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Applying Lean Practice to Promote Continuous Improvement

Posted March 2, 2017 | Technology |
Steve Bell
Karen Whitley Bell

With the rush to new digital platforms, technology leaders often underestimate the value of continuous improvement. Many see it as a waste to invest in “fixing the old,” as it would leave fewer resources to develop “the new.” DevOps practices and cloud platforms can catapult enterprise technology forward, improving consumer responsiveness, time to market, throughput, and resilience, but they depend on continuous improvement to become internalized and self-sustaining.

About The Author
steveb@leanitstrategies.com
Steve Bell is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium. Mr. Bell serves on the faculty of the Lean Enterprise Institute, and the Lean Global Network. He has published three books: Run Grow Transform, Lean IT and Lean Enterprise Systems. He is a recipient of the Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, and coined the term “Lean IT.” Mr. Bell has championed the convergence and collaboration across technology communities (including DevOps, Agile… Read More
karenw@leanitstrategies.com
Karen Whitley Bell is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium. Ms. Bell, in collaboration with Cutter Senior Consultant Steve Bell, has championed the convergence and collaboration across technology communities (including DevOps, Agile, Scrum, ITIL, and others) through shared Lean principles and management practices in order to help enterprises simultaneously achieve operational excellence and rapid innovation. Together their Lean leadership… Read More
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