Definition of Architecture

 The collection of decisions about how a system will be built – from Grady Booch in the early 80’s.


If the Team was doing some serious exploratory work like architecture or analysis, maybe brainstorming sessions with a few SMEs would be appropriate.

There is always a balance between prioritizing purely on Business Value and prioritizing based on Architectural Significance. The Team is usually doing both types throughout the project, with the balance shifting from architecture-heavy Sprints to business-value-heavy Sprints as the Team moves through a release.

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"Architecture" Accessed Jun 17, 2024.