Part 1: The O-AA Core

This Part defines the fundamental concepts of Agile Architecture and describes the O-AA approach, the dual Digital and Agile Transformation, architecture development, intentional architecture, continuous architectural refactoring, architecting the Agile Transformation, and Agile governance. A set of axioms for the practice of Agile Architecture is listed in the last chapter.

Enterprises are at various stages of the adoption of Agile methodologies. Figure 1 represents a basic Agile Maturity Model that should help the reader to make an assessment of where they are, and ideally helps to frame the key concepts that follow.

Figure 1. Agile Maturity Model