How to become an Application/Software Architect?

All you need to know in order to become an Application Architect

The “How to become an Application Architect” course will review of the Application Architect definition role definition and provide a complete understanding of the different ways to pursue a career in IT architecture, what are the various types of IT roles under the general umbrella of IT architecture as well what differentiates them, what is the T-shape personality and how this should be changed to become an IT Architect, what are the most important skills to work on to become successful as an Application Architect, what the main changes in the job responsibilities when you switch from a Developer to the Application Architect role as well as what are the ways to transition to an Application Architect.

What you’ll learn

  • Review of the Application Architect definition role definition.
  • Provide a complete understanding of the different ways to pursue a career in IT architecture.
  • What are the various types of IT roles under the general umbrella of IT architecture as well what differentiates them.
  • What is the T-shape personality and how this should be changed to become an Application Architect.
  • What are the most important skills to work on to become successful as an Application Architect.
  • What the main changes in the job responsibilities when you switch from a Developer to the Application Architect role.
  • What are the ways to transition to an Application Architect.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 2 lectures • 14min.
  • Application Architecture –> 4 lectures • 29min.
  • T-Shape Concept & Architecture level of detail –> 5 lectures • 32min.
  • Developer vs Application Architect roles –> 7 lectures • 37min.
  • Ways to become Application Architect –> 6 lectures • 47min.
  • Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 9min.

How to become an Application/Software Architect?

Requirements

  • Understand the IT industry and the various IT practitioner roles such as: Developer, Systems Analyst, Quality Assurance Analyst, etc..
  • “Introduction to the IT Architect role” course to get a better understanding of the various IT Architect roles.
  • “Architecture design, modelling and technical skills for IT Architects” course to know what are the general and technical skills and competencies required to become a successful IT Architect.
  • “Soft skills and competencies for IT Architects and IT practitioners to understand what are the soft skills such as leadership, communication, presentation, facilitation, etc. required to become an Application Architect..
  • “Documents produced by IT Architects to understand what are the documents that an Application Architect will need to produce, how to collect and present the information..

The “How to become an Application Architect” course will review of the Application Architect definition role definition and provide a complete understanding of the different ways to pursue a career in IT architecture, what are the various types of IT roles under the general umbrella of IT architecture as well what differentiates them, what is the T-shape personality and how this should be changed to become an IT Architect, what are the most important skills to work on to become successful as an Application Architect, what the main changes in the job responsibilities when you switch from a Developer to the Application Architect role as well as what are the ways to transition to an Application Architect.

The prerequisite for this course is to understand the IT industry and the various IT practitioner roles such as: Developer, Systems Analyst, Quality Assurance Analyst, etc. It is advisable to have worked in the IT industry as a developer /programmer.

I would also recommend the following courses from the “How to become an IT architect” program:

“Introduction to the IT Architect role” course to get a better understanding of the various IT Architect role “

“Architecture design, modelling and technical skills for IT Architects” course to know what are the general and technical skills and competencies required to become a successful IT Architect

“Soft skills and competencies for IT Architects and IT practitioners to understand what are the soft skills such as leadership, communication, presentation, facilitation, etc. required to become an Application Architect.

“Documents produced by IT Architects to understand what are the documents that an Application Architect will need to produce, how to collect and present the information.

“IT Architecture specific knowledge (frameworks and methodologies) to understand what are the IT architecture frameworks, methodologies modeling languages, etc. used by an Application Architect to produce documentation.