The architect role
This module will introduce you to the solution architect role. It will help you understand the major skills needed to perform on this role.
Manage interactions with FastTrack
- The solution architect role
This module will introduce to FastTrack and how to interact with them during Dynamics implementation.
- Get to know FastTrack
- Make the most of FastTrack templates
This module will help you give you an overview of solution blueprint in general. Also, this module serves as the foundation for the rest of modules as you will be doing several activities to build your very first solution blueprint during this class.
Define environments, tools, and deployment strategy
- Solution blueprint definition and components
- Project governance and timeline
- Solution architecture and organizational structure
- Working with business process catalog
This module will explain to you the different environment and deployment options. It will allow empower you to define a basic environment strategy for Dynamics implementation.
Determine data management strategy
- Understand environment planning
- Application lifecycle management and deployment strategy
- Using LCS and Azure DevOps
This module will empower you to understand the data related topics within Dynamics implementation. It will help you define data migration strategy.
Determine integration and interfaces strategies
- Data management overview
- Develop data migration strategy
This module will cover the integration and interface topics. It should help you to understand the available options and tools to use. It will help you define your integration and interface strategy for Dynamics implementations.
Define security architecture
- Develop integration strategy
- Integration options
This module will help you understand the important security aspects for Dynamics implementations.
Define testing strategy
- Important security aspects
- Security framework
- Define security strategy
This module should help you define testing strategy and develop testing plan. It will interduce you to the various testing types and tools.
Define performance testing strategy
- Testing strategy overview
- Testing planning and execution
This module will focus more on the performance topics. It will help you to know the importance of performance topic and will empower you to know how to address these topics with your customer.
Business intelligence and reporting
- Prepare for performance topics
- Utilize performance testing tools
This module will address the key topics for reporting and intelligence needed by the solution architect.
Determine licensing and support
- Implement business intelligence and reporting
This module is designed to help you understand the basics of licensing and support. It not meant to make you an expert on this topic. However, it will enable you to know where to find the information when you need it.
Prepare for go-live
- Understand licensing estimation
- Understand support options
This module is to put everything together and prepare for go-live. It will help you get familiar with go-live checklist. This module also will recap major learnings from this class and you will be asked to give a class feedback.
- Complete solution blueprint
- Prepare for go-live
- Class recap