Niklas Kiefer

Usability & Software Engineer, working @camunda + @bpmn-io

My Projects

GitHub repositories that I've built.

Display and edit BPMN diagrams in VS Code using bpmn.io tools
TypeScript 53
An Electron wrapper for excalidraw.com
JavaScript 162
Create Post-it boards - built with diagram-js
JavaScript 25 4
Applications Collection: Render BPMN, CMMN and DMN files on GitHub
JavaScript 23 2
Feathers.js Backend Services with Python Scripts
JavaScript 13 1
Natural like language for quickly modeling BPMN 2.0 models
Game 'Mr Flap' written in plain javascript
JavaScript 5 0
A Yeoman for React Modules based on our Mantra philosophy (https://kadirahq.github.io/mantra/)
JavaScript 5 0
Wakatime Plugin for the Camunda Modeler
JavaScript 5 1
Camunda Modeler Plugin to import Excel Sheets to DMN Tables
JavaScript 5 0
Lightweight React Library for creating clickable Prototypes
JavaScript 4 0
Automatically save your diagrams modeled in Camunda Modeler
JavaScript 3 2

Professional Career

Companies that I have worked for.

Software Engineer
from 10-2018 to now
Software Developer (Student)
from 09-2016 to 08-2018
Student Assistant
from 09-2016 to 04-2017
Software Developer (Student)
from 03-2015 to 08-2016
Software Developer
from 05-2014 to 09-2016
Tech Blogger
from 03-2014 to 01-2015

Academic Career

Places I have learnt a lot.

Technical Innovations Management
Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
from 09-2017 to 08-2019
IT-Systems Engineering
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
from 10-2014 to 08-2017
Abitur
from 08-2008 to 07-2014

Certifications

Courses and trainings I did.

UX Thinking

UX Thinking (UXT) is a training concept that enables product managers, product owners, UX professionals and software developers to plan and implement digital development projects in interdisciplinary teams in an agile and human-centered manner.
artop GmbH
11-2020

Camunda BPM for Java-Developers

Three-day training for developers to prepare using the open source Camunda BPM platform successfully in software projects.
camunda services GmbH
04-2019

Publications

Scientific stuff I have written.

Evaluation of Agile Practices as Change Management Instruments in Digital Transformation (German)
Providing a Distributed File Storage for German Schul-Cloud (German)
Assessment of the driving ability of a driver with wearables and smartphone (German)
Scenario analysis for potential commitmens of Cloud Computing in educational sector (German)
Improving Energy Efficiency as a Contribution to Improving Sustainability at Hochschule Harz (German)

Talks, Articles & Misc

Stuff I talked and wrote about.

Slides of past Talks
Collection of DEV Articles
Collection of DailyUI designs

Club Memberships

Clubs and initiatives I am part of.

German football club based in Cottbus, Brandenburg
German foundation for ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self-determination and justice

Interests

Topics that I have a passion for.

Sports like Soccer, Basketball, Squash

Sports like Soccer, Basketball, Squash

Playing my Instruments (Guitar, Bass, Banjo)

Playing my Instruments (Guitar, Bass, Banjo)

Supporting Open Source and Developer Relations

Supporting Open Source and Developer Relations

Usability and UX

Usability and UX

My lovely Cat Momo

My lovely Cat Momo

Podcasts

Podcasts

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