Raju K, MSP, CSP, CSM, PRINCE2, PMP, ITIL, MCDBA, MCSE, OCA, Siebel Certified Analytics Application Developer has over 23 of experience in IT. Raju's expertise lies in complete Enterprise Application Stack. Raju is a 100% airtight project manager - right mix of Technical and Management expereince. Raju is into Agile software development for the last 5 years and worked with clients in Canada, Australia and the US. Started using Agile and SCRUM from 2009, he has successfully integrated Agile development into Project Management standards like PRINCE2 and PMP.
In 2009, he moved to a startup company to work on Agile software projects. He played the role of Scrum Master, product owner besides the client facing account management roles. He was involved in coaching his team members about the benefits of agile, scrum roles etc. He played a key role in transitioning the Organization from Waterfall to Agile. He lead a small team of six members in multiple web site development projects, customer portals and other application development projects on .NET, PHP and J2EE platforms.
Currently he is working on a global project on Scaled Agile Framework for one of the world's oldest automobile company. Working with a global team, he is delivering a complex Agile solution to multiple locations.
Raju has worked on both sides of the Atlantic ocean other than his mother country India. Raju brings proven mentoring and leadership skills where he is involved.
Raju is a fun loving person. He likes to travel and discover new places. His hobbies are Cricket, Photography and cooking. He is an Exin accredited trainer for PRINCE2 and MSP.
Articles I've written
The Importance of Pre-Project Sprints
Many Agilists criticize the idea of planning. In this article, I would like to present a project manager's perspective on why minimum planning is necessary to ensure that the project will be delivered successfully.
The Most Important Assets of a Scrum Team
After getting introduced to Agile, and while working for the last five years on Agile projects, I have developed a strong and disturbed feeling toward the word "resources." Let me tell you up front and frankly that I am not against the Human Resources department. But the word "resource" troubles me a lot. . . .
Success Story: PRINCE2 + Scrum Delivers ONTRAK on Time
In this article, I present how I used Scrum effectively in a project that was managed using the PRINCE2 project management method. . . .