Scottish Summit 2024 Sessions

"I think, therefore I am?" - Take your chatbot to the next level with a pinch of AI

Description: Chatbots are cool right? But before the growth of AI, we had to orchestrate everything, in order to be sure that users could get what they want by "simply" requesting things with a few...

A Copilot a Day Keeps the Doctor AwaAI

Description: Last year in [City], you experienced the ground breaking session "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". No doubt you were left craving more connected health innovation. This year, w...

Accelerate your sales growth with Arrow ECS

Join us at our exclusive live speaking event, where Microsoft Business Applications partners like you will discover the transformative strategies that Arrow ECS can offer to accelerate your growth....

Adopting AI: Navigating Challenges, Unleashing Potential

Description: With AI tools increasingly changing the way we work, what do we need to do to make sure AI tools are successfully adopted by ourselves, our teams and our organisations? How do we prep...

Advanced Copilot Analytics: From Zero to Hero with the Unified Audit Log, Entra ID and Power BI

Description: A key challenge in achieving a successful outcome with Microsoft 365 Copilot is the lack of proper built-in analytics for administrators to discover and understand Copilot usage tren...

Affective Computing – bringing humans and machines closer through emotions

Description: If we want computers to be intelligent and able to interact with us we need to ensure that they can recognize, understand and express emotions. This is the basic assumption of Affecti...

Ask The Azure Experts Panel

Join us for a dynamic session with Azure experts, where you'll have the unique opportunity to delve into the latest features, best practices, and strategies for optimizing your use of Microsoft Azu...

Automated Data Security: Identifying Sensitive Data with Microsoft Purview

Description: Microsoft Purview offers a wide range of data security solutions such as; Sensitivity Labels to protect data, Data Loss Prevention to prevent data loss, and retention to manage the li...

Azure API Management: Architecting for Performance and Security

Description: This session will provide a comprehensive deep dive into Azure API Management, focusing on optimizing API performance and security. It is designed for developers, architects, and IT p...

Azure Communication Services and OmniChannel Voice

Description: Description: What is Azure Communication Services? Where did it come from and why should you pay attention to it? What about the native omnichannel voice channel? Is it safe and stabl...

Azure Ecosystems: A Deep Dive into Cloud Migration Strategies and Azure Arc's Solutions

Description: In the landscape of cloud computing, staying ahead means leveraging the most innovative and efficient strategies to ensure your infrastructure is not only scalable but also secure a...

Azure Lockdown: Defending Your Cloud Kingdom

Description: By the end of "Azure Lockdown," you'll emerge as a formidable protector of your Azure cloud kingdom. Your understanding of security best practices and innovative techniques will be gre...

Be MultiDataverse hero: Top XRMToolbox tools for Dynamics

Description: Have you ever found yourself entangled in the intricate web of configuring an app, feeling like you've stumbled into the MultiDataverse? A place where data models twist and turn like...

Become an Entra ID Security Black Belt in Less Than An Hour

Description: Just starting or seasoned IT pro, this rapid-fire skill surge session will take you from zero to hero with proven tactics for defending Entra ID against even the most persistent threa...

Becoming a Rockstar Microsoft Partner: Navigating the Maze, Sealing the Deal

Description: Join us for a rollercoaster ride through the Partner universe! In this session, we're spilling the beans on how to position your organization for success within the intricate landscap...

Beyond the Low Code - Your first Plug-In

Description: Welcome to an session where we delve into the world of Dynamics 365 Plug-in development! In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, organizations demand tailored solutions to meet...

Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women to Thrive in Cyber Security

Description: Join us for a transformative discussion on bridging the gender gap in Cyber Security, where we can:    - Challenge stereotypes and biases: Break down societal barriers that...

Build your own Security Copilot using Azure AI Services and your data!

Description: In this session I will show you how you can build your own Security Copilot Assistant in AI Studio, by using Azure Open AI, AI Search Service and your own data sources. We will lear...

Building a Centre For Enablement for your Copilot Strategy

Description: When a leading technology company first announced Copilot for Microsoft 365, they introduced a new way of thinking and working. This innovation has since expanded, allowing individuals...

Business Central on the Public Web: Expand your reach with Power Pages Sites and BC Virtual Tables

Description: Embark on a transformative journey in this session as we guide you through the art of harnessing Power Pages, coupled with the intelligence of Copilot and seamless integration with Da...

Calm your Copilot Concerns - 10 simple steps to avoid over-sharing when launching M365 Copilot.

Description: As organisations begin to explore Microsoft 365 Copilot, there is inevitable concern about what sensitive information could be surfaced to users unexpectedly.  The availabili...

Can you be Dyslexic and work in Low-Code or indeed IT Consultancy?

Description: Of course you can! So why do people when they find out that I am Dyslexic and Dyscalculic say, "I don't understand how you do the job you do?"   Is this really such a stupid qu...

Castle in the Cloud: Azure network perimeter defense

Description: In the cloud you want to protect everything with Identity! Although not untrue we still see many developments in technologies like the Azure Application Gateway and the Azure Firewall...

