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Shenbagarajan Vakkuvaliyan


Agile coach/ Scrum master, Cognizant technology services

Location: Chennai, India



Certified ScrumMaster



Shenbagarajan Vakkuvaliyan has an experience as a Scrum master in the projects from 2012 till date. As an Agile evangelist within the organization conducted orientation on the concepts of Agile and Scrum. Also conducted workshops to understand the concepts with clarity. Orientation and Workshops targetted at all level of hierarchy for the Agile enthusiasts. Played the role as a Scrum master from 2012 onwards in the project by facilitating daily scrum, facilitated the user stories understanding by the team and facilitated the planning poker for the estimation, collected the impediments and worked to clear those impediments, protected the team from external groups being a single point of contact for the entire team, Coordinated the Sprint review or any other demo during the day with the customer and chaired the sprint retrospective meeting.

Work experience

Polaris Consulting and Services, Project Manager
September 2006 - Present, Chennai, Tamilnadu, IN
Worked as a Project manager and Programme manager for the banking domain group which was running projects under the iterative methodology. Involved in the transformation of the team from Iterative to Agile by coaching and metoring the team. Facilitated the Scrum ceremonies and other disciplines within the team. Trained people from different hierachy in understanding the concepts of Agile and SCRUM. Elevated the team to a matured state of practicing SCRUM and showed the benefit of it. Volunteered as a Scrum master and facilitated Daily scrum, Sprint planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective. Aligned the Sprint duration to the business benefit which was limited to 2 week Sprint.


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