I was wrestling quite a bit with my colleagues recently about how we could benefit from DDD, especially from the notion of bounded contexts. We somehow felt that the concept is an important building block for how we split up our services, but we had some trouble to really make the DDD ideas work in practice.
“Time is our most finite asset, and leverage – the value we produce per unit of time – allows us to direct our time toward what matters most”. This is one of the core ideas of the book “The Effective Engineer” by Edmund Lau.
I have been frustrated with creating roadmaps for a long time – until I met Bruce McCarthy at a workshop. I stumbled across a great video of his that gives a pretty nice summary of his roadmapping approach.