Best Practice Report

Evolve Your Technical Architects For Modern IT

Resilience, Agility, And Developer Experience Are Key

June 27th, 2023
With contributors:
Stephanie Balaouras , Tracy Woo , Brent Ellis , Kate Vella , Marissa Fritz


Organizations are demanding more from their technical architects. The traditional infrastructure and operations (I&O) home of the technical architect is under unprecedented pressure to operate in the new product-centric operating model and provide higher levels of developer experience. Complex technology imperatives such as cloud transformation and Zero Trust security compound the challenge. Technology sprawl is still a concern as well. Platform engineering is a crucial response to these trends, and the modern technical architect must be at the forefront of this new priority. In this report, we detail how technology leaders can make their technical architects effective and relevant for modern IT.

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