Dr. Tobias Schimmer (geb. Hildenbrand)

Associate Lecturer & Chief Development Expert at SAP SE

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E-mail: tobias.hildenbrand@gmail.com

Office hours by appointment.


Research Interest

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Large-Scale Lean and Agile Software Product Development
  • Software Innovation Projects and Lean Startup Approach
  • Software Requirements Engineering and Design Thinking (see my blog)
  • Requirements Management, esp. Traceability and Rationale Management
  • Social Networks in Distributed Software Development
  • Distributed Collaborative Software Development (Methods and Tools)
  • Empirical Software Engineering (Method and Tool Evaluation)

Publications see below (cf. also Google Scholar and DBLP Bibliography)

Education

  • University of Mannheim (incl. 4 months at University of California, Irvine) 6/2004-3/2008<br>Degree: PhD in Business Information Systems Engineering ("Dr. rer. pol")
  • University of Mannheim 9/1999 - 6/2004<br>Degree: Diploma in Business Administration and Computer Science ("Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker")<br>Majors: Business Software Engineering, Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Marketing
  • Internships: <br>Hildenbrand GmbH (not related, 5 months)<br>alltours flugreisen gmbh (3 months)<br>Student Research Assistant in Information Systems (4 years)
  • Hebelgymnasium Schwetzingen 1989 - 1998<br>Degree: German Comprehensive Secondary School Diploma (Abitur)<br>Majors: Mathematics and English

