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Simon Brown

Simon is an independent consultant specialising in software architecture. He is the author of “Software Architecture for Developers” (a developer-friendly guide to software architecture, technical leadership and the balance with agility), the creator of the C4 model for visualising software architecture, and the creator of the Structurizr tooling. Simon is a regular speaker at international software development conferences, and travels the world to help organisations visualise their software architecture.

The lost art of software design
Conference (INTERMEDIATE level)
The software development industry has made huge leaps in recent years, yet software development teams are often more chaotic than they are self-organising, with the resulting code being more of a mess than was perhaps anticipated. Successful software products aren't just about good code, and sometimes you need to step away from the IDE for a few moments to see the bigger picture. This session is about that bigger picture and is aimed at software developers who want to learn more about software architecture, technical leadership, and the balance with agility. This talk will debunk some of the common myths as we look at five things every developer should know about software architecture - a guide to modern software architecture that's pragmatic rather than academic and lightweight rather than "enterprisey
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