Episode 61

Diversity in Data: Why Inclusion Matters in Generating Effective Solutions

In the electronics industry, data analysis is crucial to succeeding in a highly competitive market. However, it’s not just about the style of presenting data, but also the substance of the analysis. Substance means having accurate, relevant, and actionable insights that can inform decision-making. This is where teamwork and diversity play a significant role in generating effective solutions.

In this podcast, Robert Derringer (Director of Global Channel, Crouzet, North America) and Sannah Vinding explore the significance of deriving actionable insights from data analysis, stressing the importance of critical thinking and curiosity in the process. They also delve into industrial automation and the merging of electronics and industrial realms, citing examples such as intelligent light fixtures and motors with embedded intelligence.


Sannah Vinding


Robert Derringer



Key takeaways

Foster collaboration and active participation in analysis by inviting team members and colleagues to contribute their insights and opinions.

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Prioritize actionable insights derived from data for business impact, emphasizing substance over style in the decision-making process.

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Shift focus from selling products to providing comprehensive solutions, often enhanced by valuable services, to better meet customer needs.

“I believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and that goes right into data and data analysis.

I encourage others on my team or within the company to join in some of the analysis and to participate and use their voice.”

Robert Derringer

Director of Global Channel, Crouzet, North America

Mastering Data Diversity and Efficiency

The electronics industry has become increasingly competitive and complex, with a greater emphasis on data diversity and efficiency. To succeed in this industry, companies need to be able to quickly and accurately analyze large amounts of data from a variety of sources. Automation, robotics, and human-based data are becoming increasingly necessary to achieve this goal.

Automation and robotics can help companies streamline their processes and reduce errors, while human-based data can provide valuable insights and context that machines cannot. By combining these different solutions, companies can improve their efficiency, accuracy, and competitiveness in the electronics industry.

Human-Based Data in Driving Innovation and Efficiency

Automation and human-based data are both crucial elements in driving success in the electronics industry. Automation helps to streamline processes and make them more efficient, while human-based data provides valuable insights and helps to ensure diversity in decision-making. By combining these two approaches, companies in the electronics industry can achieve greater success and stay ahead of the competition.

Automation can help to reduce costs, improve product quality, and increase production speed, while human-based data can provide insights into customer preferences, market trends, and other important factors that can influence business decisions. By leveraging both automation and human-based data, companies can develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of their customers and drive long-term success.

Additionally, embracing diversity in decision-making can help companies to better understand and serve a diverse customer base, leading to increased market share and profitability.

Diversity is not only the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do. Inclusion is not only a moral imperative, it’s a business imperative.

Sannah Vinding

Leadership & B2B Marketing Strategist, Technical Engineering Expert

“Analyzing data for me is fun. It’s like a Rubik’s cube. But there’s any number of ways to solve a Rubik’s cube.”

Robert Derringer

Director of Global Channel, Crouzet, North America

Beyond the Data: Why Creating an Inclusive Environment is Crucial for Success

Diverse teams are smarter because they bring a wider range of experiences, perspectives, and ideas to the table. In the electronics industry, for example, a team made up of people from different backgrounds, genders, ages, and cultures can offer unique insights into how products will be used and how they can be improved.

This diversity can help companies succeed by creating better products, reaching new markets, and building stronger relationships with customers. Additionally, diverse teams are more likely to come up with innovative solutions to complex problems because they are able to approach challenges from different angles.

Data also supports the idea that diverse teams are more successful, with studies showing that companies with diverse workforces are more likely to outperform their competitors. Overall, building a diverse team is essential for any company looking to succeed in today’s global marketplace.

Why Inclusion is Key for Technology Companies

By promoting diversity, companies can unlock a variety of benefits, including more innovative solutions, improved customer service, and a happier, more productive workforce. In this article, we will explore the reasons why diversity and inclusion are crucial for technology companies, with a particular focus on the electronics industry.

Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion are Crucial for Technology Companies:

  • Diverse teams lead to more innovative and effective solutions by bringing a variety of perspectives and experiences to the table.
  • A diverse workforce helps companies better understand and serve a diverse customer base.
  • Promoting diversity and inclusion attracts and retains top talent from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Creating a culture of inclusivity can increase employee satisfaction and overall success for the company.
  • In the electronics industry, diversity and inclusion are crucial for building strong and effective teams that rely on teamwork and collaboration.

The Power of Automation and Human-Based Data: Driving Innovation in the Thriving Electronics Industry.


The electronics industry is thriving thanks to the perfect balance of automation and human-based data. By leveraging the power of both, companies are achieving new levels of innovation and efficiency.

As technology continues to advance, we can only expect to see even more exciting developments in the future.

So let’s continue to embrace the opportunities that automation and human expertise offer, and keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the electronics industry.

Robert Derringer

Robert Derringer

Robert Derringer

Director Global Channel, Crouzet North America

Solving business challenges with a human-based data-centric approach and natural curiosity.

With a wealth of experience in product management, distribution, and supplier development within the electronics industry, Robert Derringer has worked with companies such as Waldom Electronics, Dialight, and Amphenol RF. Currently, he holds the position of Director of Global Channel at Crouzet, North America.

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