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The application of lean IT at Toyota Motor Europe

The application of lean IT at Toyota Motor Europe

Pierre Masai
December 3, 2014

VIDEO INTERVIEW - We spoke with Toyota Motor Europe's CIO at the Lean IT Summit about hoshin and IT, the application of the agile methodology, and the power of coaching.


Interviewee: Pierre Masai, CIO, Toyota Motor Europe

Photo courtesy of: Camille Brunat DocuDoc films



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