What is the impact of new technologies?
Going forward it would be helpful to have more detail re 3D printing in volume manufacturing.
ethical issues noted in regard to simulated glove being used in military applications while being developed in a neutral country.
one way in dealing with technology is looking at how could this technology be applied to a problem that organisations
need to demystify technology
need to hear from early adapters and how they are keeping up with technology how they anticipated change and adapted.
With technological advancement we need manage people effectively during change and make them accepting of change with familarisation, education
Could our contribution to the Shingo process be looking at people through technology
with technology advancements job specs are no longer static, roles are constantly changing
Worry that technology might affect other roles 3D printing reducing the need for warehousing and supply chain
Suggestions for further conferences
Pre conference questionnaires on technology issues affecting organisations
Concentrate on 3 or 4 key upcoming/ game changing technologies and discuss at conference
People process change management and acceptance- link it together and re-inforce it