When: June 19th, 2018
Where: Hardenberg, Netherlands

Crunching 'real-life stories' with Event Storming

To really understand what our users will need, and build the right thing, we want to have a first-hand experience from ‘real-life stories’ before we can model and create our software. To quote Alberto Brandolini ‘it is not the domain expert’s knowledge that goes into production, it is the developer’s assumption of that knowledge that goes into production’. Event Storming is a technique that minimizes assumptions by doing collaborative deliberate learning with different disciplines in order to solve business problems in the most effective way.

In this session, I will explain the basics of Event Storming, what types of Event Storming exist, and when to use them. After this short explanation, you will experience hands-on on how to do Process Event Storming. You will see how the use of a few simple colored stickies is the perfect tool for a good conversation with your domain experts! Event Storming will help to introduce less bugs in production, to ship more value faster, and to truly build the right thing!

Kenny Baas-Schwegler - Software Engineer Consultant

Kenny BKenny Baas-Schwegler is a Software Engineer and Consultant focusing on software quality at Xebia. He mentors teams by using practices like Domain Driven Design, Behaviour Driven Development, Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery. He is an advocate for collaborating in open spaces. By using techniques such as Example Mapping and Event Storming, to engineer requirements and design of software along with business- and stakeholders. With these methods, he aims to create a transparent collaborative domain space with constant and instant feedback of the software that is being built.

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