For two methodologies that can drive efficiency and change inside an organization’s information technology ecosystem, Lean and Agile seem to raise a lot of questions as well. Is it an either-or proposition? (No.) Are they one and the same? (No.) Is there a way to leverage both to improve IT effectiveness? (Absolutely.)
A longtime Cardinal Heath employee who’s a familiar face at Center for Operational Excellence events has been presented with the company’s highest honor.
COE Seminars, Healthcare, Problem Solving, Leadership Development, Events, COE, Culture, Lean thinking, Operations, Management Sciences
With less than four weeks to go before we kick off our second-annual Leading Through Excellence summit, we’ve unveiled the full list of breakout sessions you’ll have the chance to experience throughout the day on Thursday, April 10, and Friday, April 11, in Columbus, Ohio. The full list is available at our website, but here’s a quick look at some of the sessions available:
Member Spotlight, COE Seminars, Leadership Development, Events, COE, Culture, Lean thinking, Supply Chain, Operations
The two speakers for the Center for Operational Excellence’s Feb. 14 seminars couldn’t have been from two more different companies, but both emphasized a crucial truth about the journey of process improvement: You’re never too good to learn - or borrow - from others.
Time and time again, we see evidence that the companies most successful in driving real, lasting change throughout their organizations are the ones that don’t treat operational excellence as a project – they treat it as a large-scale culture change that’s always a work in progress.