Sunday, 28 April 2013

Opportunity to be A Business Analyst or Business Architect


Chapter 08 - Opportunity to be A Business Analyst or Business Architect
Discovery Phase is the integral phase of Program or Project Management lifecycle. The whole project success lies on how a Business Analyst collects the requirements from the client and then does a right fitment Gap analysis. This is followed by some repeated with the business users what is available in the product and which needs to get Customized. So, Business Analyst is a critical position in a Company as all the times he will be on the client facing roles and his decision will facilitate the success of the Project delivery eventually. Hence this role demands to be articulate and be communicative in capturing the detail step by step requirements based on inputs from the business and the client team. As a Business Analyst he or she should be both domain and technology sound. He should be able to guide the client business user’s teams from the product user interface to get a feel of the available product functionality. Equally important are the soft skills necessary to convince the client and bring on board in agreement for getting the document sign-offs for starting the next phases of Program or Project life-cycles. Mentioned below are the Skill sets for a Business Analyst for carrying out the Discovery Phase of Program or Project Management lifecycle.
ü Extensively involved in Requirement Gathering, Gap Analysis, Traceability and Functional design specifications
ü Strong Negotiations Skills to ensure Business & Impact analysis, Gap analysis & System analysis are done
ü Demonstrates ability to oversee multiple analytic efforts, hands off, quality checks concurrently with Teams
ü Actively involved in Due-Diligence, Defining, Discovery, Designing, Implementation, Testing & UAT phases
ü Strong Exp. in diverse industries - Banking & Financial, Travel & Hospitality, Telecom, Retail & Healthcare, strong Consulting, Negotiation, Relationship building and Client management skills
ü Encourage & facilitate communications between Teams of Business users, Analysts, Designers, Developers
ü Advised Client’s senior management regarding further improvements in the processes and proposed future roadmap thereby leading to increased business opportunities
In this chapter we will manifest the Blueprint Starter guide followed by the Templatized step by step guidelines for a Business Analyst to perform the Requirement gathering lifecycle along with the Gap analysis. The Starter guide will lay down the path for a golden Opportunity to being a Business Analyst at the start & move on to Leadership roles like Business Manager or Business Architect in later part of career life in a given company

Opportunity to be A Presales Leader


Chapter 05 - Opportunity to be A Presales Leader
A Presales Leader will be leading a bid for delivery projects. He needs to work with multiple tracks at the same time to design the solution and consolidate in response proposal document. This include the proposal response from each practice along with commercials & estimation and finally with slides on defense presentation. He should be well-equipped with mentioned below skill-sets with overall understanding of both business and technology standpoint to get the Response for proposal done.
ü  SPOC on Proposal for large million dollar RFX's deals end to end starting with RFI followed by RFP and RFQ and finally to client presentation to SoW signature
ü  Review critical sections of the RFP including  Executive Summary, Technical Solution, Transition Plan & Commercials
ü  Lead the Proposal defense & face off with the customer along with track leads
ü  Lead the Joint Collaboration across Applications landscape, verticals and horizontals to cross-win deals in the company
ü  Working on proactive Proposal (introducing new ideas and solutions to improve operations, attaining cost efficiencies for the client) for several multi-million dollar across line of business
ü  Encourage & facilitate communications between Teams of Business users, Analysts, Designers, Developers
ü  Advisor to Client’s on Process Improvements & Future Roadmap leading to  increased business opportunities
This chapter will provide the Blueprint Starter guide followed by Templatized step by step guidelines for a Technical Presales Consultant to perform each such activity. The Starter guide will provide an excellent career Opportunity to be an outstanding Presales consultant and over a period of time to move in the ladder key to be a Presales Leader.

