We, too, are really proud of our customers´ success stories. Consequently we are especially pleased that they are willing to pass on to others their experiences with Scrum. Each case study deals with the following questions:
- Why was Scrum introduced to the company?
- How was it implemented?
- Where has it lead us?
In addition, in the case studies answers to the following questions are given: “How did we do this?” ”Who helped us?” and “What did we gain?”
AutoScout24: A look at the complete picture leads to better products being put on the market quicker
In the year 2007 AutoScout24 reached the limitations of their project management and development methods during a complex project. The challenges were analyzed and the company created the freedom to implement necessary changes. More
Scrum in public administration: New ways in the Bundesrechenzentrum (Austrian Federal Computer center)
Longer term project planning cycles, routine waterfall thinking within an organization that works on comprehensive software with a lot of legacy code and follows the guidelines of central leadership: until 2008 the productivity of the team “process automation justice” was at only one or two releases per year. The development of new features was tedious, the employees as well as the customers were increasingly dissatisfied with the product’s progress. More
Scrum at Infonova: 80 team members brought together?
For Release 6 of Software Infonova, the new feature “virtualization” was to be developed. Considering the complexity of the task and the involvement of up to 40 employees, it quickly became clear that this was an opportunity to choose a new path in order to achieve a more transparent progress check particularly at the functional level. More
ImmobilienScout24: Scrum functions where it is put into practice by all
In 2007 Dr. Oliver Zeiler changed over to ImmobilienScout24 as technical manager. Before that he had had his first experience with Scrum at Siemens/Beng. His task: more efficient and transparent development of software. More
“You and your Scrum”: when agile thinking finds weaknesses
Self organization and flexibility are often not as natural as you might think for people in hierarchially run companies. Sometimes when such freedoms are made possible, they even seem threatening. The introduction of Scrum can thus also clearly reveal people´s anxieties, difficulties in decision making, and tensions in the company.
Planning the unplannable – Scrum in the Digital Marketing Agency P//MOD Munich
Every day life at the agency is hectic, marked by deadlines and customers´ orders at short notice – especially in digital communication. A work load that is too demanding will, in the long run, reduce employee’s motivation and can have a negative effect both on quality and meeting deadlines. More
Scrum in a traditional insurance company
A big project was at a critical junction, mainly because of collaboration with various departments. Thus the opportunity arose to introduce agile procedures to the company. More