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Communicating Architectural Knowledge - Requirements for Software Architecture Knowledge Management Tools

Autor(en):
Widura Schwittek, Stefan Eicker
Herausgeber:
Muhammad Ali Babar, Ian Gorton
Titel des Sammelbands:
Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA 2010)
Seiten:
457-463
Verlag:
Springer-Verlag
Ort(e):
Berlin, Heidelberg
Veröffentlichung:
2010
Schlagworte:
software architecture, architectural knowledge, knowledge communication
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15114-9_41
Zitation:
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Kurzfassung

Architecting is a communication intensive task in which architectural
knowledge is shared between the architect and the stakeholders. The software
architect’s communicative action is often conducted face-to-face, e.g. in presentations
and workshops. A software architecture documentation as a carrier of
explicit architectural knowledge can also be seen as an architect’s communicative
action. This perspective opens the door for treating a software architecture
documentation as an expression of an asynchronous knowledge communication
process enabling the application of principles from communication theory. In
this paper this perspective is taken and specific requirements are derived for
software architecture knowledge management tools with respect to the contextoriented
communication model.