Microsoft’s Standard Level Definitions (100 to 400)


To manage expectations as per the technical level of the events that I host for IT Professionals around Ireland I use the Microsoft’s standard level definitions.  To ensure that there is no confusion out there I wanted to clarify what each level means … So here goes:


 


Level 100 Description:


Introductory and overview material. Assumes little or no expertise with topic and covers topic concepts, functions, features, and benefits.


 


Level 200 Description:


Intermediate material. Assumes 100-level knowledge and provides specific details about the topic.


 


Level 300 Description:


Advanced material. Assumes 200-level knowledge, in-depth understanding of features in a real-world environment, and strong coding skills. Provides a detailed technical overview of a subset of product/technology features, covering architecture, performance, migration, deployment, and development.


 


Level 400 Description:


Expert material. Assumes a deep level of technical knowledge and experience and a detailed, thorough understanding of topic. Provides expert-to-expert interaction and coverage of specialized topics.

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    The Irish MCS Infrastructure team has just begun blogging! It should be an interesting blog as these

  2. Gustin says:

    Does e.g. "Level 150" make sense in that system?