PowerApp Extensibility with Christina Wheeler

About Show #934

How can you use PowerApps to extend the functionality of other apps? Richard talks to Christina Wheeler about her efforts to teach folks to use PowerApps to add the functionality they need to Dynamics 365 and elsewhere! Christina talks about her move to Microsoft, shifting from SharePoint to PowerApps, but still essentially doing the same thing - finding customer solutions. The conversation ranges over the power of the Dataverse to provide access to all sorts of data and the emerging role of the Microsoft Copilot Studio to build custom copilots for your organization.


Recorded April 26, 2024


Christina Wheeler is a Senior Technical Specialist for Business Applications at Microsoft, focusing on the Financial Services Industry. A highly respected expert in Microsoft 365, Christina's journey as a tech enthusiast began at a young age. She started programming at 11 and built her first computer at 13. With over 20 years of industry experience, Christina initially worked as a .NET developer in the financial services industry before transitioning to consulting. Specializing in SharePoint, Dynamics 365 (F&O and CRM), the Power Platform, and Business Intelligence, Christina has provided expert guidance to organizations worldwide. Her portfolio includes architecting and implementing solutions for financial, educational, commercial, and government sectors. Christina is also a published author, with notable contributions including technical editor for "SharePoint 2007 Developer's Guide to Business Data Catalog," co-author of "SharePoint 2010 Field Guide" and "SharePoint 2013 Inside Out," and author of "Mastering Microsoft Teams: Creating a Hub for Successful Teamwork in Office 365." Recognized for her contributions, Christina received her first MVP award in M365 Apps & Services in October 2017, later earning the Business Applications MVP title in 2022. She retired her MVP status in October 2022 to join Microsoft, where she continues to drive innovation and excellence in business applications for FSI customers.

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