Zaheerabbas Contractor

Zaheerabbas Contractor

Head - Agile Next
Wipro Technologies
location_on India

Member since 3 years

Zaheerabbas Contractor

Specialises In

Agile Transformation Lead & Coach, spearheading the Agile Centre of Excellence charter by driving a team of Agile Coaches, Tools Consultants and Practitioners catering to Agile transformation in the Organization.

Driving the strategic mandate of:

  • Increasing Agile adoption across Organization and drive it towards a default execution model.
  • Execution of trainings for Agile teams, specific Agile roles and the Leadership teams.
  • Induce Culture and Behavioural change towards Agility across the Organization.
  • Channelize plan for resource pool of Agile experts.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs across the organization with comprehensive maturity assessment.
  • Roll out “DevOps” concept - Agile Shop floor experience + Agile engineering Lab.
  • Building internal governance structure to track the Agile programs and sustaining their maturity.

From a service management perspective:

  • Support across Verticals and Horizontals in the Organization for Pre-Sales and Solutioning support.
  • Crafting solutions to fit the Agile practices from development, testing to governance.
  • Enabling the delivery teams in Agile execution through traction across solution delivery heads and related stakeholders.

From the content management perspective:

  • Transforming the QMS with the Agile practices and procedures in line with the industry standard.
  • Creating knowledge base for first-hand information required for the presales/delivery team.
  • Formation of Internal Agile learning and assessment platform at various levels.

Over 15 years of experience in IT industry with proven skills involving senior stakeholder management, managing cross-functional projects, estimation/budgeting, forecasting, people management and consulting.

Has been an Agile practitioner for over 8 years now, started with implementing Agile at a team level, successfully executing Agile across distributed teams in large programs and driving large Agile transformations at the Organization level. Proven skills in managing Agile programs in Distributed Agile methodology and specifically adopting Agile in the Service Industry.

 

Certified from Scrum Alliance as a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP). Experienced in various domains like Telecom, Insurance, Banking, Securities and Manufacturing.