Connecting the copilots with the Copilot Connection

Description:What do you think about when someone mentions Copilot? Is there a particular Copilot that you think of first? To get true value out of the available Microsoft Copilots, you need to unde...

Copilot - Building an Accessible Future

Description: "Copilot is the buzzword of the moment. With a goal of putting a Copilot everywhere, a company has big ambitions for AI in every area of our technological lives.\n\nWhat does it mean f...

Cracking the Code: Live Ethical Hacking and Security Insights into M365 Tenants

Description: Join us for an electrifying live session where our expert hosts will demonstrate a real-time hack into a Microsoft 365 tenant using a well-known phishing attack technique. Ever wondere...

Curling Your Way to Career Success: Leveraging Hobbies for Professional Growth

Description: In this presentation, I explore how the principles of curling can be applied to develop essential workplace skills such as leadership, communication, and teamwork. Drawing from person...

Defender for Cloud: your security super-hero for hybrid and multi-cloud environments!

Description: Cloud computing has revolutionized how we develop, distribute, and manage applications. But it also brings new challenges and security risks. As more organizations embrace multicloud a...
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Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts: Securing the Wizarding World of Microsoft 365

Description: In an era where dark forces loom not just in the shadows of enchanted forests but in the very wires and waves of our internet, the need for wizards and witches skilled in the Digital D...

Demo like a pro - The Good, The Bad, and The Unforgettable

Description: Whether you're a seasoned consultant or a new user, presenting demos is a crucial skill that can greatly impact your success.This session will unveil the secrets to delivering demo...

Dive into the World of Kusto Query Language

Description: Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey into the realm of Kusto Query Language (KQL)? Look no further! Join us for an exhilarating session where we'll demystify this powerful...

Do Low Code projects need Change Management? Appsolutely!

Description: The Low Code, No Code movement is one of the most exciting movements in our days. Citizen Development is capturing the attention of businesses and industries by democratizing IT pro...

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Archiving and Retention Policy strategy

Description: You have been running D365 and/or Power Platform for several years now in the Cloud, so far so good right? But what about your storage capacity growing and growing? In this session,...

Dynamics 365 F&O, an introduction from a CE perspective

Description: An introductory session for those looking to understand a bit more about Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations from the perspective of Customer Engagement and the Power Platform. This s...

Empowering Creativity: Building Custom Plugins in Copilot Studio

Description: Unlock the full potential of Copilot Studio by diving into the world of custom plugins! In this session, we’ll explore how you can extend Copilot’s capabilities, enhance collaborat...

Error-Proof Your Desktop Flows: A Dive into Error Handling and Logging in Power Automate Desktop

Description: WHAT: In this session, we will explore the advanced error-handling features of Microsoft Power Automate Desktop (PAD) and demonstrate how to use them to build robust and resilient so...

Espresso Your Ideas: Revolutionizing Internal Communication with Viva Amplify

Description: Dive into the world of Microsoft Viva Amplify and discover how this innovative platform is revolutionizing internal communication in businesses. In the session “Espresso Your Ideas,” ...

Exploiting Token Based Authentication: Attacking and Defending Identities in the 2020s.

Description: Token-based authentication has been out there for over twenty years now. It enabled authenticating to Service Providers (SPs) without sending them usernames and passwords over the ne...

F&O moving in to Model driven apps

Description: Microsoft is moving more and more parts of F&O over to Power Platform components, especially the user interface. In this session we will deep dive into it! We will demo and look ...

First Steps in Microsoft Copilot Studio - Let's build your first Copilot

Description: Begin your journey with Microsoft Copilot Studio - the new low-code conversational AI solution that allows you to extend Microsoft Copilot and build your own copilot for your specific...

Form, Function, and Flair: Mastering Model-Driven App Aesthetics

Description: Model-Driven Apps offer a rapid development advantage with their pre-built interfaces, but this convenience can sometimes limit customization for specific use-cases where the out-of-...

Formula for Success: Supercharging Power Apps with Named Formulas

Description: Let's face it: dealing with sluggish performance and convoluted code in Power Apps can feel like navigating a labyrinth. You're not alone if you've ever found yourself lost in a maze ...

From Depression to Elation - How the community changed my life

Description: This session is going to get REAL personal, REAL honest, REAL quick, so be prepared!   10 years ago I arrived in a new country not knowing a single person or even understanding...

From Zero to Hero: 10 Lessons from our journey into Dynamics and Cyber Security

Description: Join two individuals, a Dynamics 365 consultant, and a security expert, on their journey from beginners to leaders in "From Zero to Hero: 10 Lessons from Our Journey into Dynamics and...

Fusing pro-code developers into the low-code Power Platform

Description:Low-coders have traditionally been a critical audience for the Power Platform, especially in the more modern technologies like Canvas Apps and Power Automate flows. Pro-developers have ...

Hands Up: Who is Responsible for Sustainable Tech?

Description: In an era where technology shapes every facet of our lives, it’s critical to address the elephant in the room: Sustainability. This isn't just about green energy or recycling – it enco...

Hidden Talents to Power Platform: Leveraging diverse skills for citizen development

Description: "Hidden Talents to Power Platform" is an engaging session that explores how individuals can apply their unique, perhaps underutilized skills, like graphic design or a background in tea...

