Andreas Becker

Management Consultant


Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Andreas Becker studied computer science and industrial engineering and supports organizations as a trainer and coach in the agile transition and introduction of Scrum, Kanban, Large Scaled Scrum and the Scaled Agile Framework - or an individual agile process in the sense of the Agile Manifesto. His career has taken him from software quality management through classical requirements engineering to agile-scaled product and organizational development. In addition to his many years as a consultant, freelance coach and university lecturer, he has contributed his experience to numerous lectures and workshops at conferences.

Main consulting areas

  • Introduction and improvement of agile processes (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Agile Organizational development
  • Agile Requirements Engineering (aRE)
  • Agile-scaled frameworks (SAFe®, LeSS)

Project experiences (selection)

Content development and implementation of workshops on agile topics for different customers

  • Certification preparation ( for Scrum Master
  • Certification preparation (scrum. org) to the Product Owner
  • Agile Requirements Engineering (aRE)
  • Entry into agile development with Kanban
  • Entry into Agile & Scrum
  • Scaled product development with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®)
  • User Stories for agile teams

Agile project methodology as part of the strategic digitization initiative

  • Execution of an "agility" assessment with recommendations for action
  • Consultation to the IT Board, workshops and trainings on agile topics
  • Implementation of a train-the-trainer program
  • Agile Master in the transition team and the establishment of a Digital Innovation Lab

Methodical support and coaching for agile line activities in the areas of law, marketing and personnel development

Coaching in agile / hybrid IT projects

  • Initial support for agile organizational development
  • Initial support for the implementation of the "Spotify" organizational model with 13 squads
  • Coaching of (technical) product owners, squad employees and managers in the introduction and continuous improvement of IT
  • Kanban in the operating environment
  • Support in the Lean Agile Center

Assessment/improvement of the Scrum process between AG/ANI

  • Identification of weak points and improvement potentials in the cooperation between client (AG) and contractor (AN)
  • Scrum Coaching of the participants
  • Support for the establishment and implementation of derived improvement measures
  • Assessment/improvement of the individual agile development process
  • Identifying weak points and improvement potentials in the agile process
  • Coaching for sustainable improvement
  • Support for the establishment and implementation of derived improvement measures

Tendering of a major project on the basis of SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework)

  • Implementation planning for an initial SAFe-implementation
  • Support for the product owners regarding methodology (Story Mapping, Epic Definition)
  • Moderation of workshops for the definition and estimation of Epics
  • Assessment for the introduction/deepening of agile methods (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)

Analysis of internal infrastructure projects with regard to Agile working methods and potential

  • Conducting interviews and monitoring cooperation
  • Summarizing the results and recommendations in the form of a SWOT analysis
  • Introducing enterprise Kanban and agile requirements engineering
  • Moderation and coaching in the development of an enterprise-wide scale-agile requirements process based on software Kanban and lean IT
  • Accompaniment of the pilot
  • Implementation and control of targeted measures for change communication
  • Implementation of enterprise-wide workshops with approx. 600 participants from IT and specialist departments with content on the Kanban process, tool and RE methodology
  • Accompanying coaching of the teams for continuous process improvement

Product management for a newly developed Kanban tool for distributed teams:

  • analysis, conception and presentation of stories and process diagrams
  • Backlog refinement
  • Development-accompanying
  • acceptance of implemented stories
  • Definition of test scenarios and technical test coordination of specialist experts