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About BA-Today

BA-Today.com is an eMagazine committed to the excellence in business analysis and entrepreneurship. BA-Today team consists of the following full-time members and numerous contributors from around the globe.

Editor-In-Chief
Mr. Venkadesh Narayanan is the Principal Consultant at Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited and President at Product Development and Management Association (India) - An Indian affiliate of PDMA, USA. He is a Mechanical Engineer and an MBA with over 28 years of experience in Consulting, Business Analysis and Process Improvement. Mr. Narayanan is a former member of Indian Civil Services [IRAS 2000 Batch] and served at Indian Railways, Larsen & Toubro – ECC, Siemens (USA), Euro-Pro LLC (USA) and Latex International (USA) prior to joining Fhyzics. He is also functioning as an Approved WAREX Assessor for Confederation of Indian Industry – Institute of Logistics.

Mr. Narayanan is also a member of several professional bodies and holds the below certifications:
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), APICS, USA
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), IIBA®, Canada
Certified PMI - Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA®), USA
New Product Development Professional (NPDP), USA
Certified Professional in Requirements Engineering (CPRE-FL), IREB®, Germany
Certified Business Process Professional (CBPP), ABPMP, USA
Certified in Production and Inventory Management (BSCM), APICS, USA
Certified in Lean from Society of Manufacturing Engineers, USA
Certified in Six Sigma from Motorola University, USA
Certificate in Hospital Management, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai,
HubSpot Sales Software Certified, HubSpot Academy, USA.

Editor
Mr. Vikram Sivaraman is the Assistant Vice President [Business Analysis] whose qualifications include a Master’s degree in Communication Engg, Business and Administration; and working knowledge in Education, IT, Banking and Finance, Hospitality and Telecom domains. He is a trained and working practioner in the Business Analysis. Six+ years of industrial experience having worked in different roles as RF Engg in a leading Telecom MNC (Huawei Telecom), team-member of successful commercial GSM launch projects like Reliance, IDEA and BSNL and Retail Analyst in NZ, Senior Business Consultant for SharePoint (SP) related Projects in Construction & Supply Chain.

Business Development
M/s. Bharathi is currently the Business Consultant, has about 5 years of experience working with Business Analysts in creating current and future state maps using Microsoft Visio. Has specific work experience in solution design and interaction with clients in process improvement initiatives. This includes customization, partnering with other consultants to assess client implementation needs, craft innovative solutions that span different subject matter domains, and implement these plans to exceed the client’s expectations. Has conducted training sessions on Business Analysis techniques, Requirements Engineering to various colleges in Tamil Nadu and to the professionals working in Corporate Companies. Heading technical projects that coincide with an ERP implementation in Supply Chain, Construction, Manufacturing and Entertainment. Also shouldered responsibilities on sales through inbound lead follow-up.

Research Analyst
M/s Saranya Thangaraja is working as a Business Analyst with Fhyzics Business Consultants Pvt Ltd. She has an educational qualification of Bachelor of Engineering & about two years of professional experience. She is working with the different profile such as creating Standard Operating Procedure, Business Plan, Process Maps using Microsoft Visio and Movie Research that is all about the direct interaction with clients & satisfying their requirements. She has hands-on experience in training the BA professionals towards Business Analysis Certifications. She previously worked as Analyst with HCL Technologies on Thames Water has the responsibilities of Business process validation, report analysis, product sales, finance follow-up, Quality check.

Mr. Aravind Lakshmanan is currently working as an Associate Business Consultant at Fhyzics Business Consultants. He is handling the Business Plan development and as a team member, he works in various business consulting services including process map creation using Microsoft Visio, SOP development, New Product Development, and e-commerce development. He completed his Under graduation in the field of Aeronautics. Before entering into the world of Business Consulting he has volunteered for the empowerment of rural education in an educational service organization. During his academia, he presented the paper on Renewable Energy - Solar Energy in the intra-college symposium, participated in the workshop of Fabrication of Biplane in the Conscientia 2013 – Annual Astronomy & Technological festival in IIST Trivandrum. He was the Event Co-ordinator in the National level technical symposium Astroaigle’14. He has the specific interest in the field of Journalism.

Ms. Gomathi is the Research analyst, who had completed her Bachelor degree in Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Engineering. She is now working in the field of developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for various clients. She also involved in Movie Research & E-commerce project. She works in the document preparation on different topics based on the secondary research. During her academia, she attended the national level workshop on the topic of Ethical Hacking and also participated in the Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB).

Head Information Technology
Mr. Thiyagarajan had done his undergraduate degree in Engineering at PSNA College of Engineering and Technology and completed DIT (Diploma in Information and Technology). Previously he had been worked as one year experience as Quality Assurance recovery engineer in HCL Info system Pondicherry. Currently, he is working as a Head of Information Technology in Fhyzics Business Consultants Ltd. He is certified Google Analytics Individual Qualification (IQ). He is experienced in Digital Marketing, SEO, SEM, SMO and Content Management System (Wordpress, Joomla and Myshopify). He is specialized in JAVA, SQL, HTML5, CSS3, Js, Networking and MS Office.