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The three-headed dog: Architecture, process, structure

Allen Holub (Holub Associates)
13:0513:25 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8
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(4.91, 11 ratings)

The architecture of your system is tightly coupled to both the processes you use and the structure of your organization. When the three are not aligned, the work takes longer, costs more, and the odds of out-and-out failure are much higher. You see this problem particularly in organizations transitioning to holistic approaches like Agile.

Allen Holub details how these three interact and how to fix the misalignment that’s sucking the life out of your productivity.

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Allen Holub

Holub Associates

Allen Holub is one of the country’s foremost software architects and Agile-transformation consultants. Allen speaks internationally about all things Agile and software architecture and provides in-house training and consulting in those areas. He’s also an expert-level programmer, specializing in Swift, Java, and Web 2.0 applications and microservices. Allen can build highly dynamic websites (along the lines of Gmail) from front to back: both the frontend code—JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, HTML5, and CSS3—that runs in the browser and the backend code—Java, PHP, MySQL, Ruby, Mongo, C++, ZeroMQ, and EC2—that runs either on your server or in the cloud. Allen is widely published. His works include 10 books, hundreds of articles in publications ranging from Dr. Dobb’s Journal to IBM DeveloperWorks, and video classes for Agilitry.com (Agility with Allen), Pluralsight (Swift in Depth, Picturing Architecture, Object-Oriented Design), O’Reilly (Design Patterns in the Real World), and Lynda/LinkedIn.

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