Episode 15: The Role of Architects with Steven Herod

This week our guest on the podcast is Steven Herod is a Certified Technical Architect and Managing Director at Accenture where he is responsible for Global Salesforce Operations.  In this episode, Steven shares some distinctions between being a developer and an architect and some of the roles that architects play in creating successful applications and strategies used to get across the finish line. Additionally, together we talk about the term architect and how it has gained momentum within the Salesforce ecosystem.

 

Show Highlights:

  • Steven explains how architecture is like an onion
  • Areas of Responsibility, including the ability to understand and create system boundaries and how it fits into the layered concept of what an architect is and does
  • How the architect works within a team, plus the architect and developer relationship, how to be on the same team and work together in a positive environment

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