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 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.
Team Building Workshop (Agile SW Dev)
Reading Time: 2 minutes For an agile software company, I designed and facilitated an internal team-building workshop to bolster up the internal power of the dev team members again: "Identify your own team power & your power team". A visioning and brand building workshop with LEGO Serious Play.
Temenos Workshop — Jax2014
Reading Time: < 1 minute Temenos is an experience based workshop format for people interested in personal growth, strength, and authentic relationship with others. At the Jax2014 conference Olaf Lewitz and Christine Neidhardt ran a Temenos workshop with 275 ppl. supported by several co-facilitators.
Agile Coaching Tools Development: Agile Game “The Drama Game" 1.0
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.
Agile Coaching Tools Development: Agile Game “Product Owner Challenge" 1.0
Reading Time: < 1 minute “Product Owner Challenge” is an agile game with Lego bricks I created. It supports organisations in transitioning from Waterfall to Agile and illustrates the agile mindset to a waterfall-driven product development culture: stop micro-management and communicate face-to-face clear objectives, requirements, and product vision.
Process & Safety Management — SW-Development Air Traffic Management
Reading Time: 2 minutes Implementing a DO-178B, DO-178C/ED-12C compliant SW development process model for air traffic management systems development. Coaching the developers, facilitating, moderating, and documenting SW safety workshops.