Application architects focus on the broad logical design of an application. They have deep knowledge of the technologies used to build the applications for which they are responsible. They also understand the tradeoffs and compromises inherent in the architectural designs they recommend. Explore more about this in this video.
- There are three major architectural scopes. … Application, solution, and enterprise. … Application architecture is closest … to the software development process. … Also known as technical architecture, … it deals with detailed systems designs. … IT systems are composed of a selection of platforms, … reusable software components, and paid … and open source software. … In my first role as an application architect, … I was assigned to a few applications … with a relatively narrow focus. … I did write some code. … Sometimes I would test out design ideas … that we would call proofs of concept. … I didn't spend every day with the development teams … but we were in regular communication. … I depended on the development teams … for updates to their progress, and they depended … on me for design consultation and documentation. … Let's consider a point of sale application. … You know, the system that takes your money … when you buy something at a store. … It has a related set of functions. … For example, it scans product labels, sums up the total, …
- Why do enterprises need architecture?
- How do enterprise architects add value in an organization?
- Application, solution, and enterprise architecture
- Pursuing EA as a career
- Working with EA frameworks and practices
- Integrating EA with process systems
- Creating a new EA organization