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    Infrastructure, Container and Cloud Native

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    Domain Driven Design

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    Enter­prise Architecture Management

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    Flexible Architectural Models

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    Functional Software Architecture

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    Evolution and Improvement of Software Architectures

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    Requirements for Software Architects

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    Service-oriented Architecture

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    Soft Skills for Software Architects

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    Web Architecture

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    Web Security

Dealing-with-Uncertainty

Software archi­tects are faced with uncer­tainty more often than we would like to admit. How can we deal with it — or can we even make it disappear? In this episode of Eberhard Wolff’s Software Architecture in Stream, Kevlin Henney talks about uncer­tainty and how to deal with it.    Kevlin Henney has been a member of…

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Evolutionary-Architecture

The architecture of a system has to change over time. In this episode of Eberhard Wolff’s Software Architecture in Stream, evolu­tionary architecture and why it is important will be discussed. Rebecca Parsons and Eberhard Wolff will talk about patterns and principles to build archi­tec­tures that stand the test of time.     Dr Rebecca Parsons co-authored the…

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Microservices-Moduliths-Modularization

Software architecture  is essen­tially about how you divide a software system into multiple parts. In this episode of Eberhard Wolff’s Software Architecture in Stream, Chris Richardson and Eberhard Wolff have an exciting conver­sation on the topic of microser­vices, monoliths, and modular­ization.     Chris Richardson is a Java champion and a Java One rock star. These days,…

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A myth: The iSAQB seminars – regardless of Foundation or Advanced Level ­– primarily rely on hard skills – technical know-how that modern software archi­tects should possess in order to do their job well. At the same time, it has long been clear to industry insiders that IT projects rarely fail because the people involved are…

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In many consulting projects over the last few years, we have seen devel­opment teams complain about two things: that they suffer from a lack of good requirements or that they have not received important requirements or have received them much too late. They then blame requirements engineers, business analysts, or product owners who “didn’t do…

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iSAQB-blog-how-to-identify-a-good-certificate

There is a wide range of certifi­cates on offer, yet most certifi­cates and certification proce­dures are based on a similar process with some compa­rable variants…

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Fueled by ever new highs in cryptocur­rency prices, there is currently a lively debate about blockchains…

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iSAQB Blog DDD Confusion

In my work as a trainer for domain-driven design (short: DDD), I notice that…

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iSAQB-blog CPSA-A Level

This blog post answers the most important questions about the written part of the iSAQB Advanced Level exam…

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iSAQB Blog Functional Architecture Is Better

Wittgen­stein wrote, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” Moritz Nähr, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons And functional architecture works best with functional programming languages. Functional Software Architecture (“FUNAR”) is one of the most advanced curricula in the iSAQB Advanced canon. It’s about the specific techniques for domain modelling and struc­turing software…

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Want to learn Software Architecture? Look no further – the recently released iSAQB Foundation Curriculum covers all your needs! A group of inter­na­tional software architecture experts has been working on optimizing and stream­lining this systematic education path, resulting in the most systematic and practical curriculum ever. The 2021 update is the result of nearly 12 months…

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The iSAQB provides a mock exam for the Foundation Level certification. This post shows how we moved this exam from docx format to AsciiDoc, facil­i­tating collab­o­ration and enabling automated gener­ation of the required multi­lingual document variants. So, this is the story of how we moved from Microsoft Word to AsciiDoc for the collab­o­ration on files…

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In this brand-new podcast episode, Carola Lilienthal, Gernot Starke, and Eberhard Wolff sat together to discuss the iSAQB’s two-level certification scheme CPSA – Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture – in detail. What are the reasons for, and what is the actual meaning of the CPSA certification program? Which are the benefits for partic­i­pants, but also…

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iSAQB member Mischa Soujon

Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance journalist. I’m here in front of the booth of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. And I want to talk to Mischa Soujon. He’s working at IBM as a solution architect, making proto­types, and proof of concept for…

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Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte, I’m a freelance journalist, and we are here in front of the booth of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. Today I’d like to talk with Alexander Simon. He’s an IT consultant and owner of the company emax-it. And he’s an…

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iSAQB member Gerhard Wanner

Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance IT journalist, and I’m here at the booth of the inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. I want to talk to Gerhard Wanner. He’s a professor at the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, and he’s teaching students in software…

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You are a software architect, or inter­ested in becoming one, and would like to know more about the iSAQB CPSA certification program, and how your career could benefit from it? Then take a look at this presen­tation, created in a cooper­ation with iSQI. iSAQB member Roger Rhoades gives an overview of the field of software architecture,…

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iSAQB member and chairwoman Mahbouba Gharbi

Mirko Hillert: Hello, we are here at OOP in Munich. Standing next to me is Mahbouba Gharbi, chair­woman of the iSAQB. Mahbouba, you are an author, software architect and trainer. You wrote a book with Arne Koschel, Andreas Rausch and Gernot Starke. It is called Software Architecture Funda­mentals. The book is quite successful and is…

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Mirko Hillert: Hello, we are here at the Architectural Gathering 2019 in Munich. Kim Nena Duggen is sitting next to me. Perhaps you can briefly introduce yourself to our viewers again. Kim Nena Duggen: Sure. My name is Kim Nena Duggen. I work for embarc as an organi­za­tional developer. embarc performs software architecture, agile software…

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