I am Anand Ramamurthy. I am in the industry from 1987. First 5 years(till 1992) I worked as a Production Engg in Mechanical industry and for next 5 years I was a EDP manager in same industryand developed office automation softwares for the same factory. I joined a software firm in 1997 and worked in most of the areas as a developer, Tester, Domain specialist, Process consultant. From past 10 years I am into quality assurance, Process consultancy.
I was the founder member of SEPG and actively involved in CMM Level 4 implementation during 2003. I was an ATM for CMM Assessment too.
Further my specialization extended to CMMI. I was Appraisal Team Member(ATM) for 4 appraisals in different organizations for CMMI Maturity Level 3 & 5 as Internal & External ATM as well.
From past 3 years I am in the team spearheading the Agile implementation in our organization. We piloted the Agile methodology in first quarter of 2010. I was involved in familiarizing the teams, working out the logistics & the strategy for implementing the Agile. I got trained as CSM during the Jun 2010.
We are using the combination of Scrum & XP methodology for Agile implementation. From 2010 till now we piloted for 2 releases and then 2 more releases have been implemented in complete Agile way. My role in Agile implementation ranges from working on the strategy before the release start and then mentoring/training the teams on the Agile methods and then coaching the team on daily basis.
As regards to my Certifications,
CSM in June 2010
PMP in March 2011 (PMI Member ID 1979487) PMP #: 1396343
PMI-ACP(PMI-Agile Certified Practioner) in Feb 2012. (PMI Member ID 1979487) PMI-ACP #: 1486221
Celstream Technologies, Manager-Quality
April 2005 - Present, BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, India
From the day one of joining this company I am deputed to Alcatel-Lucent Technologies , a US based mutinational Telecom company. It is almost 7 years that I am in this company.
My main role here is a Quality advisor and Process consultant. I was an ATM for CMMI level 3 appraisala held in multiplocations of USA & China.
From 2010 the Alcatel-Lucent is agressively pursuing the Agile-Transformation. I am primarily involved in the Agile transformation activities. My role here as regards to Agile starts with working out startegy, mentoring the teams, Coaching the teams and ensur the the Agile methodology is implemented fully. During the stay here I did my CSM, PMP & recently(Feb 11 2012) i passed PMI-ACP exams.
Datacons Pvt. Ltd, PROJECT LEAD - QUALITY
February 1997 - March 2005, BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, India
This is a company that developed the software for mutual funds back-end operation. I joined as Developer and then moved the testing domain. When the SEPG ( Software Engg. Process Group) was formed I was picked up as a founder member.
We worked for 2 years in SEPG to reach SEI-CMM level3. I was in this company fo rtotal of 8 years