Foundations Friday Forum November 27


Friday, November 27, 2020


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Topic: Defining Architecture Characteristics

Architecture characteristics (also called "ilities", non-functional requirements, and system quality attributes) identify what the architecture must support. Is scalability important? Responsiveness? how about Availability? In this Q&A forum we will briefly talk about architecture characteristics and answer questions relating to the various architecture characteristics and what they really mean.


    Mark Richards

    Mark Richards is an experienced, hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems in a variety of technologies. He has been in the software industry since 1983 and is the author of numerous technical books and videos on areas of microservices and software architecture.

    Neal Ford

    Neal Ford is director, software architect, and meme wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy with an exclusive focus on end-to-end software development and delivery. Before joining ThoughtWorks, Neal was the chief technology officer at The DSW Group, Ltd., a nationally recognized training and development firm.