We support medium-sized and large enterprises in the efficient and successful implementation of demanding development plans within regulatory environments.
We help your organisation in the set-up, selection, operation and further development of lean and effective development processes. The core of our services is the outsourced operation of a process framework tailored to the customer’s requirements. This allows you to direct your development projects within the regulatory environment in compliance with the rules, efficiently and with transparent costs. In addition to this we offer a comprehensive range of support activities covering your whole process landscape. We define and improve your processes and thus simultaneously combine the requirements for compliance, efficiency and cost-transparency.
The company PEDCO – Managed Process Services originated together with others from a leading Swiss service provider institute, so that it has had a well-practiced team right from the start. We are specialists in the field and have in-depth skills and a great wealth of diverse experience in the specification, establishing, supervising, operating and improving of process frameworks.
Our experts offer the know-how and the best practice experience that they have gained in their work with process frameworks in the financial services sector, the pharmaceuticals sector and government authorities. We have experience with various sets of regulations: From regulators like FED, FINMA or FDA towards standards such as CMMI and others.
PEDCO – Managed Process Services
Compliance and Efficiency for your Processes
Peter Pedross is the founder of PEDCO. He has over 30 years’ experience in software development. As the architect of the process framework of one of the leading Swiss financial institutions, he was responsible for the entire set of lifecycles, processes, methods and tools used. This process framework was then used over years by hundreds of projects around the world, and continually improved. Peter Pedross has several years’ experience in agile practices (XP). In the course of his career he has authored publications and given lectures in the fields of architecture, process improvements, and requirements engineering, both in the USA and in Japan, as well as in Europe.
Peter Pedross was the managing director of a software development company in Zurich with 40 employees. He has a degree in IT and Management Psychology. He also has a CAS in Financial Markets from Zurich University. Moreover he is a Certified Consultant in “Scaled Agile Framework” and in “Disciplined Agile Delivery”, and has a Diploma in Quality Management from EFQA.
Peter Pedross is the president of the board for Computer Science at the Swiss Association for Quality (SAQ), he is also a member of the board at SAQ. Peter Pedross also leads the Non-Profit special interest group on process management in Switzerland.
Management & Team
Stefan has over 30 years of experience in software, systems and product development in manufacturing, logistics and large financial institutes. He started as mechanical engineer for grouting systems, software engineer for object-oriented technologies and launched and led a strategic IT project to establish an enterprise wide service-oriented infrastructure.
At a large financial institute he was a key driver in the successful realization of the innovative Java Application Platform (JAP) from a technology infrastructure bundle to a wide accepted global service offering. Later, Stefan took over responsibility for the unit Solution Delivery Process & Tool Integration where he provided an integrated ALM Tool Chain that complied to CMMI Level-3 maturity. Eventually, he was Global Head for Project, Process & Quality Management.
In between, Stefan co-founded a consulting company covering project management, technology management and architecture in industries like Automotive, Aviation, Healthcare and Insurance.
He holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Brugg-Windisch (CH) and a Swiss federal diploma in Business IT and Project Management. He successfully finished the MBA Program in International Supply Chain Management at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).