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PM Footprints 11th-January -2020

 

 

Speaker 1

Speaker 2

co-presenter

Name
      Mr. Nagaraja Gundappa
Designation
      Chief Consultant
Company
      Akshaya Centre of Excellence (ACE)

Name
      Dr. Randhir Reghunath Pushpa
Designation
      Founder and Chief Consultant
Company
      ACIES Innovations

Name
      Mr. Deepak Bandargal
Designation
      IT Delivery head
Company
      Virgo Technocrates Pvt. Ltd.

Date
Saturday January 11th, 2020
Time
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Venue
Royal Orchid Central
47/1 Dickenson Road, Manipal Center
Bangalore, Karnataka 560042
India.

Presentation 1

Topic: Adapting PMBoK for Digital Platform Project Management  by  Mr. Nagaraja Gundappa

Chief Consultant
Akshaya Centre of Excellence (ACE)
 
Synopsis:

This topic explores the concept of digital platforms, how handling digital platform development as an IT project is a paradigm shift from managing regular application development projects and explains how the PMBoK knowledge areas should be customized to platform development projects. Participants get to understand the inside details of digital platforms such as Oyo, Uber, Ola etc. Participants also understand how project management approach needs to be customized for development of these platforms.

 

Presentation 2

Topic: Application of Knowledge Management for successfully managing projects  by  Dr. Randhir Reghunath Pushpa and Mr. Deepak Bandargal

Founder and Chief Consultant
ACIES Innovations
 
Synopsis:

Knowledge is a very important resource of any organization. Having relevant knowledge goes a long way in ensuring competitiveness of an organization. This knowledge is present in many forms. It can be found as skills of the employees, embedded in the processes and tools, encoded in the form of templates, documents, code components or as shared values in the way employees work. Managing knowledge intelligently has direct impact on both the top line and bottom line of an organization. The session will focus on important KM interventions that can be leveraged for successful management of projects. Case studies from industry will be shared, along with best practices.

What will the audience gain
  • Appreciate the importance of managing knowledge

  • Understanding how managing knowledge impacts project performance

  • Learn KM interventions that can be used

  • Exposure to some tools in Knowledge management

  • Application of emerging technologies like AI in Knowledge management

 

Name
Mr. Nagaraja Gundappa
Designation
Chief Consultant
Company
Akshaya Centre of Excellence (ACE)
About

Nagaraja Gundappa is a highly experienced person with 27 years’ experience in Software Delivery, Quality, Project Management, Program Management, Technology and Innovation. A global executive who has worked in multiple continents for fortune 5 companies, specializing in all aspects of delivery excellence. Has delivered large, complex, global projects successfully and is hands-on in project management, quality, program management, technical architecting and innovation. He has been part of ASTD-BEST award-winning talent transformation team. Trained 1200 project managers in Wipro and delivered 13% cost savings in projects across organization through training. Has won awards for delivering training at Kirk Patrick model’s level 4. He delivers training across industries in PMP, Lean Six Sigma, Business Analysis (CBAP, PMI-PBA), Design Thinking and Digital Transformation. In earlier roles, he has delivered large, complex, hi-tech projects for global customers and has won international awards. He is certified black belt in Six Sigma; has delivered many DMAIC projects. Also hands-on in ISO and CMMi. He is a public speaker; regular speaker at PMI events and has over a dozen conference presentations to his credit.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nagarajagundappa/

 

Name
Dr. Randhir Reghunath Pushpa
Designation
Founder and Chief Consultant
Company
ACIES Innovations
About

Dr. Randhir Reghunath Pushpa is the founder and chief consultant of ACIES Innovations. Acies Innovations is one of the few consulting firms in India offering services related to Knowledge management. Randhir has around 20 years of experience and has played key role in helping organizations leverage knowledge in an effective and efficient manner. He has worked extensively with organizations in areas related to employee productivity improvement, efficiency, effectiveness and continuous improvement. He is an Alumni of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, where he did his PhD on Knowledge and Innovation management. He as an MBA and B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to forming ACIES Innovations, Randhir worked with Wipro Technologies, Unisys, HPE and DXC Technologies. He worked in the Innovation team and Knowledge management function in these organizations and also lead teams that developed AI driven tools.

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-randhir-pushpa-99b49a4/

 

Name
Mr. Deepak Bandargal
Designation
IT Delivery head
Company
Virgo Technocrates Pvt. Ltd.
About

Deepak Bandargal is IT Delivery head of Virgo Technocrates Pvt. Ltd. Deepak is PMP certified since 2008, and has an experience of more than 22 years. Deepak has experience in managing systems and technology projects that deliver and transform services in enterprise environments. Successful Track record of delivering projects, mostly in public sector in business domain of Financials, Health Care, Mental Health, Criminal Justice etc.