Sigma Software Group, Head of Compliance, Business Continuity, and Management Consultancy

Evgeniy Bachinskiy

About speaker:
With over 15 years of experience in the software development industry, I currently serve as the Head of Compliance, Business Continuity, and Management Consultancy. Additionally, I hold the role of Head of Kyiv Office and am actively involved as a PMO associate.

Throughout my career, I have honed my expertise in strategic management, operational excellence, and driving organizational success. I have a proven track record in project management, having initiated and led the company's Project Management Office (PMO). By fostering a thriving PM community, I have developed expertise in portfolio management and successfully led the development of an internal Project Portfolio Management Tool (PM Tool), which has now evolved into a product offered to our clients.

As the Head of Compliance, I have established a robust management system that ensures quality and information security. I have optimized operations by aligning company units and simplifying requirements, resulting in transparent and compliant practices. I have led business continuity planning (BCP) efforts, gaining buy-in from stakeholders and minimizing disruptions during the ongoing challenges.

My professional certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), ISO27001 and ISO9001 lead auditor, and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO). I am pursuing further education in business and possess deep expertise in project, portfolio, and delivery management within the IT and software development domain. I have successfully undertaken management consultancy projects, showcasing the expertise I gained over the years.

I am passionate about strategic management and driven to contribute to organizational success through effective leadership, operational excellence, and a focus on delivering value.

Presentation topic:
BCP Real Talk. Making a plan that won't go down the drain when things get real (UA)

More about presentation:
When unexpected events like war or pandemic hit, businesses are forced to look beyond typical solutions and checklists. A well-crafted Business Continuity Plan (BCP) becomes essential acting as a crucial guide for businesses to navigate, survive, and even scale during turbulent times. In this talk, we'll share practical insights and approaches on how companies can maintain resilience in the face of total uncertainty, using Sigma Software's experience as an example. We'll discuss our approaches to risk management and delve into a real-life case where our BCP was put into test, detailing our plan both before and after the war.

• How our BCP evolved
• Pivoting points and lessons we learned on the way
• Putting the plan into the real-life test. What worked and what didn’t
• Sharing tips for the audience