Becoming a software architect is a longed-for career upgrade for many software developers. While the job title suggests a work day focused on technical decision-making, the reality is quite different. In this video, software architect Nathaniel Schutta constructs a real world job description in which communication trumps coding.
- Discover the skill sets needed to juggle multiple priorities, meetings, and time demands
- Learn why your best team leadership tool is not a hammer, but a shared cup of coffee
- Hear the best ways to give and take criticism
- Understand the necessity of writing effective email and formal architecture documents
- Get tips for delivering confident career-building presentations to any audience
- Review essential techniques for stakeholder management and relationship building
- Explore the critical needs for architecture reviews and an effective process for conducting them
Software solutions architect, Ajax book author, and University of Minnesota adjunct professor Nathaniel T. Schutta speaks regularly at worldwide conferences, No Fluff Just Stuff symposia, and Java user groups.
Table of Contents
- Introduction 00:02:24
- It Isn't What you Think It Is
- The Communication Continuum 00:21:39
- Writing 00:07:24
- Meetings 00:20:47
- Presenting 00:11:03
- Stakeholder Management 00:15:39
- Relationships 00:10:51
- Influence 00:09:25
- Reviewing Architectures 00:08:15
- Retrospectives 00:07:17
- Vendor Products 00:07:18
- Mergers and Acquisitions 00:09:34
- Preparing for Reviews 00:09:40
- A Sample Process 00:22:28
- Constructive Criticism 00:07:28
- Title: I'm a Software Architect, Now What?
- Release date: December 2015
- Publisher(s): O'Reilly Media, Inc.
- ISBN: 9781491935842