Measurements are required for objective assessment of Software Projects which are helpful to make more realistic plans, accurately monitor progress and to make key project decisions. Mr.Sontakke will share his valuable experience of a successful Measurement Program by explaining the Measurement Process Model in the project Context with the Measurement Needs and Measures,Measurement Data Analysis and Statistical Data Analysis.
Mr. Ashok R. Sontakke is Vice President Quality and Processes at Nihilent Technologies Ltd., Pune and heads the CMMI consulting practice.. He is B Tech(hons) and M. Tech from IIT Mumbai. Mr Sontakke is SEI Authorized Instructor for Introduction to CMMI V 1.2 Training & is Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser for CMMI Based Appraisals. He is a Certified Lead Assessor for ISO 9001, Tick IT, SPICE and a Senior Assessor for EQA (European Quality Award). Mr Sontakke has over 35 years of Experience in Quality Control and Quality Assurance Functions. He has extensive experience in Process Improvement, Software Measurement Program, Internal Process Audits and External Audits / Assessments. Mr Sontakke joined Zensar in 1978 and was the Head of Quality function at Zensar Technologies Ltd. Pune, India(earlier known as International Computers India Limited,ICIL) , which was assessed at SEI-CMM Level 5 in February 99.He left Zensar in June 2002. He worked as a Consulting Partner with Quality Assurance Institute (India) Limited. Mr Sontakke has performed a number of CMM and CMMI Appraisals in India and outside India which included Level 5 organizations. He has presented papers at National and International seminars.