Zsófia Herendi

Zsófia Herendi
Believes in the power of visual modelling


Zsófia is a product owner who has spent more than 10 years bringing developers and business people together. She is an enthusiastic diagrammer and has learned the power of visual modelling. Zsófia brings new products to market and trains product owners in the power of BDD at Dealogic, a leading fintech company. If you are lucky, you can meet her there at Dealogic's Hungarian office: she is the one in front of a whiteboard excitedly drawing an activity diagram about how to draw an activity diagram.
Advanced Strategic Domain-Driven Design
(Workshop, full day, Intermediate)
During this hands-on workshop you will learn the most important, and misunderstood, parts of Domain-Driven Design - domain discovery and strategic design - through hands-on facilitation patterns and design exercises, including the Business Model Canvas and autonomous architecture design.

After completing this workshop you will have a rich set of knowledge and tools for collaborating with business experts & stakeholders, understanding what is important to them, and constantly optimising the software systems you create around their needs. You will be able to apply all of these new skills immediately.

Target Audience

The skills learned in this workshop are of tremendous value to any technical lead or
software developer who aspires to positions of technical leadership or strategy. But they are also highly practical to those who work with software developers, including testers, BAs, product owners, scrum masters, project managers etc. This workshop works best with mixed groups.

Example Workshop Activities

This workshop involves a selection of the following activities. The final agenda is tailored to the needs of attendees and workshop duration.

Introduction to Domain-Driven Design
Not Just Programming Patterns
Discovering the Domain
Thinking Strategic: Aligning Solution With Problem
Synergies with Systems Thinking & Theory of Constraints

Domain Discovery Exercises
Discovering the Business Model: Business Model Canvas
Discovering the Problem Domain: Subdomains
Discovering Use Cases via Value Streams and Events
Discovering Language with DDD Flavoured BDD
Discovering Options with Impact Mapping

Strategic Design Exercises
Organisation Design with Autonomy Contexts
Strategic Solution Design with Context Mapping
Aligning Technical Strategy with Product Strategy
Domain-Driven Architectural Design: Diagramming
Event-Driven Modelling



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Sponsor Codecentric
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Sponsor Idealo
idealo internet GmbH, a subsidiary of Axel Springer AG, is Germany’s largest online price comparison service. Since 2001, idealo’s mission is to help users make the best possible buying choices. Based in the very heart of Berlin with over 600 employees and several international teams, we are active throughout Europe and steadily growing.
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Die Microsoft Deutschland GmbH ist die 1983 gegründete Tochtergesellschaft der Microsoft Corporation/Redmond, U.S.A., des weltweit führenden Herstellers von Standardsoftware, Services und Lösungen. Die Angebotspalette umfasst Technologien und Services für verschiedenste Plattformen und Endgeräte, angefangen beim Desktoprechner, über Netzwerke und mobile Endgeräte bis hin zum Cloud Computing.
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For more than 25 years, PROSOZ Herten has been offering innovative software, personalized consulting services, and practice-oriented qualification for municipalities. With solutions for the areas of labor, social issues, children and youth welfare, construction and order for approx. 1500 administrations throughout Germany, the company is the leading software and consulting firm for municipal administrations. As market leader in this segment, the company develops solutions for administrative work, advises clients in process and organizational development, and develops and supervises project implementation. This also includes the qualification of employees dealing with the specialized software in the PROSOZ Academy. Currently, approx. 300 permanent employees work in four locations (Herten, Berlin, Munich and Dresden).
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