Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Bell, Steve, 1960 September 30-

Title Lean IT: enabling and sustaining your lean transformation / Steven C. Bell and Michael A. Orzen
Published New York : Productivity Press, 2011
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Contents Front cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Section I: Foundation What Is Lean IT and Why Is it Important?; Chapter 1: Why Does Lean IT Matter?; Chapter 2: Foundations of Lean; Chapter 3: The Lean IT and Business Partnership; Section II: Integration Aligning Lean IT and the Business; Chapter 4: Lean IT and Business Process Improvement; Chapter 5: Lean IT Lessons Learned from Lean Manufacturing: Flow and Pull; Chapter 6: Lean Management Systems; Section III: Performance IT Operational Excellence; Chapter 7: Lean IT Operations: ITIL and Cloud Computing
Chapter 8: Lean Software DevelopmentChapter 9: Applying Lean to Project Management; Section IV: Leadership Roadmap; Chapter 10: Leading the Lean IT Transformation; Chapter 11: A Lean IT Roadmap; Section V: Lean IT Case Studies; Case Studies; Appendix A: A Brief History of Continuous Improvement; Appendix B: How Lean and Six Sigma Work Together; Appendix C:Information Wastes; Appendix D: IT Service Desk A3 Example; Index; Back cover
Summary To achieve and sustain a Lean transformation, organizations must learn how to effectively engage and leverage IT in all aspects of continuous improvement. The goal of this book is to help IT and the rest of the business work together for continuous improvements to the Lean enterprise. It examines how IT can better understand and serve the needs of the business; how the business can engage IT in continuous improvement activity; how IT can apply the tools and methods of Lean inwardly; and, how to measure the results of these efforts. The authors provide diagrams and tables depicting methods, pra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Information resources management
Information technology -- Management
COMPUTERS -- Computer Literacy.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Science.
COMPUTERS -- Data Processing.
COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
COMPUTERS -- Machine Theory.
COMPUTERS -- Reference.
Information resources management.
Information technology -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Orzen, Michael A
ISBN 143981757X