Shyam Ramanathan

Director of Software Quality Assurance, North America Delivery Head, Virtusa. Shyam has been working in the Quality Assurance world for over 15 years, where he has developed a breadth of knowledge and experience in test management, planning, design, execution, and establishing global delivery teams across geographies and building test Center of Excellence. Experienced Leader in QA/testing services and successfully executed many large engagements. Shyam has focused on the Insurance industry, his clients include Fortune 500 companies. His responsibilities range from business development, project management, program management, QA management, relationship management and partner strategies to technical oversight and delivering creative solutions. He has also a PMP, Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Associate In General Insurance and Associate in Commercial Underwriting certifications. He has run 5 half marathons and one 25k run. He is an avid blogger and loves reading business books. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Madras in India.


Posts by Shyam Ramanathan

Key considerations for effective mobile testing

The World Quality Report mentions that “testing is becoming ever more critical as consumers expect a seamless end-user experience across multi-channel applications and devices in an ‘always-on’ world.” Mobile testing has no doubt exploded in the last four to five years with more users moving towards mobile. Users are very particular on the standards required 

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How to manage teams in a global delivery model

Global delivery model has changed the way IT services are delivered and been at the forefront of all organizations. Going forward, it will be the way of the world. The significant benefits include the ability to provide round the clock services, ensure business continuity, level the playing field through best-in-class consulting and finally provide key 

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9 tips to build an effective Test Center of Excellence (TCoE)

There is a science to building a Test Center of Excellence (TCoE). It involves various key steps such as customer buy-in, process orientation, enabling effective communication channels and reporting against critical success factors. Here are the 9 important tips to build an effective Test Center of Excellence. Get buy-in from the sponsor: When an organization 

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