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Architecture Benefits and Approaches

Before we explore architecture, I’d like you to participate in a little exercise. Spend two minutes to take the ideas below and arrange them into logical groups. Those are the only instructions I’ll provide. Go!

Ace

Falcons

Colts

Birdie

Chip

Pocket

Albatross

Eagle

Wild Card

Lions

Broncos

Rake

Quarter

Club

After you got past your initial reaction of wondering how many groups to create and realizing you could place the same idea in different groups, you likely settled on one of two common groupings. One pairing is golf and American football:

Golf

American Football

Ace (a hole in one)

Wild Card (a playoff spot)

Birdie (one shot under par)

Quarter (one of four timed periods in a ...

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