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Versa Networks Named Hot Startup to Watch in 2021 Big50 Startup Report Recognizing the Top Startups in Tech

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

Versa Networks, a SaaS company and the leader in secure access service edge (SASE), today announced that it has been named a Hot Startup to Watch in Startup50s 2021 Big50 Startup Report.

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  • Versa Networks, a SaaS company and the leader in secure access service edge (SASE), today announced that it has been named a Hot Startup to Watch in Startup50s 2021 Big50 Startup Report.
  • The 2021 Big50 Startup Report spotlights 50 high-upside startups that have gained a foothold in fast-growth tech sectors.
  • Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) also found that Versa SASE has the most SASE supported functions , as published in its 2021 industry report.
  • Versa Networks, VOS, the Versa logo, and Versa Titan are or may be registered trademarks of Versa Networks, Inc. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

DLP Real Estate Capital Appoints Jeffrey Bray as Chief Operating Officer

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 9:45pm

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DLP Real Estate Capital, a financial services and real estate investment firm, has named industry veteran Jeffrey Bray as Chief Operating Officer.

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  • SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DLP Real Estate Capital, a financial services and real estate investment firm, has named industry veteran Jeffrey Bray as Chief Operating Officer.
  • Prior to joining DLP, Mr. Bray drove operational excellence at GE Appliances, as well as mergers and acquisitions (18 years) in financial services with Capital One, Bank of America, DFC Global, and Seacoast Bank.
  • "I'm beyond excited to welcome Jeff Bray to the DLP team," says CEO Don Wenner.
  • Mr. Bray graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

 CMTC Helps X-Ray System Manufacturer Increase Throughput and Improve Communication & Team Skills with Lean Manufacturing Training

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:17pm

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) recently engaged with Creative Electron to deliver Lean Manufacturing Training in an effort to increase throughput and improve the organizations teamwork and collaboration.

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  • California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) recently engaged with Creative Electron to deliver Lean Manufacturing Training in an effort to increase throughput and improve the organizations teamwork and collaboration.
  • From January to March 2021, CMTC provided virtual and on-site training to help Creative Electron create a Lean culture within its production team.
  • The Lean Concepts training and implementation project was designed to improve communication and team skills and to build awareness of Lean principles and basic Lean tools.
  • Having the whole team speaking the same Lean Manufacturing language has improved our communication and will help us increase efficiency.

RIMES’ transformational new Lean Data Management solution wins at the Waters Rankings and HFM European Technology Awards

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:59pm

RIMES newly launched Lean Data Management solution powered by Managed Data Services (MDS) has already won two leading industry awards since it launched in April this year.

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  • RIMES newly launched Lean Data Management solution powered by Managed Data Services (MDS) has already won two leading industry awards since it launched in April this year.
  • The new service from the global leader in managed data services for financial institutions has been named a winner at both the Waters Rankings 2021 and the HFM European Technology Awards 2021.
  • This is the companys first Waters Ranking, reflecting the impact MDS Lean Data Management is having on the industry and showcases RIMES as a strategic data partner to financial institutions.
  • RIMES Lean Data Management powered by MDS is a flexible, cloud-based, service-led approach that redefines data operations for the financial services sector.

Digital Pioneer Cesar Gon Joins the Nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute's Board of Directors

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 11:45am

BOSTON, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), a global leader in lean management thinking, practice, and innovation, today announced that digital technology veteran Cesar Gon has joined its board of directors.

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  • BOSTON, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), a global leader in lean management thinking, practice, and innovation, today announced that digital technology veteran Cesar Gon has joined its board of directors.
  • Gon brings to the LEI board deep knowledge of how lean management and digital technologies work together.
  • Since 2007 when CI&T began using lean management principles internally, it has pioneered the application of lean continuous improvement to digital transformations.
  • "It's an honor to join Lean Enterprise Institute's Board of Directors, and I look forward to working closely with the leadership team to continue to support its mission," Gon said.

Former Toyota Executive Bryant Sanders Joins the Nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 12:10pm

BOSTON, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), a global leader in lean management thinking, practice, and innovation, today announced the hiring of former Toyota Motor North America executive Bryant Sanders as a senior technical advisor.

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  • BOSTON, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), a global leader in lean management thinking, practice, and innovation, today announced the hiring of former Toyota Motor North America executive Bryant Sanders as a senior technical advisor.
  • During his 25 years at Toyota, Sanders implemented the Toyota Production System (TPS), the prototype lean business system, in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, and healthcare where he improved customer satisfaction, costs, and employee capability development.
  • "Bryant Sanders possesses an exceptional capability to coach and improve our ability to see and break down work differently.
  • Lean Enterprise Institute Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Boston, MA, with a mission to make things better through lean thinking and practice by helping companies create more value and prosperity while consuming the fewest possible resources.

IEHP Leaders Share Best Practices During Live Q&A

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:38pm

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) leaders will share key business improvement insights during a live Q&A on Wednesday, June 16, at 9 a.m.

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  • RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) leaders will share key business improvement insights during a live Q&A on Wednesday, June 16, at 9 a.m.
  • The event, titled "Making Virtual Lean a Reality," will be hosted by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), an international organization focused on sharing Lean best practices and results.
  • After embarking on its Lean journey with the support of Simpler Consulting in 2015, IEHP has facilitated continuous momentum and growth throughout the pandemic.
  • "Lean is an integral part of our everyday work culture and COVID-19 didn't change that," said Susie White, IEHP Chief Operating Officer.

Brad Hunt Appointed RIMES CEO to Drive the Company’s Lean Data Management Innovation Strategy

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 8:02pm

RIMES , the global leader in Managed Data Services (MDS) for financial institutions, today announces that Brad Hunt has been appointed CEO.

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  • RIMES , the global leader in Managed Data Services (MDS) for financial institutions, today announces that Brad Hunt has been appointed CEO.
  • The appointment comes as the business accelerates the development of its innovative data management solutions for the asset management industry.
  • Brad will lead RIMES in expanding its Lean Data Management (LDM) approach to Managed Data Services (MDS) following the launch of the companys cloud-based data management solution in April 2021 .
  • This will include RIMES new Lean Data Management service, a flexible, cloud-based, service-led approach that redefines data operations for the financial services sector.

Circular Supply Chain Network Founder, GE Digital’s Deborah Dull Featured on Impact Podcast

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 9:24pm

Deborah Dull, Founder of the Circular Supply Chain Network and Principal of Manufacturing Product Management for GE Digital, is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .

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  • Deborah Dull, Founder of the Circular Supply Chain Network and Principal of Manufacturing Product Management for GE Digital, is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .
  • Dulls Circular Supply Chain Network is a collaborative network of supply chain professionals from around the world who learn, connect, and take action in order to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
  • At GE Digital, Dull is responsible for circular economy, lean management, and customer success.
  • What a blast to be on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian, said Dull.

New Workshop by the Lean Enterprise Institute Teaches a Robust, Innovative Framework for Developing Great Products and Services Consistently

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 11:25am

BOSTON, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ability to consistently create successful new products and services is a company's most powerful competitive advantage.

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  • BOSTON, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The ability to consistently create successful new products and services is a company's most powerful competitive advantage.
  • In Designing the Future: A Lean Product Development Immersive Learning Experience , experienced coaches will introduce attendees to the powerful framework of Lean Product and Process Development (LPPD) that creates a robust innovation system.
  • Using LPPD, companies develop better products and services now and into the future, and better futures for themselves, their customers, employees, and all stakeholders.
  • Learning LPPD's guiding principles by applying them in a simulated product development process from product to launch.