Badri N Srinivasan is working as AVP and Lead - Agile Center with Societe Generale Global Solutions Center,Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He has extensive experience in process implementation and organizational change management processes and process improvement initiatives in the travel, retail, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, mortgage and banking and financial services domains. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA and a certified Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB). His extensive experience includes coaching, managing, mentoring, and training scrummasters, product owners and project managers.
Societe Generale Global Solutions Center, AVP and Lead - Agile Center
July 2015 - Present, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Responsible for Leading the Agile Center and also working as an Enterprise Agile Coach for the product teams.
Altisource Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, Senior Enterprise Agile Coach
July 2011 - November 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Role of Agile Coach involved setting up agile processes, agile training, coaching, mentoring and facilitating product teams on agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban and XP) and Lean principles. Trained product teams, Scrum Masters and Product Owners.
Valtech India Systems Pvt Ltd, Head - Quality and Agile Coach
April 2006 - June 2011, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Role of Head - Quality and Agile Coach involved coaching, mentoring and facilitating product and project teams on various agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, XP and also on Lean techniques. Focus on implementing and monitoring processes for various product/project teams.
Articles I've written
Are We Headed to Abilene?
Scrum teams are tasked with finding the most optimal way to accomplish the work. To do this, they make decisions ranging from how best to meet goals to who should work on which tasks. Reaching group consensus can be difficult. Some opinions are more dominant than others; some voices more hesitant to speak out. Even in agreement, true consensus might not exist. Find out how to reach an agreement that everyone on the team can believe in.
Who Cooked My Goose?
In projects that implement Scrum, the role of the ScrumMaster is very crucial. The ScrumMaster facilitates the team to achieve the end goal of the customer focuses on ensuring that any impediments and road blocks faced by the team are removed, and he ensures that the core focus of the team is on developing the product/service for the customer under optimal conditions. Thus, he is in effect practicing “servant leadership” where the focus is on...