Microsoft Business Application summit kicked off today few hours ago and it is up and running live now and there were some great announcements came through so far from the sessions. I will be going to cover some of the announcements that I was able to capture today for the benefit of the community.
James Phillips, President of the Microsoft Business Applications group and Alysa Taylor, CVP of Business Applications marketing discussed about what businesses need from a technology partner today and how Microsoft is helping the organizations around COVID-19 pandemic situation.
Dona Sarkar, Elaiza Benitez , Jon Levesque , Adam Saxton , Patrick Leblanc covered and hosted this sessions and they were doing such a fantastic job.
Key announcements and key facts captured from the session are below.
Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Related Announcements
AI Driven Finance
There are vast amount of data to work with and carrying out AL/ML using these data gives real insights to the customers and they can leverage on these insights to add value to their customers
Democratization of AI for Finance
Intelligence in finance – Architecture
Customer Payment Predictions
Commerce in a day this is good for the enthusiasts in this area to go and attend this event
Using Human Resources inside Teams
Leave and Absence Dashboard
Dynamics 365 Guides and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
Connected Manufacturing , Guides , Asset Management and Overall Equipment Effectiveness
Planning optimizations this involves with in memory MRP for frequent planning runs
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Project Operations
Power Platform Announcements
Charles Lamanna CVP, Low Code Application Platform at Microsoft announced following features for the Power Platform.
The two of the features below are one of favorites from the session which are Adding direct query support in Power BI for the CDS and connecting to T-SQL users directly to the Common Data Service.
Direct Query Support for CDS in Power BI. This feature will be a game changer for me and this will provide the insights to the users near real time.
New Capability Highlights such as Mixed Reality , Microsoft Teams and Converged mobile apps
Converged mobile player with all app types and advanced offline CDS-based apps
Power Apps Team Mobile
Power Apps + Common Data Service
Easily configurable portals is in public preview.
More Powerful data tools for CDS is coming soon.
Rich Images and files for CDS , Including Annotation.
Custom Pages converge canvas + model is coming soon.
Customize Teams with Power Apps Studio Embedded this is another great feature which is coming up soon.
Arun Ulag Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Shared the Power BI related MBAS announcements.
Enterprise reports will bring the row level security and subscription-based bursting.
Support exporting Power BI content to PDF and programmatically sending it to the printer.
Christian Wade announced that In the coming days ALM will be available this is going to really great addition for the deployment pipelines.
Admin and governance
Common Data Service
Improved Image Capabilities
Mobile Offline Preview
This announcement is going to be amazing and just thinking Dynamics 365 Operations apps data in CDS is mind blowing.
These were what I was able to capture but I can guarantee their are so much more and please share with community what you gathered from today’s #MSBizAppsSummit 😊
And to end with some music using Power Apps Ochestra !!!
Thanks to the Japan Power Apps Orchestra Team 😊👏👏👏