Peter Götz

Agile Coach, Trainer & Software Architect


I write articles and give talks at different conferences about my experience as trainer, coach and software architect.

The Professional Scrum Team

The Professional Scrum Team Cover In 2020 my co-authors Uwe Schirmer and Kurt Bittner have finally been able to publish our book “The Professional Scrum Team. It has been published in the Professional Scrum series with Pearson.

Order the book at InformIT and use the discount code SCRUMORG to receive 35% discount:

In April 2021 I have been invited to talk about “The Power of Stories” in a webcast. You can find the video of my talk and slides at

Scrum Taschenbuch

Scrum Taschenbuch Cover I have translated the Scrum Pocket Guide by Gunther Verheyen to German. This was my first work on a bigger text.

You can order it directly at Van Haren: Scrum Taschenbuch


I have authored and co-authored the following articles:


I have given talks about agile methodologies on the following conferences:

Scrum Days Poland 2015

Conference: Scrum Days Poland 2015, Warsaw

Talk: The Lucifer Effect – How to Turn Good People Into Bad Teams

Scrum Day 2015

Conference: Scrum Day 2015, Stuttgart

Talk: Der Luzifer Effekt – Wie man gute Leute in schlechte Teams verwandelt

Scrum Deutschland 2015

Conference: Scrum Deutschland 2015, Düsseldorf

Talk: Continuous… What? Reduce Risk and Maximize Quality using Continuous Integration / Deployment / Delivery

Scrum Day 2016

Conference: Scrum Day 2016, Stuttgart

Talk: Management in der agilen Organisation: Wie aus Angestellten Anführer werden


The Architecture Gathering 2016

Conference: The Architecture Gathering 2016, München

Talk: Continuous Documentation? Wie schaffen wir es, Entwicklungsteams für die Dokumentation von Softwarearchitektur zu begeistern?


Scrum Day 2017

Conference: Scrum Day 2017, Stuttgart

Talk: Das Done Increment - Der heilige Gral in Scrum


Agile Bodensee 2017

Conference: Agile Bodensee 2017, Konstanz

Talk: Das Done Increment - Der heilige Gral in Scrum


Together with Thomas Schissler

Scrum Day 2018

Conference: Scrum Day 2018, Stuttgart

Talk: 7 Habits of Highly Effective DevOps Leaders


Together with Oliver Hankeln

Scrum Day 2018

Conference: Scrum Day 2018, Stuttgart

Talk: Continuous Delivery ohne Testautomatisierung – Kann das funktionieren?

Together with Thomas Schissler

DevOps Days 2019

Conference: DevOps Days 2019, London

Talk: DevOps & Legacy


Beyond Agile Israel 2020

Conference: Beyond Agile Israel 2020, Tel Aviv

Talk: DevOps & Legacy


Together with Oliver Hankeln

Software Architecture Gathering 2021

Conference: Software Architecture Gathering 2021, Munich / online

Talk: Architecture & DevOps


Infoshare Polen 2021

Conference: Infoshare Polen 2021, Gdansk

Talk: Architecture & DevOps


Together with Oliver Hankeln

In-house Talks

Pixel Group GmbH 2016

Customer: Pixel Group GmbH 2016, München

Talk: Scaled Professional Scrum – Erfolgreiches Scrum mit mehreren Teams


Management 3.0 Stammtisch May 2018

Agile Dinner at MaibornWolff, July 2018

Customer: Agile Dinner at MaibornWolff, July 2018, Munich

Talk: Die Identität des agilen Entwicklers


Webinars / Podcasts

Wir müssen reden: Scrum beim Dienstleister (August 2022)

Together with David Symhoven I have discussed if Scrum is possible in a customer / service provider relationship: Dispelling the Myth that Scrum Teams Don’t Think about Architecture (April 2016)

Together with my trainer colleagues at I have done the following webinar:

Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast (May 2017)

I have been invited to share my experiences as a Scrum Master in Vasco Duartes Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast: The Power of Stories (April 2021)

After publishing my book “The Professional Scrum Team” in 2020 I have been invited by to talk about the importance of stories and story-telling: The Power of Stories

Agile Amped Podcast: Das professionelle Scrum Team / The Professional Scrum Team (June 2021)

Ebenfalls im Rahmen der Buchveröffentlichung von “The Professional Scrum Team” war ich mit meinem Kollegen Uwe M. Schirmer im Agile Amped Podcast zu Gast: Das professionelle Scrum Team