Awareness of the critical factors that determine the successful adoption of the right technology is key in managing retooling and rebuilding for demand in the COVID-19 era, while ensuring stable processes. Having an understanding of the interaction between people, technology and process and minimizing associated risks is at the core of successsful technology adoption. The Facilitated Remote Learning (FRL) Harnessing Technology workshop adopts a ‘interactive’ learning approach, provided through a mix of lecture, case examples, group discussion and small group exercises.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the main steps to follow ensuring proper technology selection
  • Understand the implementation success factors after selection of the solution
  • Understanding do’s and don’ts to stabilize the application of the chosen technology for ramping up volume
  • Increased awaress of the importance of having a proper strategy and embedding the technology adoption in it.


Who Should Participate

All areas and various levels within the organization from supervisors and engineers to executives.


Bert Driessen has a background in Mechanical Engineering (MSc) as well as Software Engineering (BSc). Certified Management Consultant. Worked in various world class companies across multiple industry sectors. Many years experience in Technology Development and in Lean Manufacturing. Immigrated from The Netherlands to Newfoundland in 2012 and since then working as consultant and Lean facilitator for CME NL.



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