Organization: A Tool for Software Architects • Eberhard Wolff • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Eberhard Wolff - Prolific Author of "Microservices: Flexible Software Architecture". Working for 15+ years as an Architect & Consultant

Conway's Law, domain-driven design, microservices — the most important modern software architecture approaches use the organization as a tool for architecture. But software architects often have only limited influence on the organization. And teams should be self-organized — so how can you even influence them at all?
This presentation shows what exactly it means to use the organization as a tool for architecture and how software architects can use it concretely. Because even if you are a manager: Organizations are people — and you can go out and work [...]

00:00 Intro
01:51 Architects do architecture & tech
07:44 Organization must be defined
15:19 Accelerate: The science of lean software & DevOps
18:51 Software architecture = Collaborative games
21:14 Architects shouldn't do architecture
22:12 Start: more than trainings
25:22 Support
26:20 Workshop
28:35 Culture issues
33:29 Conclusion

Download slides and read the full abstract here:

Eberhard Wolff & Hanna Prinz • Service Mesh •
Eberhard Wolff • Microservices Book •
Eberhard Wolff • Microservices - A Practical Guide •
Forsgren, Humble & Kim • Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps •
Sam Newman • Monolith to Microservices •
Aaron Rinehart • Security Chaos Engineering •
Nora Jones & Casey Rosenthal • Chaos Engineering •
#SoftwareArchitecture #DDD #Organization #Microservices #DevOps #Accelerate

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