In this episode, we explore the future of the Power Platform, AI, and low code development. Our special guest, Julia Kasper, a Program Manager at Microsoft, joins us as we uncover the most recent advancements and what’s on the horizon. Julia shares her insights and perspectives, highlighting the importance of embracing a growth mindset and fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation within Microsoft.
During our discussion, we explore the concept of the Modern Workplace and its seamless integration with E5 licenses. We specifically focus on the transformation of collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams and Office, shedding light on how they have evolved to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of hybrid work environments.
We highlight the key takeaways from the MS Build Keynote, which introduced the era of AI Coplit. We delve into the impact of AI on APIs and software development, emphasizing the importance of an API-centric approach for effective data utilization. We also chat about the exciting presentations of the Imagine Cup Championship.
In addition, we explore the Power Apps Developer Plan and provide insights on how to pursue a career in technology. We cover essential topics such as getting started with learning the Power Platform, Microsoft’s company culture, internship program, and career opportunities in the tech industry.
Whether you’re a newcomer or aiming to enhance your skills, we share valuable information to help you successfully enter and thrive in the tech field. Tune in to gain insights into the future of the Power Platform & AI!
Julia Kasper, Program Manager: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jukasper/
MS Build Breakout Session: Accelerate development with Visual Studio and Microsoft Power Platform https://build.microsoft.com/en-US/sessions/a2154a8a-57fe-4717-af9a-bea7ec2b5e94?source=sessions
About the Microsoft culture: https://libertymind.co.uk/microsoft-company-culture/
Microsoft internship program: https://careers.microsoft.com/v2/global/en/students
What is the Modern Workplace: https://partner.microsoft.com/en-US/solutions/modern-workplace
Modern Workplace products are included in E5 licenses: https://amaxra.com/articles/microsoft-e5-license
• MS Teams: https://www.theverge.com/2023/3/27/23657938/microsoft-teams-overhaul-performance-improvements-ui-design-changes-features
• Power Platform: https://www.plainconcepts.com/microsoft-power-platform/
• Microsoft Office: https://subjectguides.york.ac.uk/it-essentials/office
• Collaboration: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/collaboration
How the collaboration products work with a hybrid work environment: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/hybrid-work-solutions
Plugins for Teams & other collaboration tools are coming! https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/platform/resources/m365-plugins/m365-plugins-overview
MS Build Keynote: The era of the AI Copilot: https://build.microsoft.com/en-US/sessions/bb8f9d99-0c47-404f-8212-a85fffd3a59d?source=sessions
Did you miss Build? Catch up on the recorded content here – your home for Microsoft Build: https://build.microsoft.com/en-US/home
Api centered to leverage data: https://blog.postman.com/generative-ai-and-the-impact-on-apis-and-software-development/
Power Apps Developer Plan: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/developerplan/
CEO google says AI could be more profound than fire or electricity: https://www.businessinsider.com/sundar-pichai-google-ai-bard-profound-tech-human-history-2023-4
Imagine Cup Championship: https://imaginecup.microsoft.com/en-us/Events
Neapolitan-Style Pizza Crust: https://www.kingarthurbaking.com/recipes/neapolitan-style-pizza-crust-recipe
Do you want to learn more about AI? View our Episode about Chat GPT: Episode 13 – What is ChatGPT anyway and why doesn’t have a catchier name? – Dynamics Hotdish