Abi Sachithanantham

Agile Delivery Lead | Telstra

Abi is a dynamic Business Analysis Consultant with broad experience across a diverse range of domains and industries, including both government and private sectors.

She has strong skills in requirement elicitation, workshop facilitation, as-is and to-be process analysis, functional, non-functional and business requirement documentation, change management stakeholder management, and QA test planning.

She also has practical and theoretical experience in Waterfall and Agile project delivery methodologies. She has also worked as a Scrum Master and Product Owner.

Presentation: Goals over roles – Optimizing excellence in project delivery through human-centered Agile

Abi Sachithanantham is an accomplished professional specializing in Delivery Leadership and Digital Transformation, armed with practical expertise spanning BABOK and Agile Extension knowledge domains. With a rich career spanning over a decade, Abi has showcased her mastery in steering Agile business analysis and delivery, data governance, ICT capability uplift, and transformative digital initiatives across a spectrum of industries, encompassing both government and private sectors.

Having donned various hats in the dynamic IT landscape, from product owner to delivery lead, Abi offers a unique perspective into the intricate challenges of delivering precise solutions on schedule and within financial parameters. Guided by her philosophy of simplicity and ethical decision-making, Abi remains steadfast in her commitment to optimizing business benefits.

Beyond her core responsibilities, Abi Sachithanantham assumes a pivotal role as the chairperson of the IIBA Brisbane branch. Her passion extends to nurturing future talent, as she engages in guest lectures at universities, is part of the Women in Agile community, imparts training on Agile project management and business analysis, and extends her knowledge to mentor IT professionals.