Klaus Fricke

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Klaus Fricke is a graduate economist and data processing specialist. He has worked as an application developer, database administrator, architect and project manager for various application companies and consulting firms. From 1998 to 2001 he participated in the development of an IT consulting company, most recently responsible for software engineering and architecture. Klaus is a certified Business Coach and Program Consultant for the Scaled Agile Framework (SPC). The main focus of his professional activity is the consulting support of IT organizations in the transition to lean agile organizations. As an agile coach, he passes on his experience in the form of publications, seminars and workshops. 

Knowledge and focus

  • Agiles Coaching
  • Project Management
  • Organizational Development (Change Management)

Project experiences (selection)

Introduction of SAFe as preparation for the further growth of a product software house

  • Support of the management in the decision-making process, e.g. by conducting a training course "Leading SAFe" with Value Stream Workshop
  • Preparation and introduction of SAFe "according to textbook "
  • Training and instruction Teams and role-players
  • Assistance of all ART events

Introduction of SAFe at an international IT service provider

  • Support of the management in the decision-making process, e.g. by conducting a "Leading SAFe" training course with Value Stream Workshop
  • Preparing two ART launches

Introduction of SAFe in a digitization center of an automotive group

  • Supporting the central agile team
  • Diverse presentations and workshops at management level and in the team coaching for the launch of an Agile Release Train based on the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Ongoing support for SAFe introductions as well as public and in-house seminars:

  • SAFe ART Launches
  • Leading SAFe
  • SAFe for Teams
  • SAFe SSM
  • SAFe Value Stream Workshop
  • Agile working methods (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)

Set-up of an Agile Release Train (ART) according to SAFe in an international context with locations in D, LUX, USA, India

  • Support and coaching of RTE and teams
  • Further development of the toolbox for software development

Preparation and implementation of measures for the introduction of agile working methods in IT operations of a large insurance company

  • Support and coaching of the central agile team
  • Diverse presentations at management level and in the teams
  • Instruction of the teams to be converted and projects
  • Use of Kanban, Scrum and mixed forms (Scrumban)

Preparation of a programme for the introduction of electronic legal transactions (ERV) in a transnational development network

  • Development of a programme management concept on the basis of PRINCE2
  • Development of an integration concept
  • Moderating various coordination processes