Best Practice Report

The Architect’s Guide To Generative AI

Prepare For Multiple Models With Multiple Modes, Doing Many Tasks In Many Use Cases

January 12th, 2024


Generative AI (genAI) has become a boardroom topic, but the market has focused almost exclusively on large language models. The future of genAI is much bigger than question-and-answer-style chat. Architects must get involved, helping their organization understand its potential and the building blocks needed for a dizzying array of genAI-powered applications. Using patterns (like retrieval-augmented generation), views, and principles, architects can show stakeholders how all the technical elements work together. They can also help their business improve tradeoff decisions between risk and reward.

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