13 years, 8 months ago

Enterprise architecture and software architecture

Link: http://www.tobeenterprisearchitecture.com/2010/08/enterprise-architecture-and-software.html

For those interested in enterprise architecture it is “the continuous practice of describing the essential elements of a sociotechnical organization, their relationships to each other and to the environment, in order to understand complexity and manage change”  (www.opengroup.org)

Grady Booch recently contrasted this with Len Bass’ definition of a system’s software architecture as “the structure