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    Importance of Strong Software Architecture

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    In order to build solid software, it must have a strong foundation. This is where software architecture comes in.

    Answer the following:

    - What is software architecture?
    - What role do software architects play in the IT industry?
    - Find an example you like of software architecture role. Summarize your example.
    - Does this role appeal to you? Why or why not?

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    Software architecture:
    Software architecture refers to the set of decisions the software architect makes. It is a representation of the system that helps in the understanding of how the system will behave. It serves as the blueprint for both the system and the project developing it, defining the work assignments that must be carried out by design and implementation teams. The architecture is the primary carrier of system qualities such as performance, modifiability, and security, none of which can be achieved without a unifying architectural vision.

    Role of software architects in the IT industry:
    Software architects create architectures of the software, and ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides a 400 word answer describing software architecture and its role in the IT industry. It also provides an example and my personal opinion about software architecture role in IT industry.