Democratic Software Architecture – Sharing Technology Decisions
1/29/2018Topics:Leadership • Soft Skills • Software Architecture
Only democratic teams that have an inclusive technical culture bring out the best in people by giving them shared ownership over software architecture.
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Do the teams you work on have an “elite few” that are looked to for making technology decisions?
Are there times you wish people would work together more to drive software architecture?
In today’s episode I share both good, and bad experiences I’ve had with team structures that effect software architecture.
It seems logical at first to only allow people with more experience to make these decisions about tools, processes, and frameworks. But only teams that have an inclusive technical culture bring out the best in people by giving them shared ownership over the process.
Included are some tips I’ve found useful over my career to speed up the rate of adopting new technologies as part of your product’s stack – and making it everyone’s job.
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