/ Insights / Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 20: Microsoft Manufacturing Digital and Application Innovation Leader Melissa Ramos Insights Change Agent CTO Podcast Episode 20: Microsoft Manufacturing Digital and Application Innovation Leader Melissa Ramos May 31, 2022 Subscribe: On this episode of the Change Agent CTO Podcast, Nathan sits down with Microsoft Manufacturing Digital and Application Innovation Leader Melissa Ramos to talk about what it means to drive innovation with technology in teams and organizations.An Application Lifecycle Management person by trade, Melissa has worked in App Dev roles throughout her career and through a series of opportunities, led her back to her roots in her current role at Microsoft. Melissa talks through how her team works with manufacturing companies on business challenges through the lens of technology, and how to develop a business model that will disrupt the marketplace with innovation. Sometimes, innovation isn’t the “next shiny new thing”, it can be smaller steps that enable a business to get back to the core of what they’re doing in manufacturing.From focusing on a customer’s customer to improve business strategy to understanding what a successful team looks like by being digital advisors, this episode is full of inspiring methods to drive change with technology.Are you a Change Agent or do you know someone who is actively leading change in their industry or organization? We’d love to hear from you! Get in touch!