Concrete tools, techniques, and processes to align software architecture with your business domains, organizational design, team topologies, and corporate strategy.
In Architecture Modernization: Socio-technical alignment of software, strategy, and structure you’ll learn how to:
Design architecture, business domains, and team topologies as independent value streams oriented to your business strategy
Plan and lead an evolutionary modernization initiative
Upskill architecture practices in your organization to create durable change
Utilize collaborative product development techniques like Event Storming and Wardley Mapping
Model domains and subdomains with principles, heuristics, and hands-on techniques
For a business to thrive, its software architecture needs to match its organizational structure and strategy. Architecture Modernization: Socio-technical alignment of software, strategy, and structure presents concrete practices to evolve software, teams, and business strategy to achieve your business’s full potential. You’ll combine well-established and emerging practices like Domain-Driven Design, Event Storming, and Wardley Mapping to discover business needs, design an optimal architecture, and avoid falling back into old habits. Every technique is illustrated with insightful industry examples, tales of experience, and an interactive Miro board that lets you dig deeper.
about the technology
You can’t safely separate an organization’s software architecture from its business objectives, corporate strategy, or team structure. Architecture Modernization shows you how to turn the practice of designing software into a transformative process for your entire company. This unique guide reveals a collaborative holistic approach to software design that identifies the value modernization can bring to your business’s domains. You’ll quickly reduce ineffective dependencies and empower your teams to make fast decisions and even faster production deployments.
about the book
Architecture Modernization: Socio-technical alignment of software, strategy, and structure guides you through every part of the modernization journey, from making a compelling business case, to facilitating workshops, and upskilling your teams with new ways of working. Each concept is demonstrated with real-world examples from the likes of Danske, Salesforce, the UK Government, and author Nick Tune’s own extensive experience. You’ll learn how to combine modern product development techniques—including Event Storming, Team Topologies, and Domain-Driven Design—to deliver the perfect solution for your business’s needs. Soon, you’ll be seeing real results for your business—results that will only grow as your architecture continuously evolves and improves.
about the reader
For anyone who makes decisions about software architecture or organization design, including architects, CTOs, principal engineers, and tech leads.
about the author
Nick Tune is a principal consultant who helps organizations to modernize their architectures and ways of working towards empowered product teams and continuous delivery. He works with clients in various sectors like Travel, Finance, ecommerce, and Government and is always trying to find the optimal balance of facilitator, coach, and consultant on every project.
Jean-Georges “jgp” Perrin is a technology leader focusing on building innovative and modern data platforms, author, and president of AIDA User Group. He is passionate about software engineering and all things data, including Data Mesh. He is proud to have been recognized as a Lifetime IBM Champion.