Markus Völter

Markus Völter works as an independent researcher, consultant and coach for itemis AG in Stuttgart, Germany. His focus is on software architecture, model-driven software development and domain specific languages as well as on product line engineering. Markus also regularly writes (articles, patterns, books) and speaks (trainings, conferences) on those subjects.
Markus Völter

Recent Posts

The Business DSL: Zurich Insurance

Insurance products are complicated. They involve sophisticated math and lots of interacting rules. They exhibit significant variability between different markets. They change over time, for example, driven by changes in law or updated risk assessments from the company. In addition, once consumers sign an insurance contract, they must not be affected by changes to that product (or at least they must not be worse off), which means that “old” contracts must continue to be executed with the “old” logic. Read more >

Testing Languages, Generators and Runtimes in a Safety-Critical System

Last year we ran a project with Voluntis in which we built DSLs for use in the healthcare domain. The benefits of the approach are readily obvious: the domain experts can much more easily review, test, explore, or even write the application logic. The overall development process will be streamlined, and ultimately, Voluntis will be able to create more products in a shorter time, which is good for business. Read more >


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