Martin Fowler

Chief Scientist at ThoughtWorks

Talk

Cultivating Architecture
Thursday 17:20 - 18:05
Topics:
architecture
agile
culture
Level:
General

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Many organizations today strive to establish autonomous development teams who can move as independently of each other as possible. The goal is to achieve speed and scalability - but what does architecture governance look like in such a decentralised setup? We’ll discuss how to keep everybody aligned on a shared understanding of the architecture and thus avoid prescriptive standardisation without getting chaos.

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About

Martin is an author, speaker, consultant and self-described general loud-mouth on software development. He concentrates on designing enterprise software – looking at what makes a good design and what practices are needed to come up with good design. Fowler has been a pioneer of various topics around object-oriented technology and agile methods, and written several books including Refactoring, UML Distilled, and  Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture. For the last decade he’s worked at ThoughtWorks, what he considers a “really rather good” system delivery and consulting firm, and writes at http://martinfowler.com.