Power Platform Changes and Answering Community Questions with Charles Lamanna

Power Platform Changes and Answering Community Questions with Charles Lamanna

Charles Lamanna


FULL SHOW NOTES
https://podcast.nz365guy.com/75

  • Professional journey, internship, establishing MetricsHub, etc. 
  • Momentum growth in the Microsoft internal community around the Power Platform 
  • What to expect in the April ‘19 Release  
  • PowerApps Control Framework 
  • How items land in the platform over the release timeframe 
  • Line-of-business applications and the way they’re impacting work, the way they’re being created, and why the Power Platform plays a key part in that story 
  • Projections around the October release timeframe 
  • Clearing the confusion around naming — PowerApps, Canvas Apps, Model-Driven Apps 
  • Thoughts on the future direction and the changes in ALM 
  • The difference between the classic interface and the unified interface, the lifecycle within the classic interface in Dynamics 365 
  • Next steps for ISVs with regard to a unified interface 
  • Offline story for unified interface in the coming 12 months 
  • Upskilling from to PowerApps and Flow for Dynamics 365 professionals 
  • Opportunities for ISVs around the Power Platform 
  • Addressing concerns of ISVS about the lack of protection around IP when building in Dynamics 365 
  • Future plans around AppSource 
  • The impact of Microsoft investments in AppChecker, Solution Checker, and Flow checker 
  • How soon there won’t be a need to go to the classic UI from an admin perspective 
  • How artificial intelligence can impact the future of the Power Platform 
  • Democratising Power Platform 

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Charles Lamanna

Charles Lamanna is the General Manager of the Application Platform at Microsoft. He has also worked as Partner Engineering Director and Principal Group Engineering Manager at Microsoft. Prior to working at Microsoft, he was the CEO of MetricsHub, Inc. Before Microsoft acquired it in 2013. His specialities include SQL, C#, distributed caching, scale web services, big data, Cassandra, business intelligence.