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03/2021

Future Through Collaboration

“Networking. Innovation. Value Creation” – that was the motto of the digital congress InnoPuls, which was held on March 10, 2021. 

 

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03/2021

Third Action Group Meeting

Action Group 2 "Continuing education and qualification offerings for and through digitalization" met again online on March 2, 2021, to discuss the status of the book articles. The book will be published in the Springer series “Competence Management in Organizations".  

 

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02/2021

“It's all digital, isn't it? World of work 4.0"

This video gives you a look at Demofabrik Aachen (DFA). Demonstration Factory Aachen (Demofabrik Aachen) provides a real production environment, in which the shop floor of the future can be designed. 

 

Together with the technicians of our application partners Ph-Mechanik, AUT-TECH and LBBZ, the Demonstration Factory Aachen offers an opportunity to enter a digitalized environment as will be required in the future by Industry 4.0 and to investigate processes empirically. 

 

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11/2020

Demofabrik

Two competence days took place on November 13 and 26, 2020, in the Demonstration Factory Aachen (Demofabrik Aachen - DFA) as part of the ESKODIA research project. The goal was to determine existing competence and qualification requirements of shop floor employees, in cooperation with the application partners Ph-Mechanik, AUT-TECH and LBBZ. An additional goal was to determine possible competence gaps in working with assistance systems and in the related ability and readiness of employees to resolve them. 

 

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11/2020

Second Action Group Meeting

Action Group 2 "Continuing education and qualification offerings for and through digitalization" met again digitally on November 12, 2020, to discuss the status of projects as well as the next steps.

 

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10/2020

Beyondwork 2020

Beyondwork 2020 took place on October 21 and 22, 2020. Representatives from European politics, research, business, and labor came together to discuss questions like “What does the change in work mean for people?” and “How can companies best prepare their employees for it?”. They also exchanged views, networked, and learned from each other. 

 

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10/2020

Keynote at HRM Summit 2020

The virtual HRM Summit 2020 Middle East was held from October 11 to 15, 2020. Dr. Axel Grandpierre was invited to be the keynote speaker at this important international conference for human resource experts.

 

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09/2020

Second Coordinators' Meeting

 

The second coordinators' meeting took place on September 29 and 30, 2020. The joint research project is supported by WissProKMU and the project initiator Karlsruhe. The goal is to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) implement digital strategies. In the meeting, participants in the four Action Groups exchanged information about the current status of their projects and activities.

 

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06/2020

Workshop on Strategy Development – Roadmap 4.0

The first Workshop for Strategy Development took place at LBBZ on June 17, 2020, in which a Roadmap 4.0 was developed together with Dr.  Thomas Gartzen from E4TC. 

 

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05/2020

Action group meeting

The second work meeting of Action Group 2 "Continuing education and qualification offerings for and through digitalization" took place online on May 26, 2020. 

 

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02/2020

"World of Work 4.0" – article in WISU

Dr.  Karin Häring and Felix Mynarek wrote an article together on the subject "World of Work 4.0" for the magazine WISU – the magazine for business students.

 

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01/2020

Conference "The future of work – good work and good work life in the digital age"

Prof. Dr.  Karin Häring and Felix Mynarek participated in the conference "The future of work – good work and good work life in the digital age" on January 16, 2020, at Goethe University in Frankfurt. 

 

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since 11/2019

Assembly training corner 4.0

As part of a project, a training corner at the AUT-TECH company has taken place since November 2019. The goal is to offer participants an overview of the entire assembly process.

 

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11/2019

#Cologne Digital

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, our research associate Felix Mynarek held a presentation on the subject "Industry 4.0 – What changes does the World of Work 4.0 bring?" 

 

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10-12/2019

Expert interviews

Expert interviews with representatives from academia and business were conducted to determine the competencies required for the World of Work 4.0.

 

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09/2019

Job evaluation

During the period from June 2019 up to and including August 2019, 183 job advertisements were evaluated in the context of the research project. Investigation of the technical and interdisciplinary competencies was the focus of the evaluation.  

 

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08/2019

Publication on LeanBase

LeanBase is the largest German-language platform and central contact point for the field of business processes. Articles, videos, and podcasts on the field can be found under LeanPublishing

 

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02/2019

Digital NRW: Business and Work 4.0

The platform Business and Work 4.0 supports the initiative "Wirtschaft & Arbeit 4.0" of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).

 

Projects and actors that are facing the challenges of digital transformation and are setting a good example are shown on the Digital NRW map.

 

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11/2018

Kick-off meeting ESKODIA

The starting signal for the ESKODIA project, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the European Social Fund, was sounded on November 15, 2018, in the presence of all project participants.

 

 

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10/2018

Start of the project ESKODIA in Geilenkirchen

Thomas Rachel (CDU), Parliamentary State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, during a visit to the company, gave the management a certificate of support for the ESKODIA joint project, which was successfully applied for and is financed by the Ministry.

 

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WissProKMU

The research project "WissProKMU - Future of work: designing and networking" supports the joint project with small and medium-sized companies in implementing their digitalization strategy. 

 

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