Strategic Software Delivery Consultant & Sociotechnical Architect @ Xebia
A lot of knowledge is lost when designing and building software — lost because of hand-overs in a telephone game, confusing communication by not having a shared language, discussing complexity without visualisation and by not leveraging the full potential and wisdom of the people. That lost knowledge impacts the quality and value of the software product being build. By leveraging Deep Democracy, Domain-Driven Design, Continuous Delivery and visual collaborate tools, Kenny Baas-Schwegler empowers organisations, teams and people in building valuable quality software products.
One of my core principles is sharing knowledge. I do that by blogging on my website baasie.com. I also organise several meetups like Virtual Domain-Driven Design, Domain Driven Design Nederland, and I am a public speaker giving talks and hands-on workshops at conferences and meetups.
The way agile software teams gain knowledge about what to build is either by the product owner or business analyst serving as a proxy to domain knowledge. Domain knowledge usually ends up as second-hand news in either functional design documents or as user stories in some scrum tools like Jira. Second-hand knowledge is a problem […]