Software Ownership Transfer – Evolving Knowledge Transfer for the Agile World
Vinod Sankaranarayanan


Vinod Sankaranarayanan

Project Manager


Date: 11-August-2016

Time: 6.30 PM to 8.00 PM 

Royal Orchid Central Hotel, 
47/1, Manipal Center,
Dickenson Road, Bangalore 
Profile of Speaker


Vinod Sankaranarayanan, a Project Management Consultant at ThoughtWorks has advised many organizations in the Finance, Travel, Retail and the Healthcare space.


Along the way he has handled several large project delivery responsibilities. He has witnessed and driven several sourcing transitions for his clients.


Vinod started his professional career in the pre-Agile era and later adapted to the Agile model of working. This has enabled him to empathize with and provide practical suggestions to clients who often find themselves making Agile transitions and sourcing transitions at the same time.

Vinod has essayed the roles of a business analyst, tester, pre-sales consultant, program manager, account manager, Agile coach and practice leader as part of his long IT journey.


Before ThoughtWorks, Vinod worked at Mindtree a well-known IT services organisation. At Mindtree he was one of the founding members of the Business Analysts Council and the Agile Council, focusing on creating organizational capacity to win and execute consulting as well as Agile projects.


\He lives in Bangalore with his wife Vidya and their children Dhruv and Dyuthi. An occasional blogger and speaker at conferences, his writings, talks, and contact information are available at ownershiptransfer.in


Topic Description


Today’s World of Software Ownership Transfer

Introducing the concept of Ownership

The Six Dimensions

Being Agile

The Cost of Ownership Transfer

How do you measure Ownership Transfer

The Three Bridges

  • Expected Take-away

    Understand the true scope of ownership transfer

    Look upon this as a real value add and not just a necessary evil

    Focus more on the transformation angle of the transfer