software architecture

Software Architectures That Bend Without Breaking

All software architectures have to deal with stress. It is simply the way the world works! Stressors come from multiple directions, including changes in the marketplace, business models, and customer demand, as well as infrastructure failures, improper or unexpected inputs, and bugs. As software architects, one of our jobs is to create solutions that meet …

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Enterprise Architecture = Architecting the Enterprise?

This video takes a serious but light-hearted look at the role of enterprise architects in modern IT organizations. Software architects in the enterprise are often regarded as ivory tower residents who bestow their utopian plans upon project teams in the form of colorful diagrams that bear little to no resemblance to reality. The most suspicious …

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