Dr. Alexander Scheerer

Research Interest

  • Lean and agile software development
  • Dependencies in large-scale Software Development
  • Process theoretical view of inter-team coordination


  • Lean Development Research
  • Software-Cluster "Softwareinnovationen für das digitale Unternehmen - SWINNG"



  • Process Management, Spring 2012, Lecture/Exercise (English), Master's level
  • Process Management, Spring 2013, Exercise (English), Master's level
  • Process Management, Spring 2014, Exercise (English), Master's level

Master Team Projects:

  • FSS 2013 / HWS 2013: Master Team Project NTT DATA: Conceptual Design and Prototype Implementation of a Mobile Applicant App
  • FSS 2014 / HWS 2014: Master Team Project: Development of a Scheduling Application on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform 
  • FSS 2014 / HWS 2014: Master Team Project with Sovanta: Smart Home Automation - Develop Mobile Technology for the Internet of Things


  • University of Auckland, New Zealand, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (11/2014)
    Visiting researcher
  • University of Mannheim, Germany, Business School (2011-present)
    PhD Studies in Information Systems
  • University of Mannheim, Germany (2005-2011)
    Degree Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (equivalent to a Master's Degree in Information Systems)
  • Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Germany (2004)
    German Abitur
  • Goshen High-School, USA (2000)

Honors and Scholarships

  • Students@Bosch, Scholarship of the Robert Bosch GmbH (2009)
  • SAP FastTrack, Scholarship of the SAP AG (2011)
  • DAAD Kongressreisen Stipendium (2014)
  • Doctoral Consortium of the European Conference on Information Systems in Tel Aviv, Israel (2014)


  • SAP AG, Walldorf; Working Student, Market Research; Diploma Thesis, Lean/Agile Development (2009-2011)
  • Robert Bosch GmbH, Karlsruhe; Internship, Working Student; Sales Strategy and IT Coordination (2007-2009)
  • Freelance Work in the field of Software Development and Consulting (2006-today)

Community Activities

  • Reviewer for International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)