As the digital economy changes the rules of the game for enterprises, the role of software and IT architects is also transforming. Rather than focus on technical decisions alone, architects and senior technologists need to combine organizational and technical knowledge to effect change in their company’s structure and processes. To accomplish that, they need to connect IT with executives, where the business strategy is defined.
Real-world advice and hard-learned lessons [from actual IT transformations] is changing the roles for software architects, senior developers, and other IT professionals preparing them for the more complex roles automating future enterprises.
- Software architects and senior developers looking to shape the company’s technology direction or assist in an organizational transformation
- Enterprise architects and senior technologists searching for practical advice on how to navigate technical and organizational topics
- CTOs and senior technical architects who are devising an IT strategy that impacts the way the organization works
- IT managers who want to learn what’s worked and what hasn’t in large-scale transformation