OD Consultant & Trainer
Member since 2 years
Vijaya Devi is a consultant and trainer, working primarily in the area of Organization Effectiveness and Development. She has 20+ years of experience working in the IT industry in various roles, including leadership roles, and as a consultant. She is a trained group facilitator, and works at the intersection of techno-managerial processes and people processes, offering consulting solutions to the client in areas such as software project management and software process improvements, Agile, pre-sales, change management and OD.
She is a certified PMP (PMI Inc, USA), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) from ScrumAlliance and an Agile evangelist. Her work on Agile focuses on transformational issues, role transitions, design and implementation of self-organized teams and facilitative leadership styles and coaching.
Some of her articles on Agile have been published in ScrumAlliance website :
She is an engineering graduate in Computer Science from the College of Engineering, Guindy. Her corporate work experience spans a public sector organization (Bharat Electronics Ltd), an Indian software giant (TCS) and a multinational organization (Hewlett Packard). She started her career as a technical programmer and grew into managerial positions including project manager, project group leader and business development manager. Some of her achievements include winning the best project manager awards (both from the employer as well as the clients), leading projects successfully in the journey of CMMi assessments and ISO certifications, leading pre-sales teams in winning crucial business proposals and setting up of operational teams which grew into big project teams.
She is currently pursuing her PG Executive Diploma in OD& Change from Tata Institute of Social Sciences.