📝Architect’s role is bridging engineering and management

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Most of what architects have traditionally done should be done by developers, by tools, or not at all. —Martin Fowler and Erik Doernenburg

Keyword is “traditionally:” traditionally architects make major design decisions on the project, draw architecture diagrams, and direct developers. Today, these are better handled by developers and tools, rather than a single person.

Today, architect’s role is aligning the architecture with the business strategy, selling developer’s architecture, and removing roadblocks on different floors.

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