2015 EA Hall of Fame Winner

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Congratulations to Dr. Gopala Krishna Behara!

The 2015 EA Hall of Fame Award Winner 

 

Summary Description of Dr. Bahara's contributions to the EA practice, promotion or professionalism:

Dr. Gopala Krishna Behara is an Enterprise Architect in the Wipro Consulting Services division of Wipro. He has around 20 yrs of total experience of Software Engineering which includes Pre-Sales, Consulting, Enterprise Architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management, Solution Architecture, Project Management, Design and Development for Internet/Intranet, Client/Server applications and Business Application Systems for clients in USA, Europe and Asia.

Define SOA Strategy, Reference Architecture, Integration Strategy Definition using IBM SOA Suite, Oracle Fusion SOA Suite & Sun JCAPS SOA Suite. Implementation of J2EE Programming Model, BPM and SOA in the ongoing engagements.

Excellent exposure in Designing the Web based Applications under UML methodology and Rational Unified Process. Extensively used Rational Suite, BPM & BPA Tools, IBM suite of Products, SOA methodology at various stages of Project Development Life Cycle.

Published White Papers in International Journals in SOA and BPM space and also done significant contribution for the SOA Reference Architecture definition across the organization.
Involved in Brand Building and selling WCS services to various clients.

Worked on Oracle Applications (Oracle Human Resource), Customizing/Creating Key Flex fields, Descriptive flex fields, alerts, Quick codes, Value sets and Task flows. Generated Customized Forms with Designer/2000. Did the Design, Creation and Tuning of Databases. Expert level of Programming skills in Oracle 7.x, Oracle 8I, Oracle Forms 4.x and Oracle reports 2.x. Expert in writing Stored Procedures, Functions, Packages and Database Triggers.

Experience on working with testing tools like JProbe, Load Runner, Win Runner and Test Director.
Analysis and Design of documents like SRS, SFS, SDD, ATP and Process Specifications etc.

 

Andhra Pradesh State Enterprise Architecture

Role : Chief Architect

Defined, lead and contributed in various capacities for Andhra Pradesh State Enterprise Architecture initiative to use information technology to automate and digitize government activities and services to next level of e-Governance maturity to bring convergence and coherence.

Characterized an integrated operating model, which enables collaboration among government departments, to deliver personalized services via multiple channels through which citizen participates in an outcome-driven, transparent and accountable government.

Defined framework to provide integrated services to citizens through free flow of information and to usher in an era of good governance, characterized by efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, and foresight.

Provided a big picture “To develop Andhra Pradesh as an innovation society of global repute, with a focus on enhancing the quality of life of its citizens, through high quality education and healthcare, increased productivity in agriculture and allied activities, creation of requisite employment potential by promoting electronics and IT industries, and above all, by providing good governance.”

Contributed immensely for enhance of business architecture, Application Architecture, Data Architecture and Technology Architecture

Defined Certificate Less Governance System : The Certificate-less Governance System (CLGS) is an online digital certification service, which seeks to eliminate paper-based certificates that are currently insisted by various Government agencies when the citizens try to transact with them. CLGS will ensure that no Government agency shall require the citizens to produce a certificate in respect of any data or information that is already available with the same or any other agency of the Government, but instead, check with the CLGS in an automated way.

Defined framework for e-Highway is envisaged as an information conduit between consumer and provider applications across Whole-of-Government. Adoption of open standards and SOA will help in realizing the principles of interoperability, reusability, extensibility, loose coupling, technology independence, and vendor independence.

e- High way

e-Highway is envisaged as an information conduit between consumer and provider applications across Whole-of-Government. Adoption of open standards and SOA will help in realizing the principles of interoperability, reusability, extensibility, loose coupling, technology independence, and vendor independence.

E-Suvidha application, Chennai Municipality, Cochin Municipality India

As an Enterprise Architect involved in Performance Audit of the existing application and identify the issues in As-Is state of the system. Explore various alternative solutions, perform the cost benefit analysis and recommend the solution suitable for the centralized architecture. Re-design the application, Infrastructure identification, Gap Analysis, BPM, preparation of RFP.

