udaybhanu kankanala

udaybhanu kankanala

Studies at:

York University: Schulich

Location in:

Toronto, Canada

udaybhanu kankanala

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Studies at:
York University: Schulich
Location in:
Toronto, Canada

udaybhanu has worked/studied in

  • India

udaybhanu speaks

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • French

udaybhanu has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Technology
  • Telecoms

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Work

2009 – 2014

IT Analyst

TATA Consultancy Services
  • Delivery Coordinator Dec 2009-Dec 2014
  • • Supervised team of 30 professional engineers; team has successfully delivered 14 different projects to date, accounting for $6 M in revenue.
  • • Managed and controlled stakeholder communications (design projects, Client Service delivery managers and Client Project Managers, System and product management.)
  • • Controlled the trouble report trend in INV teams ensuring a 20% reduction Y-o-Y.
  • • Conducted negotiations with client’s line managers on scope of work, cost, and delivery schedule. Accurate forecasting of costs and increased deployment success rate resulted in best Customer Satisfaction Index for 2 years to the project and an actual delivery cost within 5% of target (under budget).
  • Scrum Master and Agile Transformation Lead
  • • Engaged 5 teams providing both agile strategic and process leadership training across multi-million dollar engagements providing high value deliverable requirements in short iterations.
  • • Travelled to Italy and worked with agile coach to implement new methodologies such as cross functional teams.
  • • Created a new methodology for customer support teams to reduce the number of failure reports, this practice reduced the number of failures to zero within two years.
  • Team leader
  • • Led a team of 18 engineers, who together generated revenue of $1M annually and were awarded Star Team.
  • • Effective delegation / task distribution led to on-time delivery of product that met all client requirements.
  • • Overhauled the existing testing methodology in order to meet an accelerated timetable that was client imposed. Identified / removed redundancies and streamlined the communication process, reducing the turnaround time for error resolution by 30% and achieving the desired release date.
  • System Analyst
  • • Designed and built an Automation tool to integrate complex software installation process that reduced the resource costs by $100K per year.

Work

2009 – 2014

IT Analyst

TATA Consultancy Services
  • Delivery Coordinator Dec 2009-Dec 2014
  • • Supervised team of 30 professional engineers; team has successfully delivered 14 different projects to date, accounting for $6 M in revenue.
  • • Managed and controlled stakeholder communications (design projects, Client Service delivery managers and Client Project Managers, System and product management.)
  • • Controlled the trouble report trend in INV teams ensuring a 20% reduction Y-o-Y.
  • • Conducted negotiations with client’s line managers on scope of work, cost, and delivery schedule. Accurate forecasting of costs and increased deployment success rate resulted in best Customer Satisfaction Index for 2 years to the project and an actual delivery cost within 5% of target (under budget).
  • Scrum Master and Agile Transformation Lead
  • • Engaged 5 teams providing both agile strategic and process leadership training across multi-million dollar engagements providing high value deliverable requirements in short iterations.
  • • Travelled to Italy and worked with agile coach to implement new methodologies such as cross functional teams.
  • • Created a new methodology for customer support teams to reduce the number of failure reports, this practice reduced the number of failures to zero within two years.
  • Team leader
  • • Led a team of 18 engineers, who together generated revenue of $1M annually and were awarded Star Team.
  • • Effective delegation / task distribution led to on-time delivery of product that met all client requirements.
  • • Overhauled the existing testing methodology in order to meet an accelerated timetable that was client imposed. Identified / removed redundancies and streamlined the communication process, reducing the turnaround time for error resolution by 30% and achieving the desired release date.
  • System Analyst
  • • Designed and built an Automation tool to integrate complex software installation process that reduced the resource costs by $100K per year.

Education

2015 – 2016
(Jan – Apr)

York University: Schulich

Business/Management (MBA)
2005 – 2009

Shanmugha Arts- Science- Technology and Research Academy

B.tech
2003 – 2005

XII Andhra Pradesh VIJAYAWADA NALANDA JUNIOR COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & ARTS

XII,HIGHER SECONDARY
2002 – 2003

X Andhra Pradesh VIJAY HIGH SCHOOL

SSC

Achievements

  • • Rated with Top Performance bands in all annual appraisals and during my 4 appraisals at TCS.
  • • Received “STAR OF THE QUARTER AWARD” for excelling in every task I did as well as client appreciation.
  • • Received "ON THE SPOT AWARD" for finishing critical cloning task in time.
  • • Received “STAR OF THE MONTH AWARD” for my exceptional hard work and commitment.
  • • Played a critical role in my team that received "STAR TEAM AWARD” twice for successful and high quality deliveries on time.
  • • Received early promotion as IT-Analyst
  • • Played a crucial role in bringing the Key Performance indicators for the project, which was appreciated by Customer Superior Quality group
  • • Achieved the best CSI(customer Satisfaction Index) for the Verification project in a span of 2 years, and the project was identified by internal quality group for best practices study
  • • Maintained Zero attrition for the project team (20 members) for a span of more than 2 years.
  • • Identified among the consistent high performers in the project and nominated for leadership stream training programs

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Indian