Opportunity to be A Principal Consultant or Engagement Manager


Chapter 03 - Opportunity to be A Principal Consultant or Engagement Manager
Engagement Manager or the Principal Consultant is one of the most premier career positions offered to professionals who have both the business and technology agnostic mindset in handling the Customers. The consultant should have the fluency to take up any domain spanning from Banking to Telecom to Retail or Healthcare and even Travel industry and at the same time being Technology agnostic across any vendors or products. Mentioned below are the Skill sets for a Business Architecture for Consulting Projects
ü Designing - IT Architecture and Roadmap Consulting end to end for business process re-engineering or business process management engagements across Verticals
ü Demonstrates ability to oversee multiple analytic efforts, hands off, quality checks concurrently with Teams
ü Strong Exp. in diverse industries - Banking & Financial, Travel & Hospitality, Telecom, Retail & Healthcare, strong Consulting, Negotiation, Relationship building and Client management skills
ü Thought Leader & Ideate Radical Initiatives– Impact Consulting and New areas in form of Accelerators & Frameworks
ü Advised Client’s senior management regarding further improvements in the processes and proposed future roadmap thereby leading to  increased business opportunities
In this chapter we will manifest the Blueprint Starter guide along with Templatized step by step guidelines for a Engagement Manager or Principal Consultant to perform the whole Consulting engagement and Road-mapping IT solution. This Starter guide will be the stepping stone for an excellent opportunity to being a Principal Consultant at the start & move on towards Engagement Manager Roles.

Thursday, 25 April 2013

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Thursday, 18 April 2013

Latest TOP 6 -REVIEWs who BENEFITTED from the BOOK - from a Software Engineer to a MBA professional to a Professor, even Team Lead and people in USA/other Countries


From a Team Lead - Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader (e-book) by SubhankarGupta- 15 April 2013 - 4:42pm
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From a Software Engineer - Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader (e-book) by Rajdeep789- 15 April 2013 - 4:51pm
I am a software engineer having 6+ years and experience in this ITindustry,now I am in Brazil and doing the same technical and coding work,but now want to move in to a business analyst role.I have downloaded the e-Book and very very needy book for todays IT generation. Thanks.

From a Professor - Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by AshaMishra- 15 April 2013 - 4:58pm
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14 April 2013 - 6:37pm
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Saturday, 13 April 2013

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10 April 2013 - 9:59pm 
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10 April 2013 - 9:32pm- 
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9 April 2013 - 7:31pm-
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10 April 2013 - 9:53pm
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10 April 2013 - 9:45pm
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6 April 2013 - 9:17am
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Thursday, 11 April 2013

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The last word
The purpose of writing this book is to tell millions of Young professionals and particularly to people who are not blessed or fortunate in all situations of life, that it is possible to make it in life to be a Real Future Leader. This journey to get into Leadership activities is possible by right guidance, strategy along with clear direction and roadmap to make it to the Leadership zone. This book will bring back the optimism and positivity in your life by giving you the powerful Blueprint Starter guide along with techniques to dream and accomplish the achievements in life as a true sense Leader. But making big in life is not about material benefits and carving individual success, there is equal responsibility to channelize your energy and knowledge for the larger community at large.
This book in form of Starter guide would an enabler for each reader to realize their dreams and aspirations and take on the mantle to be a Future Leader and work to the larger goal towards Society of making a difference both at company & country level. This will create a spirit of Entrepreneurship among each reader for the benefit of all. The bottom-line is this book will facilitate the creation of 100 or 1000 more Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs in coming days in India & across the Globe. After all like financial wealth, knowledge wealth needs to get distributed for the benefit of the Society and mankind. Hope this Tangible Knowledge wealth in form of this Book will bring the passion in each of us towards “Be the Change”.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

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9 April 2013 - 7:01pm - I have done my MBA and now working as a Management Trainee in a IT company from last 2 years and switch to Functional side as a Business Analyst or Business Specialist. I came to know about this Book through one of my close friend and he suggest me to buy this Book and I bought before 1 week and this Book is really helping me a lot.
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Monday, 8 April 2013

