After the Roadshow...

The Maps Team is thrilled to share the news about our highly successful event, the first-ever Microsoft's Mapping and Geospatial Roadshow held in Amsterdam on June 7th, 2023! It was a remarkable occasion where we welcomed 85 geospatial professionals from a wide range of prestigious companies and government organizations. 

Features available in Mocrosoft Enterprise MapsClemen's presentation on Microsoft Enterprise Maps

Throughout the day, attendees were treated to four sessions, delivered by industry experts that explored the power of Azure Maps, Power BI, Dynamics Field-Service, and Bing Maps for Enterprise. Collaborating with our German partner PTV, we presented these sessions on a stunning, immersive screen spanning an impressive 12 meters (40 feet) wide. The visual impact was truly awe-inspiring!

Unleashing the Power of Azure Maps & Bing Maps for Enterprise

Clemens Schotte explored the boundless potential of Microsoft's enterprise mapping platforms, Azure Maps and Bing Maps for Enterprise. You too can discover how these robust geospatial service offerings empower developers and organizations to effortlessly integrate location-based data into their web and mobile solutions, revolutionizing the way they view the world.
Presentation by Clemens Schotte

Mapping Made Easy: Low Code Solutions with Excel, Power BI, & Power Apps

Not a developer? No problem! Annemarie Thijs dove into the realm of Microsoft's low code solutions and highlighted the transformative capabilities of mapping apps and dashboards that can be built by anyone! Check out the following resources to learn how to leverage Excel, Power BI, and Power Apps to visually represent geographic data, enabling you to make informed decisions and unlock hidden insights.
Presentation by Annemarie Thijs

Mastering Logistics and Onsite Service with Dynamics Field-Service

Steven Vlaanderen Oldenzeel explored the intricacies of managing logistics and onsite service to customer locations. Dynamics customers gain invaluable insights into the world of routing, traffic, scheduling, and planning, as Dynamics field-service tackles these challenges head-on. Check out the following link to Field Service Management | Microsoft Dynamics 365 to learn how to optimize your operations and enhance customer satisfaction through efficient and effective service management.
Presentation by Steven Vlaanderen Oldenzeel

Partner Spotlight: PTV's Journey with Bing Maps for Enterprise

Andreas Lehr from PTV took the stage and shared first-hand PTV's experience as both a partner and customer of Bing Maps for Enterprise. He demonstrated how PTV has harnessed the power of Microsoft's Enterprise mapping solution to drive innovation, streamline processes, and elevate customer experiences. Check out the following link, Bing Maps Services | PTV AG | MyPTV, to gain valuable insights into the real-world applications and success stories that have shaped PTV's partnership with Bing Maps.
Presentation by Andreas Lehr

Assigning Resources in Dynamics 365Steven's presentation on Microsoft Enterprise Maps

Overall, the event showcased the immense capabilities of Microsoft's mapping and geospatial tools, inspiring attendees to leverage these solutions in their own organizations. Whether you're a developer or not, there are resources available to empower you to integrate location-based data, make informed decisions, optimize operations, and enhance customer satisfaction.

As the first-ever Microsoft Mapping and Geospatial Roadshow came to a close, the enthusiasm and excitement among the attendees was palpable. The event not only fostered knowledge exchange and networking but also sparked new ideas and possibilities for leveraging the power of mapping technology. We look forward to future events that continue to push the boundaries of geospatial innovation and empower professionals worldwide. Stay tuned for more updates and join us on this exciting journey of mapping and geospatial exploration!


I am not a developer, what is the best option for me?

Besides Annemarie's presentation link in this blog, the month of February is dedicated to what is called low code or no code solutions. To find out more you can check out our February blog Bing Maps and Low Code February.

Are there other samples of how I can use a bing maps in a low code solution?

You can check out the story of how Edgar Simões, an Economist in Portugal, chose to use Bing Maps in Power Pages because he was not a software developer. He created the site as an initiative to support Ukrainian refugees in Portugal. Edgar published his full thought process and development story on LinkedIn at Ukraine Live Aid - An interactive map of donation points in Portugal and you can view the video highlight from MS Build on YouTube at Ukraine Live Aid- Power Pages (Satya Nadella 2022 Build Keynote)

Can beginners use Microsoft Maps APIs?

If you’re new to applicatiion or web development, you can count on an extensive support system to guide you every step of the way, including detailed documentation and interactive code samples.