Jesper Zacho is Technical Director in BridgeIT. BridgeIT mainly operates in the Copenhagen area. BridgeIT mainly provides mobile solutions either t... Read More
Scrum Master at Team Denmark, Axiell a.o
January 2012-June 2012
Customer: Novenco, Axiell, Forsikring og Penstion, Team Danmark a.o. Task: Establish common platform for efficiently executing project with great difference in size, allowing for scrum based management and daily burndown reporting. Establish and manage a number of smaller mobile solution projects from contract writing to rollout in the customer organizations. Contribution: Established a process and a supporting platform for managing scrum based projects. Using this platform all projects will produce the minimal required documentation for even very small projects. Documentation requirements will rise as the project size goes up. Established tool support for the required Continuous Integration process, wiki based documentation and project tracking. Filled the role of Scrum Master in 3-4 projects at the time over the period. Driving each project and producing tracking information to provide accurate reporting to the BridgeIT board and to the project steering groups.
Project Manager at Scandinavian Data Center (SDC)
September 2011-January 2012
Task: Managing project for integrating new investment bank systems to common online and mobile banking solution. Drive the project from startup to closing contract. Contribution: Take over integration project after a bumpy ride having established a temporary integration between the two banking systems. Reestablish good client relations and trust to start the integration analysis project in productive spirits. Establish and staff project and conduct project startup including analysis and specification of the solution. Establish project economy and negotiate project terms with the client Manage and track specification project
Scrum Master at Danish Handball Federation (DHF)
May 2011-September 2011
Task: Resolve and specify requirements for mobile solution. Write and negotiate contract for implementation. Launch and manage project. Contribution: I conducted a solution workshop with the relevant customer resources and specified the solution specification based on the workshop outcome. I authored a use case specification of a handball trainer planning application for the customer including wire frames for the involved devices. I conducted an estimation workshop and wrote a contract based on the estimation results. The contract was negotiated with the customer and signed. I negotiated an agreement with a Marketing Bureau to supply graphics for the solution based on the wire frames, and launched the project with internal resources. I managed the project and suppliers, and deliver weekly project tracking of progress and economy.
Scrum Master at Laerdal Medical
October 2010-May 2011
Task: Scientific guidelines for e.g. resuscitation are updated by American Heart Association every 5 years, and educational material have to be available for educating medical staff within 2 months after the announcement. Laerdal Medical delivers advanced e-learning medical simulators used to certify the medical staff. The project was to adapt new scientific guidelines in existing simulators as well as integrate new 3D technologies to make lifelike animated simulation of patients and healthcare providers. Contribution: The project had gone stuck and the first task was to revisit requirements, outline a delivery plan and communicate this with the customer. Scrum was introduced to regain customer confidence through guaranteed timely releases. Scrum techniques were also introduced to revitalize the development team, improve visibility and have early identification of problem areas without interrupting the release rhythm. The project involved a design team (3D and graphics) of 5-6 people, a medical team of 2-4 doctors and a development team of 9.
Mobile Strategy Development at GN NetCom
March 2010-September 2010
Task: Development mobile application strategy for the North American market. Establish and support Jabra Apps developer community, through scanning spartphone apps markets, enrolling partner developer organizations and supporting partners integrating headset features. Specification, setup and management of own development of mobile apps integrating to Jabra headsets. Managing specification of smartphone applications and the following RFI/RFQ process on these. Contribution: Assisting on setting up application developer community, and supporting partners integrating headset features. Conducting idea generation workshops for finding candidate mobile applications to be developed internally. Specification of applications to be developed for IPhone, Android and Blackberry platforms. Producing input in form of technical analysis and project estimation for business cases covering own development using outsourcing and offshoring. Identification of possible offshore and outsourcing partners. Identification and setup of contacts to potential commercial partners for supporting the strategy.
Scrum Master and Coach at Organisator
June 2009-March 2010
Task: Analyze and re-launch failed project for delivery of a Danish union management system with a team of subsupplier resources. Handle contract issues with customer and supplier, and reestablish the customer’s confidence in a very tight timeframe. Contribution: Introduced scrum processes and tools to create full visibility of progress, quality and performance. Through the introduction of new methods, the end customer was turned from distant receivers to committed collaborators. This allowed for safe development in a poorly specified product. Through delivering a functional release every 4 weeks the end customer has regained confidence in the project ability to perform and deliver good quality. Further the tight collaboration has enabled the project to regain trust in the whole end costumer organization through the participating customer resources. Frequent releases and tests have given a good overview of product quality months before final delivery.
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