Towards Modelling Processes

A temporal view of business problems leads to deeper models.

By Mathias Verraes
Published on 22 May 2015

The video & slides for my keynote at NCrafts 2015 in Paris.


Processes are at the heart of how many businesses operate. The processes are governed by policies, agreed upon with contracts, and guided by documents. In software systems on the other hand, we often bury the processes. There’s a domain model for sure, but it’s all about “things” and “actions”. Let’s explore how Event Sourcing allows us to explicitly model the effects of changes over time.