Feeding Innovation Through Lean IT: A Case Study
April 9, 2014
Hosted by Sanjog Aul
The expectation of IT and the CIO has risen to the point that innovation and finding value outside of operations is a necessity. IT can no longer just allow projects to keep running, but in many cases, working on new ideas to improve simply doesn’t fit the resource plan. But what if through Lean Manufacturing inspired principles, IT was able to gain some head room to invest in innovation within IT and the rest of the business? This was the idea at Steelcase, where focusing on continuous improvement meant getting the entire IT organization to adopt the vocabularly of the factory floor. So how did Steelcase's IT create strategies to achieve those breakthrough improvements?
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Sanjog Aul is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and the Executive Vice President with AVVAL, an Oakbrook, IL based professional services firm providing IT staffing and outsourcing services. With educational background in Computer Science and extensive consulting experience in IT Management and Implementation, Sanjog is known to dig deeper into current and chronic technology management/implementation issues to find the root cause. During his career, Sanjog has helped numerous businesses learn how to use technology for competitive advantage.