IT and business often position themselves as customer – provider, which makes IT a cost center rather than a contributor to profit.
Also, many software architects we’ve worked with, or developers interested in software architecture, have a big issue when trying to communicate trade-offs and architectural decisions to business stakeholders.
A recent InfoQ article delves into this topic, and Alex comments it.
Spoiler alert: the article gets a lot of things right, and it provides at least one helpful practice.
Find the article here: https://www.infoq.com/articles/effective-architecture-conversations/.