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Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by AprameetPanda- 6 April 2013 - 9:17am
I am a software engineer having 3+ years and experience in this IT industry,I an in the technical role and want to move in to a business analyst role
But i was not confident and the way how to move,when i search on google i found this book on pothi and really this is a very essential book to me which will guide me to success in my carrer life.
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Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader (e-book) by Smitakhanna - 6 April 2013 - 9:53am

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Sunday, 7 April 2013

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One section of the BOOK Chapter - STARTER GUIDE & OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PRESALES LEADER


5.3 Blueprint Starter guide for Presales & Bid Management
This section highlights the step by step Blueprint Starter guide procedure and guidelines of the Presales and Bid Management. This is followed by the Templatized steps of this blueprint guide activity list in details with the process flow and templates of the Presales Consulting of response of the Proposal, Commercials and Defense presentation. Mentioned below is the Starter guide how to go about doing the Presales & Bid Management
a)      Companies or Service Provider Overview
This is all about the company details which includes its strategic information, financial information, highlights in a given year in terms of growth and profitability
b)      Program or Project Scope
Project scope understanding is very necessary to appreciate the client requirements, comprehend their business process and scoping part.
                            i.            Understanding of the customer requirements
                          ii.            Business Processes and Functionality in Scope
                         iii.            Miscellaneous Scope Statement
c)       Solution Overview and Technical Architecture
Solution overview is based on the customer requirements and overall understanding of the business process flow. It should be followed by a Solution approach which is change based on the IT products and tools selected and formally design a Solution Strategy to implement the same.
                            i.            Overall Technical solution & Enterprise Architecture
                          ii.            Solution Approach or the Framework
                         iii.            Solution Strategy specific for the Customer
d)      One Single Estimation View – Program or Project Plan
One single estimation view template for a given program or project shows the big picture of the engagement and gives the flexibility to use cross-skilled resources across project streams. The resource can belong to different practice group or vertical group but still cross-utilized for multiple works for the same project based on the estimation. Mentioned below are the few areas we will touch base in this section.
                            i.            Overall Estimation of the Program
                          ii.            Calculation of the Commercials & Pricing
                         iii.            Sample template Assumptions and Dependencies
                        iv.            Staffing with Roles and Responsibilities
e)      Project Governance
Project Governance discusses about all the critical steps required for setting the foundation structure for project management. It also articulates the risk and how to mitigate those risks. Also this section will provide the organization chart and escalation mechanism to have a holistic governance approach
                            i.            Program Team Structure
                          ii.            Overall Project Management
                         iii.            Roles and Responsibility
                        iv.            Risk and Mitigation
                          v.            Key members and Experience
                        vi.            Project Organization Chart
                       vii.            Escalation Process & SLA Matrix
f)       Cost and Assumptions
Pricing is one of the key dimensions in preparing a competitive bid for the presales proposal document. Also all assumptions and dependencies should be factored in while preparing the costing sheet.
                            i.            Review of Assumptions in preparing Bid costs
                          ii.            Cost review of the project
                         iii.            Alternative, in particular Cost Saving Proposals
                        iv.            Extra day rates review
                          v.            Primary List of Contact
g)      Real Time Experience & Case studies
This section highlights all the case studies specific to other business units of the same clients or related to its domains. Sometimes case studies specific to Geographics and continents also adds lot of value additions.
                            i.            Case studies Template
                          ii.            Reference Projects and same Customer References if any
h)      Templatized Roadmap for Defense Capability Document
Presales Defense presentation for the Delivery & Implementation project is the final frontier in terms of kick start the Delivery Engagement with the Customer. Mentioned below are the key areas to be taken up to make an impact in front of the customer. The only differentiators would be the Thought Leadership section which will help them to clinch the deal apart from commercials.
                            i.            Introduction of the Company
                          ii.            Program Management overview
                         iii.            Proposed Delivery model
                        iv.            Value propositions or Value Adds
                          v.            Thought Leadership - Tools & Accelerators, Whitepapers
                        vi.            Case Studies Sample Engagements
                       vii.            Commercials Breakdown
                     viii.            Proposed Team and Engagement structure
5.4 Templatized Blueprint guide for the Consulting Projects
This section discusses in detail Templatized steps of the above Blueprint Guide activity list in details along with the process flow and templates of the Presales Consulting of response of the Proposal, Commercials and Defense presentation. …End of the Sample BLOG

