The World Has Changed

  • Roger Gutbrod
  • Christian Wiele
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Software and IT Governance is never in place from the beginning of a companies lifecycle. It evolves over time. This chapter takes inspiration from patterns observed in the world of economics and applies them in the software development world. Initial impact for the software development and the role of a software architect are discussed in this chapter.


Software Development Software Architect Software Architecture Initial Public Offering Audit Firm 
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    Braudel, F. Sozialgeschichte des 15.-18. Jahrhunderts. Band III: Aufbruch zur Weltwirtschaft, Kindler Verlag, München 1986, ISBN 3-463-40027-8.Google Scholar
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    Home page of Bank for International Settlements.
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    Home page of the Federal Reserve, press release from 30 Sep 2005.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SandhausenGermany
  2. 2.EppingenGermany

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