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Hi, I’m Paramu

Expertise Areas – Agile, Business Agility, Project Management

Additional Expertise Areas – Program Management

Education – Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Madras, India and Master’s Degree in Computer Science from IIT Madras, India.

Hi, I’m Paramu
Expertise Areas – Project / Program Management, Project Health

Alumnus – Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Madras, India and Master’s Degree in Computer Science from IIT Madras, India.

Years of experience in IT and software services

Developed and implemented the IT strategy for an international NGO in 50 countries

Large programs/projects managed for various organizations

Perseverance is, I think, the key to success. After the initial inspiration, it is perspiration, perspiration, perspiration. There may be difficulties and delays, but persevere and you will succeed. In the words of the immortal bard, Perseverance, dear my lord, keeps honour bright.”
I am a principal consultant and the practice lead for PM Power’s Strategic IT suite of services and Program Management suite of services.

Before joining PM Power, I was working as the CIO of ActionAid International, an International NGO working in 45 countries, for more than eleven years. I was responsible for creating and implementing ActionAid International’s world-wide IT strategy and led many large IT programs for ActionAid.

Before that I founded and served as CEO of a software start-up organisation, set up and served as the General Manager of Digital Equipment Corporation’s (Compaq / HP) India Development Centre and worked in various management and software development roles in Tata Burroughs Limited.

Having built an extensive knowledge base in IT services, software engineering, project and program management, general management I have worked with and managed professionals of diverse cultures and countries.

My professional interests include the art and science of program management, promoting excellence in IT services, CIO mentoring and coaching.

My personal interests include writing novels, studying and interpreting ancient Indian writings, writing limericks, travel (I have travelled to around 40 countries) and promoting humour as a way of life. I like to eat. I believe that “Early to bread, early to fries, make a man healthy, wealthy, but outsize.”


MY Blogs

CHOW #215 – A Crossword Puzzle

Here is a crossword based on our book, 'The Five Tantras of Enterprise Agility' . Have given the solution grid at the end. Now, be honest and don’t look at the answers before trying to solve the puzzle. If you manage to solve the puzzle (without looking at the...

Some fun with Agile

Some fun with Agile

We all know that these are desperate times. The beast called COVID-19 has possessed us like the very devil, and won’t let go.  The economy is down, many people have lost their jobs and livelihood. There are tantalizing stories of vaccines coming out soon. But, when...

CHOW #209 – The hares and the rabbits

CHOW #209 – The hares and the rabbits

The situation “So, you are saying that the main problem with productivity measurements like velocity is that, story points, the basis on which these velocities are measured against, cannot be trusted...” “Yes. Mainly because there are no standards for story points. It...

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