New perspectives with agile software development

New products and services are needed to respond to changing requirements on the part of markets and customers. This not only demands flexible software solutions, but also new business models.

New digital ideas can be implemented quickly and coherently thanks to agile software development, with the methods used also supporting innovations directly. This is because the learning-driven error culture and transparent handling of findings encourages an eagerness to experiment in the company.

Innovation workshops

From idea to business case. The innovation workshops provide a forum for us to develop business ideas with you relating to technological and methodological trend topics.

Innovation Workshops

Keeping an eye on value creation with individual software

Agile principles mean greater flexibility, faster speed and better-quality results. Prototypes of software solutions that you can test, assess and enhance are created in short development cycles.

During the course of collaboration, our experts focus on ensuring the greatest possible benefits for your customers and added value for your company.

Shortening time to market

Our expertise in agile methods is the key to a fast time to market. Moreover, important findings can already be established during the project and the further course of action optimised. Our teams work in a consistently agile manner, regardless of whether Scrum, Kanban, LeSS, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Nexus, Scrum@Scale or other methods.

BBV

Marco Ravicini

Senior Software Architect

bbv Schweiz

Agile software modernisation in the publishing sector

Agile software modernisation in the publishing sector

Open, flexible and fit for the future: bbv supported mms solutions ag in modernising its publishing systems. The new and attractive solution offers customers of mms solutions a greater choice of services for modern multi-channel communication and is optimally equipped for future enhancements.

Success Story

Poster on the topic of agile software development including scrum

This printable poster in PDF format graphically illustrates the main elements and interdependencies in agile software development and scrum in an appealing way. It shows the release cycle, sprint process, the roles and tasks involved and the information flows between the acting roles.

Poster

Zero-bug policy – An amusing project empirical report

The entertaining empirical report looks at a project that threatens to fail under the pressure of too many bugs. By switching to a zero-bug policy, error mountains were successfully dismantled and the motivation of the developer teams – which had hit rock-bottom – was restored. Almost as an aside, we learn many details about what a zero-bug policy involves.

Report

Planning Poker App

Estimation of time and effort made easy: Agile Software teams can easily estimate the amount of time spent with the Planning Poker App and discuss it within the team. For iOS and Android.

Planning Poker App
Frank Zehnle CEO Swisscom Health AG, curabill

We can integrate new products with a range of technologies thanks to the open architecture bbv implemented. A definite competitive edge for us.

Booklet: Guidelines for successful scrum deployment

This booklet summarises the experiences of bbv Software Services in deploying scrum and provides guidance for setting up projects with scrum. The booklet also contains specific practical tips from numerous scrum projects carried out by bbv.

Booklet
More flexibility and new business opportunities

More flexibility and new business opportunities

bbv supported the insurer LV 1871 in updating the tariff software “TSW”, which is used to create offers for customers, and assisted the customer in building a modern and lean CI pipeline.

Publication
Booklet: Software development for mobile applications, UX and testing

Booklet: Software development for mobile applications, UX and testing

When setting out to develop mobile applications, a variety of platforms, device types and development environments have to be examined and various user interfaces considered. This 80-page booklet provides an excellent overview of all of the relevant aspects of software development for mobile platforms.

Publication
Tailored on-site scrum training for CSS

Tailored on-site scrum training for CSS

CSS Insurance develops its core applications in its own IT department. Because some of the teams already had positive experience with scrum, the entire team was now to be trained in scrum. bbv performed the training on site over two days.

Publication
Introduction of online booking of international rail tickets

Introduction of online booking of international rail tickets

SBB wanted to offer tickets for international connections too when booking rail journeys online for Euro 08. A large number of different IT infrastructures had to be connected for this purpose. bbv supported SBB in the automatic testing and quality assurance of the new portal.

Publication
Booklet: Application lifecycle management (ALM)

Booklet: Application lifecycle management (ALM)

This 52-page booklet explains what is meant by application lifecycle management and which open source tools support stakeholders and the team in the development process. The booklet then looks purposefully at Microsoft tools that can help with ALM. The report is rounded off by personal experiences from bbv experts.

Publication
Effective software tests using agile methods and test automation

Effective software tests using agile methods and test automation

The new SBB software placed extraordinary demands on the development: It had to offer high-availability and very fast response times as well as guarantee high quality and security. bbv supported SBB with the introduction of test automations and simulators and was able to guarantee both.

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Software Development Quality Map

Software Development Quality Map

The map covers more than 80 topics in relation to software quality, arranged figuratively in eight countries. Readers can follow the orange route or explore the countries under their own steam.

Publication
User-centered design supports maintenance of the Gotthard Base Tunnel

User-centered design supports maintenance of the Gotthard Base Tunnel

The constrained time frames for maintenance in the world’s longest rail tunnel demand precise and efficient planning. As no software was previously available for managing the work, a solution was developed together with SBB using an agile process. bbv developed an intuitive design for the software, which is quick to learn, transparent and self-explanatory to use.

Publication
Poster on service meshes in microservice architectures

Poster on service meshes in microservice architectures

Service meshes generate a network abstraction for container-based applications and services in order to simplify their management. bbv’s DIN A2 poster explains the architecture of service meshes, highlights their popular features and looks especially at the topics of security, traffic management, telemetry and reliability.

Publication
New web portal for improved business processes and customer retention

New web portal for improved business processes and customer retention

bbv developed a new customer portal for Egli Mühlen as an extension of the legacy systems combined with an improved data structure, which provides feed customers with all information at a glance and allows them to place orders directly. The new portal is responsive and can therefore also be used on smartphones and tablets.

Publication

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