January 11, 2020 | Susan Napier-Sewell

Get to Know Dan Verlinde, Keynote Speaker at the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit

Dan Verlinde, keynote speaker

Dan Verlinde’s tech prowess has led his rockstar TapRooT® tech team at System Improvements through software, website, and app development.

Dan is also a TapRooT® Instructor. He is proud of his team’s contributions to TapRooT®’s industry-leading solutions that heighten System Improvements’ customers’ ability to address problems accurately and efficiently. Dan Verlinde is Vice President and the Chief Technology Officer at System Improvements, Inc., and has been with System Improvements since 2006.

If you ask Dan what he does at System Improvements, he responds,

My amazing development team and I take the patented TapRooT Root Cause Analysis methodology and apply it to software solutions. We change the way the world solves problems.”

Prior to joining System Improvements, Dan Verlinde was a business systems analyst for an international third-party certification company

There, he oversaw the implementation, development, and support of a business software used for performing audits to international standards. In addition to his education at the University of Michigan, Dan has had formal training in SQL, Crystal, Software Administration, and Lean principles.

About Dan’s tech team and its contributions to TapRooT®”s acclaimed industry success

Dan is proud of his team’s contributions to TapRooT®’s industry-leading solutions that improve System Improvements’ customers’ ability to address problems accurately and efficiently. Additionally, having spent time with many System Improvements clients, Dan can attest that TapRooT® has earned the trust of many leading organizations for its insight into the causes of workplace incidents, so they can respond effectively to prevent future harm.

Dan Verlinde

At the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit, Dan will demonstrate how the TapRooT® Software and App can be used to rapidly collect information and start the investigation of a major accident (or minor incident).


About the TapRooT® RCA System

The TapRooT® System is used by leading companies around the world to investigate and fix the root causes of major accidents, precursor incidents, quality issues, human errors, maintenance problems, medical mistakes, productivity issues, manufacturing failures, environmental releases – in other words, all types of mission-critical problems.

With over 30 years of research into human performance and the best incident investigation and root cause analysis tools, TapRooT® RCA is a systematic investigation process with a coherent investigation philosophy.  This process helps people who have never had extensive human factors training investigate human errors and equipment performance issues, find the real root causes, and fix them with effective corrective actions.

Learn Best Practices in Investigations/RCA Best Practices

Every corporation should keep current on all types of investigations (and what triggers an investigation) and the best practices that keep organizations running without worries of “woulda, coulda, shoulda.”

You will profit from Dan’s session that is on Thursday, June 17, 2021, 9:00 am, “Crisis Response Using the TapRooT® Software & App.” Dan will demonstrate how the TapRooT® Software and App can be used to rapidly collect information and start the investigation of a major accident (or minor incident).

Browse all of the best practices sessions schedule for the Investigation/RCA Best Practices Track at the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit.

Best Practice Session 1

Sharing Lessons Learned:

1) Building a Lessons Learned Program – Matthew Welborn, Westinghouse

2) Using Technology & Webinars to Share Lessons Learned – Bill Hendon, BAE Systems

Best Practice Session 2

Gaining Management Support for Improvement

1) Educating Management & Presenting Your Roadmap to Success – Grant Ireland

2) Change Management’s Mindset with Webinars – Kenn Edgecombe

Best Practice Session 3

Using Causal Factors Worksheet = Stephanie Sardano Tipton, Tim Diggs

Best Practice Session 4

Effective Single-Person Investigations – David Burns

Best Practice Session 5

Crisis Response Using the TapRooT® Software App – Dan Verlinde

Best Practice Session 6

Perform an Internal Checkup of your TapRooT® Implementation – Nancy HItchins

Best Practice Session 7

How to Manage a Major Investigation – John Boyle

Best Practice Session 8

Roadmap to Success

Register now for the one conference you must attend in 2021: The Global TapRooT® Summit

The  2021 Global TapRooT® Summit, June 14-18, 2021, in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the best setting to help you develop your roadmap to success. You will also meet industry leaders and network with other professionals.

Look through the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit schedule to browse the tracks and then . . .

  1. Peruse and take advantage of the  Pre-Summit Courses (June 14-15).
  2. Read Summit FAQ.
  3. Save money! Register 3 or more attendees simultaneously for a discount. Also, save when you register for the 3-day Summit plus a 2-day Pre-Summit course.

Interested in some “On Demand” webinar training while you are in COVID-19 mode?  

Sign up today at https://store.taproot.com/e-learning.​

Contact us at 865.539.2139 or reach out to your TapRooT® representative if your company needs an Executive Briefing or a Roadmap checkup to make sure you are on the right track to success!

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