Florian Beck

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae 

Florian Beck has been supporting organizations in scaling agile approaches since 2012.

The focus of his work is to form a powerful agile team-of-teams from several individual teams. His passion is to create the right framework for this team-of-teams and to guide its development.

Florian Beck started his career in software development. Together with his experience as a project manager, this facilitates his access to both development teams and managers.

As an experienced Scaled Agile Framework Practice Consultant (SPC6), Florian Beck has already supported organizations in various industries to successfully and sustainably scale agile approaches. By establishing suitable structures at the portfolio level, he ensures that initial successes at the operational level lead to the strategic success of the company in the long term. In doing so, Florian Beck relies on Lean Portfolio Management and Objectives & Key Results.

Skills and main topics

  • Scaling Agile Practices
  • Lean Portfolio Management
  • Scaled Agile Framework Training and Coaching
  • Role Coaching and Workshops on Agile Practices
  • Large-scale Planning Events (SAFe® PI Planning)

Project experiences (selection)

Various trainings and workshops at different customers, mostly focusing on the Scaled Agile Framework, Architecture and Lean Portfolio Management

Preparation and delivery of standard Scaled Agile Inc. trainings, design, preparation and delivery of customer specific trainings and workshops in the context of several SAFe transformations.

Development of a coherent framework for the alignment of the entire organisation (OKRs) and targeted achievement of the strategy (SAFe) in an energy discounter

  • Coaching of the OKR Champion
  • Conception and implementation of the framework
  • Accompaniment of the transformation and integration of the change into the day-to-day business

Support of a strategic innovation project in the field of autonomous driving

  • Coaching of the Release Train Engineer
  • Support of the project management
  • Training of the teams and sparring partners for the Scrum Masters 

Introduction of SAFe® based on the SAFe® Implementation Roadmap in a software product house (asset management) 

  • Lead consulting for the introduction of SAFe®. Implementation of Value Stream Workshop and SAFe® trainings

Introduction of agile practices in the development of a medical device

  • Support of the 14+ teams during the introduction of Scrum for internal team collaboration
  • Scaling of agile practices to the entire product area using the Scaled Agile Framework

Introduction of the Scaled Agile Framework in a software house (banking)

  • Conception and introduction of agile practices in the overall organization of a leading IT product house for banking software based on the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Training, coaching and operational support in the role of Release Train Engineer

Introduction of the Scaled Agile Framework in a software house (healthcare)

  • Development of an enterprise-wide product development procedural standard for a large software product house in the health care sector, on the basis of the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Support in the conceptual design of the transition

Coaching and basic training in the Scrum framework in an insurance company

  • Introduction and coaching of a team in the adoption of agile procedures into everyday work. Teaching the basics and coaching the Scrum Master and the Product Owner
  • Support in setting up the product backlog and facilitating the Scrum events

Management coaching, process and method consulting in an online marketing agency

  • Establishment of a cross-sectional "Product Development" department and implementation of a product development process

Consulting and analysis of maintenance and further development for an IT service provider (banking)

  • Analysis of the organization with regard to maintenance and further development of the banking software and development of a goal for the organization according to agile principles

Project management for an IT service provider in the social security environment

  • Management of a development team (7 developers and 3 testers) within a major project in the social security environment. As the line manager, the main tasks were the planning and coordination of the development activities, evaluation and coordination of change requests as well as the deputy management of the department above.