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Microsoft FastTrack Recognised Solution Architect nominations

Microsoft FastTrack Recognised Solution Architect nominations

The Microsoft Digital Transformation Platform engineering team confers the designation FastTrack Recognised Solution Architect to practising enterprise solution architects who consistently exhibit deep architecture expertise and create high-quality solutions for customers. They typically work for systems integrator partners, who may nominate solution architects to recognise their expertise.

Why nominate

  • Recognised architects’ profiles, and the partners they work for, are listed on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Architects and Power Platform websites 1 .
  • Partners may indicate the number of recognised architects they have in their promotional materials and may direct prospective customers to the recognised architect profile page.
  • Recognised architects get an e-badge to share on LinkedIn and other social media platforms.
  • Recognised architects get a special mention in the annual Microsoft Business Applications Summit keynote.

Nomination and evaluation process

  • Go to the corresponding business applications form to see eligibility requirements and nominate a solution architect. The deadline is December 30.
  • A panel of solution architects from the respective engineering teams assesses candidates based on the architecture-related artifacts and solution quality of the candidate’s projects.
  • Candidates are assessed on their:
    • Depth of technical capability and current product knowledge.
    • Adherence to recommended best practises.
    • Degree of complexity associated with the customer implementation.
    • Quality of architecture design and fit for the customer’s needs.
  • The evaluation process takes 8–12 weeks. Candidates are notified of the decision via email, along with next steps for accepted architects.
1 Partners and architects may opt out of this listing.

Forms and requirements

Dynamics 365

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Power Apps

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Power BI

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