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Event Storming

EventStorming – What You Need to Know

The real power of eventstorming is how it focuses on outcomes, not activities.

Why is this powerful?

It gives you options. That is according to Dan North at his recent talk at DDD eXchange in London with Skill Matter.

I know there is a lot of interest in eventstorming right now. It is of particular relevance to you if you are using DDD, CQRS and Event Sourcing. So I’ve written up my notes from Dan’s talk here. I hope you find them useful.
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The lightning guide to building web prototypes that impress and get commissioned


Lightning bolts

Sometimes the most effective way for a team to reason about an idea, is to build it. Wireframes are great but a prototype is far more persuasive. Beware however, prototypes have an ugly tendency to morph into the real project or become a blackhole of time. Follow these 10 tips and keep your prototype on track, and most importantly, get the project commissioned.Continue reading