Issue No. 02 - March/April (2010 vol. 27)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2010.49
Davide Falessi , University of Rome Tor Vergata
Giovanni Cantone , University of Rome Tor Vergata
Salvatore Alessandro Sarcia' , Italian Ministry of Defense
Giuseppe Calavaro , IBM Software Group
Paolo Subiaco , IBM Software Group
Cristiana D'Amore , IBM Software Group
A study of the relationship between agile methods and software architecture surveyed 72 IBM software developers. Results suggest that the two approaches are compatible. In particular, agile developers perceived architectural principles as important and supportive to agile values, rather than contrasting or neutral to them. This positive perception of software architectural principles and practice bodes well for future efforts to integrate agile and architecture practices.
software architecture, agile software development
G. Cantone, C. D'Amore, P. Subiaco, G. Calavaro, D. Falessi and S. A. Sarcia', "Peaceful Coexistence: Agile Developer Perspectives on Software Architecture," in IEEE Software, vol. 27, no. , pp. 23-25, 2010.