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Wolfgang G. Reischl - The Digitalization Consultant

  Success with digital transformation

About me


"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - "The Wisdom of the Sands"


My customers benefit from a future-oriented, digital transformation by means of developing and implementing suitable digitalization and IT-strategies.


  • Consulting and development of specifications
  • Program and project management
  • Harmonization and standardization of business processes and IT-systems
  • Analysis and design of applications, IT-infrastructure and IT service processes
  • Interim management


  • EU
  • international / global projects



  • Digitalization strategy
  • Digitalization - implementation
  • Change management
  • IT strategy
  • IT architecture
  • IT management
  • Process management
  • Process consulting
  • Programm management
  • Project management (IPMA, CATALYST/CHESTRA)
  • Agile methods (e.g. SCRUM, project management)
  • Creativity techniques (e.g. design thinking)
  • IT service management
  • ITIL
  • Outsourcing
  • Offshoring
  • Data protection
  • Information security
  • Compliance
  • Compliance investigation

Languages: english / german

  • Process optimization
  • Business process management - BPM
  • SAP R/3
  • IT service management - ITSM
  • Enterprise architecture management - EAM
  • Enterprise application integration - EAI
  • Change management

  • IT services
  • Insurance
  • IT outsourcing
  • Electrical engineering and electronics industries
  • Automobile industry

Project examples

Digital business models

  • Implemented digital business models. Created new forms of customer experience transforming classic order- und delivery chains towards digital service provisioning.
  • Reduced average lead time by more than 70 % and decreased staff by more than 30 % in several countries.
  • Invented highly automated processes in the area of IT infrastructure outsourcing and shared services.
  • Connecting a B2B / B2C portal environment for customers via an enterprise service bus to backend systems of IT service management by means of digital customer centric end2end processes.

eCommerce / eProcurement

  • Transforming of classic order processing towards eCommerce/eProcurement
  • Reduced average lead time by more than 80 % and decreased staff by more than 25 %.
  • Strategic transformation of classic business processes towards B2B eCommerce by means of EDI technology (eCommerce on sell-side / eProcurement on buyer-side) with international key accounts and partners.
  • Invented and implemented eCommerce strategy. Created optimal digital and customer oriented end2end processes with highest possible efficency and value creation for business partners involved.

IT strategy and IT architecture

  • Inventing and implementing a new global IT-strategy. Applying Enterprise Architecture Management Methodology (EAM)
  • Reached optimized financial resources required for IT to be reduced by 25 % while simultaneously investing in strategic projects.
  • Analysing the current architecture and business processes
  • Systematically deriving of architecture and IT strategy requirements based on the business strategy.
  • Creating a target IT strategy and a target IT architecture.
  • Developing an IT roadmap and implementing a process for managing an IT project portfolio in order to methodically implement the strategy.

Digitalized customer processes

  • Inventing and implementing digitalized customer processes.
  • Developing an on-demand „process as a service“ for the insurance sector (e.g. digital accelerated claim management).
  • Replacing conventional procedures with digitalized / automated workflows utilitzing a Business Process Management Middleware for an insurance.
  • Accelerated implementation of more efficient customer interaction processes.

Professional History

Management Consultant for digitalization and IT strategy | independent consultant
  • > 20 years of experience in developing and implementing strategies for digital transformation,
  • change management and transformation of classic business models towards digitalized prozesses,
  • program- and project management for ambitious strategy- organization- and IT-projects,
  • expertise along the complete IT-life-cycle,
  • founded new corporate units and developed and implemented new IT-strategies,
  • aligned IT organizations towards increased customer's benefit
Business Line Manager "Core Insurance Projects & Services" | Metafinanz Informationssysteme GmbH
  • Coordinating numerous digitalization and software development projects for customers in the insurance sector.
Director Project Management | Siemens AG
  • Program- and project management of international IT outsourcing and IT offshoring projects.
Chief Information Officer for a global business unit | Siemens Business Services GmbH & Co OHG
  • Founding and aligning of an IT organization for IT Service Management Processes and Applications.
  • Developing, implementing and rolling-out of a new IT strategy and IT architecture.
Director IT Strategy / Director Business Processes
  • Harmonizing of SAP R/3 applications and its business processes.
  • Developing and implementing of a global IT strategy and IT architecture plan.
  • Inventing an IT roadmap and steering of a project portfolio.

Contact / Imprint

Wolfgang G. Reischl - The Digitalization Consultant
Reginastr. 12, 81827 Munich, Germany

info thedigitalizationconsultant org

+49 176 / 3 40 50 321