Customer: Süddeutsche Zeitung
Project: New development of the editorial online portal with Polopoly

SZ: Polopoly-CMS
Das Backend von Polopoly für die SZ
  • Renewal of the entire editorial system of “Süddeutsche Zeitung”, consisting of a print- and online system
  • Decision for a new online editorial and portal system for "sueddeutsche.de" based on the CMS Polopoly by Atex
  • Integration in the editorial print system H11 by Atex
  • jambit served as implementation partner for this business-critical major project - carrying out analysis, architecture and implementation
  • First-time integration of all content sources into a comprehensive search
  • Agile Scrum process by a mixed team of developers and architects from Polopoly, jambit, and sueddeutsche.de
  • High performance by applying a multi-level caching architecture
  • Technologies: Java 6, Polopoly API, Servlets, Velocity, Maven, Continuous Integration with Hudson, Mock Runner (tests)

Thanks to the uncomplicated and competent cooperation with jambit, we were able to create a model project together. Thus, the publication process and technical infrastructure have reached a future-proof level.

R.K., Süddeutsche Zeitung

Success

  • Enormous acceleration of the publication process
  • First-time direct and configurable synchronization between online and print system
  • Abidance to a very ambitious time and cost framework
  • Conducting a very precise progress control by intelligent backlog management within the agile working environment
  • Permanent know-how transfer to the client by consequent pairing
  • Continuous change management to increase customer satisfaction
  • Successful launch in the life-system of the online platform without downtimes