Tag: Software Architect

How to avoid the most common mistake most architects make when designing solutions

By on January 16, 2014 in Software Design

So what is one of the most common mistakes that most software developers and architects make? Very simply, developers and architects rarely consider the user interface when designing solutions. That’s it, you can stop reading now if you are part of the 1% that don’t make this mistake.  However, if you are part of the […]

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Humility and the software architect

By on November 26, 2013 in Software Architect

The role of the software architect is as much about relationships as it is about technology.   This is why one of the most important qualities attributes of the software architect is humility.  Humility is important because it is an enabler.  It enables your team to achieve greatness through openness, acceptance, and empathy. Humble architects recognize […]

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Three things that negatively influence an architects design choices

By on November 7, 2013 in Software Architect, Software Design

There are three things that software architects and developers let influence our design choices that we should all be wary of. On the surface these may not seem all that bad but give me 5 minutes to change your mind. New and Shiny I may be going out on a limb here but here goes…Architects […]

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Why do we need Software Architects?

By on October 24, 2013 in Software Architect

Is it possible to create software applications without an architect? Absolutely! After all software developers write the software, not the architect. However, as software systems become more complex so does the likelihood that a project will fail. Projects fail for a variety of reasons but it has been my experience that most failures are related […]

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So who is a software architect?

By on October 10, 2013 in Software Architect

A software architect is the person or persons on your team with skills, knowledge and experience to address the challenges an application will encounter before, during and after construction. This person may not have the architect title but we all know he or she has the best intentions of the development team, the business and […]

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