Masterclass: Architecture with Agility

Date: 6-7 May 2021, ONLINE

Training fee: €580/participant plus VAT, only 25 seats available

To book your seats, please contact us by email ([email protected]) or phone (+40 740 849 770).

Course outline

Every system has an architecture, whether accidental or intentional, and regardless of whether it was put in place by a nominated architect or whether it emerged from the decisions and discussions of a team. All too often the focus of what is often described as architecture is centred around a specific set of platform technologies, which forms only one part of the set of concerns an architecture should. And all too often architecture is seen as a separate concern from the development process, whereas the two are intertwined — what you build is influenced by how you build it, and vice versa.

The two-day Architecture with Agility training and workshop looks at the relationship between agile processes and sustainable architecture, taking in agile and lean thinking, organisational structure, good architectural qualities and dealing with legacy and change.

Day 1

  • What do we mean by software architecture?
  • What is the relationship between development process and software architecture?
  • How do agile and lean thinking relate to software architecture?
  • What are the sources of change and evolution in software architecture?

Day 2

  • What are some of the properties of a good software architecture?
  • How does organisational structure affect software architecture?
  • How can software architecture be evolved and grown?
  • How do we respond to legacy code and technical debt?

This is a hands-on masterclass and will be combined with a series of exercises.

Who is this Masterclass for?

  • Software architects and lead developers looking to broaden and sharpen their skills in the disciplines touched on by software architecture, not just specific technonlogies. In this masterclass you will:
  • Outline the relationship between development process and architecture.
  • Appreciate the roles and failure modes of testing, modelling and technology platforms.
  • Explore different architectural styles and design patterns.
  • Try out concepts and practices in a series of exercises.

About the trainer

Kevlin is an independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer. He has contributed to open- and closed-source codebases, been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites and has been on far too many committees. He is co-author of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages. He is also editor of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know and the forthcoming 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know. He lives in Bristol and online.

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