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Creation of a process model “Agile SPICE®” to reflect agile concepts, methods and practices, but only with either changed or added processes and process groups


  • Growing complexity and faster changes during development drive increased use of agile approaches.
  • OEMs ensure the overall quality and safety/security of those products, leading to increased pressure to show Automotive SPICE® capabilities.
  • Automotive SPICE® as is can be applied and interpreted for any kind of development.
  • However, both agile organizations and those in an agile transition struggle in implementing and interpreting Automotive SPICE®.
  • There is a need to reduce misunderstandings and help to interpret the terminology for both sides.
  • This bridge shall …
    • reduce the variation in interpretation of Automotive SPICE® assessors,
    • increase the acceptance of Automotive SPICE® in the agile community.


  • Development of an Agile SPICE® PAM (applicable with Automotive SPICE® 3.1) including usage guidance and mapping to Automotive SPICE® practices
  • Piloting the Agile SPICE® PAM in assessments
  • Creation of standard training material and exams


Extended Team:

  • Achim Gerber (Knüvener Mackert GmbH),
  • Alexander De Jong (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Annu George (APTIV),
  • Carola Schweizer (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Cenk Yazer (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Claudia Salazar Dorn (Dr. Claudia Salazar Dorn),
  • Dominik Feurer (Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG),
  • Florian Kneisl (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Hendrik Meyl (Munich Safety GmbH),
  • Le-Roy Graeff (Student),
  • Niclas Knapp (Robert Bosch GmbH),
  • Rocio Rojas (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Rüdiger Bayer (Knüvener Mackert GmbH),
  • Rüdiger Heimgärtner (IUIC),
  • Sergej Weber (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH),
  • Stefan Weber (Continental AG),
  • Stephan Müller (T-Systems international GmbH),
  • Tobias Maier (Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision GmbH)


  • Alexander Mackert (Knüvener Mackert GmbH),
  • Lars Dittmann (VW AG),
  • Stefan Weber (Continental AG)


  • Christian Knüvener (Knüvener Mackert GmbH) (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) (Head)
  • Christian Hübscher (KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH) (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


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Scheme Setup: 3 Types of Independently Interacting Institutions

The intacs work (white box upper left) is done by the Advisory Board, Regional Representatives, and working parties.















intacsTM Guarantees Independence and a Self-Regulating Community

by means of

  • the above 3 types of independently interacting institutions
  • the intacs™ advisory board, the intacs working parties, and Regional Representatives (see below) being staffed by international community members in an honorary capacity.
  • steadily improving the intacs™ requirements and procedures based on collected feedback from the community and industry
  • new assessor / instructor candidates receiving coaching and approval by experienced assessors / trainers.


 intacsTM Advisory Board

¢In an in an honorary capacity, the board members

    • Implement change requests & suggestions from community

  • ¢Conduct arbitration proceedings
  • ¢Supervise and support working parties
  • Assign, and support, Regional Representatives

 intacsTM Regional Representatives

are international individuals, or boards, who in an honorary capacity

  • act as an information interface between intacs™ and the ISO/IEC 15504 community in their local region

  • represent local points of contact for certification bodies and assessors

 intacsTM Working Parties

  • are topic-specific task forces staffed from the international community
  • that work in an honorary capacity on intacs goals 
















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