Sriram Rajagopalan

Assistant Professor
Great Lakes Institute of Management

Area of Expertise: Information Systems

Dr Sriram Rajagopalan holds PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, Master of Computing from National University of Singapore and B.E. specializing in computer science from Coimbatore Institute of Technology. He has totally 19 plus years of IT industry experience spanning all industry domains, specializing in IT Security and IT Infrastructure. He started his career as a Mainframe analyst before he explored software development using C and Java programming languages. His longest service period was in Wipro Technologies, where he started his career as a software analyst, and then moved to project management and delivery/senior delivery management roles managing IT security and IT infrastructure projects. Post 10+ years of stint in Wipro technologies, he worked for 2.5 years in Tech Mahindra as Practice Head in IT infrastructure services where he primarily played the role of Delivery Assurance Specialist providing expert solutions and emergency response expert. Prior to joining Great Lakes, he was working as Associate Vice President in Mphasis Limited in Chennai in the role of IT Infrastructure Delivery Consultant providing business and strategy consulting solutions primarily to US and Europe clients in the area of IT Infrastructure. He currently teaches IT for Managers, IT Consulting and Management Information Systems and his research interests includes Software development methodologies, IT Project Management & Consulting, IT Sourcing Strategies, IT Service Delivery Integration and Management, IT Risk Management and security, IT-Business Strategic Alignment, IT Governance and leadership. One of his publications in 6th IEEE ICMIT’2012 conference titled “Global software development using agile methodologies: A review of the literature” currently has 32 citations and referred in top-quality journals.


Research Interests

Information Systems

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Rajagopalan, S. and S.K. Mathew (2016). Choice of Agile Methodologies in Software Development: A Vendor Perspective. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 25(1), 39-54.

Conference proceedings/Publications

  • Sriram, R., S.K. Mathew and Vijayan Sugumaran (2016). Fit of Development Methodologies in Software Projects. In 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Diego, August 2016. context=amcis2016
  • Sriram, R. and S.K. Mathew (2012). Global software development using agile methodologies: A review of literature. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT’2012), Bali, Indonesia, 389-393. DOI: 10.1109/ICMIT.2012.6225837.
  • Sriram, R. and S.K. Mathew (2013). Understanding Agile Methodologies in Software Development Projects - A Vendor Perspective. Eleventh Annual International smart sourcing conference, New Jersey.
  • Sriram, R. and S.K. Mathew (2013). Choice of Agile Methodologies in Global Software Projects. PMI India Research and Academic Conference, IIT, Madras.

Research papers under review

  • Sriram, R., S.K. Mathew and Vijayan Sugumaran (2018). Methodology Fit in Software Development Projects: An Empirical Investigation

Working papers

  • Sriram, R. and Sriram, R. (2018). How smarter are smart cities - A morphological Analysis
  • Sriram, R. and Murugan, V. (2018). Maturity of e-learning in India-A Mcfarlan lens Analysis
  • Sriram, R., Sandeep, S., Chandan, P. and Nachiketas, N (2018). Avoiding Highway Accidents in India through Technology Enablement
  • Sriram, R. and Shameem, S. (2018) Impact of Information system induced eustress on job performance
  • Sriram, R. and Venkataraghavan, K. (2019). Government e-Marketplace – A Case study based investigation using morphological analysis


  • IIT Stuart School of Business
  • Babson
  • Bauer
  • Universite De Bordeaux
  • Hkust
  • UMKC
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