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    LEAN IT FORUM 2017

    by Let's Manage IT

    2017 conference is already over. Join us next year on March 21st, 2018.

Lean IT Forum 2017

Is an international, single day conference that brings Lean IT and Agile community together. The goal of the event is share ideas, exchange knowledge and meet new people. We aim to present cases, which illustrate lean approaches applied in IT context. We want to show how organizations are balancing between social aspect of lean and lean tools, methods and their implementation.

3 characteristics that make this event unique and worth coming:


Special guest – Mike Orzen, the godfather of Lean IT


No theory, focus on hands-on experience


An international event in the center of Europe

Balanced content in three blocks

We focus on achieving balance between social and cultural aspect of lean management and tools, methods and practices. The agenda is designed around following three areas

Lean, Agile, DevOps – Putting the puzzle together

Developing a Lean Culture

Making use of Lean Tools and Methods

Lean IT Forum 2017 Presentations


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Lean IT Forum Speakers

Well known industry leaders and seasoned practitioners

  • Mike Orzen & Associates, Inc.

    Mike Orzen

    Mike Orzen & Associates, Inc.

    Coauthor of the award-winning book “Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Enterprise.” The principles of the book extend far beyond Information Technology (IT) and apply to all aspects of business, particularly the support functions of any organization.

  • IT Operations Head / LUX MED

    Paweł Bartusch

    IT Operations Head / LUX MED

    Paweł has over 15 years’ of experience related to IT industry. He is an enthusiast of DevOps approach. Responsible for strategy in the area of infrastructure and IT operations. From 2012, also a member of the global team working on the transformation of GE Capital IT towards solutions based on cloud computing , automation and continuous delivery.

  • Manager VPS4IT (Lean) Center of Excellence / Volvo Group IT

    Katarzyna Wójcik

    Manager VPS4IT (Lean) Center of Excellence / Volvo Group IT

    Katarzyna has over 10 years of managerial experience from different areas of IT company’s operation including line management, project management and product management. Co-author of the Lean training and practicing program for mangers in Volvo Group IT.

  • Lean IT Manager / Volvo Group IT

    Łukasz Jeż

    Lean IT Manager / Volvo Group IT

    6 years hands-on experience of implementing Lean practices in white-collar environment: IT, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing & Sales, and Management Teams. Leading Lean transformations where sustainable improvements of tangible business results were aligned with teams’ empowerment and development. Six Sigma Greenbelt.

  • Program Manager / IBM

    Michał Well

    Program Manager / IBM

    Michal is an experience Program Manager for Improvement Projects for the Key Customers on the European level. He successfully introduced metrics based management system for the department and Lean Management Leader for the Service Management Unit. He took part in Delivery Framework implementation program within Global Service Delivery Centre in Wroclaw IBM office.

  • Head of Incident, Problem and Change Managemet / GSK

    Wiesława Ruta

    Head of Incident, Problem and Change Managemet / GSK

    Additional accreditations include Six Sigma Black Belt, ITIL Expert, Lean Sigma Expert, certified internal auditor, ‘Job Plus Coach’. Currently working as the Head of Incident, Problem and Change Management in GSK, and serves as Process Owner of Incident, Problem and Change Management in the largest IT organization in GSK. Also hosts internal workshops from Service Performance Management, LEGO game.

  • Head Of Business Service Center / GSK

    Sebastian Drzewiecki

    Head Of Business Service Center / GSK

    Sebastian has been working in Business Services Centres sector already 10 years. He joined GSK in 2005 as one of managers of new group established in Poznan. Next years he worked in Application Services designing, establishing and running services for sales and marketing business units. He was also engaged in major GSK programmes and setup of Business Services Network. He also worked for two years for HP, running BI global services. He returned to BSC Poznan in 2015.

  • Senior Expert IT Processes, Performance / BNP Paribas

    Paweł Pierzchałka

    Senior Expert IT Processes, Performance / BNP Paribas

    Pawel has led process improvement projects, spoken at diverse conferences. His qualifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma. He is in charge of building-up the House of Lean IT Performance at Consorsbank Germany - a digital branch of BNP Paribas bank. Currently is also responsible for driving the Use Case 2.0 practice diffusion with the objective to bring Business and IT together, and streamline the common flow of work.

  • Service Delivery Manager / STX Next

    Marcin Kokott

    Service Delivery Manager / STX Next

    10 Years of experience as mentor, coach, manager, business owner and conference speaker. Expert in the area of Agile, Lean IT, Lean Leadership, Business Models and Customer Development. Co-founder, Board Member and CPO of CloudYourCar. Created and conducted workshops with 4000+ people in 7 countries. Lead Agile/Lean Transformation (9 countries, 3000+ people).

  • Manager of Business Application Support Department IT / Aviva Poland

    Paweł Stanaszek

    Manager of Business Application Support Department IT / Aviva Poland

    Pawel is an IT Expert with over 17 years of experience. Currently responsible for business applications support and maintenance in Aviva Polska. His role is to support business by delivery high level services, cooperate with others IT Teams as well as IT Vendors. He gained experience mainly in financial companies such as ABN Amro Bank, Deutsche Bank, RBS, Unicredit, but also in retail - Carrefour Polska. Expert in ITIL and People Management.

  • Partner & Principal Consultant / Quint Wellington Redwood

    Niels Loader

    Partner & Principal Consultant / Quint Wellington Redwood

    Niels Loader is a Principal Consultant with Quint, and one of the leading experts on Lean IT. He is the Content Board Lead with the Lean IT Association (LITA) and is Chief Examiner of Lean IT with APMG. Niels brings extensive experience in the areas of IT Service Management, IT Performance Improvement, Lean IT and DevOps.


Check out what participants are saying about 2017 conference.

  • Dla mnie, jako osoby ze szczególnym zamiłowaniem do obszaru Business IT i myślącej poprzez pryzmat całej organizacji, Lean IT Forum to wydarzenie dające możliwość wysłuchania i skonfrontowania z doskonałymi praktykami doświadczeń na różnych płaszczyznach. Nie tylko poprzez pryzmat success stories, ale często także, jakże niezbędnych, porażek je poprzedzających. Bezcenne źródło inspiracji. Polecam!

    Katarzyna Bołtowicz

    Katarzyna Bołtowicz

    COO Deputy, Kapsch Telematic Services
  • Lean IT Forum appeared to be not only perfectly organized networking space but more importantly the 1st event truly addressing the practical approach of Lean in the current IT context having inspiring practitioners, experienced speakers & exceptional atmosphere. Greatly invested time! Thank you

    Bartosz Trzęsicki

    Bartosz Trzęsicki

    Head of IT Service Management, thyssenkrupp
  • IT was good experience to have in one place experts in Lean and representatives of different companies. For me especially interesting were lightening talks where people were able to share their thoughts. Everybody had the chance to say something about what they have in their minds.

    Wiesława Ruta

    Wiesława Ruta

    Head of Incident, Problem and Change Management, GlaxoSimthKline



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