The SEI has long advocated software architecture documentation as a software engineering best practice. This type of documentation is not particularly revolutionary or different from standard practices in other engineering disciplines. For example, who would build a skyscraper without having an architect draw up plans first? The specific value of software architecture documentation, however, has never been established empirically. This blog post at the SEI blog by Rick Kazman describes a research project that the SEI is conducting to measure and understand the value of software architecture documentation on complex software-reliant systems.
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