Simplify for Success - Conversation with Jeff Kruse



Jeff Kruse

Jeff Kruse, President of Kruse Consulting and Dispute Resolution, was on Simplify for Success, a podcast series presented by Meru Data and hosted by Priya Keshav. Jeff discussed his experience developing and implementing enterprise-wide policy for managing electronic data as a CLO of a global medical device company. He shared his thoughts around simplification and how to build a business case in a corporate environment. He also talked about how to overcome challenges around user adoption and change management. 









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Transcript:


Priya Keshav

Hello everyone, welcome to our podcast around simplifying for success. Simplification requires discipline and clarity of thought. This is not often easy in today's rapid-paced work environment. We have invited a few colleagues in data and information governance space to share their strategy and approaches to simplification.

Today, we will be talking to Jeff Kruse. Jeff Kruse is the President of Cruise Consulting and Dispute Resolution, where he helps law firms and legal departments find solutions so they can practise more efficiently to improve their bottom lines. He uses Lean Six Sigma principles to streamline procedures, remove bottlenecks and to increase overall practice efficiency, he also helps firms and departments conduct or respond to requests for proposals and assist in implementation of technology solutions to automate repetitive activities and to improve profit. Before forming Cruise Legal Consulting and Dispute Resolution, Jeff was a partner at two law firms in Kansas City and he was a chief litigation officer at Boston Scientific Corporation, where he first learned the value of continuous improvement projects. While at Boston Scientific, he led teams that won two Global Platinum Value Improvement Project awards for continuous improvement, and he created the chief litigation officer’s annual value improvement process programme. He has great experiences and tips to share with us today.

Hi Jeff, thank you for joining us today.

Jeff Kruse

Hi Priya, thanks for having me.

Priya Keshav

You have had many years of experience in managing litigation projects, especially in adding technology to streamline processes. How do you build a business case for these projects? Any tips that you can share?

Jeff Kruse