If a business will succeed in the future and have a hope for growth and export, to the out over the steppes, get digitized production, and the promise of employees ' digital skills.
It has been heard before, but how do you create space for the digitisation and development in everyday life, when most of the resources in the company is busy?
On the island of Zealand is strukturfondsprojektet Digital Roads to Growth in a little over a year and a half has been the solution for many small and medium-sized businesses ' digital challenges.
They've got a customized growth plan or a customized course with the digital improvement of skills of employees.
this enhancement of competence, the company CH Byg A/S from Borup, Zealand used. The company has around 50 employees and mainly deals with the restoration of the buildings. Here they skilled been on course in an important area: Digital evidence.
Digital Roads to Growth knitted a course of three days together and settled it on one of the company's construction sites, so all associated in the construction project be able to participate.
the Employees could quickly see an idea to modify existing workflows and methods.
- We have been digital for many years, but lacked the skilled craftsmen with. Therefore, we made a fun project where they had to learn how to make better digital documentation from the construction sites. It succeeded, and now we can deliver what the customers expect, says Christina Fobian Wiemann, managing director of the CH Build.
And it is among other things to ensure the quality of the work performed through the stills and videos – and at the same time replace the piles of papers and endless rows of folders, she says.
in Addition to the quality assurance had Christian Fobian Wiemann also a second agenda with the project.
- Craft is based on the old, proud traditions, where there has been the big development over time. But such is no longer the case. The last decade has really been something, and so it will be in the future, we believe, she says.
Previously it was for example byggelederne, which stood for digital documentation at the construction sites, but now all must be able to prove itself. Therefore, it is important for us that we already now is to change the ’mindset’ that is in the industry and also among our skilled, says Christina Fobian Wiemann.
--------- SPLIT ELEMENT ---------Get grants for digital growth
Studies have shown that digitisation can be a catalyst for growth and development in all types of businesses. In the Region of Zealand has many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMES), however, indicated that they have difficulty finding competent labor, and that they do not bet on digitisation.
It is actually the background for that Erhvervshus Zealand now offers SMES to retrain the employees by enhancing their digital skills. The kompetenceaktiviteterne is handled by qualified trainers from vocational schools, the academy and universities. The reason is that Erhvervshus Zealand will ensure that the activities are both relevant to the company and customized employee base.
SMES can obtain grants of up to 72.000 dkk. to a consultant with industry-specific knowledge and/or a specific digital expertise. The EU's social Fund to support ’Digital Roads to Growth – Competence’ with 10.1 million. crowns.