About Us

We are a team of (mainly ex-KPMG) software process consultants and trainers with experience of having worked with over 150 organizations in around 15 countries spread across Asia, Europe and Africa.

We primarily work with CMM / CMMI based process models and our team members have been involved with over 100 CMM / CMMI based appraisals. We also work with ISO based models in the area of software measurement.

We specialize in CMMI High Maturity practices and have evolved our own methodology & tools over the past decade or so.

Most of our team has a strong background in consulting and software engineering, while some have a background in in-house quality assurance.

The average experience of our team is around 20 years with an educational background of engineering or business management.

Key Team Members

Rajarshi Kumar Das (Raj)

Rajarshi Kumar Das (Raj) is a High Maturity Lead Appraiser and Six Sigma Black Belt. He has led High Maturity Appraisals for CMMI v1.2 / v1.3 in India, Europe and South East Asia. He is also an Authorized Instructor for Introduction to CMMI.

Rajarshi has worked in the IT industry since 1987 both in India and overseas, initially as a software developer and software project manager, and later, since 1997 as a trainer, facilitator and assessor for software process improvement (he has worked with over 100 companies spread across Asia, Europe and Africa). He has been conducting corporate training specifically for ML4/ML5 since 2006.

Rajarshi is an MBA (Information Systems and Operations Research) from IIM Calcutta and a B.Tech (EE) from IIT, Delhi.

Ramamurthy Rangarajan (Ram)

 Ramamurthy Rangarajan (Ram) is certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser for CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC. He is also a certified instructor for the Introduction to CMMI for DEV and SVC Supplement courses. Ram has worked in the IT industry continuously since 1995 initially in software development, IT sales and marketing, Project Management and subsequently as a trainer, facilitator, consultant and assessor for process improvement.

He has led or been part of consulting, training, advisory and appraisal assignments in over 100 companies including software services, multi-engineering discipline driven product development, software application maintenance, product development and in-house IT organizations for large businesses. Assignments executed include High Maturity advisory, alignment of process improvement initiatives with business objectives, development of a measurement framework driven by organizational business objectives, setting up and managing the sustenance of a quality management system through dedicated teams.

He has handled assignments in various countries and cultures including India, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Switzerland, UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the USA.

Sudhir V. Teotea

 Sudhir V. Teotea is a highly experienced High Maturity Consultant and Trainer. He has been a part of the IT industry since 1994, initially as a developer and project manager and subsequently as a trainer and process consultant. He has provided High Maturity training as well as advisory services in around 20 organizations that have been successfully appraised as CMMI Maturity Level 5. He has also been an Appraisal Team Member in multiple CMMI Based SCAMPI A appraisals.

Sudhir has worked across the globe – The USA, The Netherlands, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Nepal and The UAE.

Sudhir has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelors Degree in Electronics Engineering. He is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Satish Manimaran (Satish)

 Satish Manimaran (Satish) is a SEI certified CMMI for DEV v1.3 Instructor. Satish Has worked in the field of Software development, Quality Management and Process improvement areas since 2001.

He was earlier with the Software Process Improvement Group in KPMG, and prior to that with AIG System Solutions. In KPMG, Satish has been involved in process improvement advisory, appraisal and training services to varied organizations including those in software services, software application maintenance, product development and in-house IT organizations for large businesses. Satish has provided the Introduction to CMMI training more than 50 times including at site for clients and public courses covering domestic and international clients. Satish has also participated as a SCAMPI Appraisal Team Member in one high maturity SCAMPI Appraisal. He has also been involved in multiple SCAMPI B / C equivalent mini-assessments.

He has handled assignments in various countries and cultures including India, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Germany and France.

Satish has a Master’s degree in Business Information and Technology, Strathclyde Graduate Business School, Scotland and a Bachelor's degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, SRM Engineering College, University of Madras.

Dr. Vinit Maheshwari

 Dr. Vinit Maheshwari is a High Maturity Lead Appraiser for CMMI DEV and SVC and Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He has led High Maturity Appraisals and DEV/SVC combined appraisals for CMMI in The USA, Europe, India and Asia Pacific Region.

Vinit has more than 20 years of industry experience both in India and overseas, initially as a project engineer and software project manager, and later, since 2001 as a trainer, facilitator and assessor for software process improvement (he has worked with over 50 IT companies spread across The USA, Asia, Europe and Middle east ). He has been conducting corporate training specifically for ML4/ML5 since 2008.

Vinit has a B-Tech degree from REC Kurukshetra and MBA from IMT, Ghaziabad and has been awarded a PhD for his extensive research work in the area of software quality management systems.