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Andreas Groß

  

Manager Configuration Management & Quality , Infineon Technologies AG

Location: Augsburg, Germany


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials

Biography

Andreas Groß works as an expert for software development methodology and software quality at Infineon, Augsburg/Munich (Germany). He is responsible for coaching and supporting the division’s SW development organization (300+ SW Developers in Europe and India) on agile methodology as Scrum Master and Agile Coach.

Andreas has been preoccupied with Scrum and Agile methodology since he first came to know about it in 2005. Ever then he passionately drives the proliferation of Scrum and Agile methodology in his division and company.

In  January 2009  Andreas was responsible for establishing the first Scrum team ever in his company by educating, consulting and coaching the potential Dev Team Members, the potential Scrum Master and potential Product Owner to the principles and practices of Scrum.

In 2010, he was consulting the division’s Head of SW Development on how to introduce Scrum on division level. He was co-responsible for establishing Scrum across the division by acting as Scrum Master for the Division Scrum Transition Team.

In 2010 Andreas established one of the most successful cross-division Community of Practice within his company (Scrum Master CoP), where he is still actively contributing and participating in the bi-monthly face-to-face workshops.

In 2012 Andreas additionally acted as Scrum Master for 12 months for an application development team, for which he has also been responsible for setting it up.

To coordinate the activities of the division‘s Scrum teams and other agile practitioners, Andreas is  acting as the Scrum Master and coach of the division’s Agile Competence Team, (aka Scrum Center) ever since it was established in 2013.

Since 2011 Andreas is engaged in how to utilize lean/agile practices in order to convince other departments of the benefits of Agile practices.

Earlier in his career, Andreas worked as a software developer, application support, and project manager for companies from the chemical industry and the financial sector.

Andreas is a CSP since 2015, a CSPO since 2011, and a CSM since 2006

Andreas holds a university degree in applied computer science from the University of Hildesheim, Germany.

Articles I've written

Thoughts About the Agile Manifesto
Recently I was caught off guard by a guy presenting his evidence that Scrum is only for software.

 

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