The Role of Architecture in Agile Development
In large Government and Commercial organizations with many interacting systems, architecture is necessary to collaborate effectively across disparate entities and systems. Traditional command and control approaches to architecture are often ineffective and cause great tension, especially when Agile efforts are part of the portfolio. We will discuss two principles, Vision and Partnering. These principles provide insight and get results for both architects and Agilists; and present tools and approaches on how to effectively engage architects and architecture.