Considering the question “How do we get great designers?” Fred Brooks points out, “Great designers design, of course.” So how do we get great architects? Without the chance to try things, how can we improve as architects?
Architectural Katas are proven exercises designed to maximize the architectural effort, minimize the unnecessary overhead, and complete all the critical elements that any architectural exercise should include: changing requirements, a customer, project constraints, a deadline, peers, and a review process. Your moderator will lead a hands-on workshop where in small groups, you’ll answer an RFP, cook up an architecture, and present it for review. It’s the quickest way to experiment without risking your job.
No prior experience as an architect is required. In fact, having no experience might even be more beneficial—you’ll have no preexisting ideas about how it “should” be done. Best of all, participants will have a chance to win $50.
Help us make this conference the best it can be for you. Please share your feedback and questions below.
Join the conversation here (requires login)
©2019, O'Reilly Media, Inc. • (800) 889-8969 or (707) 827-7019 • Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm PT • All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing on oreilly.com are the property of their respective owners. • email@example.com