From Buzz to Reality: Online bank from scratch in 5 months
I want to share a great story of building an online bank (with all its complexity of integration with backend systems and security) in an environment, not quite used to online banking at all.
Being an Estonian, this project invoved traveling and spending some weeks in Russia, the country of the customer, to get a better understanding of all financial, business and software development peculiarities.
This is a story of overccoming all the obstacles and solving all business and technical problems in just five months from the very start to a final launch. Believe me, this wouldn't be possible without relying heavily on Agile practices, both technical and organizational, and convincing everybody involved that this is the only way to go. A success story.
The talk is partially based on the following article: http://codeborne.com/2013/03/14/online-bank-from-scratch-in-five-months.html
Outline/Structure of the Experience Report
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Using Agile ideas is essential to launch ambitious projects in relatively short amount of time. However, a more deep understanding of practices and their goals is needed in order to pick the right ones and be able to sell the ideas to eeveryone involved. Agile by the book is probably not what you want.
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