Ashish Chandra

  

Manager-Product Development, SunGard Global Technology

Location: Pune, India


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Pune

Biography

Ashish Chandra has 9 years of diverse consulting experience across IT Services and Product companies. He has handled multiple roles in IT projects including those of a Business Analyst , Project Manager, Onsite Project Coordinator and a Process Improvement Consultant. He has worked with technologies in the CRM and data analytics space, specifically Siebel and Informatica.

Ashish currently works with various methodologies & frameworks such as CMMI , SCRUM and Six Sigma to deliver process improvement solutions for organizations . Ashish also handles presales and proposal related activities at various levels.

Ashish has been working extensively on SCRUM implementations over the last 2 years. He has conducted various organization level trainings on Scrum and enjoys introducing the methodology to new teams.

Certifications: PMP, CSQA, ITIL V3 Foundation, Certified Scrum Master

Publications:

Integrated Approach to Requirements Engineering Infosys SETLabs Briefings|2008
Authors: Ashish Chandra, Ravishankar N, Tushar Sharma
Poor analysis, interpretation and implementation of requirements can be detrimental to an IT organization. This paper suggests an integrated approach that includes a standardized and structured set of procedures for requirements engineering that can prove more effective than the existing ones.

Transitioning from Traditional Project Management to Agile Project Management 6th Annual International Project Management Leadership Conference [PML 2011] organized by QAI & PMI|March 23, 2011
Authors: Ashish Chandra, Suryanarayanan Venkatachalam
As more and more firms transition from traditional to agile based methodologies, the entire IT organization needs to address the implementation challenges effectively while ensuring maximum utilization of the existing organizational infrastructure. This paper describes an approach for making this transition based on the implementation experience of the authors at various organizations.

 

Agile Project Management- Application & Relevance in a Product Maintenance Environment 7th Annual International Project Management Leadership Conference [PML 2012] organized by QAI & PMI|May 18,2012
Authors: Ashish Chandra

As product teams mature, the nature of their work increasingly shifts from new product development towards effective and efficient product maintenance. Any management methodology for a product organization should be able to cater to not only the fast-paced and focused new product development activities, but also routine maintenance related tasks for existing products. As agile methodologies become increasingly prevalent in product organizations, it becomes important to explore their application in a product maintenance environment