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Software teams and surrounding support teams [closed]

Help me understand the need for managers, product managers, program managers, design architects, engineering directors, and all other auxiliary job titles that surround software development but don't ...
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Difficulty understanding difference between Project Manager (Business Analyst) and Software Architect and Scrum Master [closed]

From what I've gathered: Project Manager (PM)(or Business Analyst (BA)): Decides EVERYTHING. Capable of solving problems. This means he or she will have the skills necessary to look at data and other ...
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What Is The Relationship Between Software Architect and Team Member [duplicate]

I work for a small company which has less than 100 persons. Several months ago, this company offered me position of SA and I accepted. There are three teams in this company, and I work for one of ...
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How can architects work with self-organizing Scrum teams?

An organization with a number of agile Scrum teams also has a small group of people appointed as "enterprise architects". The EA group acts as control and gatekeeper for quality and adherence to ...
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What tasks should an Architect NOT do or limit to be effective? [closed]

There are plenty of questions/answers about what an architect does, but what should someone in an Architect role NOT do? What are the boundaries/limits to maintain to be an effective Architect? I'm ...
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Should a domain expert make class diagrams?

The domain expert in our team uses UML class diagrams to model the domain model. As a result, the class diagrams are more of technical models rather than domain models (it serves of some sort of ...
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What makes for a good architect/manager/lead developer?

I am the Lead Developer for a small software company. Over the past two years, my team has grown from one developer (me) to a group of about nine people. Most of us are very capable, senior engineers ...
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How to build a career path to be an Architect? [closed]

I'm currently a junior Java developer with 1 year of experience. And I want to know how to become an Architect. what things should I focus on to reach that goal or to be more specific what is the road ...
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4answers
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when to use java and when to use c++ [closed]

Lets say I am writing a server, which will run continuously and answer the queries of the client. Now what parameters (speed, memory, ease of use, quality etc.) should I consider to decide whether to ...
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Credibility of Windows azure architect program from Sundblad & Sundblad

I am planning to attend the Windows Azure Architect Program from S&S. http://www.windowsazurearchitect.com/ Although the website says it is a Microsoft Training Program, not sure how much ...
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4answers
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Career progression from Systems Architect? [closed]

What are the usual career paths from a Systems Architecture role? Do people ever move from architecture roles into management and work towards CIO/CTO or do they generally just head towards ...
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Are 'Architect' and 'Developer' separate roles? [closed]

Is it actually possible to develop software without also architecting it?
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What should you bring to the table as a Software Architect? [closed]

There have been many questions with good answers about the role of a Software Architect (SA) on StackOverflow and Programmers SE. I am trying to ask a slightly more focused question than those. The ...
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1answer
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SaaS maturity level 2, how i can build configurable SaaS?(Technics and patterns)

According SaaS maturity model a SaaS is level 2 if is configurable, but how i can get started in this concept?how patterns and Technics, i can use to enable my SaaS?
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6answers
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What defines a software architect? [duplicate]

At what point does a developer stops being simply a developer and turns into a software architect. Or in other words , whats the minimum job description of a software architect?
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10answers
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What are the most common ways used to migrate a Delphi application incrementally to .NET?

If you have several million lines of Delphi code and want to incrementally migrate to .NET/C#, what strategy would you use?
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What's the worst technology decision you have ever seen? [closed]

This includes architecture decisions, platform choices or any situation where a such a bad choice led to negative consequences.