In the previous chapter, we highlighted the importance of the different roles within a software development team. We also explored some key attributes to support you in assembling a powerful and successful team. Why do you need to learn this? Because you might hire the best candidates out there, but if you don't have a proper culture in place, and if the team members are not able to communicate with each other efficiently, you could end up losing the project or your client.
In this chapter, we will primarily focus on the solution architect role. Additionally, we will elaborate on a set of personality traits that should empower you to lead effectively in today's digital world.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- An overview of solution architecture
- Exploring the fundamental soft skills that every solution architect should have
- Getting to know some common pitfalls that should be avoided...