JAX 2017 Sessions Download

The slide deck from my JAX 2017 sessions can be downloaded here.

Agile – Mythen, Trends, Best Practices Mit Prozessen, Services und Regeln zur effizienten Kreditvergabe

Bank11 Success Story

In 2016 PLEUS Consulting supported Bank11 in the development of their brand new sales financing system VICTOR 3.0.

Bank11 is a credit institution that specializes in sales financing. In 2016 the bank decided to replace their existing software with something new. To be able to meet the challenging requirements in terms of quality, customer satisfaction . . . → Read More: Bank11 Success Story

JAX Sessions about Agile and Architecture

Between the 8th and 12th May 2017 JAX will be taking place at Rheingold Halle in Mainz.

On the 8th I am going to give a presentation about Agile trends, myths and best practices. . In this talk I will show why Agile is the way to go and what it actually means to . . . → Read More: JAX Sessions about Agile and Architecture

Team Complexity – The Underestimated Factor

Most people would agree to say that an IT project is complex if it has to cope with difficult technology and a challenging business context. But it is not just technical complexity that threatens the success of a project. Team complexity is an important and often underestimated factor that highly affects the likelyness of success . . . → Read More: Team Complexity – The Underestimated Factor

Windows Store Apps Training

As part of my ongoing certification I recently achieved the Microsoft Solutions Developer Windows Store Apps using HTML5 certification.

I am now entitled to deliver the official trainings from the Microsoft Official Curriculum such as:

Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using HTML5 and JavaScript Advanced . . . → Read More: Windows Store Apps Training

Agile Games Released

Today my Windows 8 app Agile Games passed the Microsoft certification process. It is now available in the Windows Store.

The app acts a a host of typical games that are utilized in agile projects. The first game is planning poker which can be now played by distributed teams over the internet. Other games . . . → Read More: Agile Games Released

Create Interactive BPMN Models Using JavaScript

In this tutorial I would like to show how to visualize BPMN files in a web browser. All we need is jQuery for easy DOM navigation, XMLJS to parse the BPMN file and Raphael to visualize it. Since BPMN version 2.0 the BPMN XML file contains additional diagram interchange information. This information together with the . . . → Read More: Create Interactive BPMN Models Using JavaScript

Integrated Process Management with Open Source

If you ever tried to create an execution environment to automate business- or integration processes based on Open Source products, you know that this is not an easy task. Although Open Source products like Activiti or Apache Camel are of high quality, they do not run with production grade quality out-of-the-box. For serious usage scenarios . . . → Read More: Integrated Process Management with Open Source

New Workshop! Developing Modern User Interfaces Using WinRT

I am offering a new workshop that is dedicated to developing Windows Store Apps using WinRT and related technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XAML and C#. The workshop is intended for people who want to find out whether Windows Store Apps are a good option for your application development in addition to or instead . . . → Read More: New Workshop! Developing Modern User Interfaces Using WinRT

HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Specialist

As part of continuously maintaining my certifications, I passed the exam Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3. Although a lot of developers think that JavaScript is a poor programming language compared to Java or C#, mainly due to it’s weak typing and limited IDE support, it is impressive to see what you can do . . . → Read More: HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Specialist