India ISM 2017 – Academic Learning

India ISM 2017 – Academic Learning by Raghu Tirukkovaluri:

India ISM Program is designed specifically, to learn the Software Engineering, with theory and practical examples.

In addition, the program also offers to experience a rich, vibrant and one of the most ancient cultures in the world.

Here is an overview and summary of the topics, that I learned on Software Engineering, in an intense 10 day program, with a leading IT Company in India.

Day 1:

Role of Software in Today’s IT world

Software Engineering, IT Service lines, Verticals and Elements

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Models and Approaches

Day 2:

Requirements Engineering

Importance of Requirements Specifications

Requirements verification and management

Day 3:

Software Architecture

Elements of Software Architecture

Software Architectural Styles like Layered, and Data centric

Day 4:

Software Design

Software Design Principles and Methods

Software Construction and Code Review

Day 5:

Software Testing

Software Testing Types and Techniques

Software Test Case Design Methods

Day 7 and 8:

Agile Methodology

Agile compare with the conventional methods like Waterfall

Scrum with a hands on project.

DevOps –  with practical examples from the projects

Day 9:

Software Maintenance

Enhancements and Bug fixing

Incident Management (IM) and Service Level Management (SLM)

Day 10:

Visited one of the software development centers in Bengaluru and met with the management team.

The executive coach (Dr Jain) gave us an overview of their training program to the upper management.

The Marketing Vice President (Balaji) gave us an history and evolution of the company and the knowledge management

executive (Padma),  gave us an overview of how they manage their lessons learned as a feed back to their business.

This is a valuable experience for me, as it gave me an opportunity to look at the inner workings of a software giant in India.

This program helped me get an overview of the entire spectrum of Software Engineering, with theory and practical examples.

I work for the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to over 7 million U.S. customers. The intense learning program helped me in advancement of my career, to a Senior Systems Architect position, at my company.

I would highly recommend this class, if you are interested in software engineering, in general OR looking for any IT related positions, in particular.

If you have any questions or need clarification, please feel free to contact me at 818.370.3788 m or email me at 

1. Infosys – Training Center – Mysore, India

2. USF Team at Infosys Campus, Mysore
3. Classroom room – Project Discussion:
4. Final Project Presentation:
5. Infosys Campus, Bengaluru
6. Jain Temple, Shravanabelagola
7. Maharaja Palace, Mysore:
8. Buddhist Temple, Bylakuppe Monastery
9. Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore:
10. Nandi (the Bull), Chamundi Hill, Mysore:
11. Taj Mahal, Agra:
12. Shopping Streets, New Delhi

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