Software Architecture at Siemens: The challenges, our approaches, and some open issues [chapter]

Lothar Borrmann, Frances Newbery Paulisch
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The importance of software architecture in the design of large software systems is unquestioned in both the academic and industrial software engineering communities. At Siemens, software is an important, often dominant, factor in the success of our products and this trend towards software is increasing as software becomes even more prevalent in our product spectrum. Our experience indicates clearly that attention to three aspectsto people, to process, and, in particular, to architectureare
more » ... tant for successful product developments. This paper lists some of the challenges that we face in the area of software architecture, what approaches we have taken as well as a set of issues that require further attention in future.
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35563-4_31 fatcat:mbk22yomabbgfhkzmblfve2a2e