Book Club with Jacqui Read: Communication Patterns. Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 3:00 PM [GMT+1]
Simply having a great idea or design isn't sufficient for the success of your software project. To garner support from stakeholders, foster collaboration within teams, and ensure everyone contributes to the vision, effective communication is crucial. In this pragmatic guide, Jacqui Read demonstrates how to skillfully present your architecture to secure stakeholder buy-in.
Miscommunication and a lack of consensus can result in escalating costs, unmet requirements, and an architecture that deviates from your original intentions. Using practical examples and patterns, this book illustrates how to craft documentation and diagrams that effectively convey your message to diverse audiences.
Key takeaways from this book include:
Designing diagrams and documentation tailored to your audience, message, and project stage.
Creating documentation and diagrams that are accessible to individuals with different roles, needs, or disabilities.
Mastering written, verbal, and nonverbal communication for success in technical settings.
Applying the communication patterns outlined in the book to real-world projects and software designs.
Collaborating and communicating with distributed teams to successfully design and document software and technical projects.
Jacqui Read is an internationally-recognised solution and enterprise architect, with hands-on experience and expertise architecting and coding software systems. She specialises in assisting businesses, large and small, to create and enhance architecture practices, construct evolutionary architectures, and untangle and extract value from data and knowledge.
Apiumhub is a software development hub that solves complex problems with high-quality solutions. Our purpose is to build scalable software to help our clients strengthen their businesses with powerful technology. Large and well-known companies have trusted us including Inditex, Mango, Bitpanda, Nestle, Axa, Tous, Adidas and more.
Our services include web development, mobile app development, devops, quality assurance and software architecture. In addition to offering these services, we have a learning platform called ApiumAcademy where we offer customized courses.
We have two digital products. VYou, a user management and access management solution and Koople, a Feature Flags tool. Both developed by developers for developers.
Every year, we host the Global Software Architecture Summit (GSAS). An event that brings together hundreds of software architecture experts interested in learning, sharing, and connecting. Successful industry professionals such as Mark Richards, Neal Fords & Carola Lilienthal have attended our event as speakers.
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Attend our event, Global Software Architecture Summit: https://gsas.io/
VYou, our digital product: https://vyou-app.com/en/
Koople, our Feature Flags tool: https://www.koople.io/