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Chapter nine. Software Architecture: Psy... > Exploiting Human Weaknesses

9.6. Exploiting Human Weaknesses

One of mankind's greatest psychological weaknesses is that we jump to conclusions too easily. Competent software architects can turn this weakness into a strength for their software organization and the software industry. By creating compelling reference models of software knowledge, we lead our organizations to the appropriate conclusions.

Software architects command extensive knowledge about software technology, software organizations, and real-world business processes that our systems support. Knowledge is power—in this case, the power to change perceptions. For most people, perception is reality. Reference models are the pattern of the solution for transforming perception into real-world success. Let's explore some examples.


  

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