Sebastian Friedsam

Management Consultant

sebastian.friedsam(at)kegon.de

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Mr. Sebastian Friedsam is SAFe Program Consultant and has been working in the IT industry for 15 years. He is a certified Scrum Master and SPC 4.0, an agile coach and trainer who supports IT organizations in introducing new agile software development methods. His focus is on Scrum, scaling of Scrum (e.g. SAFe and LeSS), Lean Software Development, Kanban, introduction of agile methods/frameworks and assumption of roles in the Scrum environment, e.g. as Scrum Master and Product Owner.


Consulting focus

  • Training & Coaching of agile methods such as SAFe (Leading SAFe, RTE, PO/PM, SM, DevOps), Scrum (SM, PO), Kanban
  • Lean Software Development
  • DevOps
  • Introduction and scaling with Kanban, Scrum and SAFe
  • Introduction of agile methods
  • Scaling of agile methods
  • Project and multi-project management

 


Project Experiences (Selection)

Current focus in the context of introducing SAFe® to an automotive supplier

  • Design and implementation of the Agile Release Trains
  • Customer interaction to jointly define the involvement and feedback implementation
  • Intensive work with the business to consolidate the common understanding of SAFe® with regard to SAFe® and the Agile Release Trains
  • Expectations of all parties involved
  • Development of a joint, comprehensive prioritization

Introduction of SAFe in the complete organization of a telecommunications provider

  • Ca. 100 training courses in the context of SAFe & introduction of agility
  • Construction and support of several Agile Realease Trains
  • Accompaniment of the transformation team with regard to Portfolio Structures and Architecture Committees
  • Supporting the HR department with regard to structuring non-IT teams and activities

Introduction of SAFe in the entire organization in the financial sector

  • Design and implementation of agile release trains
  • Constituting product teams as a link between the strategic and organizational level
  • Interface work with other areas to ensure cooperation in an agile context
  • Customer interaction to jointly define involvement and feedback implementation
  • Intensive work with the business to consolidate the common understanding with regard to expectations of all participants
  • building a common, overarching prioritization