DERWID’s Project Management internal course: new competences available to you

DERWID's internal course about Project Management

How could a DERWID’s internal course about Project Management be useful for our customers and partners? Let’s discover it together in this article.

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Why working on Project Management?

In DERWID, we always work towards increasing our internal competences. Of course, we want to continuously improve our internal organization. But, that is not the only reason. First of all, we invest in our training to enhance our services to you, our customers and partners.

During last year, DERWID’s employees had a great opportunity: to learn more about Project Management.

In a company, projects are fundamental. Also if you don’t call them projects. And knowing how to manage them is the right starting point to reach positive results.
For that reason, among DERWID’s employees, we have some experienced and qualified Project Managers (PM), that work on projects according to standard international best practices. In order to be more efficient and profitable, we decided to further grow and spread the Project Management culture inside the company.

Therefore, during last year the company invested in Project Management training: DERWID’s employees in all our offices attended Project Management courses and some of us already obtained the first level ISIPM certification.

An internal course about Project Management

In order to complete this training, an internal course about Project Management was planned. It was completed last week.

Our asset and PM Lorenzo Cuciniello introduced us to the Project Management basics. Starting from the International Norm, we then explored the context, technical and behavioral competences that a PM should have. Moreover, we examined the requirements, the players involved and the project processes. We also talked about the risks of Project Management, about constraints and assumptions and all the variables to be considered if we want that a project ends successfully.

And, which are the results after this Project Management training? First of all, more awareness to manage your projects. And then, a whole company that supports you and our PMs and understands Project Management topics. A concrete help to reach your goals.

And remember, as Sir Winston Churchill once said:
“Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential.”

Do you want to know if DERWID could help you with your projects? Contact us and discover our Project Management competences.

The dream comes true: Peter Rohr is Bridgestone Handy Race World Champion 2018

Peter Rohr - Bridgestone Handy Race World Champion 2018

On Saturday, 29th September in Magny-Cours, France, took place the finale of the 2018 International Bridgestone Handy Race: our Peter Rohr won the race and is now Bridgestone Handy Race World Champion 2018. The dream comes true!

The 2018 International Bridgestone Handy Race

Take 3 important and challenging international motorcycle circuits. Then add some determined and passionate disabled riders: and here it is the 2018 International Bridgestone Handy Race.

Organized thanks to the collaboration between FIM (Fédération International de Motocyclisme), Handi Free Riders and Diversamente Disabili with the support of the FFM (Fédération Française de Motocyclisme) and the FMI (Federazione Motociclistica Italiana), the 2018 edition of the Handy Race was full of emotions and surprises.

This year it all started in Le Mans, France, in May. There, Peter Rohr and DERWID got on track together for the first time. Riding his Yamaha YZF-R1-Yamaha Racing, Peter earned the 3rd place.
At the end of August at Mugello Circuit, Italy, Peter won the second round of the Handy Race: with the best lap during the race, he now holds the new 1000cc Paralympic record in Mugello.
And on Saturday in Magny-Cours Peter gave us new emotions, cutting the finish line first 18 seconds ahead of the second classified. Thanks to this victory, Peter won the 2018 Bridgestone Handy Race World Champion title.

DERWID is proud of his success and of supporting his dream to come true.

Congratulations to Peter Rohr for his success

Only 3 years after the big crash with his motorbike, where he lost the use of his left arm, Peter’s dream comes true.
He has faced all adversities head-on, always looking on the bright side and keeping in mind the final goal to be achieved. Thank to his willpower, his courage and humanity, Peter raced with passion and hearth and today he is Handy Race World Champion.

Congratulations for your world title Peter! Grab your chance!

DERWID doesn’t go on holiday!

Estate 2018: DERWID non va in vacanza.

DERWID does not close during the summer.

For us it is really important to be always available to answer promptly to all our customers’ requests.

We work closely with all our customers and partners,  to help them revolutionize their processes, to grow, and to become more competitive together.

If you need any kind of information or support, do not hesitate to contact us, even in August!

DERWID supports Peter Rohr on the Bridgestone Cup Handy Races 2018

Peter Rohr and DERWID came on the track at Moto GP France in Le Mans. It was the first race together.

During the last DERWID Summit 2018, we met Peter and we have seen his YAMAHA R1 with its ‘new DERWID dress’. As a matter of fact, the sponsoring project was born some months ago, after have known Peter and his incredible story.

