Session Title Proven best practices for successful MDD adoption

Session Type Tutorial

Duration 90 minutes

Session Description

This presentation will show you the roadmap for successfully introducing MDD into your organization, on both technical and human levels. Technical phases include the domain selection criteria, technical preparedness, language definition and testing, and the final roll-out. On the human level we will look at selling the idea, building mindshare, keeping momentum going, and managing organizational change. Drawing from our experience over the past fifteen years we will pinpoint the key challenges organizations usually face during MDD adoption, and offer some practical solutions to overcome them.

Speaker(s) Steven Kelly (MetaCase)

Steven is CTO of MetaCase and co-founder of the DSM Forum. He has over fifteen years of experience of tool building and consultancy in Domain-Specific Modelling. As architect and lead developer of MetaEdit+, he has seen it win or be a finalist in awards from SD Times, Byte, Net.Object Days, and Jolt Productivity. He has co-authored a book and over 50 articles in journals such as Dr. Dobb’s, and regularly speaks at events like OOPSLA and Software Architect. Steven is a member of IASA and on the editorial board of the Journal of Database Management.



Juha-Pekka Tolvanen (MetaCase)

Juha-Pekka Tolvanen, PhD, is the CEO of MetaCase. He has been involved in model-driven approaches, metamodelling and related tools since 1991. He has acted as a consultant worldwide on modelling language development, authored a book (Domain-Specific Modelling, Wiley 2008) and written over 60 articles in journals and conferences. Juha-Pekka is an adjunct professor at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.



Intended Audience Lead developers, team leads, architects, CTOs, managers. Also anybody trying to help or encourage other companies to adopt MDD.