Positioning software architecture within the global architecture landscape
The following screenshot shows how I position the software architecture practice:
Software architects should ideally be knowledgeable in all the topics listed in the shapes with a dark background in Figure 1.4. As stated before, software architects will be less focused on NFRs (the shape with dotted lines in Figure 1.4) than a solution architect but should still know the basics. The same consideration applies to an EA practice. Let's now recap on this first chapter.