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Brief Note About …

Shailaja R. Nandyal






Shailaja R. Nandyal is the Co-Founder & Director of SITARA Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a professional services Company with core competencies in strategic management consulting and process assessments using Lean Six Sigma strategies, Scrum, all 3 constellation of the CMMI namely, CMMI-DEV (Development), CMMI-SVC (Service Establishment & Delivery), CMMI-ACQ (Acquisition) and the People CMM. She has a master’s degree in Mathematics. As a director on the board of SITARA Technologies Pvt. Ltd., and SITARA Technologies, Inc., a dedicated research and development center located in the USA, she is responsible for managing strategic relationships of SITARA.

She is responsible for maintaining SITARA's intellectual property, creation of project proposals, work-orders for customers and managing corporate communications. She is a management consultant with many years of experience in financial management, resource management and strategic planning. She heads SITARA’s Relationship Management Team chartered with the responsibility to develop, maintain and upgrade SITARA’s website. She oversees all aspects of SITARA's operations.

Her current research focus is on healthcare and hospital management. She is pursuing her research interests with the Administrative Staff College of India.


SITARA established itself as a pioneering research & development organization and as the first 50 partners with the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University for global transition of process technologies. As a global partner with the CMMI Institute, SITARA offers authorized services related to the CMMI and People CMM which includes delivery of the Introduction to CMMI-DEV, -SVC and People CMM courses and SCAMPIsm appraisal services. SITARA is probably one of approximately 10 organizations in the world who have the capability to provide certified training, authorized appraisal and consulting services on these management frameworks. Besides, SITARA has professionally certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and ScrumMaster who can address the core issues of optimizing business performance using statistical and quantitative techniques. SITARA specializes in high maturity process appraisals.

SITARA’s lead appraiser is among the top 130 Certified High Maturity Lead Appraisers by the CMMI Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, on the three popular Capability Maturity Models®, CMMI (DEV and SVC constellations), and the People CMM in the world. SITARA has delivered over 100+ SCAMPI Appraisals in all 3 classes of rigour for world-class organizations across the globe. SITARA has trained over 3000 people in India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America on CMMI, Software CMM and People CMM.

Some of SITARA’s prestigious customers include world-class organizations such as ABB Global R&D, ACS Inc, LG Group, Intelligroup Inc., Motorola (India & Malaysia), MIMOS Berhad, Satyam Computer Services, SPAN Infotech India, Nationwide, Network Solutions, and Visteon.

SITARA offers thought leadership as a regular presenter of papers at international and premier conferences such as the SEPG conference and CMMI Global Congress. SITARA has 5 professional books published by McGraw Hill Education which are widely used both by industry and academia. 'People CMM: Interpreting People CMM for Software Organizations' offers a competency management and organization development perspective to process improvements. 'CMMI: A Framework for Building World Class Software and Systems Enterprises' established a DevOps, and an Agile improvement paradigm while adopting the CMMI. 'Making Sense of Software Quality Assurance' established an authoritative interpretation of the SCAMPI appraisal method. The 2nd Edition of the CMMI entitled, 'Framework of Constellations for Building World-Class IT Organizations', addressed all three constellations of the CMMI in both staged and continuous representations. The fifth book, 'Building and Sustaining High Maturity Software Organizations' established for the first time, the importance of sustaining high maturity within a continuous integration approach as in DevOps, while offering insights into how to build lean and agile, yet effective processes leveraging a strong competency management framework.

Related Link: Customer Feedback and Endorsements, Raghav Nandyal

® Capability Maturity Model is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University.


Interpreting People CMM for Software Organizations ... Book Cover     Available in all major book-stores by July 2004     Foreword by John (Jack) T. Harding     New Publication :: 2011 (c) Raghav S. Nandyal     New Publication :: 2012 (c) Raghav S. Nandyal


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