Template


We provide you with the arc42 template for architecture documentation - Open Source, pragmatic, free of charge. You fill it with your architecture decisions - Simple, effective and painless.

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Trainings


We have successfully trained hundreds of people in our proven Mastering Software Architectures workshop. Practical, effective and sustainable. Perfectly prepares for the iSAQB Foundation certification.

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The arc42-method


arc42 is systematic but flexible. Suitable for large and small teams in iterative or less agile processes.

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arc42 reading material


There is a lot to read about arc42 and architecture. From methodology to good practices to complete examples of software architectures. Browse our books, articles, talks or videos.

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Consulting


We help in all life situations of your IT projects. Read more about our offers of consulting, reviews or practical support for your projects.

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arc42 is based on practical experience of many systems in various domains, from information and web systems, real-time and embedded to business intelligence and data warehouses.

arc42 provides a template for documentation and communication of software and system architectures.

arc42 supports arbitrary technologies and tools.

arc42 is completely process-agnostic, and especially well-suited for lean and agile development approaches.

arc42 is open-source and can be used free of charge, in commercial and private situations. See our license page for details.

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arc42 offers architecture training.

Two expert trainers at all times, highly practical and pragmatic, ideal preparation for iSAQB CPSA-Foundation certification. Depending on the (ongoing) COVID-19 situation, certain workshops might be conducted online.
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iSAQB Advanced Topics

IMPROVE: Learn to effectively evolve and maintain systems.
Req4Arc: Getting your Requirements right.
What to do if your requirements need improvement.
ADOC: Architecture Documentation
How to efficiently and effectively create and maintain useful technical documentation.
Early bird rates available. Contact us for inhouse training.

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