Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call - 24th of May, 2022

Call summary

Welcome to the weekly call focused on capabilities of the Microsoft 365 platform. In this call, we deviate from the typical call format due to Microsoft Build 2022 activities. In this 15-minute recording, viewers get a quick recap on the structure of this call and then move on to a featured topic/announcement: Introduction to Microsoft Viva Connections ISV benefits program, after which call participants separately tuned into Satya Nadella’s Build keynote and shared thoughts in the chat. In next week’s call, you can expect a robust post Build news update.

New this week

  • No news here this week. Instead, the spotlight is on the over 60 announcements being shared at Microsoft Build 2022 this week.
  • Don’t forget to Register for the Power Platform Samples Contributor training to take place after this call on Tuesday, May 31, 9:30 am PT.
  • Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly – Episode 167 (May 23rd) with Helsinki-based software engineer, PowerShell maintainer and Office Apps and Services MVP Gautam Sheth (Valo Solutions) | @gautamdsheth. | video | podcast


Introduction to Microsoft Viva ISV benefits program - announcing a new set of benefits (20 of them) for ISV partners publishing Microsoft Viva solutions to AppSource or to SharePoint/Viva Connections store. Microsoft’s committed to the Employee Experience Platform (EXP), a.k.a., Microsoft Viva Platform and Ecosystem. Hear about the new Microsoft 365 ISV Benefits program, go-to-market benefit highlights and how to enroll in the program. This “platform” is built for extensibility. Learn more here.

The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen. Q&A takes place in chat throughout and live at end of the call.

Agenda items

  • Topic - Introduction to Microsoft Viva ISV benefits program - Gloria Sánchez (Microsoft) & Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen – 3:28
  • Microsoft Build 2022 Keynote Watch party – 12:50


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Microsoft 365 Platform community call focuses on latest Microsoft 365 Platform updates and demos delivered by Microsoft presenters and takes place weekly on Tuesday. The alternating Special Interest Group community calls each Thursday focus on SharePoint Framework (client-side development/implementation) and Microsoft 365 Platform (includes Microsoft Teams, Bots, Microsoft Graph, CSOM, REST, site provisioning, PnP PowerShell, PnP Sites Core, Site Designs, Power Automate, PowerApps, Column Formatting, list formatting, etc. topics.) with demos commonly delivered by community members.

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