Transform Data with Power BI – Microsoft, NY

Overlook on Microsoft cloud-based BI (Business Intelligence) services starting from zero. Discussed mechanisms of data preparation, data discovery and finally to implement intelligent reports. Also, discussed on Power BI server and its capabilities. This was not only discussions but also many demos to try along. Was able to empower New York city enterprise collaboration tech community with Power BI as an outcome.

Date/ Time:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 starting from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM


Microsoft Technology Center. 11 Times Square, New York, NY


Meet up:

Transforming Data with Power BI

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018, 6:00 PM

Microsoft Office
11 Times Square New York, NY

81 Techies Went

6:00PM Pizza 6:15PM Start 7:45PM End – drinks across the street! Kushan Lahiru Perera is a solutions architect/ developer, independent consultant who is passionate about enterprise collaboration (Office 365, SharePoint & Microsoft Teams), cloud services (Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform), client-side developments (Angular, JavaScript, RESTfu…

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Cloud cost optimization – Global Azure Bootcamp New Jersey

Global Microsoft Azure bootcamp session delivered with letting participants to rethink cloud architecture. Enjoyed opportunity to speak with professionals around New Jersey and New York who leverage cloud services.

Chatbot technology- The innovative enterprise collaboration – NYC Microsoft Enterprise Collaboration – Feb 2018


Discussion of how we could leverage Microsoft cloud services and collaboration workspace to improve productivity within teams with innovative chat bots. Start with lines of code and ended up with an active chat bot who could start communicating with us. It was exited to see enthusiastic audience who passionate on cloud and enterprise collaboration.

Location: Microsoft New York, USA

Date: February 6, 2018

Time: 6.15 PM EST

Audience: NYC Microsoft Enterprise Collaboration

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960 Techies

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An Overview Microsoft Teams Architure – O365 Developer Bootcamp New Jersey

I recently got chance to speak on tremendous capabilities Microsoft Teams Extensibility to developer of the New York (US).

After week time, I’m honored to speak on neighbor state developers where is New Jersey on architectural side of Microsoft Teams extensibility. Its great that they had same passion on new development space released by Microsoft Corp.

This event held at Microsoft Iselin Office with collaborative organizing event with Microsoft Office Team and local MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals).

Simple but Powerful Way to Office Extensibility – Collab365 Global Conference 2017

Spoken at the Collab365 Global Conference on the 2nd November 2017 which was a 24 hours of SharePoint, Azure, PowerApps, Flow, Teams and Office 365 content and one of the largest online conferences alive.

When: November 1st-2nd (8pm UTC start)

Potential Audience: 3000+

My session was based on how we could develop on top of our favorite collaboration tooling ecosystems which known as Microsoft Office with extending capabilities of JavaScript. Further it elaborated Office JS, Office APIs, Office Add-ins architecture, limitations, Script Lab and etc.



Microsoft Teams Extensibility – O365 Developer Bootcamp New York City

The Global Office 365 Developer Boot camp is a free, one-day training event. The boot camps will provide hands-on labs for deep learning and a comprehensive view of all key technologies and products on the Office 365 platform. Developers can apply these learnings to their products or solutions to achieve more right away.  We’d like to share latest and greatest technologies and products (Microsoft Graph, SharePoint Framework, Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, Connectors and Actionable Messages, and more) on the Office 365 platform with local developer communities.

I’m honored to conduct session on “Microsoft Teams Extendibility” which was 100 level session to kick off development on Microsoft Teams.

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Revamp teams with Microsoft Teams – Code Camp NYC 2017

NYC developer community organized their eleventh annual Code Camp event at the “Microsoft Technology Center” in Midtown Manhattan! With the 62 guest technical and non technical speeches, my session was on “Revamp teams with Microsoft Teams“.

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“Colombo Visual Studio 2017 Launch” – 30th March 2017


Visual Studio is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary with more than 100 local events around the world. Sri Lankan developers and IT Pros grabbed the opportunity on 30th March 2017 with gathering more than 160 participants to VirtusaPolaris Auditorium.

It was a great opportunity me to collaborate with local developers and equip them with productivity tooling and show the spark towards innovation with speaking on “Application Innovation with Developer Productivity”. I believe developer + operations teams, will step forward and find innovation with improving developer performance towards realigning businesses with technology.


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