Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 201

Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 201

In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, host – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen and Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by US-based Microsoft MVP, Microsoft RD and CPO of PixelMill, Cloudspark, and Creospark - Eric Overfield | @EricOverfield

Topics discussed in this session

  • What is an RD (Microsoft Regional Director) and the RD program?
  • How Eric came to be an MVP in M365 Apps and Services space?
  • What does it mean to be a CPO (Chief Product Officer)?
  • Why excited about Viva Goals and a proponent of OKRs (objectives and key results)?
  • What is the SharePoint Starter Kit – a technology demonstrator and more?
  • Why is Teams Premium so enticing?
  • The future of ChatGPT, the business model and implications of usage inside the organization.
  • What about the AI enhanced Bing Mobile app?
  • What does it take to become an MVP?
  • The line-up of community events and conferences this Spring and Summer.
  • On becoming an MVP and the value of MVPs to Microsoft and Community.


Also, we showcased 22 articles/videos published by Microsoft and the community in the last week.

This week

  • Eric – prepping to release Q1 Refresh. Lining up community events to attend/speak.
  • Waldek – wrapping up Hack Together on the March 15th. Choosing Hack winners to be announced on Wednesday March 29th. Creating a session about taking the next step with .NET and Microsoft Graph. Then the usual work on next releases of CLI for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Graph Developer Proxy.
  • Vesa – community stuff and releasing SPFx v1.17 (beta) later this week.

Agenda items

00:00 – Intro

02:18 – Interview

43:51 – Weekly Articles

1:05:26 – Closing

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This session was recorded on Monday, March 13, 2023.

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Microsoft articles

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Community articles

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