Agile Development & Software Architecture - Crossing the Great Divide

Agile development and software architecture are frequently seen as two divergent schools of thought or "Camps". Agile developers often refer to architecture as Big Design Upfront (BDUF) and may regard the architect's major output as merely shelf-ware. Proponents of architecture-centric software development may see Agilists as undisciplined or short-sighted, engaged in endless rounds of refactoring which architectural foresight could have forestalled.

Provided by: Carnegie Mellon University Topic: Software Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: Webcast

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