Friday Five: Showcasing Work From Five Technical Leaders

unnamedThe Power BI Pitfalls Series

Gil Raviv is a Microsoft MVP, Analytics Group Manager at Avanade, and a blogger at DataChant. As a former Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel Product team, Gil led the design and integration of Power Query in Excel 2016. Gil is a highly skilled software development lead with 17 years of experience in product management and innovation. At Avanade, Gil helps organizations to adopt Power BI as a catalyst for business insights and digital transformations. Follow him on Twitter @gilra.





Part 1: A Practical Overview of Office 365 Advanced Security Management

Antonio Maio is an information security architect with over 25 years of experience in cyber security practices and systems, product management, software development and leadership. Antonio is currently a Senior Manager and Senior SharePoint Architect with Protiviti. He has been awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for 5 consecutive years, from 2012 to 2016, specializing in Microsoft SharePoint Server, Office 365 and Office Services. When he’s not helping enterprise, military or government organizations solve security challenges, you can catch him speaking at conferences or contributing to the community through this blog. Follow him on Twitter @AntonioMaio2.




Expose SAP functionalities to the cloud with Logic Apps

Glenn Colpaert is Azure & IoT Domain Lead at Codit. He's been a Microsoft Azure MVP and Microsoft Azure Advisor since 2014. Glenn has been integrating businesses with BizTalk, Cloud & Microsoft technologies for more than 8 years. He has gained a lot of hand-on experience during his projects and likes to share it with colleagues and the community. Follow him on Twitter @GlennColpaert.






Dynamics Podcast featuring Dr. Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton has specialized in SCM/ERP information systems for manufacturing and distribution for three decades, and consulted globally with several hundred companies.  His publications include multiple books about SCM using Dynamics AX as well as two textbooks about SCM/ERP. His regular column “The AX Solution Architect” is published in Scott has been a frequent speaker at Microsoft and AXUG conferences around the world.  He has a doctorate in information systems specializing in manufacturing and taught SCM/ERP as an MBA professor at several leading universities.  He currently consults with manufacturing firms on ERP/SCM issues.



Gareth GrugerChange the notification email for directory synchronization failures

Gareth Gudger is a Microsoft MVP based in the USA, specializing in Exchange and Office 365. He started his career in 1999 working on Windows NT 4.0 and Exchange 5.5. For most of his career he has worked in a consulting role, primarily delivering Microsoft technologies to businesses. He holds several Microsoft certifications including an MCSE in Messaging, and MCSA in Office 365. Gareth blogs at, a site focusing on Exchange, Office 365 and adjacent technologies. Follow him on Twitter @SuperTekBoy.