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Lily Prasad
Lily Prasad

Lily Prasad

Sr. Consultant, QMG, IRIS Software Pvt. Ltd.

IRIS Software Pvt. Ltd

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My family background
My father is Mechanical Engg, was professor in Mech Engg Dept in govt. engg college. My mother is a house wise. we are four brothers-sisters and we all are technically educated.
My husband is also technically sound and working as e-Governance implementation consultant in software industry.
More about myself
I am B Tech Electrical and MS (Software Systems), like to be part of technical innovation, socially active, love reading books and listening to music. I have around 17 years of experience in the software industry including software development, implementing various process models like ISO 9001, CMM, CMMi, PSP and Six Sigma. I want to use metrics to monitor the performance and effectiveness of processes.
My strongest skill
My strongest skills are Training, team player, mentor team mates, respect family values and tradition, follow strong principal and code of ethics in life.
Ability to complete assignments in given time-frame and achieve the goals.
Person with initiative, proactive approach, resolving issue by going to grass root level, maintaining cooperative environment and thus creating a room for all to deliver, team building and team motivation, turning challenges into opportunities, effective trainer, adapting to new domains with a small learning curve.
My achievements
I feel proud to be part of various improvement channels, developing long term relationships with customers as well as with organization i have worked with. Have always been a trusted employee and used in multiple domains.
Ensuring success
Make innovative approach for improvements, use learning from past for future planning, make myself aware with latest updates in my domain, have healthy discussion in friend circle.
Initiative to develop a country
Have strong vision with roadmap, encourage team members to be professional towards work, have positive attitude and be the reason for change. Anyone trying to improve should look for a good mentor who can guide with responsibility.
Brief description about me
Person with initiative, proactive approach, resolving issue by going to grass root level, maintaining cooperative environment and thus creating a room for all to deliver, team building and team motivation, turning challenges into opportunities, effective trainer, adapting to new domains with a small learning curve.
Summary of Qualification:
• SEI authorized Global PSP Instructor, since June 2006
• Completed SEI authorized Introduction to CMMI, Nov 2006
• Has been part of CMMI Level 2 Appraisal as Appraisal Team Member for Indian Navy, Nov 2006
• Has been part of Level 5 CMM assessment, June 2005
• Interviewee for CMM Assessment as Key team member of Quality Assurance (Head), Defect Prevention, Metrics and SEPG
• A qualified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2000 since June 2004.
• Masters in Engineering- Major in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani in 1999
• Bachelors in Engineering - Major in Electrical Engineering in 1994
Influenced by
The most influential person in my life is my husband who has taught me to take difficulties as challenges and work towards them. He has always supported me in my aspiration to be a front-runner in my domain and being socially active so that i could serve the society and help the needy.
Being a women i had to face many problems but he taught me how to cope with those problems and work towards my goal.
Important lesson learned
Hard work always pays in life, develop professional behavior and motivate people around you.
Degree that I recommend
Certifications orient the thought process and builds confidence in the person. So, i would recommend that one should always have a certificate in the domain he/she is working. Having said that, the value of certificate is lost when the technology changes and so one should always upgrade with the latest innovation in the field.
Thoughts on Education system of our country
Education system needs to be tuned to the requirements of various industry so that we teach what is required. The application of the principles is the need of the hour and so theoretical knowledge is required to excel in today's world.
We need mentoring on building positive attitude, innovation and creativity.
Qualities needed to become a successful leader
- Be a good listener and implement what suits your requirement
- Having good analytical skills,
- Delegate effectively and efficiently
- Be a great communicator
- Should be able to exhibit competence in your area of expertise
- Be a good team player and motivator
Important decision
My goal in life is to learn new things while maintaining the core software engineering principles as my base.
My goal in life is to learn new things while maintaining the core software engineering as my base. It is very important to define your goals and monitor them, it gives you job satisfaction and new challenges in life. While playing different roles in my experience of 16 years, I have felt that it is important to be self- disciplined, hard-working and keeping pace with growing business requirements.
My role model
I have always been influence by my mentor Dr. Mukul Sinha who has inspired me to be disciplined, professional, creative, innovative, accept challenges in life, being socially active, responsible and finally follow your own principles in life.
Couple of years from now
The journey so far as have been very interesting and satisfying and so do not have very high ambitions but want to work more on making defect management more predictable.
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