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12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects eBook

By Dave Hendricksen
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    ISBN
    9780133377033
    Published date
    30/01/2014
     
     
     

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    This indispensable handbook focuses on 12 specific skills every software architect needs to succeed: skills involved in becoming a superior technologist and an outstanding technical champion. Ideal for both working and aspiring software architects, 12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects is the perfect complement and follow-up to Dave Hendricksen's previous best-seller, 12 Essential Skills for Software Architects. These books place real-world practice in the context of the development organisation and the business and help blend the optimal mix of both hard and soft skills.
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    ISBN
     
    9780133377033
    Edition
     
    1st
    Published date
     
    30/01/2014
    Published by
     
    Pearson Higher Ed USA
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    Format
     
    Table of contents
    • Part I: Project Skills 1
    • Chapter 1: Partnership
    • What Is a Partnership?
    • What Are the Key Aspects of a Partnership?
    • Alignment
    • Trust
    • Context
    • Collaboration
    • Relationships
    • Chapter 2: Discovery
    • What Is Discovery?
    • The Keys to Discovery
    • Understanding the Customer
    • Understanding the Market
    • Understanding Your Business
    • Chapter 3: Conceptualization
    • Ideation
    • Getting Involved Early
    • Conceptualization: Bringing Ideas to Life
    • Concept Formation
    • Concept Reification
    • Concept Evolution
    • Chapter 4: Estimation
    • Estimates Overview
    • Understanding the Estimating Process
    • Developing the Architectural Approach
    • Estimating Strategies
    • Estimating Principles
    • Bringing It All Together
    • Chapter 5: Management
    • Architecture Management Defined
    • Areas of Architectural Responsibility
    • Striving toward Technology Excellence
    • Delivering Projects
    • Resolving Issues
    • Partnering with Executives
    • Managing Your Time
    • Grooming Technical Talent
    • Enhancing Your Skill Set
    • Part II: Technology Skills
    • Chapter 6: Platform Development
    • Platform Development Defined
    • The Elements of Platform Development
    • Capabilities
    • Ecosystem
    • Guiding Principles
    • Chapter 7: Architectural Perspective
    • Architectural Perspective Defined
    • Architectural Principles
    • Architectural Concerns
    • Architectural Communication
    • Bringing It All Together
    • Chapter 8: Governance
    • Governance Defined
    • Governance Principles
    • Areas of Governance
    • Governance and a Healthy Tension with Agile
    • Chapter 9: Know-how
    • Know-how Defined
    • Developing Know-how
    • Know-how Synthesis
    • Know-how-Driven Architecture
    • Part III: Visionary Skills
    • Chapter 10: Technology Innovation
    • Technology Innovation Defined
    • Trend Awareness
    • Business Alignment
    • Strategic Research
    • Technology Innovation Principles
    • Pragmatic Technology Innovation
    • Chapter 11: Strategic Roadmapping
    • Strategic Roadmapping Defined
    • Elements of a Strategic Roadmap
    • Roadmapping Strategies
    • Roadmapping Principles
    • What Is an Architect’s Role in Roadmapping?
    • Where Can You Use Roadmaps?
    • Roadmap Considerations
    • Roadmap Socialization
    • Celebrating Milestones Achieved
    • Chapter 12: Entrepreneurial Execution
    • Entrepreneurial Execution Defined
    • Elements of Entrepreneurial Execution
    • Entrepreneurial Execution Principles
    • Architecting with Entrepreneurial Execution 
    • Epilogue: Bringing It All Together
    • Thinking about Skill Development
    • Final Thought
    • Index
    Features & benefits
    • Helps software architects increase career advancement possibilities, improve personal job satisfaction, and have more fun at work
    • Helps development organisations increase productivity by giving teams a deeper understanding of the skills needed to successfully architect software systems
    • Focuses on indispensable skills that aren't well-known and are rarely covered in formal training
    • Will also help software architects and aspiring software architects succeed in job interviews
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