Software Practices

The Role of an Architect


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Introductory

Ted Neward

Director, Platform Strategy

Quicken Loans

What is the role of an architect in a software project? This question has plagued many an organization (and even those who do the job) and provided loads of entertainment. This session aims to explore the intersection of software architect with the worlds of architecture, psychology, business, and even music. By the end, though, you'll have a clear idea of what an architect is, does, and needs.