In your textbook, Software Engineering, please read the following:
- Chapter 5: System Modeling, Pages 119 – 146.
- Chapter 6: Architectural Design, Pages 148 – 175.
Unit 3 Discussion
For this discussion, please review and answer the following:
There is a movement in the field to create a separate profession of ‘software architect’, whose role is to work independently with a customer to design the software system architecture. In this situation, a separate company would likely then implement the system.
- Do you think this is a valuable decision? Why or why not?
- In either case, what might be the difficulties in establishing such a position?