Prabhakar Rao Gumma is a part of the Global Consulting Practice (GCP) at TATA Consultancy Services with 13 years of experience in the software industry. He has experience in coaching and mentoring client organizations across the globe to adopt CMMI Framework, Agile methodologies such as Scrum and Extreme Programming, for solution delivery. As a certified Agile Practitioner from PMI and Scrum Alliance, has executed organization and program level agile adoption initiatives across different business domains and organizations. As an agile coach, has conducted trainings on agile adoption and scrum practices for different organizations. He has also executed assignments on Process Assessment, Process Definition, Piloting and Deployment using CMMI framework and in integrating these to existing organizational process.
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, SOLUTION MANAGER-CONSULTANT
July 2010 - Present, BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, India
Working as a Agile Solution Manager-Consultant in the global consulting practice. We offer process improvement consulting services for our clients in the area of service management,model and non-model based process improvement,estimation,six sigma,agile etc.
Articles I've written
Agile Contracting: A Story-Point Billing Model
Contracting and billing models have always been a point of debate in the IT world. Fixed price or time and material? Which one to select? Both models have been criticized for their biased features toward vendor or customer, but this ...
Introspecting Scrum Retrospectives
The effectiveness of retrospection ceremonies depends on the way action items are tracked to closure. Here are some common observations I have made, based on my experience with teams performing Scrum retrospectives. . . .