This presentation was created for the SATURN conference series and does not necessarily reflect the positions and views of the Software Engineering Institute.
a great deal of the architecting job of a successful architect deals with
technology, the essence of the work is in the areas of process and business, but
especially in communication.
architects typically have a software engineering background. They have a lot of
practical expertise in software programming, as well as experience with a
specific domain. But once they're specifically assigned as an architect, they
suddenly find that they must focus on the non-technical aspects of a project.
of my activities are based on Steven Covey's principles from The Seven Habits
of Highly Effective People. I use these seven principles as a foundation for
my daily professional work, as well as in my private life. This presentation
will show how the ever-busy role of an architect can be carried out in a highly
effective and efficient way.
This presentation was given at SATURN 2011 in Burlingame, CA.