Design and implementation of Management Information System for UCN Industrial Playground

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The industry of the future requires employees with strong digital skills. However, these types of skills needs both maintaining and development through education and career. One way to do this is through Learning Factory activities, where the digital agenda is integrated into the learning activities in several stages of the product life cycle or the supply chain. UCN Industrial Playground (UCN IP) is a Learning Factory concept that supports undergraduate student’s theoretical and practical training in acquiring digital competencies within Industry 4.0. This paper describes the design and implementation of a Management Information System (MIS) for UCN IP. Based on the didactive principles from Reflective Practice-based Learning, a demonstrator is being developed to show how a paper-based system for handling preventive maintenance of manufacturing equipment can be digitized and be an active part of a Smart Factory solution. The system is designed to inspire SME's in how new technology and End-User Development (EUD) can be used in automating and streamlining business processes. Case studies in modular knowledge and skill improvement are evaluated using a summative assessment for both reactions to the learning activities and learning outcome.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 12th Conference on Learning Factories (CLF 2022)
Number of pages6
Publication date2022
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Event12th Conference on Learning Factories, CLF2022
- 2 Fusionopolis Way, Singapore 138634, Singapore
Duration: 11 Apr 202213 Apr 2022
Conference number: 12


Conference12th Conference on Learning Factories, CLF2022
Location2 Fusionopolis Way, Singapore 138634
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