Since the announcement of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) in September 2018, I have seen many different scenarios and adoption by a wide range of customers.

Chargeback Model Scenario

One of the scenarios is developing a chargeback model for IT to bill their end user’s usage back to their business unit. The most common…


QR Code is still commonly used today — this simple approach even lead to a national wide implementation of location check-in using an unique QR code for every location. …


Looking back

During the initial outburst of the global pandemics in February 2020, I created a few approaches using a mix of Power Platform (e.g. Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Microsoft Forms) — COVID-19 dashboard, contact tracing for internal organization and external parties (also with the encouragement of a fellow challenger…


One of my customers saw this dialog box while doing user assignments to application groups in their Azure Portal for Windows Virtual Desktop.

Setup email discovery to help your users discover their resources using an email address instead of the deployment URL

Snippet on User Assignment for Application Groups in Windows Virtual Desktop blade — Azure portal

To connect to Windows Virtual Desktop, there are…


Recap

In my earlier post, I did a quick simple hack to develop a Contact Tracing app using Power Apps for internal (organizational) users to do check in on their known location(s) to facilitate contact tracing if needed in an event of an epidemic outbreak.

For those who miss my previous…


How this got started

One of my contacts reached out to me with an idea to leverage on Power Apps to create an app for internal (organizational) users to do a check in on their known location(s) to facilitate contact tracing if needed in an event of Novel Conorovirus suspected case.

Birth of the idea

The initial thought


In my earlier post, we have used the set of data provided by Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) and built a tracking dashboard using Power BI. …


Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) developed an online dashboard (as shown below) to visualize and track the reported cases on a daily timescale using ArcGIS.

ArcGIS Dashboard developed by JHU CSSE

They have also provided the complete set of data which is downloadable as a Google sheet, consolidated from various…


This is a continuation of a 8-days series of Power Platform. For the rest of the series, please refer to links below:

TL:DR — Day 3 Recap

I have to admit…

Jenzus Hsu

Closet geek, on the cloud journey with @Azure. Love Baseball. Git + LinkedIn: jenzushsu

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