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Marcin Siewnicki

Marcin Siewnicki

Microsoft 365 Consultant and Architect

Warsaw, Poland


I am Microsoft 365 consultant and architect. I create applications and solutions that improve and facilitate work using Power Platform, SharePoint, and Teams.

My adventure in IT began in 2005. Since then I have been creating and implementing business applications based on SharePoint and Microsoft 365 platforms. I am a big fan of task and process automation (Power Automate) and Modern Workplace platforms (Microsoft Teams).

Privately a husband, father of 2 sons. Fan of science fiction and cyberpunk, futurist. I co-organize the SharePoint Saturday Warsaw conference and speak at Microsoft's community events.


Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Office 365
  • Teams
  • Microsoft 365
  • Power Platform
  • Power Automate

One Team to rule them all – Teams in project management

Project management is not a simple task. Multiple different tools, custom applications, internal and external team members, timesheets... is there a way to control this chaos? In this session, I will show you how to use Microsoft Teams as your main Project Management tool and simplify routine tasks.
This is a demo-based session. Come and check real-life examples of PM Teams and learn about the latest features that can help you in everyday tasks. Let’s transform Teams into the ultimate Project Management hub.
During the session, I will show you:
- step-by-step guidance on how to build a PM Team (with industry examples)
- examples of automating common tasks with Power Automate
- how to leverage the new Planner for task management
- examples of AI-powered features (Copilot and 3rd party)

How to secure Your Microsoft Teams meetings

We’ve come to rely on Teams meetings as a natural part of our everyday work routine. Whether we are working on a project with colleagues, talking with our client, or attending important presentations, Teams meetings have become an essential tool that we almost use automatically. But have you ever considered whether the data you share during these meetings is secure?

With so much sensitive information (project data, financial, plans, legal information) being shared regularly, it's important to ensure that your meeting data is protected. However, knowing where to start and what options are available can be overwhelming. In this session, I will take you through the main security features and I will show you:
• Default security options for a meeting
• How to build a security baseline
• Teams Premium features and how to use them

How to move from Power Automate to Azure Logic apps

Your Flows can work pretty well but at some point, it could be not enough to cover all your needs. The natural way to extend Power Automate is to move to Azure Logic Apps. It offers more features and opens multiple options for your, but before you do that step you should prepare.

There are plenty of things that you should consider. When it’s the right time to switch to Logic Apps? How to map existing features to new ones? What about integration with existing apps (for example, Power Apps)? How to calculate Azure costs? Many questions and each one can potentially be a critical one.

During the session, I will answer the most important question and I will prepare you for switching to Azure Logic Apps.
Session plan:
- What is Azure Logic Apps (key features and how to compare it with Power Automate)?
- When to move to Logic Apps?
- Build the migration PLAN
- Calculate Azure costs
- Migration options

How to resolve performance issues in Power Automate

If you’re experiencing slowdowns, delays, or your flow takes hours to finish, it might be that you reached your limits, or your Flow need redesign. But how to check what’s the problem? How to optimize the Flow? What to do to avoid reaching Power Automate limits?
During the session, I will show you how to start with performance monitoring, find bottlenecks, and redesign the flow to get it fast and furious.
Session outcomes:
- Know your limits
- Basic performance tips
- How to work with loops
- How to work with Process Insights

Business Processes in Microsoft Teams

Business process - looks like a serious thing that requires a huge platform, tools, integrations services, etc.
What will happen if we start from something small and step by step go to the big processes?
I invite you to the journey from small automation to big business processes, on Teams!

Journey plan:
- inventory review - what's in Teams and Microsoft 365 designed for business processes?
- how to start building a process or automation?
- add more complexity to our process and integrate it with Teams
- what to do if we need a big and reliable process?

Case study - how to build Marketing Team

Microsoft Teams is a great tool to create digital workplaces for team or department. We can create central place for work, automate tasks, communicate with each other and much more.
In this case study I will show you how to build working Team for Marketing department.
- building structure using Teams native features
- adding tools and services from Microsoft 365
- creating planning tool for marketing activities
- automating social media management from Teams

How to start with Viva Insights?

