Dena Sotoudeh

Product Owner, Policy Difference Engine

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

Dena is the product owner of the Policy Difference Engine (PDE). She was a Code for Canada Fellow from Nov 2020-August 2021. Prior to her fellowship, Dena worked within the tech-ed community as a product manager. She was the founder of a tech-ed start up in Markham ON between 2016-2019. Dena lives in Richmond Hill ON. She enjoys travel, yoga, books and cooking.


Canadian case studies: Policy difference engine

03/11/2021 13.20 - 14.00

Canadian Case Studies, presented in collaboration with Code for CanadaChannel 2Case study

In this presentation, Team Babel will discuss some of the challenges of creating and shipping products and services that are policy dependent. Next, they will talk about an approach called Rules as Code (RaC) which has the potential to address some of these challenges. Lastly, they will show the prototype they have built using the RaC approach. Known as Policy Difference Engine (PDE), the prototype... read more