Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) is Germany’s national public television broadcaster. It is an independent non profit corporation under the authority of the Länder, the sixteen states that make up the Federal Republic of Germany. Based in Mainz, ZDF operates a unique network of bureaus in all of the Länder capitals, and has major editorial and production capacity in Berlin – the nation’s capital since unification of East and West Germany. ZDF’s core operation is its nationwide television channel which went on air in 1963 and today reaches its viewers by cable, satellite or terrestrial antenna, both in analogue and digital format.

We realized a new system for the support and optimization of the long-term and short-term planning as well as the supervision of production resources, personnel warehouse planning and the integration of these planning processes. Besides this we realized a requirement analysis and a solution suggestion for a system that supports the configuration and resource planning of mobile productions.