October 8, 2010

Top 10 qualities of an Architect

  1. Act as an interface between Business & IT
  2. Identify risks (project, technical , business)
  3. Should not be stereotyped (Keep aside your experience, explore & look for possible alternatives)
  4. Keep upto date of latest technology trends – especially in terms of limitations
  5. Excellent presentation / articulation skills
  6. Master (at-least) one Programming language (OO / Functional)
  7. Develop technical intuition  (Usually comes with experience. Read a lot)
  8. Be Passionate. And Don't be too clever.
  9. Take responsibility of your decisions.
  10. Write Good code. If you design it, you should be able to code it.

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