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At Epidata we support innovation in all our developments. For this reason, we encourage the use of Agile Scrum, one of the most useful methodologies in this industry. And this is the reason why, in June 2007, a Scrum Workshop was held at Epidata’s offices, which was very important for the company. 

It was addressed to all Epidata’s professionals, including the areas of Human Capital, Corporate Communication and Design. The training was conducted by Sebastián Reingold, and was based on the didactic methods of the course “Scrum Master Certified” by Tobias Mayer, which Sebastián had the chance to attend.

The use of Agile Scrum at Epidata

The approach was highly interdisciplinary, gathering members from all Epidata’s areas. Nowadays, Epidata employs Scrum in most of the functional areas of its business as a way to manage the explosive growth the company is experiencing. Scrum practices are being implemented partially or completely in most of Epidata’s projects, the development ones as well as the consulting ones; moreover, the non-technical areas of Human Capital and Corporate Communication are also organized in keeping with this methodology.

The Scrum methodology is lined up with Epidata’s philosophy, enabling the constant training of the members of each project and the communication among them. In order to make the application of this agile methodology practices possible, an introductory lecture was given followed by a 6-hour-long workshop on Scrum methodology. In this way, all the members were able to learn about it and get involved as much as possible with its real application; therefore, its implementation in the projects did not limit the achievement of the predetermined objectives.

“Two of the strongest and deeper consequences of the accelerated growth of a company are the disorder that can be generated and the need of a large amount of agility to face changes and to keep aligned with the philosophy of the company. Scrum is a simple and light process that allows the management of complex projects in constant change.
his is why we have decided to implement Scrum practices, combined with a good risk management policy, in most of our functional areas -Human Capital, Press, Communication and Development- as a way to stay agile in front of changes. This experience is really innovative and characterizes Epidata’s spirit.”

Adrian AnacletoCEO & Founder of Epidata

The implementation of Scrum practices turned out to be completely satisfactory, barely intrusive and, above all, with a small overhead in the everyday tasks of Epidata’s members, whose result was very positive.

For this reason, to date, we continue to implement Agile Scrum practices in all our developments. We invite you to contact us for any development you would like to put into practice.

About Epidata

Global privately-owned company specialized in innovation outsourcing, dedicated to providing software development and software design services, application modernization, RPA, machine learning and Big Data, among others. Its solutions transform businesses, optimizing operations and co-creating better digital experiences for customers and employees.

Epidata has alliances with leading innovation and knowledge companies such as Microsoft, GitLab, Mulesoft, Salesforce, Oracle, MariaDB, Red Hat and HelpSystems. These partnerships help other companies to stay current.

Epidata operates in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay and the United States (San Francisco, California), where it has a track record of successful support to multinational corporations such as Stanford Research Institute International, JP Morgan, Tenaris, Turner, Telecom, HSBC, Monsanto, Walmart, Asana, among others.

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