Lean IT is an extension of Lean Principles, applied in an IT environment. The approach is a way of thinking and acting, focussing heavily on organizational culture. Lean IT is associated with the development and management of Information Technology products and services.
Lean Principles are concerned with:
Increasing customer value
Eliminating waste (work that does not add value)
Management as a facilitator
The involvement of all employees
Preserving value with less work.
Many organizations have adopted Lean IT in order to increase customer satisfaction and to achieve greater strategic and financial value.
On Lean IT Summit Europe 2013, Mike Orzen , did a excellent presentation to the essential element of transformation for any company that want implement Lean IT.
Mike basically shows , 10 elements to take in consideration ( bad & Good)
Please take a look of this video it is very interesting.