Software quality pays off in the long term

When innovative business ideas fail owing to countless bugs and bad decisions, not only do good ideas fall by the wayside, resources are wasted unnecessarily. Intelligent quality assurance combats this effectively and increases the ability to act.

Professional, standardised test management thereby not only increases the quality of a software product, it also contributes significantly to reducing project costs.

Conscious control of software quality

Failures can be avoided by strategically adopting tried-and-trusted quality assurance measures such as performance tests. At bbv, our quality assurance strategy involves an intelligent combination of models, methods and test automation. And for good reason, as this allows the desired quality level to be controlled consciously.

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

Quality begins with the right mindset

bbv’s software developers are professional in their respective disciplines and their mindset is always to deliver top-class work. After all, achieving above-average performance demands constant awareness of the impact of quality-related decisions.

In addition, our teams have to be able to assess the situation and the objectives precisely in order to choose the correct methodical, technical and organisational measures. Our Software Development Quality map summarises the wealth of successful strategies for achieving optimum quality assurance with the bbv seal of approval.

BBV

Hugo Beerli

Senior Testmanager

bbv Schweiz

Efficient test management for an SBB Intranet project

Efficient test management for an SBB Intranet project

The SBB Intranet is the main channel for internal communication. Apart from comprehensive information, it also includes many self-service offers and a variety of specific SBB applications. The new “OneIntranet” project was to replace old individual portals and standardise them under a new design. bbv supported SBB with its testing know-how.

Success Story

More efficient testing with tool-based automation

Certainty in power supply: Switchgear installations must fulfil the strictest requirements. The software components developed by bbv resulted in significantly increased testing efficiency at ABB thanks to automated test planning, implementation and documentation. This also had a positive impact on employee motivation.

Success Story
Bernd Heisterkamp, Head of Technical Support, Substation Automation & Protection, ABB Schweiz AG

bbv supported us reliably from evaluation through to the roll-out of HPE-ALM. We can use the tool efficiently and therefore increase the quality of our systems.

Quality-assured energy measurement data feeds

High-quality measurement data feeds are the basis for efficient energy data management. BKW-FMB Energie AG rolled out a new metering system for this purpose. bbv supported the migration in terms of quality assurance and optimisation of the processes involved in recording and processing measurement data.

Success Story

Poster in cockpit style on the topic of performance testing

Scalability and performance play a major role when users in their thousands rather than hundreds are using cloud applications. Visually very appealing, the poster in cockpit style illustrates all important aspects relating to performance testing from a business, process and technical perspective.

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Poster on agile project management with bbv

Poster on agile project management with bbv

This printable poster in PDF format contains the relevant processes, bulleted key points and important interdependencies that are especially relevant in bbv’s view for implementing agile projects. Simply pin on the wall to have all key aspects quickly at a glance always.

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Booklet: Introduction to continuous integration

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.

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Poster in cockpit style on the topic of performance testing

Poster in cockpit style on the topic of performance testing

Scalability and performance play a major role when users in their thousands rather than hundreds are using cloud applications. Visually very appealing, the poster in cockpit style illustrates all important aspects relating to performance testing from a business, process and technical perspective.

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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.

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Introduction of scrum in internationally distributed teams

Introduction of scrum in internationally distributed teams

The pharmaceutical company is an innovator leader and system provider in the area of human medical diagnosis. bbv was involved in a consultancy role with the migration of an internationally distributed development organisation to scrum and supported the company from idea through to implementation.

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Detailed poster on the topic of agile testing

Detailed poster on the topic of agile testing

This printable poster in PDF format clearly shows all aspects that experienced developers and product owners need to consider when testing software in agile projects. Apart from defining participating roles, it depicts the different testing types in the “Agile Testing Quadrant” and addresses the topic of test automation.

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Faster testing with efficient test design and suitable tools

Faster testing with efficient test design and suitable tools

How can testing be performed efficiently? To find an answer to this question, bbv examined the electronics testing process at maxon motor ag and developed a new test concept. The test process and the tools used specially for this purpose now allow high test coverage, faster reporting and a higher level of test automation.

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Booklet: Agile software development for embedded systems

Booklet: Agile software development for embedded systems

Implementing agile principles for developing embedded software remains a challenge. This 30-page booklet summarises the experience of bbv Software Services with hardware-related development of software, in particular, and provides embedded developers with ideas and tips for their “agile everyday”.

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Practical cheat sheet on clean code principles and implementation

Practical cheat sheet on clean code principles and implementation

The best method for making the fewest possible errors in developing software is to write clean program source code or clean code. The clearly laid out and densely packed two-page cheat sheet offers developers numerous tips, lists, tricks, do’s and don’ts as well as practical instructions so that their code stays as clean as possible.

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Practical cheat sheet on clean architecture principles and methods

Practical cheat sheet on clean architecture principles and methods

A software architecture includes the higher-level structure of a software system, the discipline to create such structures and the documentation of these structures. It describes all components and relations. The cheat sheet helps to construct such architectures with more than 15 thematic lists and a total of more than 90 tips.

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