Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 216

Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 216

We are back from summer break with episode 216 - or is it season 8, episode 1? In this episode 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 Tennessee based Senior Platform Architect and Microsoft MVP Chris kent (Takeda) | @thechriskent.

Topics discussed in this session

  • Chris’s current role and day to day work
  • Changing the role from partner side to the customer
  • Chris’s history on the partner ecosystem
  • Long term deployment support vs short term project delivery
  • How AI is changing the work and projects
  • Examples of AI projects Chris has been recently doing
  • Value what AI provides for the enterprise workers
  • Challenges with AI and automatically generated content
  • Considerations of evaluating the Return of Investments (ROI) with AI projects
  • How to determine which tool to use when within Microsoft 365 and Power Platform - “Chris’s rules”
  • Value of community and open-source - why get involved?

Referenced during conversation

There were 20 articles or videos covered within this episode produced by Microsoft and community members.

This week

  • Chris – Power Automate integration project with OpenAI to automate page creation in SharePoint - creating dynamically knowledge base for AI usage
  • Waldek – Planning, planning and planning. New versions of CLI for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft 365 Developer proxy.
  • Vesa – SPFx 1.18 release candidate and future work on the Viva Connections side

Agenda items

00:00 – Intro

03:07 – Interview

44:55 – Articles

1:04:24 – Closing

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This session was recorded on Thursday 24th of August and released on 28th of August, 2023.

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