After a big crash with his motorbike, he lost the use of his left arm. However he didn’t lose the passion and the courage to come back on the track and nowadays he is a winning star of the Internation Bridgestone Handy Race, gaining the 3rd place in Le Mans last weekend.

 

DERWID is glad to be part of his dream!

In ‘Kärntner Wirtschaft’ of today

In ‘Kärntner Wirtschaft’ of today you can read a piece about DERWID and its multicultural and professional staff.

During DERWID Summit 2018, we celebrated our new branch in Villach with also the authorities fo Carinthia. Thanks to the vice major of Villach, Petra Oberrahauner, and the President Mandl to have attended the summit.

DERWID Summit 2018

This year, DERWID group’s annual meeting was held in Villach (Austria). From May 3rd and 4th all employees from the offices in Italy, Austria and Germany met, together with some guests, for two days of professional updating and training.

During the summit we talked about strategies, roles and products, leaving enough time for internal discussion and communication, thanks to various workshops and team building activities. One of the biggest news of this year has been the presences of 3 external guests who shared with us their experiences of life and work. Most of them will be part of DERWID projects through some sponsoring… stay tuned!

From 3D to Industry 4.0: DERWID keeps growing!

Yesterday we celebrated the new branch in Villach at the end of our international company summit with the authorities of Carinthia and local press.

From ‘Kleine Zeitung’, 04/05/2018.

Interview with ABK Group on Tile Italia

Creating environments in real time giving life to images of the highest quality and inserting the desired materials. It is the configurator that DERWID has created by mixing photography and rendering, easy to use for any type of user. On the occasion of the release of the second part, we met the marketing manager of ABK Group, Cristian Nizzoli, who confirmed his trust in Derwid.

Q: What is the photo configurator for the ABK Group?

A: EASY LIVING is a simple and effective tool, able to transmit to our interlocutors, from business partners to professionals and, why not, to the final consumer, all the potentials of ABK, Ariana and Flaviker products. It presents the design opportunities offered by our range in an engaging, fast and interactive way, in real environments.

Q: The project: how did you start? the present? the future?

A: We needed to find a user-friendly tool, without compromising on the graphic rendering, that would help to show the almost infinite coordinated solutions that can be achieved with our products. Inside a showroom it is impossible to summarize all these combinations.

With the first version of EASY LIVING we could already save and share each configuration via e-mail, with the new release we can also print a complete view and detail of the items used, as well as share projects on the main social channels even from smartphones. Let’s not forget that in 2016 over 40% of users in the world accessed the mobile internet. In 2017 this figure grew by 10%.

Derwid has proved to be an attentive partner, punctual and able to always find the right solutions for our needs and this has allowed us to quickly face all the critical issues related to such a complex project.

Q: Why did you choose the DERWID photo configurator?

A: The Derwid proposal seemed to be consistent with our research path and able to reproduce the quality of our product. The Abk Group not only offers new trendy collections but aims to offer real design solutions thanks to a wide choice of materials and finishes always well coordinated with each other. In DERWID we found a reality capable of listening and interpreting our requests at best and also at the service level, our expectations have been widely met.

Q: What can you do with the configurator?

A: There is the possibility of viewing, sharing and saving among the favorites the combination of the products chosen in different types of environment: with our new ranges (large slabs, covering products, thickened formats for exteriors) the ceramic is now ready to different uses. A true emotional experience for the client.

Q: What are the most interesting features from the point of view of the ABK group?

A: Definitely the possibility of obtaining detailed statistical reports on the most used products and formats; precious information that helps us to interpret the macro-trends of the market. It is also important to be able to download images, with a significant saving on photo insertions.

Q: What are the results after almost a year of use?

A: We have an average of 500 accesses a day, with peaks of 1400. Offer this free access tool, usable by connecting to our websites at any time with a simple internet connection and with any device, as well as being an important alternative to concept of traditional catalog, it has certainly been a valid support in the loyalty of our supply chain.

Best Holiday Wishes 2017 from all DERWID group

Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and an innovative 2018 full of successful projects from all of us at DERWID.

Thanks to all our customers and partners for this 2017: it was a pleasure to work with you. We are ready to accompany you in 2018 with even more benefits, facing the new digitization challenges.

From the 23rd December 2017 to 07th January 2018 our sales and administration offices will be closed.

For any urgent technical requests write an e-mail to our technical offices.

Best Holiday Wishes from all DERWID’s team!