The EventStorming Handbook
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Last updated on 2019-11-09
About the Book
EventStorming is a very flexible approach to collaborative modeling that is continuing to grow and evolve as practitioners innovate and adapt it to new problems. I hope you will do the same! Start with trying out the basic recipes in this book, and see what works in your context.
The book is concise, actionable, and highly visual, containing only the essentials needed for you to be successful. if you are struggling with working in a complex business domain, especially where the complexity is in the business processes and system behavior, then this EventStorming Handbook provides techniques for better solutions to be delivered faster through collaborative modeling.
The book is an early-access edition, and thus still in progress. Expect TBD's, holes and errors.
1. The EventStorming Handbook - Early Access Edition
1.1. About the Author
1.3. Providing Feedback
3.1. Why EventStorming?
3.2. What is the Approach in this Book?
4. What is EventStorming?
4.1. Mapping Events
4.2. Collaborative Discovery
5. Your First EventStorming Session
5.1. The Invitation
5.2. Materials Needed
6. Mapping Team Flow
6.1. What’s the Big Deal with Queues?
6.2. Visual Unification Tools
6.3. Visualizing Queues
6.4. Improving Flow
7. Exploring the Big Picture
7.1. Open at the Close
7.2. Step 1 - Events
7.3. Step 2 - Emergent Structure
7.4. Step 3 - Actors and Systems (walk the narrative)
7.5. Step 4 - Value and Opportunities
7.6. Step 5 - Next Steps
7.7. Workshop Variations
8. Exploring a Business Process Solution
8.1. Process Motifs
8.2. Concrete business examples
8.3. Digging deeper into the domain model
8.4. Next Steps
9. Next-Level Facilitation
9.1. Managing Time
9.2. Managing Energy
9.3. Clarifying Questions
9.4. The Gaiman Principle
9.5. Things That Stifle Participation
9.6. What if questions arise?
9.7. Why prefer business language over technical language?
10. Scaling a Workshop
11. What About Distributed Teams?
12. Adopting EventStorming in Your Organization
13. Mix and Matching with Other Techniques
14. Sourcing Workshop Materials
15. Resources for Further Learning
15.2. Collaboration and Facilitation
15.3. Domain-Driven Design
15.4. Event Sourcing
15.5. Team Flow
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