Hi, I’m Shiv
Expertise Areas – Agile Transformation, DevOps Consulting and Technology Adoption
Education – Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Madras University, India and Electrical Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science- Bangalore, India.
Hi, I’m Shiv
Expertise Area – Agile Transformation, DevOps Consulting and Technology Adoption
Alumnus – Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Madras University, India and Electrical Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Science- Bangalore, India.
Years of experience in IT and software services
years of experience in business excellence assessments
Professionals trained on Agile, DevOps
“To be successful high performing individuals or teams, focus on just two things:
- Focus on short goals, even if there are delays in starting something, ensure the finish is on time
- Follow the three-bucket principle: Me Time, Team Time and Organization time
– Data discipline
- Use data as a mirror for the persons generating the data
- Use data to improve continually”
SOMETHING ABOUT ME
I am the Practice Lead for PM Power’s Business Excellence, Knowledge Management and Technology adoption suite of services as part of our Business Excellence and Competency Development services. I help individuals, teams and organizations on their paths towards excellence.
Helping them understand, internalize and adopt good practices related to Agile, DevOps, Knowledge Management as well as tools adoption has given me great professional satisfaction over the years.
I started my career in 1980 with Tata Burroughs as a trainee and over the following 15 years, held various roles of tech lead, project manager, delivery manager and business manager, including setting up new business lines and growing them, in the areas of BFSI, Retail and core technology
I was then part of a start-up – long before the term start-up was fashionable – building an appliance [embedded software] for enterprise data management and a solution framework for the private equity industry.
As a delivery head in the Capital Markets Division, I also launched and grew the services business in the Asset Management micro vertical, before taking up a corporate role to drive Engineering Excellence across the organization at HCL Technologies.
While I enjoy reading, listening to music and trekking, I find children a source of inspiration for learning.
ASK ME A QUESTION
I recently had an opportunity to talk to a hospital administrator. I had met him in the context of understanding how they approached customer focus in their organization. He explained his role and the challenges his team needs to handle on a daily basis and how his...
Recently, I was in a conversation with my colleague, Ms Chitra Gurjar, as an episode guest on the Software Lifecycle Stories podcast. The question I was asked was my take on Business Excellence and Knowledge Management. As that was an unscripted conversation, I had...
One of the comments that I hear very often is that adopting Agile practices results in too many ‘meetings’ and hence become counterproductive. When I observe some of these ‘meetings’, some common [anti-] patterns are found across teams [and organizations]. These...
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