Domain Storytelling

In this workshop you will learn to have meaningful conversations about business processes and software requirements by telling and visualizing stories. Domain Storytelling is a versatile tool in every DDD practitioner’s tool belt and equally useful to product owners, managers, business analysts, software architects, and developers.

Learn how to prepare and moderate Domain Storytelling workshops for…

  • understanding a domain
  • finding boundaries for services and bounded contexts
  • establishing a shared language between domain experts and IT expert
  • designing software-supported business processes

Check our public class schedule for the next scheduled workshop!

View the <a href="/iddd-workshop/">Public Course Schedule</a> to find the next available course date.
Stefan Hofer and Henning Schwentner
Learn more from Vaughn Vernon, Stefan Hofer, and Henning Schwentner in this episode of the
Add Dot podcast.

What You Will Learn

Day 1

  • Pictographic language
  • The workshop format and the role of the moderator
  • Overview of purposes
  • Modeling a new domain and finding boundaries within it

Day 2

  • Choosing the right scope
  • Modeling as-is and to-be processes
  • Deriving user stories and user story maps

Day 3

  • Integrating Domain Storytelling into the software development process
  • Choosing between Domain Storytelling and other modeling tools like EventStorming
  • Modeling real-world examples from the participant’s domains

The workshop does not require programming skills. It is suited for people working as software developers, user experience designers, Scrum masters, product owners, product managers, project managers, and business analysts.

Workshop participants will receive a complimentary digital copy of Domain Storytelling: A Collaborative, Visual, and Agile Way to Build Domain-Driven Software.

Read the blog post Why EventStorming practitioners should try Domain Storytelling by Henning Schwentner and Stefan Hofer.

Vaughn Vernon, Stefan Hofer, and Henning Schwentner discuss the origins of Domain Storytelling, the importance of Collaborative Modeling to the successful outcome of a software project, and tips for learning the technique.

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View Henning Schwentner’s video on Domain Storytelling from WPS in Hamburg, Germany May 12, 2023. Click here to view more videos from this event.

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