Ilka Tröschel

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Ilka Troeschel completed her studies in computer science in Dresden at the Technical University. She has gained her professional experience both in the corporate environment and in medium-sized companies as a Consultant, Practice and Project Manager, RTE and in various management positions.
In the last few years, Ilka Tröschel has worked as Agile Coach, Agile Leader, RTE and CIO. In the various roles, she supported the organization in the change process to align product development closer to customer needs and to improve the customer experience. Designing working environments which focus to the customer and employees have fun is an essential glue to her. She likes to combine her knowledge and experience from classic, agile and lean approaches to create solutions that fit the organization and move a company forward.

Knowledge and key topics

  • Agile Transformation
  • Transition and Change-Management 
  • Organisational Design and Development
  • Training and Coaching
  • Software development from the idea to shutdown

Training and Project experience (selection)

Preparation and delivery of various trainings and workshops on Scrum, Agile as well as SAFe® standard trainings.

ERP & PLM Migration - Project 

  • Assist in building the Agile Release Train & the LACE Team
  • SAFe® Trainer, Agile Coach and Management Consultant

Support Agile Transformation Team – Automotive 

  • Development of a department wide structure and culture analysis
  • Building understanding for organisational development and systemic thinking 
  • building the change backlog at division level for a continuous scaled 
  • Training and coaching Lean and Agile methods and ways of working 
  • Mentoring RTE

Agile Coach in a major German bank during the transformation to a digital tech company

  • training and coaching lean and agile methods and practices
  • training internal staff as multipliers for the improvement of the Development Value Stream, DevOps, Agile QM and QA, XP-Practices (Train the Trainer)
  • building the change backlog at division level and establishing a continuous scaled transformation backlog
  • mentoring and coaching Cluster and Chapter Leads, Scrum Master and Product Owner
  • preparation and facilitation of various workshops: purpose, agile roles, frameworks, methods, practices, team topology, refinements, retrospectives and team building
  • building understanding for organizational development and systemic thinking with Leaders and employees

SAFe Transformation – Assurance company

  • classic tasks of a RTE
  • introduction of metrics and PI objectives
  • establishing of a continuous improvement process, setting up a change backlog and supporting ART-wide experiments
  • supporting and moderating team topology workshops
  • introduction of agile approaches and tools to support decentralized decision making
  • coaching and mentoring executives to becoming Agile Leaders

Agile transformation: product development car and bike sharing provider

  • Agile Leader - disciplinary superior, advisor and coach of the employees  
  • RTE
    o Chief Scrum Master, coaching at all levels of the company, especially
    o Training and coaching Program and team level
    o Process design and change management
    o Definition and introduction of indicators for performance improvements
    o Reporting to the management and the management team     
  • CIO - Overall responsibility for the IT area (development, support, operation)

Software product development for tax consultants - Agile Transformation

  • Head of the Application Lifecycle Management department
  • Moderation and impetus for the joint development of a mission and vision for the area
  • Development of a common backlog and introduction of comprehensive agile events
  • Revision of the release process
  • Definition of a comprehensive product planning and control process from portfolio management to management at team level

Software product development for e-commerce solutions

  • Product development manager
  • Release Train Engineer 
  • Adaptation of business processes of the eCommerce solution to market requirements
  • Setting up new development processes 
  • Expansion of an Omni-Channel solution