📝Architect should keep the distance

Hendricksen2011, pp. 75, 81

Architects (when not part of the main development team) should balance at stepping in and keeping the distance from the development team.

Allow the team to get the experience. That will help the team enormously in the long term. Step in and rescue the project only when the potential harm outweigh the learning opportunity.


  • This does seem to contradict with the advice for architects to be “hands-on” and do the coding