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Production Assessment 4.0 – Methods for the Development and Evaluation of Industry 4.0 Use Cases

  • Wilhelm Bauer
  • Bastian Pokorni
  • Stefanie Findeisen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 793)

Abstract

Facing a wide range of new technologies and best practices within Industry 4.0, companies are seeking a systematic approach to identify potential application scenarios in their production. Best practices are often customized use cases – generally too specific to apply in a different manufacturing setting right away. The Production Assessment 4.0 presents a pragmatic approach to support companies to develop Industry 4.0 use cases in their factories. The approach follows the Design Thinking method and focus especially on the human role as a key aspect in the use cases designing process.

Keywords

Design thinking Industry 4.0 Digitalization Human-centered design Production Maturity model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wilhelm Bauer
    • 1
  • Bastian Pokorni
    • 1
  • Stefanie Findeisen
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial EngineeringStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management IATUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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