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The Solution Architect is responsible for 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.


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


1 – Becoming a solution architect for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform

  • Existing product and platform skills
  • Expectations of a solution architect
  • Solution architect role during project phases
  • Pillars of a great architecture
  • Check your knowledge

2 – Discover customer needs as a Solution Architect for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform

  • Initial customer discovery
  • Customer discovery meetings
  • Customer communication strategy
  • Check your knowledge

3 – Propose a solution as a Solution Architect for Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365

  • Identify solution components
  • Develop and validate a demo
  • Identify potential third-party components
  • Recognize strengths and weaknesses in a solution
  • Check your knowledge

4 – Work with requirements for Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365

  • Lead requirement capture sessions
  • Identify functional requirements
  • Identify non-functional requirements
  • Confirm and finalize requirements
  • Check your knowledge

5 – Perform fit gap analysis

  • Determine feasibility of requirements
  • Refine requirements from proof of concept insights
  • Categorize business requirements and perform gap fit analysis
  • Evaluate Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform apps
  • Check your knowledge

6 – Solution Architect series: Implement project governance for Power Platform and Dynamics 365

  • Project governance
  • Solution architect’s role in project governance
  • Techniques for keeping a project on track
  • Work as a team
  • Check your knowledge

7 – Solution Architect series: Power Platform architecture

  • Environments
  • Environment data location
  • Work with data
  • Custom logic
  • Platform limits
  • High availability and disaster recovery considerations
  • Check your knowledge

8 – Solution architect series: Model data for Power Platform solutions

  • Common Data Model
  • Data modeling
  • Choose a data store
  • Data modeling for Dataverse
  • Best practices for Dataverse
  • Architecture of Fabrikam data model and devices
  • Report data and handle primary visitors
  • Handle visitors, waivers, and photos
  • Example data model solution
  • Check your knowledge

9 – Solution Architect series: Evaluate Power Platform analytics and AI

  • Power Platform reporting capabilities
  • Power BI overview
  • Data requirements
  • Power BI and Power Platform
  • Dataflows
  • AI
  • Check your knowledge

10 – Solution Architect series: Explore Power Apps architecture

  • Common app patterns
  • App composition
  • Components
  • Optimize canvas apps
  • Microsoft Teams and Power Apps
  • Portal apps
  • Check your knowledge

11 – Solution Architect series: Plan application lifecycle management for Power Platform

  • Key considerations for ALM
  • Solutions
  • Configuration and reference data
  • Release process
  • ALM with Azure DevOps
  • Check your knowledge

12 – Explore Power Automate architecture

  • Triggers
  • Common actions
  • Error handling
  • Best practice
  • Business process flows
  • Check your knowledge

13 – Solution architect series: Model security for Power Platform solutions

  • Environment security
  • Data loss prevention
  • Access to Dataverse
  • Security in apps
  • Check your knowledge

14 – Solution Architect series: Implement integrations with Power Platform

  • Integration challenges
  • Inbound data integration
  • Outbound data integration
  • Check your knowledge

15 – Solution architect series: Explore Power Virtual Agents

  • Chatbot building options
  • Chatbot concepts
  • Best practices
  • Integrate chatbots
  • Power Virtual Agents in Teams
  • Check your knowledge

16 – Solution architect series: Explore robotic process automation

  • Power Automate for desktop
  • Record and edit tasks
  • Run desktop flows
  • Process advisor
  • Check your knowledge

17 – Solution Architect series: Testing and go-live

  • Plan for go-live
  • Data migration
  • Plan for go-live
  • Check your knowledge

Additional information


3 days

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