Bachan Anand

  

CEO, Conscires Agile Consulting

Location: Irvine,CA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Bachan Anand, started his professional career in 1998 , worked until 2004 with a major consulting firm in India providing technical leadership for US clients in the financial field ( insurance , mortgage , investment banking) . Bachan have been focusing on management and leadership roles since 2004. Worked for a large mortgage company to implement their consumer facing (broker) application and also managed the development team for implementation of a workflow solution for overall mortgage process. 

Believed and practiced the fact that individual and empowering of the team is more important that process and technology .Introduction to agile and agile values was easy to connect with and natural and was very successful in embracing and implementing agile values.

 

Work experience

Conscires Agile Practices, Agile Coach and Trainer
March 2010 - Present, Irvine, CA, United States
Coaching and training organization in Agile & Scrum across US and India.

Source Scientific LLC, Agile Coach
November 2010 - November 2011, Irvine, CA, United States
Coaching and Training in Scrum values, principles and practices. Helped the organization implement Scrum for all teams using Hardware,Software and Electronics.

Mercury Insurance, Agile Delivery Manager
June 2007 - March 2010, Brea, CA, United States
• Agile Technical Delivery Manager responsible for delivery of Agency system for bringing in Quote and New Business Applications for Personal Auto Insurance • Successfully rolled out Agile /SCRUM to Mercury First Team

Articles I've written

Orlando Scrum Gathering 2010: A Diary
Read one attendee's perspective on the 2010 Orlando Gathering. This article also includes links to several other first-hand accounts of the gathering.

Why Go AgileΓÇöWhy Should I Embrace Change?
Has someone in your organization taken time to explain to you why you should embrace Agile? Ask yourself, why would "I" as a CIO/ Business Stakeholder / Developer/QA/BA implement Agile? Teamwork is very key in any organization; however, at the end...

Daily Stand-up, Beyond Mechanics: A Measure of Self-Organization
The daily stand-up is a 15-minute meeting for Scrum teams. It provides an opportunity to touch base on progress toward daily commitments and sprint goals. The ScrumMaster, product owner, and all team members participate in this daily meeting. To k...