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Trimble Announces Keynote Speakers for International User Conference
Trimble Dimensions 2009—Positioning for Success Today. And Tomorrow.
Your Success is Our Business. Steven W. Berglund, president and CEO of Trimble, will discuss how vision and innovation has changed the landscape for surveyors, contractors, engineers and geospatial professionals to transform the way work is done. The rapid development of technology has created an environment of convergence, a philosophy which has been embraced by Trimble for more than 30 years and is the foundation for its business. Maximizing value through innovation is fundamental to identifying new growth opportunities, increasing productivity, saving money and gaining a competitive edge in today's challenging times...and tomorrow—our customer's success is Trimble's business.
Get Out of the Box to Facilitate Change. Dr. Robert Kriegel teaches bold, innovative, "out of the box" strategies for keeping ahead of the changes, challenges and competition in today's dynamic marketplace. Author of the international bestseller: If it ain't broke...BREAK IT!, Dr. Kriegel has been called by U.S. News & World Report one of this country's leading authorities in the field of change and human performance. His book, Sacred Cows Make The Best Burgers, made Business Week's bestseller list. His latest book about innovation and "out of the box" thinking is How to Succeed in Business Without Working so Damn Hard.
Rev Up and Reinvent for Success. Former Chairman of Harley Davidson, author of national best-seller More Than a Motorcycle and Harvard Business Review article Leadership U-Turn, Richard Teerlink advocates a "participative change" model as the only way meaningful reinvention can succeed. When Richard Teerlink joined Harley-Davidson the company had a poor reputation, falling market share and faced significant losses. Teerlink and a small band of executives undertook an awe-inspiring corporate revolution within Harley that would ultimately create a world-class motorcycle company, inspire a nation of devoted fans and solidify Harley's lasting prominence in the motorcycle industry. Teerlink's unshakeable belief that people were the most important resource in any company would prove to be the guiding force. Teerlink inspires and gives practical, relevant insight from his 18 years at Harley-Davidson where he fostered change that saved the brand from extinction.
Experience and Innovation—Keys to Exploring New Frontiers. Dr. Steve Squyres uses his Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission experience to discuss key aspects of management techniques such as innovation, creativity, and teamwork to create an environment of success. He is a Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and is the principal investigator for the science payload on the MER Project. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell in 1981 and is a former student of the late Carl Sagan. Dr. Squyres has participated in many of NASA's planetary exploration missions, including the Voyager mission to Jupiter and Saturn, the Magellan mission to Venus, and the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission. His book, Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet (2005) became a Disney IMAX film narrated by Steve and the late Paul Newman.
Attendees of Trimble Dimensions 2009 will:
The Partners Pavilion will showcase the complete suite of Trimble construction, survey, engineering, aerial and mobile mapping, GIS and infrastructure solutions, including products from Applanix, Crain, Geo 3D, INPHO, Meridian Systems, Pacific Crest, Quantm, RolleiMetric, SECO, Tripod Data Systems (TDS), TopoSys and XYZ Solutions. Highlighted solutions and technologies include GPS; total stations; field computing and data collection; 3D scanning; pre-design construction planning; 3D visualization; construction project management; aerial mapping; wireless communications; data transfer; and field and office software applications. Other technology providers who are Trimble partners will also participate in the conference to extend the conference' range of products and applications.
To find out more about Dimensions 2009 speakers, sessions and see other details about the conference agenda, visit: www.trimbleevents.com
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has a worldwide presence with more than 3,800 employees in over 18 countries.
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