The 24th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR) was held in Poznan, Poland, in July 30 – August 2, 2017. ICPR encourages the communication among researchers in the fields of production development, production systems and processes. It is one of the most important conference promoting research in the fields of production research and industrial engineering.

FACTS4WORKERS was attended at the ICPR conference by Associate Professor Lea Hannola from Lappeenranta University of Technology, giving a presentation of the research paper “An Evaluation Framework for the worker-centric solutions in production environments” (written by L. Hannola, F. J. Lacueva-Pérez, M. Steinhueser, K. Kokkonen, V. Ojanen and M. Schafler). The study presents an evaluation framework for measuring the impacts of sociotechnical interventions especially at the shop floor in production facilities. The FACTS4WORKERS presentation raised interest among the audience and e.g. there was discussion about how the project in going to collect and evaluate the production and log data from the factories in order to measure job satisfaction and productivity.

Together with the FACTS4WORKERS presentation, participants were able to hear about the topics such as Smart Manufacturing by Professor A. Kusiak, Industry 4.0 – Enabling Agile Production of the Future and the Future of Work by Professor D. Spath and System Informatics-based New Service Development by Professor K.-J. Kim.

 

23. August 2017

The presentation of FACTS4WORKERS Evaluation Framework in Poznan

The 24th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR) was held in Poznan, Poland, in July 30 – August 2, 2017. ICPR encourages the communication among researchers […]
4. August 2017

Results and insights from our project at the workshop on the Mensch und Computer 2017 conference (MuC17)

The Mensch und Computer 2017 (MuC17), the largest annual German-speaking conference for Human-Computer/Machine-Interaction, will take place in Regensburg from 10 to 13 September. FACTS4WORKERS has the […]
28. July 2017

The FACTS4WORKERS use cases on the website

After our prototype was rolled out at the facilities of our industry partners, we can now present the results to date of our project on our […]
7. June 2017

FACTS4WORKERS was presented in CEPAUTO 2017 by Thermolympic and Itainnova

During the 16th and the 17th of May it was celebrated CEPAUTO 2017 . It’s a biannual event which was organized by CEP   –Centro Español de Plásticos-, […]