12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects

12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects

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Master The Crucial Technical Skills Every Software Architect Needs! To succeed as a software architect, you must master both technical skills and soft skills. Dave Hendricksen illuminated the soft skills in his highly-regarded 12 Essential Skills for Software Architects. Now, in 12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects he turns to the technical side. Drawing on his decades of experience, Hendricksen organizes technical skills into three areas. PROJECT SKILLS: driving projects from ideation through delivery TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: building, buying, and/or leveraging the right technologies VISIONARY SKILLS: realizing an architectural vision that improves long-term competitiveness He helps you develop and sharpen these key technical skills: from conceptualizing solutions to developing platforms and governance, and from selecting technology innovations to infusing architectures with an entrepreneurial spirit. This guide reveals the technical skills you need and provides a coherent framework and practical methodology for mastering them. Taken together, Hendricksena€™s two books offer the most complete, practical pathway to excellence in software architecture. Theya€™ll guide you through every step of your architecture careera€”from getting the right position to thriving once you have it. Essential Architect Skills Visionary Skills Entrepreneurial Execution Technology Innovation Strategic Roadmapping Technology Skills Governance Platform Development Know-how Architectural Perspective Project Skills Estimation Partnership Discovery Management Conceptualization Dave Hendricksen is a big data architect for Thomson Reuters, where he works closely with the firma€™s new product development teams to create innovative legal products for large-scale online platforms such as Westlaw.com. Hendricksen presented a€œDesigning and Building Large-Scale Systems in an Agile Worlda€ at Carnegie Mellon Universitya€™s influential Software Engineering Institute.Infrastructure Storage Database Figure 7.3 Logical architecture diagram A logical architecture diagram can take many forms. The intent is to show key logical groupings of the architecture and show some of the separation of concerns.

Title:12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects
Author:Dave Hendricksen
Publisher:Addison-Wesley Professional - 2014-08-22


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