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Apr 3

What Makes a Good Software Architect (2019 Edition)?

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What Makes a Good Software Architect (2019 Edition)?
Apr 3, 2019 · Webcast

Summary

The architect’s role continues to evolve; in this webcast we will revisit the question in the context of today’s role and responsibilities.

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Agenda

In 2017, the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Webcast, What Makes a Good Software Architect? explored the skills and knowledge needed by successful software architects. The architect’s role continues to evolve; in this webcast we will revisit the question in the context of today’s role and responsibilities. We will explore the challenges of working in an environment with rapidly evolving technology options, such as the serverless architecture style, and the role of the architect in Agile organizations using DevSecOps and Agile architecture practices to shorten iterations and deliver software faster.

Attendees will learn:

  • how successful architects make and communicate decisions about which technologies to adopt
  • how to use technical debt to drive project planning and execution
  • approaches to help Agile projects adopt architecture-centric practices

Who should attend?

  • architects, technical leaders, and senior developers
  • technical managers and project managers
  • product managers and program managers

About the Speakers

Felix Bachmann is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the SEI, where he works with development teams in industry and government to improve productivity and product quality.

John Klein is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the SEI, where he works with architects in industry and government to improve individual capabilities and project outcomes.

Ben Northrop has been developing software for more than 20 years and is a principal at Highline Solutions, a software consultancy in Pittsburgh.

Ipek Ozkaya is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the SEI, where she develops architecture-focused techniques to help industry and government teams improve their project outcomes.

Moderator:

SuZ Miller is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the SEI, where she is a Principal Researcher in the SEI’s Agile in Government Team. She specializes in helping government organizations that build and sustain complex cyberphysical systems to take best advantage of Lean and Agile principles in their acquisition, development, and sustainment activities.

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