Krishna Prasad Mangaladevi

  

Senior consultant, Wipro Technologies

Location: Bangalore


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

EXE     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

 

  • Enterprising Engineering & Management Professional with varied industrial experience and comprehensive business / technical skill set for handling Organization Change Management and deploying Agile practices.

 

  • Certified Scrum Master, armed with a clear understanding of industry best practices & methodologies and Quality Fundamentals like CMMI, Six Sigma, Lean, Agile Scrum and ITIL

 

  • Certified Project Manager (Prince2) offering a distinguished career of donning leadership roles with insightful exposure to Global IT Management, Business Delivery and Roll-out, and Vision for future projects.

 

  • Proven Project & People management skills,  proficient in managing widely-divergent, simultaneously occurring projects within agreed cost / time lines, by using strong organizational skills, out-of-the-box thinking, and innovative problem solving abilities.

 

  • Thorough professional with comprehensive experience in formulating robust IT processes coupled with hands on expertise in managing & leading teams for running successful process operations to achieve Business Excellence.

 

  • Articulate communicator who can fluently speak the language of people, process and technology, blending technical expertise with interpersonal skills while interacting with the cross-functional teams, customers and stakeholders.

Key Strength Areas:

 

  • Agile software development practices
  • Global IT Delivery & Practice Management
  • Client Servicing / Relationship Management
  • Iteration management
  • Software lifecycle Management
  • Requirement analysis and development
  • Software processes and tools consulting
  • Resource Optimization, Team Mgmt & Training

Work experience

Wipro Technologies, Scrum Master for Australian Insurance client
September 2013 - Present, Pune, Maharastra, India

​A total of 17 weeks / 680 hours experience as a scrum master

  • Mentoring, training and currently managing two product team in Life insurance space in delivering multiple iterations and releases by applying agile scrum practices
  • Facilitating teams for agile estimation using techniques such as planning poker in arriving at tangible estimates of the features in the product backlog for multiple sprints and arriving at an initial story points estimates to decide on the release date.
  • Mentoring and supporting new product owners to scrum practices, in prioritizing the product backlog, demonstrating the roles and responsibilities and overall significance of the product owner role for success of the project.

Wipro Technologies, Scrum Master for Dutch consumer electronics major
October 2012 - August 2013, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Agile scrum based transformation , ERP Projects, A total of 45 weeks / 1800 hours of scrum master experience

  • Mentored, trained and supported 3 product teams for multiple releases in transitioning from traditional V-Model to Agile scrum practices.
  • As a scrum master, mentored teams to understand significance of scrum practices and supported teams to conduct Scrum Ceremonies, story board management, user stories documentation and continuous integration practices.
  • Facilitated teams for agile estimation using techniques such as planning poker in arriving at tangible estimates of the features in the product backlog for multiple sprints and arriving at an initial story points estimates to decide on the release date.
  • Mentored and supported new product owners to scrum practices, in prioritizing the product backlog, demonstrating the roles and responsibilities and overall significance of the product owner role for success of the project.
  • Drove discussions on driving behavioral changes for lasting transformation through Scrum.  

Wipro Technologies, Business analyst and Scrum Master
May 2011 - August 2012, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Agile scrum practice deployment and requirement process improvement, more than 500 hours of scrum master exprience and rest as a business analyst.

  • Mentored and supported new product owners and business analysts to scrum practices, in prioritizing the product backlog, demonstrating the roles and responsibilities and overall significance of the product owner role for success of the project.
  • Conduct workshops for client’s business analysts and test analysts, on industry and Wipro best practices related to Blueprint requirement center tool, scrum and Use Case methodology for faster change deployment
  • Responsible for deployment of agile requirement management practices, implementation of story point estimation process and coordinate in determining the definition of done for the use cases and user stories.
  • Review product use cases and requirement traceability matrix for its quality and completeness.
  • Responsible for functional requirement preparation and sign off of number of change management projects of short durations for CARDS front end system in Citibank.
  • Involved in deploying functional solutions and for creating quality assurance practices and procedures, end user test plans, to ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system.
  • Act as a central reference and provide subject matter expertise to the business community and assist the project in the decision making process.
  • Drove discussions on driving behavioral changes for lasting transformation through Scrum.  

Wipro Technologies, Team member in a scrum team
September 2010 - April 2011, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

  • As a business analyst for the business line, responsible for liaising changing requirements of several tools such as KPI matrix tool, dashboard reporting tool, audit and quality tracking tool and other in-house tools between business line practitioners / users, senior management and tools group of corporate quality department.
  • Involved in discussions with business users and stakeholders to gather the requirements and prepare the business requirement documents.
  • Identify and evaluate inefficiencies and recommend optimal business practices for appropriate system functionality and behavior, thereby, ensuring continuing operational quality
  • Involved in bridging role between service management team and the platforms / product teams to get necessary support and faster provisioning of services to the end customer.
  • Active participation in scrum ceremonies such as daily stand up meeting, sprint planning, active contribution in release planning and estimation, backlog gromming meeting, demonstration and sprint retrospection meetings.

Huawei Technologies, Senior software engineer in scrum teams
April 2008 - August 2010, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

  • As a business analyst for the business line, responsible for liaising changing requirements of several tools such as KPI matrix tool, dashboard reporting tool, audit and quality tracking tool and other in-house tools between business line practitioners / users, senior management and tools group of corporate quality department.

 

  • Successfully implemented Agile practices such as iterative development, collocation, brainstorming, Continuous build integration, retrospection etc to our project. Also, conducted training for the new joinees of the project in orienting the agile philosophy.

 

  • Involved in discussions with business users and stakeholders to gather the requirements and prepare the business requirement documents.

 

  • Preparation of requirements traceability matrix ensuring all the user requirements of the tools are covered in the functional requirements

 

  • Identify and evaluate inefficiencies and recommend optimal business practices for appropriate system functionality and behavior, thereby, ensuring continuing operational quality

 

  • Involved in bridging role between service management team and the platforms / product teams to get necessary support and faster provisioning of services to the end customer.

 

  • Use project management methodologies, scrum principles and techniques to arrive at size and release date.

 

  • Responsible for user acceptance test case development and execution, coordination of user acceptance test from user by preparing a plan and efficiently execute the plan by ensuring relevant user availability.

 

  • Involved in preparing functional requirement documents and elaborating the requirements by leveraging use case methodology, analyzing the functional flow of user-system dialogue for the system to be built / configured

 

  • Review of design documents and test scenarios to ensure requirements coverage and also review traceability matrix for its quality and completeness, both horizontal traceability as well as vertical

 

  • Coordinated and conducted requirements walkthrough sessions for system analysts and test engineer for downstream activities in the software development lifecycle.