Microsoft FastTrack Recognised Solution Architect nomination – Dynamics 365
The Microsoft Dynamics 365 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 during Dynamics 365 FastTrack–governed engagements. They typically work for systems integrator partners, who may nominate solution architects to recognise their expertise.
Recognised architects’ profiles, and the partners they work for, are listed on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 websites1
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.
1Partners and architects may opt out of this listing.
Nomination and evaluation process
Partners nominate qualified solution architects using this form. The deadline is December 15.
A panel of solution architects from the Dynamics 365 engineering team assesses candidates based on the architecture-related artifacts and solution quality of the candidate’s FastTrack projects.
Candidates are assessed on their:
Depth of technical capability and current product knowledge.
Adherence to recommended best practices.
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.
Have a minimum of five years’ experience with Dynamics CRM or ERP products.
Have a minimum of three years’ experience as a solution architect.
Be a Microsoft Certified Dynamics 365 Solution Architect (PL-600 or MB-700).
Be the lead architect on at least two FastTrack–governed customer implementation projects and adhere to FastTrack recommended Success by Design governance practices.
Be responsible for the architecture and design of at least two FastTrack–governed customer implementation projects.