Projects

Teaching

Guest Lectures and Talks

  • Conference Talk: XP Days 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany (15 November 2013): "Build-Measure-Learn - What Software Enterprises Can Learn from Startups",(together with Christian Binder, Microsoft )
  • Conference Talk: High Performance Processes at SIEMENS in Erlangen, Germany (17 July 2013): "The Road to Innovation - Design Thinking and Lean Development at SAP", (together with Christian Wiele)
  • Conference Talk: Scrum Day 2013 in Berlin, Germany (12 June 2013): "Combining Design and Development", (together with Martin Fassunge)
  • Conference Talk: Entwicklertag 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany (6 June 2013): "How to Find Innovative Solutions for Wicked Problems?",(together with Jochen Guertler)
  • Conference Talk: Entwicklertag 2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany (6 June 2013): "How to Build Better Software? 13 'Thinks' to Keep in Mind", (together with Jochen Guertler)
  • Conference Talk: Keynote beim Kongress der Deutschen Marktforschung 2013 in Berlin, Germany (22 April 2013):"Vom Endanwender zur Innovation - Design Thinking in der Software-Industrie"
  • Conference Talk: SE 2013 in Aachen, Germany (28 February 2013):"Agile Software Engineering Techniques: The Missing Link in Large Scale Lean Product Development" (together with Alexander Scheerer and Christoph Schmidt)
  • Conference Talk: ALM Days 2012 in Munich, Germany (27 November 2012):"Combining Design and Development at SAP"
  • Conference Talk: InES Symposium 2012 in Mannheim, Germany (19 October 2012): "Agile Software engineering and Design Thinking: Efficiency and Innovation in Lean Software Development" (together with Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl)
  • Conference Talk: Scrum Day 2012 in St. Leon-Rot, Germany (5 July 2012): "Combining Design and Development", Slides (together with Martin Fassunge)
  • Conference Talk: Scrum Day 2012 in St. Leon-Rot, Germany (5 July 2012): "Framing Design and Development with Scrum - Lean and Design Thinking in Practice" (together with Jochen Guertler)
  • Conference Talk:d.confestival 2012 in Potsdam, Germany (21 September 2012): "Combining Software Design and Lean Development - Applying Scrum as Process Framework for Software Projects to Build the Right Things Right" (together with Jochen Guertler)
  • Conference Talk at VKSI Sneak Preview in Karlsruhe, Germany (8 March 2012): "Design Thinking in der Praxis" (together with Jochen Guertler)
  • Conference Talk at the Scrum Day 2011 in Darmstadt, Germany (28 Sepember 2011): "Agile Software Product Development at SAP in the Context of Lean" (with Christian Schmidkonz)
  • Conference Talk at the XP Days 2011 in Karlsruhe, Germany (17 November 2011): "From user research to product backlog - hands-on experience in applying Design Thinking in SAP's lean and agile environment" (together with Johannes Meyer)
  • Guest Lecture, 05/19/2009 at the University of Heilbronn, Germany: "Global verteiltes Requirements Engineering"
  • Guest Lecture, at the itemis AG, 11/24/2008, Bonn: "Verbesserung der Traceability in der verteilten, kollaborativen Softwareentwicklung"
  • TaSK Forum, 06/05/2008 at the University of Mannheim, Germany: "Verbesserung der Nachvollziehbarkeit und Prozesstransparenz in verteilten, kollaborativen Softwareentwicklungsprojekten"
  • Guest Lecture, 05/28/2008 at the University of Mannheim, Germany: "Daten- und Wissensmanagement in der Softwareentwicklung”
  • Conference Talk at the Second Workshop on Engineering Complex Distributed Systems (ECDS 2008) in conjunction with International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS 2008), 03/05/2008 in Barcelona, Spain: "Approaches to Collaborative Software Development".
  • Conference Talk at the Second Workshop on Engineering Complex Distributed Systems (ECDS 2008) in conjunction with International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS 2008), 03/05/2008 in Barcelona, Spain: "Agile Methodologies for Distributed Collaborative Development of Enterprise Applications".
  • Conference Talk at the PRIMIUM Subconference at the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2008 (MKWI'08), 02/26/2008 in Munich, Germany: "Designing and Implementing a Tool for Distributed Collaborative Traceability and Rationale Management".
  • Workshop Talk 02/15/2008 in Würzburg, Germany: "Improving Traceability in Distributed Collaborative Software Development: Results from a Design Science Research Approach".
  • CollaBaWü-Quarterly Workshop, 04/27/2007, University of Mannheim, "Visualization and Analysis of Traceability Relationships in Distributed Software Development".
  • Conference Talk at the 2007 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games, 04/03/2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: "Genetic Algorithms for Finding Optimal Strategies for a Student's Game".
  • Conference Talk at the REConf 2007 - 6. Requirements Engineering Tagung, 03/07/2007, München: "CodeBeamer for Requirements Engineering in Distributed Scenarios -- Global verteilte Softwareentwicklung im Projekt 'Borderless Brain'"; with Michael Geisser.
  • Lecture at the University of Mannheim, Germany, 02/26/2007: "Tools for Collaborative Software Development" together with Michael Geisser
  • Workshop Talk 01/16/2007 in Bad Hersfeld, Germany: "Evaluation von Requirements Engineering und Traceability Management Methoden in der verteilten Softwareentwicklung" with Michael Geisser
  • Conference Talk at the first International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development (SEAFOOD) in Zurich, Switzerland, 6 February 2007: " Towards Visualization and Analysis of Traceability Relationships in Distributed and Offshore Software Development Projects".
  • Conference Talk at the first International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development (SEAFOOD) in Zurich, Switzerland, 5 February 2007: "Offshore Software Development: Transferring Research Findings into the Classroom" with Kay Berkling (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico) and Michael Geisser.
  • CollaBaWü-Quarterly Workshop, 01/19/2007, FZI in Karlsruhe, "Social Network Analysis in Software Engineering".
  • Guest Lecture at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, 12/15/2006, Mainz: "Wiki-Systeme als Medium zur Zusammenarbeit und Kommunikation in der Softwareentwicklung"; together with Michael Geisser.
  • PRIMIUM Workshop, 11/15/2006, Stuttgart: "Innovative Einsatzmöglichkeiten von Wikis in Softwareprozessen"; with Michael Geisser and Stefan Seedorf.
  • Seminar Talk 10/26/2006, Irvine, USA: "Social Network Analysis Data Collection Techniques in Open Source Software Development Projects".
  • Seminar Talk 10/19/2006, Irvine, USA: "Social Network Analysis in Open Source Software Development Projects".
  • Continuous Coordination Project Meeting 08/10/2006, Irvine, USA: "Improving Traceability in Distributed Software Development Projects".
  • Workshop "Social Software in der Wertschöpfung", 07/18/2006, Stuttgart: "Einsatzpotentiale von Wikis in der Softwareentwicklung"; with Michael Geisser and Stefan Seedorf.
  • Expertenforum "Herausforderungen und erfolgversprechende Lösungsansätze bei verteilten Softwareprojekten", 06/19/2006 - 06/28/2006, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, München, Stuttgart: "Wiki als Medium zur Zusammenarbeit und Kommunikation in Projekten"; with Michael Geisser.
  • Doctoral Colloquium 05/26/2006 in Mannheim, Germany: "Kollaborative Softwareerstellung im Forschungsprojekt 'CollaBaWü'" with Jens Arndt and Michael Geisser.
  • Seminar Talk 04/05/2006 in Mannheim, Germany: "Nutzung von Open Source-Entwicklungsplattformen im Unternehmenskontext".
  • Workshop "Semantische Technologien zur Unterstützung von Softwareprozessen" held 04/03/2006 at the Fraunhofer IESE in Kaiserslautern, Germany: "Kollaboratives Requirements Engineering" with Michael Geisser.
  • Workshop Talk 03/24/2006 in Rossdorf, Germany: "Ansätze zur Integration von Open Source-Entwicklungsmethoden und -werkzeugen im Unternehmenskontext".
  • Conference Talk REConf 2006 - 5. Requirements Engineering Tagung, 03/07/2006, München: "Collaborative Software Requirements Engineering with Wiki and CodeBeamer"; with Michael Geisser.
  • bwcon Business Software Forum 09/23/2004 in Stuttgart, Germany: "Ansätze der Forschung zur Unterstützung der Entwicklung von Softwarekomponenten".
  • Conference Talk, at the IEEE Workshop on Knowledge Grid and Grid Intelligence, 10/13/2003 in Halifax, Canada: "Creating a Java- and CORBA-Based Enterprise Knowledge Grid Using Topic Maps".