Architecture cheat sheet No. 6: Agile Architecture
author: Stefan Toth und René Weiss
cheat sheet collection, No. 6, PDF, 4 pages
Software architecture in an agile context becomes more dynamic, smaller-scaled and more distributed. An agile mindset creates cross-functionality, flexibility, and the ability to work iteratively. How does this change architectural work? Communication and ad-hoc decisions are more difficult in large scale development environments. How can agile architectural work be done in a reasonable fashion?
This cheat sheet No. 6 summarises the most important aspects.
- How does a central agile idea influence architectural work?
- How much up-front architectural work is reasonable?
- How can architecture help to scale agile methods?