Software architecture and agile development may appear to be at odds, but Molly Dishman from ThoughtWorks believe each can influence the other in a positive way. She discusses the relationship between agile and software architecture in this interview from the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference 2015.
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Software architecture is a massive multidisciplinary subject, covering many roles and responsibilities, which makes it challenging to teach because so much context is required for every subject. It's also a fast-moving discipline, where entire suites of best practices become obsolete overnight.
The O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference is a new event designed to provide the necessary professional training that software architects and aspiring software architects need to succeed. A unique event, it covers the full scope of a software architect's job, from IT to leadership and business skills. It also provides a forum for networking and hearing what other professionals have learned in real-world experiences.