Methodology must be adapted, every developer must understand their part in the whole and architecture issues are key – these are three conclusions that Ericsson have reached from their experience of running large-scale Lean & Agile projects.
The centralized design and decision making associated with traditional software architects has, most righteously, been questioned by the agile community. It goes against the very core of Lean and Agile – empowerment. As a consequence, the role of the architect has been eliminated, but not just its traditional manifestation. This […]
Software Architecture was often neglected in the early years of the agile movement. However in recent years most developers have learnt to appreciate its importance. In this article, Jim Coplien – the author of Wiley’s upcoming book “Lean Software Architecture” – gives an overview of architecture’s role in the Lean […]