Stefan Hofer

Stefan Hofer

WPS – Workplace Solutions GmbH
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Stefan is bad at drawing stuff. However, he thinks he can acquire domain knowledge by drawing Domain Stories. Stefan studied Software Engineering in Austria and has a PhD in computer science. Since 2005, he has been working for WPS – Workplace Solutions Ltd. In Hamburg. Stefan hops from one domain to the next, assisting people to figure out how software can help them to get their job done.

Domain Storytelling (Workshop)

Domain Storytelling means that we let domain experts tell us stories about their tasks. While listening, we record the stories using a pictographic language. The domain experts can see immediately whether or not we understand their story. After very few stories, we are able to talk about the people, tasks, tools, work objects, and events in that domain.

In this workshop, we will explore how Domain Storytelling can help you with different aspects of DDD:
- crunch domain knowledge
- constitute ubiquitous language
- segregate bounded contexts
- tactical modeling

You will learn how to adapt the method to the various purposes and you will try out different tools. After the workshop, you will be able to apply Domain Storytelling on your own.

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