Chapter 1. Understanding the Agile versus Architecture Civil War

Understanding the Agile versus Architecture Civil War

The speed versus quality war isn't new

THE NEW CIVIL WAR

If you walk around the "agile" camp, you could be forgiven for thinking there's a civil war. I've encountered articles such as "We Don't Need No…Architects". The author actually holds the view we do need architects, but that they need to change their ways. Nonetheless, perhaps the title warns us that some in the agile community perceive a disconnection between architects and the agile practitioners.

In fact, I would suggest that, for some people, they believe there really is a war going on. The agile developers are motivated by ...

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