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Manager Projects, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Location: Delhi, Delhi, India


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster



Jitendra Gosain has over 15 years of Software industry experience. He is a certified PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM and CSP. He has worked as consultant for 5 years in States with different prestigious clients. He is using Agile Scrum for over 8 years. His interests includes software program/projects management, agile based program management and agile coaching.

He has provided coaching to different project teams in Cognizant to successfully adopt the Scrum process. Apart from scrum coaching; he also has keen interest on available agile tools. He has used Rally, VersionOne in his projects. Jitendra has written blogs and articles on agile and scrum process and also available agile tools within Cognizant. He has provided coaching to other account teams in Cognizant.


Work experience

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Manager Projects
June 2011 - Present, Delhi, Delhi, IN
Summary of projects experience includes: 1. Provided coaching to a new project team and business in adopting the agile scrum process. eApply "Package Split" was the first project in eApply account to start on Agile Scrum process. 2. Helped different project teams in "AMEX GCA" account in adopting scrum process successfully. Played the role of Scrum Master (SM) in multiple projects teams. 3. Provided training to different project groups within Cognizant through academy learning initiatives. 4. Provided coaching to "AMEX DPP" account team. 5. Shared blogs and articles within Cognizant groups. Won some awards for agile based knowledge sharing.

Kronos Solutions, Principal Software Engineer
May 2009 - May 2011, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, IN
Used Scrum process for Kronos HSG product development.

Articles I've written

PM 101: Dealing with Team and Customer
Agile processes are gaining in popularity, which means many project managers are following them for the first time. Based on my own experience, I've developed a sort of primer for PMs starting out on Agile projects. The key points are as follows: ...

How to Use the Daily Stand-up Meeting Effectively
Daily stand-up meetings play an important role in the success of Scrum process-based projects. Most of us know this, and we know how they "should" be conducted. Yet, time and again, I see these meetings go astray. Here I hope to review the problem...

The Scrum Retrospective
If a team has one bad iteration or sprint there is no need to panic; the team can use the retrospective meeting to see what needs to be changed, corrected, and improved in the next sprint.

Switching to the Agile Mindset
When teams move from the traditional Waterfall process to Agile practices, it’s not simply a process change; it requires a mindset change for everyone involved with the program or project.


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