Microsoft Viva brings us a new way to work, learn, and discover information. Viva Insights identifies communication patterns and helps building better work habits.

There is a dedicated Teams app, user and manager reports, advanced queries tool, integration with Power BI, and much more. Before you go and deploy it on productions, it is important to understand how it works, what kind of data is collected, and how to use it properly. This approach will let you get the most of it and avoid adoption mistakes.

Session plan:
- Viva Insights overview
- How to use Personal Insights
- Working with Manager and leader insights
- How to work with queries and reports
- How Viva secure users' information

Build the Project HQ in Microsoft Teams

Project management isn't a simple task. We use many different tools and applications, invite Customers to a process, generate tons of documents, send tons of emails and… It’s easy to end up in chaos and poor performance. But can we do it better?
In this session I will show you to create Project HQ using Microsoft Teams. How to consume data from multiple sources, simplify communication channels, automate tasks, and use modern features to make it easy to be a PM or a project member.

Session plan:
• How to aggregate data from multiple sources (internal and external)
• How to simplify communication with project members and Customers
• Let’s Automate – use Power Platform to automate common project tasks
• Building report for a project
• Take project meetings to the next level with Teams app

Build a financial application in Teams - Case study

Teams can be used in many different scenarios, from the internal communication system to the meeting platform and hybrid work tool. Many features plus a lot of freedom are great but it can also lead to problems. When should I use feature X, how to configure feature Y in scenario Z? How to connect all those features and make them user-friendly? There is no one simple answer.

I will show you the real-life scenario - Teams based application for invoice processing. It's a complex solution with many connected features (Teams, Power Platform, Azure, SAP, and more) yet very simple for end-users. This session will give ideas on what and when to use and how to integrate a large solution with Teams. It’s also a great example of Teams flexibility but the ride wasn’t an easy one.

Session plan:
- Quick overview of the solution
- How it is integrated with Teams
- End-user experience
- Lesson learned - issues and mistakes

Boost your productivity in Teams

Teams is full of features, functions, and tiny details that can kick your productivity through the roof or… kill it.

How to simplify teams and channels, which app should be in your workbox, how to control recordings, what is the best way to share files, what should you know about meetings options, and much more. Those tips and tricks will save your time and make your work easier.

You will learn about:
- Most useful Teams and tips
- Things to avoid using Teams
- Most useful apps

Approvals in Microsoft Teams

Approvals play important role in documents life-cycle, projects, company processes, IT management and many other areas. It's really hard to imagine company without any approval process. Holiday requests, project proposals, agreements, IT requests and more.

With latest updates Microsoft Teams become powerful approval center.
In this session I will go through approval options available in Teams and show how to use them and when.
In details:
• Available approval options in Teams
• What is Approval app
• Integration with Teams
• Management options

AI Builder 101

AI becomes an important part of applications and online services. You can also use it to enhance your Power Platform applications with AI Builder. It is a dedicated add-on that offers many AI models and features. All of them are designed as low-code/no-code solutions.
During the session, I’ll show you what is AI Builder, its main models, and its features. I’ll configure it for basic scenarios and implement them in Power App and Power Automate.
In details:
- quick overview of AI Builder
- models and features walk-through
- ideas and guidance on when to use it with working examples
- pros, cons, and licensing model

A Guide to Meeting Recordings

Meeting recording is an extremely popular feature in Teams. We record important meetings, workshops, training, analytic meetings, test presentations, etc. Only one click and a recording is in progress, but there are many additional features and functions behind the meeting interface. Let's go and check how to work with them like a pro.

I will talk about:
- Basic settings and where are recordings saved
- How to share a recording
- Auto recording - how it works and what to avoid
- Auto-Expiration of recordings
- Recording Transcripts

Marcin Siewnicki

Microsoft 365 Consultant and Architect

Warsaw, Poland


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