Measuring Financial ConsequencesReturn on Investment (ROI) // Kapitalrendite> Measuring how much of your invested „money“ you get back in return.Net-Present-Value (NPV) // Kapitalwert> Sum of all revenues and payments including interests.Break-even-Point // Gewinnschwelle> Point in time when accumulated costs and revenue are equally large.
Example Case – New Car-Insurance InventoryRicola Insurance creates new Car-Insurance InventoryProject duration:12 monthsProject costs:5.000.000 SFREarnings after launch:200.000 SFR each monthProject lifespan:5 years
Agile As In ScrumRelevant for financialconsideration> Iterative and incremental development (Sprints)> Prioritized requirements (Backlog)
Agile As In ScrumNot considered with potential positive impact> Higher team productivity (intrinsic motivation, self-organisation, …)> Reaction to changes> Including new ideas> Stop project in time (all features implemented; cancel project)Possibly neutral through automation> Frequent migration & deploymentNot considered with potential negative impact> Impeded productivity through frequent releases (for users)> More trainings> Higher operating costs through running systems in parallel
Faster market entrance with interative,incremental development FunctionalityFirst Mover Window of Opportunity> Be the first on the market with a new product Complete functionality of releaseFast Follower Minimal marketable functionality> React quickly, when your Δt until product can be launched competitors launch a new iterative, product incremental waterfall t
Less non-valuable resultsWorking software everymonthContinuous customerfeedbackIntensive communicationinstead of specification
High quality with lasting effectDefinition of Done 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40%Maintenance starts after 30% 20% 10%2nd iteration 0%Automating Test,Integration andDeployment Unstrukturiertes System Strukturiertes Sytem
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