Episode 50 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Sasja Beerendonk, digital innovation evangelist, user adoption and change management expert, writer, author and highly-sought after speaker.
Sasja and Heather caught up virtually in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Marina del Rey, CA.
Listen in as Sasja and Heather talk about:
The state of end user adoption and how companies can use different methodologies to improve digital literacy and how many people scratch the surface in how they use their computers.
A chat about Heather’s trip to Rotterdam to come participate in an end user adoption workshop there with Sasja and a discussion of different streams and exercises that can be used to support the user adoption.
Our meeting in South Africa during SPS Johannesburg and Sasja’s awesome session on Co-Authoring Documents in Office 365, not only the technology and features but the human side and how to change behaviors.
Her beginnings wanting to be a history teacher and finding her way into IT after seeing how technology was influencing education and writing her Phd. on the subject. Moving further into IT as a consultant and specialist in end user adoption and change management expert.
Sasja Beerendonk is one of the most experienced end-user adoption consultants in Europe. She is recognized by Microsoft and IBM as a subject matter expert and speaks at international conferences on Social Collaboration, Change Management and User Adoption. She works closely with organisations such as Saxion University, the Dutch Tax Office, Kawasaki, SES, NN Group and Shanks, helping them be more effective and efficient in their use of technology.
Sasja is passionate about enabling a new way of working and motivating people to embrace technology to work smarter. What matters most is clients are successful with the implementation of their digital workplace.
Outside of work, Sasja loves running and going on long walks with her dog. You may wake her up for spinach any time.