I ran a tutorial at the QCon London 2012 conference last week where we focussed on the software architecture role. Throughout the day I asked the audience a number of questions, the answers to which I summarised on the flipchart at the front. Here are the questions and answers...
Interesting that the software architecture role we discuss is so different from what you typically find in many organisations, huh? :-)
Thanks to everybody who came along!
Simon is an independent software development consultant specialising in software architecture; specifically technical leadership, communication and lightweight, pragmatic approaches to software architecture. He is the author of two books about software architecture; Software Architecture for Developers (a developer-friendly guide to software architecture, technical leadership and the balance with agility) and The Art of Visualising Software Architecture (a guide to communicating software architecture with sketches, diagrams and the C4 model). Simon lives in Jersey (the largest of the Channel Islands) and regularly speaks to audiences around the world. You can find Simon on Twitter at @simonbrown.