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Issue No.01 - January/February (2012 vol.29)
pp: 12-13
ABSTRACT
All complex systems grow from smaller systems that work in the first place; all complex systems will fail, in one way or another. Between the small and the large, between the perfect and the flawed, there is some person or persons who had a vision for the shape of things to come. We call such people"architects."
INDEX TERMS
architecture, software-intensive systems, profession, the Matrix, dying
CITATION
Grady Booch, "The Professional Architect", IEEE Software, vol.29, no. 1, pp. 12-13, January/February 2012, doi:10.1109/MS.2012.17
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