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Stories of what worked and sometimes what did not, in the course of discovering, designing, developing and delivering software based solutions – as shared by practitioners who went through these situations.

Stories of what worked and sometimes what did not, in the course of discovering, designing, developing and delivering software based solutions – as shared by practitioners who went through these situations.


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Stories of what worked and sometimes what did not, in the course of discovering, designing, developing and delivering software based solutions – as shared by practitioners who went through these situations.





In this episode, Seema Joshi, global product leader at NICE is in conversation with Chitra Gurjar sharing her insights and experiences through Seema is a Product Leader by profession, Engineering & Management graduate by education, voracious volunteer by belonging, sportsperson at heart, and poet by hobby. With 20 years of experience across Product Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurial roles, she is passionate of building products that delight customers and create business impact....



In this conversation, Tom Henriksen talks about For more details on the Agile Online Summit happening this year between October 25 and 27, you can visit Tom Henricksen is a problem-solving technology professional. He has worked in various roles in technology for over twenty years. Tom has learned how to solve challenging issues in technology and lead technical teams LinkedIn: Twitter:...



In this episode Ramesh shares his experience and perspectives related to Please bear with some audio distractions in the background in patches. You will love this story.. Gopalaswamy Ramesh is an independent consultant, eminent author and has served as visiting / adjunct professor in several reputed universities and an acknowledged thought leader in the areas of global software project management, software testing and related areas as well as on soft skills. He has over three decades of...



In this conversation, Jayashree Rajagopalan, Engineering Lead in Amazon shares her experience and perspectives related to Jayashree is the engineering lead for the Amazon Music and based out of Bangalore. In her current role, she leads the latest disruptions within the streaming industry for the global outreach of Amazon Music. In her words ‘Leading platform teams on content and data to drive success, innovation and customer delight’ is what brings zing to her step. Jayashree started her...



Please vote for the Software People Stories podcast under the Business and Entrepreneurship category for the Hubhopper Awards at Thank you In this conversation, Anantha Natarajan - known as Anand - a colleague and coach at PM Power Consulting, he shares his experience and perspectives related to coaching senior leaders and mid level managers Reach him @ Know more about...



In this conversation, S Srinivasa Raghavan better known as SS or Raghavan, shares his experience and perspectives on S.S. Raghavan, Founder & Managing Director Spatika Information Technologies, is a successful entrepreneur with a career spanning 40+ years. Spatika, under his able guidance, has developed products like Telemetric Rain Gauges and Telemetric Weather Stations which are currently installed in over 5000 Gram panchayat across various States in India. The team at Spatika also...



In this conversation, Jayaraman Raghuraman - known as Raghu - SVP – Digital Engineering and Tech.Debt, Schneider Electric shares his experience and perspectives on Raghu, short for Jayaraman Raghuraman is a Software professional, with a passion for software, IT and Technology. Raghu has spent his 30+ year of his career in the technology industry, mainly focus on strong execution and operational leadership in software product development and working closely with global customers. He spent...



In this conversation, Raminder Rathore, a senior DevOps specialist, shares her experience and perspectives on Raminder Rathore is a DevOps practitioner; currently employed with HCL Technologies for 14 + years and in the IT industry for about 20 years. She started her career as a trainer then progressed to become a developer and then gradually moved across different product lifecycle phases; first becoming a tools consultant and then graduated to become a DevOps practitioner. She leads the...



This conversation between Mohan Panchapikesan, CEO and Director at Medexpert Software Solutions, shares his stories about - Mohan started his career in software in SA Software working as an RDBMS specialist. He later honed his data and software skills working in Walmart as a program manager. Mohan worked in Cognizant in various leadership roles by scaling people, technology and solutions to provide the right type of integration to the clients. Mohan became an entrepreneur serendipitously...



Sanjay Jayakumar CEO and Founder of Ignitarium shares his stories about - Founder and CEO of Ignitarium, Sanjay Jayakumar proudly leads a cross-functional team of close to 300 professionals and has been responsible for defining Ignitarium’s core values, which encompass the organisation’s approach towards clients, partners and internal stakeholders, and in establishing an innovation and value-driven organisational culture. Largely admired for his charisma and humility, he has gained a...



