Chapter 11: Architect as an Enabler in Lean-Agile Governance

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

– Scott Adams, the artist and creator of the Dilbert comic

In the previous chapter, we discovered alternative approaches to minimize documentation efforts and covered the adoption of Lean methods for essential documentation. Lean documentation helps to accelerate the sustainable, continuous delivery of values. Governance is perceived as another flow impediment in Agile software development. In this chapter, we will investigate and learn how to adopt architecture alignment without affecting the speed of delivery.

Architecture governance is traditionally a lengthy, low-frequency, board-based discussion ...

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