Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 177

Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 177

In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen, Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by UK-based Kevin McDonnell, Head of Practice Modern Workplace at CPS, Microsoft MVP (Office Apps & Services) | @kevmcdonk

Topics discussed in this session

  • The role of a Practice Lead
  • How to stay up to date on everything?
  • What is the top noise in the UK these days?
  • Microsoft Viva adoption - how the many elements of Microsoft Viva and the single “all-in” Viva license are driving adoption.
  • How Viva Insights is garnering remote employee sentiment and Viva Engage is driving remote connections.
  • The challenge - how to humanize asynchronous communications/working in a way that also satisfies an individual’s need for social interaction/connection.
  • The human need for timely, personal relevant social reactions.

Resources referenced during discussion

Also, we showcased 17 articles/videos published by Microsoft and the PnP Community in the last week.

Action requested

Thinking like a Principal Software Engineer, should we have the capability (related to Power Apps article discussed in this session) to auto-generate code for Microsoft Teams apps, SharePoint Framework applications, etc.? Will you relate to us a scenario for integrating SPFx and Power Apps? In what cases would you think about writing Power Apps components for SPFx? Please get back to us.

Please remember to keep on providing us feedback on how we can help on this journey. We always welcome feedback on making the community more inclusive and diverse.

This session was recorded on Monday, September 5, 2022.

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Here are all the links and people mentioned in this recording. Thanks, everyone for your contributions to the community!

Microsoft articles

Community articles

Additional resources

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