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, Scaled@Scale or other methods.

BBV

Marco Ravicini

Senior Software Architect

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
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
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
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
Event app development for Luzerne Comix Festival for iOS and Android

Event app development for Luzerne Comix Festival for iOS and Android

The Fumetto App for iOS and Android is the digital guide for one of the most important international comic festivals in Europe. The app provides information on the exhibitions, performers and events in Lucerne and was programmed and delivered by bbv in a matter of weeks using an agile approach.

Publication
Agile development of innovative embedded systems based on Linux

Agile development of innovative embedded systems based on Linux

The advantages of agile methods paired with experience in Embedded GNU/Linux: Together with René Koch, bbv Software Services successfully developed the software for a smart packaging box. Agile methods, such as behaviour-driven and test-driven development, were used as well as numerous tools including Docker, Cucumber and Jenkins.

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
Poster on the topic of agile requirements engineering

Poster on the topic of agile requirements engineering

This poster in PDF format graphically illustrates the key phases and individual steps in an agile requirements engineering process in an appealing way. It also includes practical question templates to help formulate the vision, practical goals, initial feature list and appropriate user stories. This poster is an essential part of any development office.

Publication
Practical cheat sheet on clean TDD and ATDD

Practical cheat sheet on clean TDD and ATDD

Anyone who has to write and execute lots of tests in agile environments will find useful ToDo lists, principles, patterns and tips for avoiding problems in this cheat sheet. The highlight of the cheat sheet is the TDD-TDD test cycle graphic, which uses a sophisticated decision tree to guide users through the test cycle.

Publication
Software for physically calculating ropeways

Software for physically calculating ropeways

GARAtre is a software solution for physically calculating ropeways. The program is used by development engineers in the Garaventa/Doppelmayr Group for designing ropeways and verifying compliance with standards. bbv developed the software for Garaventa in an agile software development process.

Publication
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

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