Indizen 2017


The IndiZen event recognizes and awards top Operational Excellence efforts in India and has become one of India’s most important annual gatherings of professionals and experts in the Operational Excellence/ Lean/ KAIZEN™ domain.

IndiZen 2017, the 8th National Convention on Operational Excellence took place on February 16-17 at Hyatt Regency in Pune, India. The Convention attracted more than 255 delegates from 76 organizations around the country. The year-on-year increase in attendance has established the convention as one of the leading platforms in the country for learning, networking and exchanging best Operational Excellence practices.

The event was opened by keynote speaker R. Venkitachalam, Chairman, Bizsol India Services P. Ltd. and Prashanth Kaivar, Principal Consultant, Infosys Ltd.

Knowledge Sessions on Operational Excellence in Logistics and Distributions, the National Case Study Competition, and Excellence Inside Tours to DSM, Sandvik, ARaymond, Mahindra Steel and L&G Spaces were all part of this year’s successful IndiZen event. The team of judges for the National Case Study Competition this year included Aarti, Apoorv, Diksha, Sourabh, Kiran, Arvind, Mili, Nidhi, Jinal, Divyakumar, Mansi, Satish and the Directors of Kaizen Institute India Vinod Grover & Jayanth Murthy.

The winners in the National Case Study Competition in the Manufacturing sector were Vikram Cements, Khor, MP and Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Shirwal. The winner in the Service sector was SHDFC Standard Life Insurance Co. Ltd. Kolkata. Last but not least, Cimpress India Pvt. Ltd. won the KMAX (Kaizen Institute’s Maturity Assessment for Excellence) Award.

The two-day event was closed by the keynote speaker T. Parasuraman, Dy. MD & Member of Board, Toyota Industries Engine P. Ltd.

With informative sessions, networking opportunities and world class companies to tour, IndiZen 2017 once again delivered immense value to all attendees.

The highlights of the event have been summarized in a video, which is available under:


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