TDGi Hackathon – Team Apollo

Team Apollo at TDGi Global Hack for Education UPDATE: The results have been announced! You can also see all the submission videos from this great event! Last weekend I had the honor of joining Team Apollo at the TDGi Hackathon! This was a great event to demonstrate the capabilities of the Power Platform and raise … Continue reading TDGi Hackathon – Team Apollo

2019 DMV Regional Chapter Meeting

This year will be the 3rd year hosting a Regional User Group Chapter Meeting for the DMV (DC / Maryland / Virginia). We will have attendees from the Washington, DC, Reston, VA, and Richmond, VA chapters in attendance and we have a jam packed agenda! When: Wednesday August 14, 8:30am-4pm Where: Microsoft Chevy Chase This … Continue reading 2019 DMV Regional Chapter Meeting

App in a Day Training Recap

I was recently able to attend the App in a Day training at the Hitachi Customer Conference. This was a great day of learning and I would definitely recommend it to others. The course walks through everything you need to know in order to build a Canvas App, a Model Driven App with a Business … Continue reading App in a Day Training Recap

Kylie Kiser

Hitachi Customer Conference 2019 Recap

At the end of May, I had the privilege to attend the Hitachi Customer Conference. This was the first time attending and not presenting at a Conference in 4 years! So it was a great opportunity for me to really dig in and learn. I also was able to attend the App in a Day … Continue reading Hitachi Customer Conference 2019 Recap

Kylie Kiser

D365 Saturday Philly Recap

I was involved in the D365 Saturday event in Philadelphia, PA just a few weeks ago. This was a great full-day event with amazing speakers from across the country and keynote by Julie Strauss. Here are some takeaways from sessions I attended plus a few pictures from the festivities. KeynoteJulie Strauss We are in a … Continue reading D365 Saturday Philly Recap

Kylie Kiser board game collection

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Lessons Learned

For the last several weeks I have been working on a project to encourage myself to learn more about Power BI, PowerApps and Flow. I have been procrastinating learning these tools waiting for the perfect use case to test on. However what I really needed was just time and a data set to work with. … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Lessons Learned

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Canvas PowerApp

I am working through a scenario to select and rate Board Games to help push me to learn more about the Power Platform. At this point we have selected a game and sat down to play. Obviously I won so I want to record a high rating for this game. My goal is to create … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Canvas PowerApp

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Power BI

I am in the middle of working to learn the Power Platform by making a dashboard and application to help select a board game to play for game night. The data structure has been created and current game list imported. Now we are going to use Power BI to make a Board Game dashboard. My … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Power BI

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Import

As you may know, I am trying to learn more about the Power Platform by creating an application to help with board game selection in my household. We have already set up the entities. Next is the data import then we will use PowerBI and create a PowerApp. Since all of our fields are there … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Import

Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Structure

As you learned yesterday, I wanted to learn about PowerApps and decided to do this by improving the game night board game selection process. As a prerequisite for this learning experiment I exported our board game library from BoardGameGeek (to be honest, most of this was my husband's idea and he maintains this list which … Continue reading Improve Game Night with the Power Platform: Data Structure