How to get productive on Power Platform with Resco

We are always looking for ways to make the work of app makers more efficient. In this session, we will present Resco Power Components - our new library of PCF components for Power Platform, an...

How to recognise and deal with the Imposter Syndrome devil on your shoulder

Description: Many of us feel that overwhelming burden of I'm not good enough, I'm faking it, I'm not worthy. The good news is that in reality it probably means exactly the opposite and it's your im...

In the turmoil of Dynamics 365 Customer Insights

2023 second half and 2024 have been full of change for everyone that was using Dynamics 365 Marketing before and now moved onto Dynamics 365 Customer Insights instead. A lot of insecurities about ...

IT Pros guide to Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365

Description: IT professionals! Are you ready to take your organisation's Microsoft 365 experience to the next level with Copilot? Before your end users start leveraging AI-powered experiences, you...

It's Power Automate not Power Integrate

Description: As a Power Platform developer, have you ever found yourself building integrations between Dataverse and other systems using Power Automate? It's right there, it's easy to do, it has to...

I've got 99 problems but Teams ain't one!

Description: We all have these daily bits of frustration at work. My colleague has no access to this list! How can I involve everyone in our planning workshop? Where is that file someone shared i...

Joining (and Staying in) the IT Industry: 9 Myths Deterring Women

Description: How diverse is your IT team? The Tech Industry often carries misconceptions as to who it consists of with the stereotype being geeky introverts and mainly male. But the reality really...

Let's (Power) Automate all your D365 & M365 Documents

Your real-life business processes require that you generate, store and e-mail personalized documents like quotes, reports, contracts, PowerPoints, etc. right from D365, Power Apps, SharePoint or an...

Level Up Your Teams Extensibility Game with Blazor!

Description: 🚀 Join this exciting session on creating dynamic and engaging Teams apps using the powerful Blazor web framework. Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just dipping your toes into...

Make your data ready with Microsoft Fabric and AI

Description: Harness the power of Microsoft Fabric and AI and streamline Data Exploration and Insights. Discover how Fabric's integrated environment and AI-powered Copilot accelerate your Explorat...

Making Power Apps Awesome: Easy Tips for Great Designs

Description: Come and learn with me in this fun session about Power Apps! We'll talk about making your apps look and feel amazing. We will discover the foundational pillars of effective UX and UI d...

Mastering Privileged Identity Management (PIM): From Basics to Advanced Strategies

Description: PIM at Its Core: Privileged Identity Management (PIM) is a solution for permissions and access. Managing who has access to which administrative role, when, and where is foundational t...

Mental Health: Its Time to Talk v2.0

Description: Mental health affects us all, albeit at varying levels of intensity, be it from having a restless nights sleep or a mental health disorder and is still a subject that we tend to appro...

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services - Inside Out

Description: This session is an in-depth walk-through of the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, turning the solution inside out. I will go through the most interesting modules and deep-dive i...

Microsoft Copilot Demystified: An Introduction

Description: This session is tailored to highlight a valuable tool for developers. It streamlines their work by automating repetitive tasks, offering code suggestions, and providing assistance acro...

My Neurodivergent Non-technical Journey into Data

Description: Are you neurodivergent and wanting to make your work more manageable?    I studied Film and English Literature at university - so how did I land in data? Honestly: Covid. ...

My Year Living With Copilot

Description: A hilarious and heart-warming tale about the ups and downs of a very modern relationship... Meet a busy IT manager just trying to make their organisation more productive and efficient...

Navigating the shift from the Dynamics 365 app for Outlook to Copilot for Sales

Description: The Dynamics 365 app for Outlook is being replaced! Copilot for Sales is a new AI-powered solution for Sales users, so it's important to understand how it works and how to adopt it. W...

News and updates from Power Platform with the Power Platform BOOST Podcast

Description: Get the latest updates from the world of Power Platform with the Power Platform BOOST Podcast! [Name] and [Name] present the latest news and updates and record an episode of their Podc...

Our roads to public speaking...Join Us!

Description: Want to become a public speaker but not sure where to start? Are you like us an introvert and don't think it's for you?   Join this session to learn about how two introverts ...

Plan your career like a BOSS

Description: If like most people I have spoken to over the last 25+ years, you might have a vague idea about where you want your career to go, but what if you had a solid and strategic plan? Using ...

Power Pages and the Scottish Summit : A love affair in the highlands

Description: Did you know that the event front end is delivered using Power Pages? Yes - cool or what! You've all tasted the product🍕 and now we're letting you into the kitchen🧑‍🍳👩‍🍳 In this ...

Power up SMB Power Apps with Business Central Virtual Tables & Copilot – Live Build Demo

Description: Title: Power up SMB Power Apps with Business Central Virtual Tables & Copilot – Live Build Demo Have you taken advantage of the recently released virtual tables for Business Central? ...

Redefining Business Dynamics: A Journey with Microsoft Project Sophia

Description: Join me for an enlightening session as we delve into the world of Microsoft Project Sophia, a groundbreaking AI-first business application. In this session, we'll explore how Project ...