Motivation: Architecture is balance, but sometimes you need to pinpoint key issues (even if we acknowledge that your mileage will wary)
We use Organizational Architect to classify software architects which are responsible for the organizational context, i.e. across projects and products. These architects are commonly called Chief Architects, Enterprise Architects, Solution Architect, System Architects, Integration Architects or Infrastructure Architects.
We use Project Architect to classify architects who work on a specific project and within a project scope. These architects are commonly called Solution architects, Software architects or Tech leads.
We use Product Architect to classify architects who work on a specific product and within the product lifeline scope. Commonly used names for such architects are: Chief Product Architect, Product Architect, System Architect, Sub-system Architect, Build Architect or Tech leads.
The Architect from Matrix:Reloaded, picture borrowed from davidlouisedelman.com .
- One team, across multiple teams, entire organization
- One application, one subsystem, entire system