Length
3 days
Version
A

Overview

This course discusses the successful design, implementation, deployment and adoption of an overall solution.

The Solution Architect ensures that the solution meets the customer’s needs now and in the future.

In this course, students will learn about decisions a Solution Architect makes during an implementation, covering security, integrations, Power Apps architecture, Power Automate architecture, and more.

This course is designed to give you an introduction to the Solution Architect role.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Be a Solution Architect / Get to know your customer
  • Project governance and working as a team
  • Visualizations, Analytics, Reporting and AI
  • Power Automate Architecture
  • Dynamics 365 Applications Architecture
  • Conceptualizing the design from requirements
  • Power Platform Architecture
  • Data Modeling
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
  • Security Modeling
  • Integrations
  • Testing and Go Live
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Cover the pre-sales and analysis phases of a project to include
  • What it takes to become a Solution Architect
  • Discovering customer needs
  • Proposing a solution
  • Working with requirements
  • Performing fit-gap analysis

Key Topics

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Becoming a Solution Architect / Getting to know your customer

Lessons

  • Define a Solution Architect
  • Role of a Solution Architect on projects
  • Project Methodology
  • Getting to know your customer
  • Group exercise – Getting to know your customer

Module 3: Conceptualizing the design from requirements

Lessons

  • How to lead the requirement collection effort
  • Using fit gap analysis
  • Pillars of good architecture
  • Blueprinting the solution architecture
  • Group exercise – Design from requirements

Module 4: Project governance and working as a team

Lessons

  • Solution Architect’s role in project governance
  • Techniques for keeping a project on track
  • Scenarios that could cause a project to fail
  • Group exercise – Project governance and working as a team

Module 5: Power Platform Architecture

Lessons

  • Key Power Platform architecture components
  • Understand how platform design and limits influence solution architectures
  • Updates and feature releases
  • Understand how to communicate how the platform meets customer needs

Module 6: Data Modeling

Lessons

  • Data model influences
  • Data model strategy
  • Data types
  • Data relationships
  • Group exercise – Data modeling

Module 7: Visualizations, Analytics, Reporting and AI

Lessons

  • Planning and evaluating requirements
  • Operational reporting
  • Power BI
  • Enterprise BI
  • Pre-built insights and custom AI

Module 8: Power Apps Architecture

Lessons

  • Discuss options for apps and how to choose where to start
  • Discuss app composition options
  • Using components as part of your app architecture
  • Considerations for including Portals as an app in your architecture
  • Group exercise – Power Apps Architecture topics

Module 9: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Lessons

  • Microsoft vision and Solution Architect’s role in ALM
  • Environment strategies
  • Defning a solution structure for your deliverable

Module 10: Power Automate Architecture

Lessons

  • Discuss options for automation and custom logic
  • Review considerations for using triggers and common actions
  • Explore using Business Process Flows (BPF) to guide users through business processes
  • Group Exercise – Evaluate scenarios for Power Automate usage

Module 11: Security Modeling

Lessons

  • Solution Architect’s role in security modeling
  • Discovery and learning your client’s environment
  • Controlling access to environments and resources
  • Controlling access to CDS Data
  • Group Exercise – Security Modeling

Module 12: Integrations

Lessons

  • Solution Architects role in Integrations
  • What is an integration and why do we need it
  • Platform features that enable integration
  • CDS Event Publishing
  • Scenarios for group discussion

Module 13: Dynamics 365 Applications Architecture

Lessons

  • Solution Architect’s role when deploying Dynamics 365 apps
  • Architecture Considerations for primary apps
  • Group Exercise – App specific working groups evaluate requirements

Module 14: Testing and Go Live

Lessons

  • Solution Architect’s role with testing and go live
  • Planning for testing
  • Planning for go live

Target Audience

Senior Consultants (both functional and technical) that aspire to be Solution Architects, or current Solution Architects that are new to the role.

We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please call us at +632 8244 2098 or email [email protected].

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Passed MB-200 Exam
  • Experience with Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform
  • Senior Consultant (functional or technical) or Solution Architect new to role
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Azure
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