Every enterprise relies on quality information and effective IT systems to deliver value to their customers, as a vehicle for automation, communication, and knowledge management, and as a force for change. IT plays a vital role in supporting the enterprise Lean transformation, providing agile, adaptive and innovative information systems.
Leapers at ComputerYet when developing Lean capability within the enterprise, leaders invest in Lean education for operational leaders and managers, but too often, IT team members are left out. As a result, many IT investments result in tremendous waste, cost, risk, frustration, business disruption, lost productivity and opportunity, and act as an anchor, slowing the enterprise Lean transformation journey down.
The purpose of this workshop is to provide IT team members and others within the enterprise who actively collaborate with IT, with a clear understanding of the central role played by the IT organization as a partner in continuous improvement and enterprise transformation, and in the creation of value for the customer.
In this introduction to the fundamental principles of Lean applied to IT development, operations, and project management, attendees will participate in hands-on exercises and discussion, and gain practical knowledge and examples they can adapt and apply within their organization, creating Leaner, more effective IT applications and services to support and sustain improvements throughout the enterprise.