Learn how Rational Software Architect can help to improve design and be more productive with team collaboration.
As software developers, engineers, architects, or programmers, we all do design. But how can you improve upon your designs? You probably do it now through "peer reviews" or "architectural reviews", which can often take a lot of time to:
- Prepare (reports, presentations)
- Coordinate a meeting (with one or more busy peers)
- Capture feedback (writing up suggestions)
- Following up
Bottom line: your team's time is valuable, and improving designs is a team collaboration effort that we recognize needs to be more productive for the entire team to deliver software that powers our business.
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- Webcast on Effective Collaboration for Better Design by Jean-Louis Maréchaux
- Design Management with RSA 8.5: Effective Collaboration for Better Design by Roger Snook
Rational Software Architect Design Manager & Rational Rhapsody Design Manager
Jean-Louis Maréchaux's blog on developerWorks
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Jean-Louis Maréchaux is a software engineer for Rational at the IBM Canada Lab. Before joining the Rational group, Jean-Louis worked as an IT architect for the IBM Global Business Services group and other IT organizations, where he was involved in application architecture, design, and development. His main areas of interest are software architecture, ALM, Java technologies, and agile software development practices. He has published several articles and has been a speaker at several conferences and workshops. Follow Jean-Louis on his blog: Pragmatic Architecture.
Todd Dunnavant is a Principal Solution Architect in the Solution Delivery Assurance team of IBM’s Rational brand. He also is the primary author of the Rational SOMA best practices for service solution design. For the past 14 years, his professional passion has been enabling Rational and IBM clients to improve their ability to deliver business-relevant software and system solutions. His current focal areas of interest are service-oriented systems and collaborative architecture management.