Bernd Rumscheid began his career in 1991 at Mercedes-Benz. After building a good knowledge about the automotive business in different areas like plant operations, research & development, IT etc. he ventured into innovation fields like, online or telematics services, leading different joint ventures, e.g. with Daimler AG and Deutsche Telecom AG. He expanded his expertise by leading the international Shared Service Centers in Madrid and Cebu.
In 2013, Bernd returned to Germany and got in charge of methods, processes and systems in Finance. Since he also took over IT Group functions in 2019, he drives an agile transformation integrating the business and IT teams in a product-oriented organization to accelerate digitization and foster focus on value creation.
Talk - Project to Product Transformation Journey – Build a Bridge Between Business and Technology
What have we learned from a 3+ year transformation? Focus on the people to truly enable a sustainable and successful change. To deliver cars of the future, that are software driven and defined by digital features, Mercedes-Benz is transforming to a product-centric operating model. From our experience in leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework and bringing our business and IT talents together, we will share our key lessons learned and secrets to success.