“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” (Aristotle; 384 – 322 BC)
Why is training so important?
The essence of success in business is training, since its most positive benefit is better employees as well as a further development of own skills and techniques. Fostered by an unprecedented growing complexity and dynamic in the world, as well as an incomparable technological developments, it has never been more important to stay updated in order not to victim of the economical “survival of the fittest”- Staying on top requires to be updated about current developments and always think ahead about the future customer’s needs.
Many training opportunities – Which one is the right one?
Especially in the world of technologies, the future belongs to open technologies. First-hand experiences by most of the world’s population have been made with Google’s Android®, which is currently dominating the worldwide market of smartphones. Same applies to the world of residential and commercial building control. For more than 25 years, the open KNX technology is dominating the worldwide market for automation for all application, such as lighting, HVAC, home appliances, etc. Being available as an open source, approved as US Standard (ANSI/ASHREA Standard 135) and accessible for all kinds of manufacturers, the market is currently supplied with more than 7.000 products by more than 400 manufacturers, which have been certified by KNX Association. Giving the possibility to develop tailor-made solutions for the worldwide market, the first and most sustainable choice should be the open technology.