Thomas is a leader in a global pharmaceutical company. He works as Head of Operational Excellence in a Medical Device Development Unit. Acting as a change agent he is driving a continuous and sustainable improvement culture. Thomas has several years of experience in classical Waterfall-like project execution, as well as in agile Hardware Development, agile Portfolio Management using Kanban and leading Change and Agile Transformation in conservative and highly regulated environment. Agile education: Enterprise Kanban Coach (EKC) Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Kanban Management Professional (KMP) Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)

Visit: Focussed Objective

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Doing Strategy

Ever wondered why the 500 ppt slides on corporate strategy did fail in execution, communication and operationalization? Yesterday I had the honor to work with Markus Andrezak, Carolin Salz, Oliver … Continue reading Doing Strategy

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Principle-based Agile Implementation in Conservative Environment Co-Authored by Chris Keller Driven by the need for increased efficiency in operational processes a multitude of modern organizational forms are emerging that seriously … Continue reading Next Stop: Agile

Read: Reinventing Organizations

From Frederic Laloux What you will learn:  Frederic Laloux provides insights in the principles of self-managing organizations and gives examples of companies where he studied those. For me “Reinventing organizations” … Continue reading Read: Reinventing Organizations

Read: Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

From Tom DeMarco What you will learn: This book is an amazing summary of principles of effective organizational Slack and misconception in our current thinking of efficiency. Tom DeMarco describes his … Continue reading Read: Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency