AT#4: Is Architecture the Enemy of Agile?

AT#4: Is Architecture the Enemy of Agile?

AT#4: Is Architecture the Enemy of Agile?

I have been working as a part of many Agile teams. In the beginning, whenever I introduced myself as an ‘Architect’ colleagues became mistrustful and started to perceive me as the breakman of the team. For that reason, I would never name myself an ‘architect’ again. It seems as if many hardcore agilists perceive architecture as the enemy of Agile. But is that true?

In a recent article, Harvard Business Review discusses the area of tension between strategic planning and agility, without providing ideas on how exactly to resolve this area of tension.

https://hbr.org/2018/09/planning-doesnt-have-to-be-the-enemy-of-agile

 

What you should do:

The current draft of the Architectural Thinking Framework suggests detailed how-tos for the following ideas:

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