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What If Toyota Ran Your Information Technology Organization?

Attention CIOs: New Book Reveals 12 Axioms To Achieve Competitive Advantage through implementing Lean, Agile and Six Sigma Methods.

 
PRLog - Mar. 16, 2009 - SEATTLE -- Recent economic challenges are putting more pressure on CIOs to develop competitive IT solutions more rapidly.  A new book reveals 12 axioms based on Lean, Agile and Six Sigma methods that help CIOs devise strategies to achieve competitive advantage in a tough economy.  The book is entitled, “Lean, Agile and Six Sigma IT Management”.  

“This is the most comprehensive collection of tools and techniques, strategies and tips for IT managers to build high quality, high velocity and high performance IT organizations.”, Peter Ghavami, the author claims.  “If Toyota ran your IT department, what would your firm be able to do?  Quite a lot, in a short time and for a lot less money”, adds Ghavami.  The book can be purchased from http://www.amazon.com/Agile-Sigma-Information-Technology-Management/dp/1440478120/.

In the face of growing customer expectations, turbulent economic conditions and increasing IT complexity, ideal execution of IT strategies have never been more challenging.  Furthermore, CIOs continue to struggle to meet the expectations of their primary business partner, the CEO.  “This book offers a collection of business and technical problem solving techniques to deliver the most value with least resources.  It promises to solve many of the recurring IT problems in your firm”, adds Ghavami.

The book is written for IT thought leadership, the IT strategist as well as IT practitioners.  The lessons of leadership and the 12 principles of Lean, Agile and Six Sigma IT are explained in the book with over 50 case studies.  The book draws on the experiences from Agile movement, the Toyota Production System and Six Sigma methods.  

The author is available for speaking and consulting engagements. For additional information, readers can blog at www.ITManagementResearch.com.

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Center for Information Technology Research is dedicated to advancement of IT through research and collaboration. www.ITManagementResearch.com

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Industry:Computers, Defense, Business
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