Bhuvan Anandakrishnan, Director of Engineering Caterpillar Inc talks about - Bhuvan Anandakrishnan, experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the machinery industry. Skilled in Embedded Software, Value Stream Mapping, Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS), Embedded Systems, and Agile Methodologies. He started his career in Satyam Computers working in Embedded systems and firmware products. Found the complexities of programming in product and embedded system interesting...



In this conversation, Hendrik Esser, a senior leader at Ericsson, shares his thoughts related to Hendrik Esser is a senior transformation expert, coach, driver and catalyst with more than 20 years of leadership experience at Ericsson. He is also internationally active in communities advancing business agility across industries. Hendrik is continuously exploring new ways to create better results and greater organizations. That journey started when he joined Ericsson in Germany in 1994 as a...



In this episode Madhavi Nadig, a seasoned professional with experience solving challenging problems using technology shares her stories with Chitra on Madhavi Nadig, earned her B.E. in Information Science from PESIT, Bengaluru and an M.S. in Computer Science from SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. Madhavi firmly believes problem-solving requires the right mix of creative thinking, technology usage and organizational hacking. Driven by this philosophy, she has successfully led...



In this episode, Ramesh Shastri, software engineer to business head shares his long journey of 38 years in professional career with Shiv, In this conversation he talks about- Ramesh Shastri’s professional career in Information Technology has been a long journey of 38 years; He has held positions from software engineer to business head. He has lived and worked in India and the United States while also covering a lot of ground in between. For the past 5 years he moved from the leading edge...



In this conversation, Madhurima Agarwal, Director of Engineering Programs and Leader at NetApp Accelerator shares are career journey with Chitra. She talks about - - Knowing the domain or asking experts - Understanding pain points of customers - Be the best at what you do; -Don't be afraid of failing; -Be Optimistic Madhurima Agarwal works as the Director for Engineering Program with global responsibility for leading NetApp’s startup program called NetApp Excellerator –...



In this conversation Srilakshmi, Program Manager shares her 30+ year story with Chitra through her essence of being a person who naturally brings people together. Her story board contains Srilakshmi Renganathan was a Software Developer and is now a Release Manager & Program Manager. She started her career at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited HAL in Bangalore and moved to the US for her Masters in Computer Science. She worked in various MNCs - Intel Corp, NetApp, Cisco & VMware. She is...



In this conversation, Ted Harrington, Executive Partner at Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) shares his career journey and perspectives with Sivaguru on various topics related to IT security and ethical hacking. He talks about Ted Harrington is the #1 best selling author of HACKABLE: How to Do Application Security Right. He’s helped hundreds of companies fix tens of thousands of security vulnerabilities, including Google, Amazon, and Netflix. Ted has been featured in more than 100...



In this conversation, Raja, a coach at PM Power, who likes to be known as a lifelong programmer shares his journey into the world of software and the lessons he learnt and his view on Raja would like to be recognized as a programmer since 1993 having extensive experience in architecting and implementing object-oriented and distributed systems. He has created applications for people to collaborate. He preaches and practices Clean Coding Techniques. His profile on the PM Power site is at:...



In this episode Dr. Neeta Trivedi, a former senior scientist with the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and an entrepreneur, is in conversation with Sivaguru. Neeta shares her experiences on Neeta did MSc Computer Science from Devi Ahilya University, Indore, through a DRDO sponsored programme, and joined DRDO in 1989. She later pursued academics while on the job, to obtain MSc (engineering) and PhD from Indian Institute of Science in the areas of Wireless Sensor Networks...



In this episode Amrita Samuel, People Leader and Executive Coach is in conversation with Gayatri sharing her experiences on Amrita is a thoughtful and accomplished people leader and executive coach. She is a certified Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation with over 20 years of experience in global human resource management. Her belief in the power of the human potential has helped the leaders she has coached flourish in all aspects of their life. Amrita...