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Re: [epf-dev] Request for discussion: Redefining Architecture Content for OpenUP/Basic 1.0

Attached is the initial draft of an article I wrote for a special issue on
Enterprise Architecture for Cutter IT Journal.  The final version should
be online in a week or two.

Might give us some ideas.  Remember, the focus is EA not app architecture,
but many of the ideas should be of interest.

- Scott

On Tue, January 23, 2007 5:20 pm, Scott W. Ambler said:
>
> On Tue, January 23, 2007 10:31 am, Ana Valente Pereira said:
>> Sorry Mark but I will not be habble to be at the call..
>
> I missed the call too, sorry about that.
>
>>
>> I agree with most of what you wrote.... just some comments:
>>
>> * I would write "just enough words" after producing and testing the
>> software  ... just to remember key arch decisions that could be useful
>> for the next iteration
>
> Definitely.  I think that we should recommend:
> 1. The creation of a handful of key sketches ( technical stack diagram,
> domain diagram, deployment diagram) which evolve as needed throughout the
> project.
> 2. Recording of key architectural decisions, often in point form.
>
>>
>> * It also sounds that software is always being from scratch ... maybe
>> the arch team could also make use of other software developed in the
>> open source communities ... we could add some steps for it ?
>
> And benefit from existing work within the company.  There is likely an
> existing infrastructure and maybe even enterprise architects available to
> help explain things and better yet be available to work with the team.
>
> - Scott
> Practice Leader Agile Development, IBM Rational
> http://www-306.ibm.com/software/rational/bios/ambler.html
>
> Refactoring Databases (
> http://www.ambysoft.com/books/refactoringDatabases.html ) is now
> available.
>
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Practice Leader Agile Development, IBM Rational
http://www-306.ibm.com/software/rational/bios/ambler.html

Refactoring Databases (
http://www.ambysoft.com/books/refactoringDatabases.html ) is now
available.

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