State Portal & SSDG, eDistrict Portals, HMDA Portal, Enforcement Automation India

As an Enterprise Architect involved in defining the State Portal Solution Framework, and its integration to various state departments. Identifying the various services across the state and enlisting proposed services for SSDG. Explored SSDG Middleware and define the Integration Strategy at the state level & different departments. Responsible to work with State IT Mission team to arrive Gap Infrastructure part of National e-Governance Plan. Worked on e-District Portal, BPR, Architecture definition, Gap Analysis and Deployment Architecture. Worked for Technical Architecture of HMDA Portal. Involved in Review of Infrastructure Architecture of GMDC and RFP review of BPCL engagement.

DPR Study for Agricultural Mission Mode Project under NeGP, India

As a Technical Consultant involved in solution of automation of ‘18 prioritized agriculture services’ and their delivery through Citizen Service Centers and Internet at Central, State Agriculture Department and Agencies, District and Block level Agriculture offices. Involved in Identification of Services, Business Process Reengineering, Technology Solution, Governance, Monitoring and Implementation Strategy.

Responsibilities:

• Data collection and assessment of services provided by various departments
• Assessment of digitized and non-digitized data and developing methodologies to digitize the data in form required by various IT applications
• Developing the overall IT architecture
• Developing DPR study
• Involved in defining the State Portal Solution Framework, and its integration to various state departments.
• Identifying the various services across the state and enlisting proposed services for SSDG.
• Explored SSDG Middleware and define the Integration Strategy at the state level & different departments.
• Responsible to work with State IT Mission team to arrive Gap Infrastructure as a part of National e-Governance Plan.
• Worked on e-District Portal BPR, Architecture, Gap Analysis, Deployment Architecture.
• Worked for Technical Architecture of HMDA Portal.
• Involved in Review of Infrastructure Architecture of GMDC and RFP review of BPCL engagement.

Publications:

Published a White Paper with the title “Human Capital Management Planning” in Business Process Trends Vol 3, Number 11, November 1st, 2005
Published White Paper with the title “Crystal Reports - Approaches to J2EE Integration” in Wipro’s KNET group
Published White Paper with the title “ BPM and SOA : a Strategic Alliance” in Business Process Trends May, 2006 Issue
Published White Paper, titled “An Approach to Service Management in SOA Space” in Business Process Trends Feb, 2007
Published White Paper, titled “ Service Identification: BPM and SOA Hand Shake” in Business Process Trends March, 2007
Republished White Paper titled “Human Capital Management Planning” in Workinfo.com HR Magazine Vol 1, Issue 4, 2007.
Published White Paper, titled “SOA : To Do or Not to Do” in Business Process Trends January, 2008
Published White Paper, titled “SOA Integration” in Business Process Trends Oct, 2008
Published White Paper, title “Proposal: A Vendor Approach to a Business Problem”, in Business Process Trends, May 2009
Published White Paper, title “Policies & Guidelines for effective E-Governance”, in e-gov Online, Vol 5, Issue 8 Aug 2009
Published White Paper, title “Service Oriented Architecture for E-Governance”, in Business Process Trends, Oct 2009
Published White Paper, title “Telecom Reference Architecture Part I ”, in Business Process Trends, July 2010
Published White Paper, title “Telecom Reference Architecture Part II ”, in Business Process Trends, Sep 2010
Published White Paper, title “Architecture Assurance Services – The Road to Success ”, in SOA World, Dec 2012
Published White Paper titled “Maturity Assessment for Enterprise Architecture”, in BP Trends, Jan 2013
Published White Paper titled “Troubleshooting Java enterprise application performance” in Java World, Nov 2013.
Published Blog titled “Enterprise Architecture : A Practitioner view” in The Open Group, Sep 2014
Published Blog titled “Digital Inclusion: Emergence of the Digital Natives “ in Linked in Aug 2015

Awards and Nominations:

• SOA for Agile Enterprise, Centre Stage, Manufacturing Vertical, WT
• Feather In my Cap for the Crystal Reports & its integration to J2EE work
• Feather in my Cap for TMA III Architecture & POC work
• Certified TOGAF Enterprise Architect
• ZAP Think SOA Certification
• Member of Open Group Forum, EA Insight
• Contributor for BP Trends Journal
• Member of Oracle Partner Network
• Member of Zap Think, LLC

 

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