Software Architecture with Josh Prismon

Josh Prismon is a veteran software architect, having worked at FICO for 17 years before shifting to Index Exchange in 2022.

In this episode, Josh joins the podcast to speak with host Lee Atchison, who also has deep experience in software architecture from his time at Amazon, New Relic, and other companies.

Josh and Lee discuss different paradigms for thinking about software architecture, including the importance of storytelling to build a shared vision for architecture across a team. They also talk about the tension between “emergent” and “intentional” design, how to allow architecture to evolve dynamically without sacrificing structure, and more.

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.

Lee is the host of his podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment. Listen at Follow Lee at, and see all his content at

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