Today, the cloud phenomenon is challenging companies’ product and service development and also their business and revenue models. Many companies are in the middle of a fundamental change –transformation – in order to benefit from the opportunities that the cloud offers. At the same time, interest in lean thinking has grown in industries and research communities. Lean paradigm is assessed as a potential means to help companies pursue efficiency and better organizational performance.
This paper discusses cloud and lean transformation in a large Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company, which has risen to the challenge of the cloud. This paper studies how organizational learning, which is a corner stone of lean thinking, relates to an organization’s transformation. This paper proposes a revised transformation framework with the new aspect of organizational learning.
Kuusela R, (VTT) Sirkka A, (Tieto) & Kuusela-Korva T. (University of Lapland).: Organizational Learning in Cloud and Lean Transformation.