Matt Hopkinson

Matt Hopkinson

Senior Consultant Power Addict and West Yorkshire Power Platform User Group Leader

Leeds, United Kingdom

Matt lives in Yorkshire with his wife Allie and children Asher and Eden. When not looking after the children he enjoys climbing and mountain biking.
A few years ago Matt fell in love with everything Power Platform, especially the community, and from that grew a new career.
He now works as a Power Platform Consultant at HCL Technologies and leads the West Yorkshire Power Platform User Group.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • power bi
  • Power Platform
  • Microsoft Power platform
  • Power Automate
  • Power Apps
  • Microsoft Power Virtual Agents
  • Power Automate (Flow)
  • Power Platform - Low Code
  • Power Apps Portals
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 a Power Platform

More efficient Power Apps Development with VS code

You’re working on a large Power App. You find yourself spending hours swapping between screens, looking for where a piece of code has been used, or maybe trying to understand another developer’s code.
Whatever the situation the fantastic drag-and-drop canvas that makes building canvas apps so simple does not always offer the same simplicity when reading or updating code.
In this session, Matt will show just how easy and efficient it is to read and update and improve your Power Apps in VS Code.

Manage your PowerApps Projects with Azure DevOps

Manage your PowerApps Projects with Azure DevOps
Are you trying to keep track of your PowerApps project in Excel, on Post It Notes, or just making it up as you go along?
In this session, Matt and Liane will walk you through the tools in Azure DevOps to help manage and collaborate on, and support projects in a more effective and efficient way.

20 Coding Best Practice for Low Code Developers

Whether it's someone else's app or the one that we're returning to, we've been in a situation where something isn't performing well, and it doesn't matter how long we stare at the code we cannot work out what is supposed to be happening.
In this session, Matt will provide 20 good coding practices that will make your code more easily readable, manageable, and perform better for you in the future whether you’re building your first app or a pro dev.

Balancing Governance and Guidance: the secret to empower Users to Achieve More with Power Platform

As organizations continue to adopt Power Platform, balancing governance and guidance has become a critical concern. In this session, we'll explore key aspect you’ll need to cover to establish effective governance strategies that empower users to achieve more while maintaining control and compliance.
We'll start by examining the importance of governance in ensuring the security of your data and mitigating risks to your organization's compliance. We'll then discuss how to establish policies and controls for users, environments, and solutions, including best practices for monitoring and enforcing governance policies.
But governance alone is not enough. Users need guidance and support to make the most of Power Platform's capabilities and achieve their goals. We'll explore strategies for promoting user empowerment, including providing training and support, establishing a center of excellence, and leveraging data analytics to identify opportunities for improvement.
By the end of this session, you'll have a better understanding of how to balance governance and guidance to empower your users to achieve more with Power Platform. Whether you're just getting started with Power Platform or looking to optimize your governance strategy, this session will provide you with valuable insights and best practices. Join me for this informative session and learn how to strike the right balance between governance and guidance to achieve maximum impact.

Power Platform Developer Power Summit Sessionize Event Upcoming

May 2024 London, United Kingdom

Matt Hopkinson

Senior Consultant Power Addict and West Yorkshire Power Platform User Group Leader

Leeds, United Kingdom

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