Posted on 20.12.2017

Major methodology trends in software development for 2018

by Bruno Heufelder and Nicolas Friberg An integral part of consultancy and software development in a VUCA world - meaning volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguine – is focusing on making feedback loops shorter and more efficient. The agile mindset is spreading within organisations - from agile software development to business or corporate. Here are the 5 major methodology t... read more ›
Posted on 12.12.2017

What makes a shoring cooperation effective? Local leadership brought us customer satisfaction.

Markus Rentsch, Business Unit Leader/ Project Manager, Market Unit Switzerland, and Mircea Laich Malutan, Service Unit Leader, SDC Cluj-Napoca (Romania), delivered a complete application migration and UI rework for a well-known Swiss customer. What made their collaboration productive in the first row? Read what they say in interview. Markus, Mircea, you have been cooperating... read more ›
Posted on 28.11.2017

What makes a shoring cooperation efficient? Talking openly helps to overcome challenges.

Interview led by Ivana Mojžišová Christian Eichenberger, Account Manager at ERNI Switzerland and Ramón Arqué, Service Unit Leader at ERNI Spain have been working together since a half year on a product development for a Swiss based customer. Read more what they appreciate on each other and the cooperation. Christian, Ramón, you have been working together for quite some months... read more ›
Posted on 06.11.2017

What makes a shoring cooperation effective? Closeness through communication and trust.

Interview led by Ivana Mojžišová The collaboration between Ladislav Guniš, Service Unit Leader, Service Delivery Center (SDC) Bratislava, Slovakia and Benjamin Joseph Sarile, Senior Software Developer, SDC Manila, Philippines shows that even though you may not have met in person ever, you can have an efficient cooperation and communication. Read more about the project deliver... read more ›
Posted on 18.10.2017

New blog series: What makes a shoring cooperation productive

With a video about the shoring collaboration between Darina Stipula, Service Delivery Center Bratislava and Carlo Cronauer, Market Unit Switzerland we are starting a new series with colleagues talking about factors that make cooperations between distributed teams productive and efficient. Watch now! About our Service Delivery Centers We have four Software Delivery Centres in... read more ›
Posted on 25.06.2013

Techniques for sourcing the right solution provider

Devising invitations for large tenders requires broad domain expertise, practical experience and a thorough knowledge of business analysis. Therefore, every procurement project needs a professional tender submission with clearly defined requirements. Failure to do this may mean overall objectives cannot be wholly achieved, as well as a loss of resources and time. This also ap... read more ›
Posted on 12.06.2013

Viable strategy through facilitation

Dynamic change processes are a part of everyday business. Facilitated strategy workshops at management level are an efficient means of initiating these change processes. The facilitator must be a master of his specialized methods and have knowledge of the domain-specific challenges in order to meet the objectives of the strategy workshop. They can help to generate new approac... read more ›
Posted on 22.04.2013

Strategic partnerships create added value

To a growing extent, companies concentrate on their differentiating core competencies. Therefore they outsource specialized engineering and other services to external suppliers. Many forms of collaboration have evolved from this concept. Organizations hire external resources for short-term support; they bring in coaching or consulting experts or they outsource entire projects... read more ›
Posted on 11.03.2013

Project Management Office - A central service for agile IT Project Management

Using a PMO to optimally disseminate and supervise project management know-how Projects are the central instrument for driving forward change and innovation in a company. For this reason, the crucial factor of project management know-how should be controlled via a central service unit, similarly to human resources or IT. This function is frequently performed by a pro... read more ›
Posted on 04.03.2013

Success based on business - Driven Requirements Engineering

During the development of new software, there are typically some high hurdles to overcome nowadays in terms of the complexity that is involved. However, business-driven software development can be combined especially with requirements engineering to easily overcome these challenges – and thus ensure a solid foundation for sustainable innovation in the company. Practical examp... read more ›