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Welcome to the November/December 2018 issue of the PowerApps and Microsoft Flow User Groups Newsletter!

Each bi-monthly issue includes cool tips you can use right away, provides a calendar at a glance so you’re aware of upcoming PowerApps and Flow events, and shares the journey of a fellow user as they’ve become more involved in the PowerApps and Flow user group communities. Have suggestions for the next issue? Please email Sue Whitney!


Users Helping Users

The power of being part of a local User Group community is sharing experiences and making connections. There are many ways users help other users to solve challenges & celebrate wins.

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Upcoming Events

The new year is quickly approaching and we want to help you keep learning and networking. Take a look at some of the great events you can attend to start the year off strong.

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On the Web

There are several sites and videos that offer great tips and how-to’s to help you get started and continue to advance your knowledge in PowerApps and Flow. Here are this issue’s shout-outs.

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Journey from ‘User’ to ‘User Group Leader’

There are many reasons to volunteer to lead a local user group. For our inaugural issue of this newsletter, went back to the very first user group applications that were received for PowerApps and Flow to find out what inspired our leaders to step up.

Daniel Laskewitz, Dutch PowerApps and Flow User Group
The Power Platform is a really powerful platform. It makes it possible for non-IT users to create IT-solutions. Lots of user groups are focusing on the IT-space instead of the power users. We wanted to also get the power users involved, so that and the fact that it’s really cool technology made us start the user group. Click here to read more.

Naveen Ajmera, Dubai Power BI and PowerApps User Group
After a successful stint of running the Dubai Power BI User Group, I thought of expanding with another opportunity of knowledge sharing. As Power BI helps in the inform and advise portion of analytics, and PowerApps help in the take action part, I thought putting these two together will make a lot of sense for user group members. I’m happy to know that as a user group I was the first one to have a Power BI & PowerApps User Group together. Click here to read more.