Naushad Kapasi

Director - Client services, Virtusa. Naushad Kapasi currently manages some of the top customer accounts at Virtusa. Naushad has over 20 years of experience in the software industry with a background in account management (including P&L), client management, program management, product management, software architecture and development. He has extensive experience in leading products through their entire product/project life cycle, including creating proposals, leading the pre-sales team, managing requirements gathering through focused user group meetings and workshops; resource planning and team assembly; leading products/projects through development lifecycle; and aligning various functional teams to deliver products/projects in a timely fashion. Naushad has been involved in several process improvement initiatives with Agile rollout at Virtusa, as a Certified Agile Scrum Master, Rational Unified Process (RUP), Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for development and ISO 9001 processes. Naushad received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from P.I.C.T, Pune, India.

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Initiation phase of a large IT program – Key things to keep in mind

Many global companies are using business transformation initiatives to meet changing market needs. Implementing large IT programs is a key component of these change initiatives. Given that the failures of such programs are now commonly discussed; a recent McKinsey/Oxford study highlights that the failure rate of such programs is indeed more often. According to the 

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Avoiding 6 common pitfalls of large IT program management

Fortune 1000 IT departments are facing huge time and budget pressures from their business stakeholders to deliver faster, cheaper and better solutions. According to a recent study by Project Management Institute, organizations risk on an average $135 million for every billion dollars spent on projects due to deficient project and program management. As the findings 

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