Richard Schaaf

Senior Business Analist, Agile Coach

Richard has over 25 years of experience in many different roles in Information Technology, starting as a programmer and later working in roles as teamleader, project manager, coach, business analyst, and many more. The last few years, Richard has primarily worked as an Agile Coach and (Business) Consultant / Requirements Analyst. As an Agile Coach, Richard helped a number of (large) organisations with their adoption of Agile ways of working. As a (Business) Consultant, Richard helped with requirement analysis and requirements management for many organisations often in very complex situations. But, he still likes technology so he experiments with new technologies on a regular basis.

Richard has experience with clients in a number of different countries, including The Netherlands, Germany, United States, Great Britain, Belgium.

Richard is a Certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM) and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC).


Overleven in een Cloud-wereld

De ontwikkelingen in de wereld gaan steeds sneller. Er komen meer concurrenten, klanten verwachten andere dingen. Mensen willen zelf controle hebben, ervaringen die bij hen aansluiten, 24×7 beschikbaarheid, en mobiel werken. Het introduceren van nieuwe diensten, of nieuwe businessmodellen, wordt...

Scrum Certifications — Don’t overlook PSM

When working with organization, mostly when giving Scrum training, I often get asked about certifications. And while I fundamentally disagree with the obsession that certain P&O departments have with certifications, they do have a certain merit. In the Netherlands there...

“Agile Works”. Well, prove it!

Over the last few years I have been getting more and more fed up with some so-called Agile evangelists. Somehow making an Agile organization is the magic to curing all problems. Agile is so great that it seems to be...

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