Individual software as a competitive edge
In today’s highly dynamic market environment, it is important to stand out from the competition. There is scarcely no avoiding an individual solution therefore when it comes to implementing special customer benefits using software.
Our specialists understand how to identify the potential of a company and to connect individual and standard software on this basis so as to gain a strategic advantage.
Individual software for discerning customers
bbv has been your expert in business applications, web, mobile and e-commerce solutions for 25 years. We cover the entire spectrum – from single page applications, progressive web applications, Linux applications through to embedded applications.
From the day we were founded up to the present, we have successfully implemented demanding projects for numerous customers from SMEs to major corporations. All experience over this time points to the fact that individual software is the better choice in the long term.
Our know-how is your advantage
Our experts navigate skilfully through various domains and technologies and practise the most varied models of collaboration. They view things from different perspectives, are open to new ideas and therefore process changes faster. And above all, they know how custom software solutions should look to earn the label “innovative”.
IoT solution for more digital B2B services
More digital services for greater customer loyalty: Komax Connect offers customers new insight online into the productivity of their Komax machines. Komax customers can use the IoT solution to access new digital services, thereby strengthening customer loyalty and paving the way for Industrie 4.0. bbv supported Komax in developing its cloud platform from integrating their machines to visualising the data.Success Story
Tobias Rölz, Vice President Global IT & Digital Business, Komax
bbv got our IoT solution off the ground very quickly. The vast expertise from networking of machines to evaluation in the cloud was impressive.
Cloud-based Industrie 4.0 IoT app for production monitoring
Networking machines intelligently for improved customer service: an intuitive app for iOS and Android shows Agathon customers everything at a glance. bbv helped the customer to develop the cloud-based solution with Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. The complex application was to be developed using agile methods and scrum based on a proof of concept.Success Story
Booklet: Usability, user experience and user-centred design
Users of computers and mobile devices today expect them to be simple, clear and comprehensible to use. They have to be designed with the user in mind and correspond to established and familiar operating concepts. This approx. 70-page booklet explains bbv’s approach to developing products, which are effortless to use and gain the approval of users.Booklet
Poster in cheat sheet style on Qt 5.9 Framework
Qt has been making a name for itself for years as a cross-platform framework for user interfaces and is widely used for Windows, Linux, Mac and mobile systems. bbv’s large DIN A0 poster on Qt 5.9 clearly lists all the latest Qt Essentials and Qt Add-Ons as well as obsolete and future modules and provides important information for incorporation in own projects.Publication
Development of the gene analysis system LightCycler® 480
The Lightcycler® 480 real-time PCR system is a high-throughput system for gene analysis. The instrument is operated and controlled by means of a Windows application on a desktop data station. bbv managed the software redevelopment of the two subsystems Instrument Software and Instrument Management Software.Publication
Takeover of test management for a major medical project
Experience is the key to successful management of major projects. bbv supported the customer in developing a new diagnostics solution for contagious disease viruses by providing a very experienced quality expert in general test management and allowed valuable development time to be saved through the efficient approach adopted.Publication
Development of a tool for deployment planning and budgeting
As part of the Bologna reform, the Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil (HSR) adapted its planning and budgeting process to the new requirements so that students can compile their own modular course units themselves. A client/server model with MS SQL and .NET was used as the architecture for the development.Publication
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
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
Booklet: Introduction to continuous integration
This 28-page booklet clarifies the intentions pursued with continuous integration. It highlights the requirements to be fulfilled for implementation, explains the typical processes of this agile software development method and illustrates how a sample continuous integration environment is structured.Publication
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
Implementation of a hardened Linux system for machine tools
Industrial grade Linux is used primarily in an industrial environment. bbv was engaged by Affolter Technologies SA to develop a tailored Linux system, which could also operate reliably in a harsh industrial environment and could be updated easily without the need for service engineers and connection to the network. Boot process, file system, remote interfaces and drivers were optimised for this purpose.Publication
Booklet: Requirements engineering in agile projects
Requirements engineering is not a specific point in agile software development that is explicitly named and executed. However, it is a task for the product owner and an important aspect of the success of agile projects. This 55-page booklet explains the theory and practice for successfully integrating requirements engineering into agile processes.Publication