners Subscribe to Rory’s channel

PowerApps Stream Video Integration

Microsoft Stream is coming to PowerApps in January 2020. This is an incredible development as we can now have organisation videos safely held in Office 365 that can be for all sorts of purposes. In this video we see how to use the control, frankly it is awesome. We can set a start time, fitContinue reading