Last week it was discussed, that only Level 200 or above presentations will be encouraged in the South Asia MVP Summit 2008. Initially, I was a bit perplexed on the levels of Presentation. That’s when; Abhishek gave me this information which describes on the various levels of presentation.
Level 100 (introductory):
Overviews of product and technology features, functions and benefits
Details of new product features, how will they benefit customers and convince them that they need to buy this product
The functions of the product and an example of how they are used in a real world environment
The benefits of the product and any case studies that show how they assisted a customer
Product requirements and other integration information.
Level 200 (intermediate):
Specific product and technology technical information
Drilling into architecture, integration and configuration (what makes the feature tick)
High-level troubleshooting techniques
Known limitations and issues.
Level 300 (experienced):
Product migration, deployment, architecture, development
Drilling into how a product and its technology is designed to be deployed, migration, etc and focusing on how it is actually deployed
Real world examples as appropriate
Complex coding, known issues and work-arounds (sample code/examples)
Lessons learned, both positive and negative
Sample migration plans including sample project plans
Deployment case studies
Architecture design best practices and case studies.
Level 400 (advanced expert):
Custom code, scripts, application solution development, architect infrastructure designs and solutions
Advanced coding considerations and challenges
Design considerations and challenges
Architecture considerations and challenges
Troubleshooting techniques at the debugging level.