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    Teams Tuesday Meetup August 2021 Podcast

    4 min read

    This session introduce WWW of Microsoft Graph and how important they are for all our applications. We will see the Graph Explorer, PowerShell Modules, APIs and more ways to connect with Microsoft Platforms using Microsoft Graph and understand the architecture of building them.**& Yes, we will see some cool demos.

    Below are the questions and answers from the July 2021 Meetup Session. 

    Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? – City, family, hobbies, job title

     A. Born & Brought up in India. Covering the globe professionally by working from India>Argentina>USA>Canada.

    I am an Architect-Technology for Cognizant. Love to travel and collect postcards.

    Q. Tell us something about yourself that not many people know about you?

     A. That’s a secret though but managed to travel 3 countries amidst pandemic times.

    Q. What does a typical workday look like for you?

     A. With my eyes open and a cup of coffee, I start my days with meetings. Taking a break with a 15 mins Yoga in the morning and finishing my evening with usual chores. Go out for a run in the evenings. Cook. Netflix with Agenda for the next day. Read. Sleep.

    Q. 1st job out of college

    A. Programmer

    Q. Your 1st version of SharePoint that you experienced and what year

     A.  MOSS, 2011

    Q. Last challenging project and why? (this should relate to your demo)

     A. Amazing Question, Watch me LIVE

    Q. What is the biggest mistake that your feel holds back your clients from the results they want (this should relate to your demo)

     A. More Customization on the Tool but Microsoft is expanding its horizon. It will take some time but we are slow as a Tortoise.

    Q. Describe a SharePoint train wreck project, and what did you learn?

     A. Migration

     When I realized the web parts of On-Prem does not move over to the migrated environment

    Q. Your favorite M365 feature/tool and why

     A. To-Do – I just love it for all my personal & professional activities. Do download it.

    Q. Where do you think Microsoft is going with M365.. Be totally honest

     A. It’s enormous. Microsoft in last 3 years have sync all their products together in such a way that it’s like a package when a user wants to use them. Their goal of bringing more and more users on their platform is definitely visible in numbers whether it’s SharePoint Online or Teams. It’s going to be a powerful product with the pace they are moving.

    What are the 3 cool features of the demo?

    A. Graph Explorer, APIs, PowerShell (My fav) all with Microsoft Graph

    What is the sizzle?

    A. We are too focused about front ends and developers have forgotten what is actually powering backend to build that connection

    Q. What was your first job out of hire school

    A. Programmer, Dot Net Developer

    Q. What’s your biggest nightmare project you have worked on … And what did you learn from this experience

    A. When TFS did not sync.

    Q. What’s the best and worst tech advice you’ve been given

    A. Best Advice – Blog

     Worst Advice – Focus on one technology

    Q. What are you working on to become a developer/consultant / CTO

    A. Good Question, CTO who will know all technologies of Microsoft

    Q. Where do you want to be in 5 years?

    A.  Doing something amazing on the tech side where no one would have thought off. I have some plans in my little brain.

    Q. What’s your blind spot in your Microsoft knowledge? Pitfalls

    A. Teams App development. I just hate it personally.

    Q. Where do you source your knowledge? – Twitter- who do you follow, site urls

    A. I love watching Tedx. My fav

    Q. In your mind, if there was 1 song that could describe Sharepoint, what would it be? – David Bowie – Heroes

    A.  We will rock you – by Queen

    Q. Where can people find you?

    A. All social platforms – “manpreethere”



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