28 Aug '13, 2pm

@mtnygard on the @thinkrelevance blog: Architecture and Financial Success

Architecture and Financial Success Tags: architecture , design , properties , and non-functional requirements At our most recent internal conference, Tim Ewald gave us a passionate talk on the topic of architecture and design. He said that a successful solution must deliver features , while exhibiting certain desirable properties and meeting constraints . Features are the things it should do: send email, display cat photos, and display notifications. Properties are the less visible characteristics, sometimes called "non-functional requirements." Constraints are the boundaries that the solution cannot exceed. In a contrived example: For structures, the force of gravity is a constraint. Standing for the next 50 years is a property. An auditorium for performances is a feature. While features are the simplest things to identify, they are not what determines how successful a so...

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