Reading Time: < 1 minute A Fortune500 automotive OEM implements for a new ECU development project a mix of LeSS and SAFe practices as an agile working model. At the team level, I supported as Scrum Master a CI/Build pipeline team. At the project level, I was part of the projects Scrum Master community supporting the adaption of the framework.
Scrum Master/Agile Coach in an international Fortune 500 Food Retail Company.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The client runs the technical IT Department for an international food retail company serving the procurement, sales, and logistics of all the supermarket shops in the EU. As Scrum Master/Agile coach, I was in charge of coaching and supporting two Scrum teams (9 respectively 16 people) in agile mindset and agile setup (Scrum, Kanban, or ScrumBan). This included: hosting and facilitating the Scrum events, coaching the team in Scrum (Scrum Guide 2020), agile estimation, user story slicing, etc. As part of the internal Coaching community (a pool of ca. 70 coaches), I collaborated with other teams and coaches as well.
Scrum Master in Automotive Driver Assistance Systems Development
Reading Time: < 1 minute Scrum Master in automotive driver assistance systems development. As a Scrum Master, I was in charge of coaching and supporting the scrum team (8 people, product owner included) in the agile mindset and Scrum setup. This included: hosting and facilitating the Scrum ceremonies, coaching the team in Scrum (Scrum Guide 2017), agile estimation, user story slicing, etc. As part of the Scrum Master team (4 SM), I coached also management and the organisation in pacing the agile transition.
Executive Management Coaching in Software Process Improvement and Lean/Agile Principles
Reading Time: < 1 minute Executive management coaching (head, upper, and middle management of SW department) and agile coaching on team level (2 feature teams, 2 traditional teams). Introducing agile mind-set and tools: system thinking, design thinking, value stream mapping, agile and lean SW development, agile values, Kanban, Scrum, introducing Lean Change Management.
Product Development / Strategy-Workshop — Visioning The Future of After Sales (Automotive)
Reading Time: < 1 minute For the After Sales Department of a German DAX500 automotive OEM, I designed and facilitated in 2016 a large group strategy workshop. Management, team, and project leader came together to envision future trends in "After Sale 2021". A visioning and brand building workshop with LEGO Serious Play.
Product Owner Team Building Workshop
Reading Time: 2 minutes For a German IT service provider delivering IT workplace management solutions I designed and facilitated an internal team-building workshop for the Product Owner team to foster their interal collaboration.
Agile Coaching Tools Development: Agile Game “Product Owner Challenge" 2.0
Reading Time: < 1 minute "Product Owner Challenge" is an agile game played with Lego bricks I developed to demonstrate a waterfall-driven product development the agile mindset. Version 2.0 introduces agile sprint planning and user stories to the game.
Agile Coaching Tools Development: "Team Charter Canvas"
Reading Time: < 1 minute The team charter canvas is a perfect tool to reflect in-depth about team values, norms, chartering, and team culture.
Agile Coaching Tools Development: Agile Game “The Drama Game" 2.0
Reading Time: < 1 minute “The Drama Game” is a Story Telling Game to identify stakeholders' behaviours and hidden expectations. Playing the game in retrospectives creates a shared understanding of events and incidents that happened in the Product Development Life Cycle.
Strategy Workshop "IT Governance & PMI certification" (Airline)
Reading Time: 3 minutes For the department "IT Project Management Office" of a German DAX500 airline, I designed and facilitated a strategy workshop "IT Governance & PMI certification" for 70 IT project managers. The aim of the workshop was to identify ways of creating commitment to adopt the new organsiational PMI certification program, and to define next steps to support the implementational PMI program rollout. A visioning and brand building workshop with LEGO Serious Play.