Prafulla Singh

Prafulla Singh

15 Years 5 Months Experience
A seasoned IT professional with over 15 years ( including ~ 5 years of International Experience) of expertise in project management, Vendor management & IT transformation solutions. Experienced in contract negotiation, team building, budgetary, service delivery, client relationship & stakeholder management. Expertise in EDW, Data analytics, IT project management and transformation solutions delivery using emerging technologies such as Automation, Cloud, Agile and Dev-Ops.

Experience

Analytics Manager – Digital Strategy & Advisory, Kennametal, Bangalore

• Led a globally distributed team of 12 members, managing global projects
worth $15.5M in Enterprise Analytics domain (SAP and Non-SAP
applications) for stakeholders spread across North America, Europe and
APAC.
• Steered application portfolio rationalization for existing KMT enterprise
applications through digital Strategic Framework, evaluating Business
requirement Fitment, Technical capability Fitment, and End User adoption
Fitment, reducing OPEX by $800K.
• Performed digital maturity assessment & execution for modernizing
aging and high-value applications on SAP Landscape.
• Established application decommissioning Governance Framework
collaborating with the Infrastructure team to consolidate on-prem and Azure
cloud servers, reducing TCO by 12% per annum.
• Outlined Cloud Data Strategy for data visualization and reporting
catalog with a focus on improving the digital experience, empowering end-
users to self-serve their reporting requirements through Azure Cloud, and
Power BI (Microsoft Power Platform).

Advisory Manager, IBM GBS, London(UK) and Pune (India)

• Led a team of 35 DR’s creating a business roadmap, application
strategy, architecture, stakeholder management, and Business sign-offs
for an oil and gas customer, increasing the adoption rate of the new
solutions by 75%.
• Orchestrated two successful Global Green Field SAP Implementation
(BP UK and BP Germany) using Agile methodology, leading to 75 %
increase in delivery frequency and reducing overall project cost by 25%.
• Developed business cases and led Business Transformation Programs
of S/4 HANA, SAP BW4/HANA, BW on HANA, BPC (10.1 Classic and 11
Embedded) for Client’s Germany & UK divisions resulting in ~12 %
reduction in planned CAPEX spending.
• Developed business cases and Delivered process and technology
consulting on performance optimization, automation, and custom Data
extraction resulting in business complexity reduction, improving global
end-user satisfaction score by 11% and generating IT Opex benefits of
$500 K per year.
• Strategized and implemented Analytical and Digital Dashboard
Solution for EHS business KPI’s, building key user capabilities to avoid
reoccurrence of major incidents by more than 15%

Team Lead, Accenture, Pune India

• Managed large scale, high value, key SAP BW application and maintenance Project $200 M and Spearheaded new technical rollouts and pilot projects, while being involved in the company’s strategic decisions
and implementation of the same, at the operational level.

Functional Areas

         

Education

BIT
B.Tech (Electronics and Telecom)

Accomplishment

Recognized by an award of Champion Performe

Client Satisfaction Award
Tieto

Client and Customer Excellence
IBM ACE Award

Certification

Certified Product Owner/Product Manager
CSPO

Azure Cloud Architect
Microsoft

SAP BW 4 HANA
SAP LABS