Driving Digital Transformation: Voith Launches e-learning Platform DRIVE

Short for “Digital Readiness, Ideation, Velocity and Engagement,” DRIVE is designed to future-proof manufacturing companies and to support them in harnessing the potential of digitalization to its fullest. DRIVE includes a wide range of web-based courses whose industry-specific and customizable content provide a valuable tool set for upskilling employees at every stage of a company’s digital transformation.

The implementation of state-of-the-art digital technologies not only requires new solutions and processes, but also additional vocabulary, knowledge and skills. DRIVE users gain access to a variety of structured learnings designed to improve the digital skills of individuals and teams and to increase competencies throughout any sized company.

Step-by-step digital upskilling

Depending on where users are in their digital transformation, DRIVE helps to create a plan and the steps necessary to foster a culture of true innovation.   DRIVE provides deeper insights into dozens of different subjects, such as the Industrial Internet of Things, automation, and artificial intelligence. More advanced programs within DRIVE are geared towards improving digital dexterity, i.e. the ability to make full use of the potential of digital technologies. More than 600 valuable digital skills can be acquired to help manufacturing companies meet both current and future challenges.

Argumentative support to secure investments

Technology investments are a costly affair. By educating users and inspiring employees to utilize digital technologies, DRIVE enables a significantly improved adoption rate for new solutions, ensuring a faster return on investment. In this way, Voith’s e-learning platform delivers convincing arguments to those in charge of the budgets required for the acquisition and utilization of new digital technologies.

Customizable and interactive content for user-specific experiences

DRIVE users can easily create their own training videos for internal distribution, thus generating customized content for their specific requirements. Message boards allow for an exchange on all things digital, enabling users to discuss opportunities, challenges and experiences in implementing digital technologies. Initial assistance is provided by chatbots, while various games offer a playful way to showcase the possible impacts of digitalization on the organization and its customers.

Anytime, anywhere

Available in English, German, Portuguese and Chinese, DRIVE can be used on virtually all devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and augmented reality glasses for use in the field, thus proving a valuable resource to its users – anytime and anywhere.

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