Carsten Rasche

Executive Consultant
Retail & Agile Scaling

Carsten Rasche gained his first experience with user-centered product development, with Scrum and Agile right in Silicon Valley. The organizational psychologist is naturally fascinated by the way in which consistent orientation to customer needs affects the internal organization of a company. Within transformation projects his expertise focuses on organizational learning and coaching of leadership teams. Next to the work with clients Carsten built up the Scrum4Schools initiative, which supports the use of Scrum in the primary and secondary education contexts.

As a trained mediator & facilitator, Carsten contributes with his ability to keep calm and collected even in tense and complex situations, analyzing rationally, thus creating greater clarity. In doing so, it is important for him to approach people in an open and appreciating manner, and to create a sound base for building confidence.




  • Degree in Psychology – Concentration in Social Psychology, Occupational and Organizational Psychology (MSc)
    University Hamburg
  • Psychology Graduate Program
    Clark University, Worcester, Massachussetts

Business languages

  • German
    Native language
  • English


  • Agile scaling
  • Agile Organizational Development
  • Qualification programs for agile roles
  • Executive Coaching and Development
  • Conflict Management
  • Industry know-how: Banking, Insurance Companies, IT Supplier

Further education

  • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant
  • bikablo® visualization coach
  • Certified mediator
    Department for Continuing Academic Education, University of Hamburg
  • Kanban Training
  • ScrumMaster powered by bg
  • Product Owner powered by bg


Just Do It: How to identify and promote an agile mindset

This whitepaper delves deeper into the term “agile mindset” and asks the question: “How can you tell if people and teams already have an agile mindset, or if they are at least working towards it?” To help with this, practical methods that support an agile mindset will be presented.

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The Roadmap to a customer-centric agile organization

Organizations usually gain their first experience with agile ways of working at the team level: either through the impetus of individual teams that want to try out a new way of working or through officially (top-down) created agile pilot teams. The initial phase is often ambivalent: The euphoria of the proponents is pitted against the concerns of the skeptics – and that is precisely why the learning curve is very steep.

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