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Learning from Five Years as a Skype Architect
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| by Andres Kutt Follow 0 Followers on Aug 12, 2010 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London Mar 5-9, 2018. Join us!

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Summary
Andres Kutt discusses his experience as architect at Skype for five years, sharing some of the lessons learned: rules of thumb do not always apply, functionality is important, use simple solutions, buzzwords are dangerous, the architecture needs to fit into the organization, and communication is important.

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Andres Kutt has been with Skype since 2005, leading a growing team of architects. Before that, he worked as IT Deputy Director General for the Estonian Tax and Customs Board, and as a free consultant for financial institutions.

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