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A BOOK helping you to Realize Dream JOBs - STARTER GUIDE & OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PRESALES LEADER


Chapter 5, section 2 -  Opportunity to be A Presales Leader
A Presales Leader will be leading a bid for delivery projects. He needs to work with multiple tracks at the same time to design the solution and consolidate in response proposal document. This include the proposal response from each practice along with commercials & estimation and finally with slides on defense presentation. He should be well-equipped with mentioned below skill-sets with overall understanding of both business and technology standpoint to get the Response for proposal done.
  1. SPOC on Proposal for large million dollar RFX's deals end to end starting with RFI followed by RFP and RFQ and finally to client presentation to SoW signature
  2. Review critical sections of the RFP including  Executive Summary, Technical Solution, Transition Plan & Commercials
  3. Lead the Proposal defense & face off with the customer along with track leads
  4. Lead the Joint Collaboration across Applications landscape, verticals and horizontals to cross-win deals in the company
  5. Working on proactive Proposal (introducing new ideas and solutions to improve operations, attaining cost efficiencies for the client) for several multi-million dollar across line of business
  6. Encourage & facilitate communications between Teams of Business users, Analysts, Designers, Developers
  7. Advisor to Client’s on Process Improvements & Future Roadmap leading to  increased business opportunities
This chapter will provide the Blueprint Starter guide followed by Templatized step by step guidelines for a Technical Presales Consultant to perform each such activity. The Starter guide will provide an excellent career Opportunity to be an outstanding Presales consultant and over a period of time to move in the ladder key to be a Presales Leader.

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Friday, 5 April 2013

TOP 6 BEST REVIEWs for this BOOK on POTHI.com - "Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader"


Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by Sonalisinha - March 2013 - 6:17pm - I am a software engineer and want to move in to more functional role,when i saw this book on pothi,i bought and started to read slowly clear about my carrer direction and path which i always want to aceive.Would suggest everyone tobuy this Book.

Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by Rajdeep789 -February 2013 - 2:43pm - I gifted this Book to my brother. He went through this Book. He came to and said he will be able to Implement many things which are anyways new to him. This Book would help him in his career direction.I wish, this small gift will help my brother acheive his ambitions and dreams.

Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by SnehaS123
February 2013 - 1:29pm - I am having around 10 years and have been in Technical activities across the world and still was not able to make inroads to Strategy and Consulting activities.This Book is a a timely gift to all the folks around the world facing mid-life IT problems.Thanks to both Satya and Leena for enlightening Consulting,Functional and the most difficult part Stratey in a simple manner.

Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by rtiwary
February 2013 - 11:44am - I am a Professor of both Engineering and MBA college. It's been in last 30 years I have been in teaching line and always used to see Technical book like C, C++ , Java ,or .NET. For the first time, I managed to come across this Functional Book and it's great learning exposure not only for me but also for my students.I congratulate both the Authors to publish this book and recommend this book to all my students and faculty.

Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by dinesht
February 2013 - 1:11pm - Have around 3 years in IT industry. I was always willing to move to Functional roles, but due to sever competition and without any full time MBA degree this was just not happening.This book came as a saviour to me as I am very looking forward to these Transformational roles. Thanks to Satya and Leena for releasing this book on time.

Re: Todays Engineer and MBA to Tomorrows Future Leader by arnabsardeshi -February 2013 - 3:00pm - I am MBA passed out and was looking for Leadership roles in Consulting and Functional side. This Book came as an eyeopener for me to enable me in accomplish my dream. I suggest this Book to all as the chapter is written with simplicity and as said rightly by authors will be a Started Guide for all Engineers, MBAs and Graduates including Professors and others.