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Speaking Engagement: PARAG Persona to middle management transformation

Nov 8, 2017

Delivered the PARAG persona approach at the PMI Boston Metro Round Table

Speaking Engagement: Open Space as a Brainstorming Tool

Sep 23, 2017

Delivered a collaborative workshop at the Professional Development Day (PD Day) conference in PMI Mass Bay on using Open Space as a brainstorming tool.

Speaking Engagement: PARAG Persona to transforming Middle Management through Project Management

Feb 28, 2017

Dr. Rajagopalan introducing the PARAG persona approach and how it can be used by project managers to transform middle management involving functional, client, and product management. Presented at PMI Boston Round Table.

Feb 27, 2017

One of the articles published by Dr. Rajagopalan was selected by Linkedln's algorithm to be included in the Scrum Expert. This article expands on the lean waste principles introducing the notion of "management debt". 

Feb 18, 2017

Dr. Rajagopalan takes his "Project Management is a way of life" mantra to high school students introducing the principles of project management with support from PMI Educational Foundation. 

Expert Panel: Project Management Panel at EcoCar Mathworks Student Competion Conference

Sep 29, 2016

Dr. Rajagopalan was part of a panel of seasoned Project Management professionals discussing the value of this profession in the evolving student community entering workforce.

Open Space: Technology Track

Sep 17, 2016

Dr. Rajagoplan presented an open space session on Technical track discussing scope creep management and program governance requirements at the Professional Development Day (PD Day) 2016 organized by the PMI MassBay South Shore. 

Speaking Engagement: TONES approach to transforming Project Management

Jul 20, 2016

Dr. Rajagoplan presented in the PMI Mass Bay South Shore Walpole Round Table conference on the unique approach to how project managers need to step up to the evolving changes.

Speaking Engagement: Global Leadership – Transforming through the eyes of Project Management

Jun 23, 2016

Dr. Rajagopalan presented his hierarchy of Global Leadership similar to Maslow's hiearchy of needs incorporating his post-doctoral pursuit on middle management excellence through the eyes of project management. 

Speaking Engagement: Keynote on Sustainability in Project Management at Northeastern University

Apr 29, 2016

Dr. Rajagopalan presented his concept on how "project" in project managment should stand as an action verb rather than a noun simplifying summary nuggets for project managers should sustain in one of the fastest growing professions. Click here to see the presentation.

Speaking Engagement: TONES – Middle Management Transformation through Project Management

Apr 29, 2016

Dr. Rajagopalan presented his independent post-doctoral pursuit of evaluating a number of senior leaders through a qualitative interview perfecting his TONES model summarizing his findings in a easy-to-adapt independent personal compass.

Speaking Engagement: Models of Collaboration

Dec 1, 2015

Dr. Rajagopalan presented in the PMI Mass Bay North Shore Round Table conference on the various dysfunctinoal ways of collaboration prevalent today and discusses the Trapeze model as a better functional model. This presentation was based on the earlier eLearn module authored by Dr. Rajagopalan available for review here

Speaking Engagement: Scrum versus Traditional Project Management

Nov 18, 2015

Dr. Rajagopalan presented in the PMI Mass Bay Metro North Round Table conference on the similarities and differences between Scrum and Traditional Project Management approaches.

Nov 1, 2015

Dr. Rajagopalan writes about a unique way to measure project delay without impacting the original schedule baseline using a pseudo resource and discusses its impact to program management office (PMO) with a focus on regulated industry. Read more here

Speaking Engagement: PARAG Persona: A reference framework to Software Product Development

Oct 31, 2015

Dr. Rajagopalan extended the PARAG Persona reference approach with several powerful questions as an engaging reference framework fostering accoutability on any member of the team working on software product development.

Speaking Engagement: PARAG Persona to Software Development

Aug 19, 2015

Dr. Rajagopalan presented on PARAG Persona reference approach fostering accountability on middle management at the diverse members of the Trivandrum Management Association in Kerala, India. Check out photos in the Photo Gallery.

April 23, 2015

Article taking a deeper dive into the trends on automation and its impact on Testing Resources & Acceptance Testing requirements.

Feb 26, 2015

How is Agile impacting the sales and marketing professionals! Watch the trends!

Speaking Engagement: Software Development Practices while entering an Agile Workforce

Nov 20, 2014

Dr. Rajagopalan spoke to the MTO class students in the University of Massachusetts Boston on the essential software development practices to enter an agile workforce. Check out photos in the Photos Gallery.

October 28, 2014

Article taking a deeper dive into the understanding of the key metrics used for organizational productivity in the agile setting.

May 5, 2014

Article taking a deeper dive into the evolution of Account Management profession in Agile context. The direct link is at

March 10, 2014

Article taking a deeper dive on project manager and scrum master roles mapping them into a career plan in the agile journey

February 25, 2014

Article taking a deeper dive on product manger and product owner roles mapping them into a career plan

Scrum Alliance article on use of PERT approach to Agile Estimation

December 18, 2013

Article using PERT approach as an additional technique to utilize time effectively in Agile Estimation in regulated industries. Access link at

Agile Training Champions begins its first Networking Event on "Effective Agile Transformation"

September 14, 2013

Agile Training Champions hosted its first networking event on Effective Agile Transformation giving an overview of Agile Methodologies using Scrum and effective best practices to bring agility starting with the individual and rolling it to the organization.

Agile Training Series launches its eLearning Pilot

August 2, 2013

Agile Training Champions has launched its eLearning site with its first self-paced course on "Effective Self-Organized Team Traits" synthesizing a scholar-practitioner experience.

Agile Training Champions selected as a Preferred Partner

July 26, 2013

SimpliLearn selects Sriram Rajagopalan from Agile Training Champions as their Lead Trainer in the ChicagoLand location for offering Project Management (PMP) and Agile Certified Programs (ACP) courses.

June 7, 2013

Continental Who's Who recognizes Dr. Sriram Rajagopalan for his continuing pursuit of Project Management expertise.

Agile Training Champions launches its first classroom session

January 19, 2013

Agile Training Champions launched its first course, "Agile Project Management with Scrum," facilitated by Dr. Sriram Rajagopalan receiving excellent feedback.

Oct 2, 2012

Sriram Rajagopalan's selected as one of the five top finalists for project management and process excellence as part of the establishment of Program Management Office (PMO).

October 2, 2012

Industry Recognition from Project Management Institute for the Program Management Office (PMO) from the lesssons learned from previous projects and bringing the best practies of a business driven PMO.

Aug 26, 2010

Biltmore Who's Who (now Covington Who's Who) specializing in recognizing professional excelling in their fields records Sriram Rajagopalan's commitment to excellence in the field of information technology and project management.

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