Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://repositorio.inesctec.pt/handle/123456789/6779
Title: Large Project Management in the Automotive Industry: A Flexible and Knowledge Based Approach
Authors: Filipe David Ferreira
Ana Luísa Marques
Faria,J
Américo Azevedo
Issue Date: 2016
Abstract: This paper presents a novel approach on flexible and knowledge intensive process management, driven by a large automotive industry case study. The automotive company in analysis requires a very dynamic behaviour, based on high flexibility of both people and equipment. Market has been imposing a decreasing of automotive products life cycles, increasing the number of line adaptations during the entire value chain, resulting in an increased complexity from product design to production. To handle this complexity, new knowledge-based methods and technologies to model, simulate, optimize and monitor planned and existing manufacturing systems are required. Existing large Enterprise Information Systems impose totally structured and predictable workflow, while knowledge intensive processes are flexible and unpredictable, involving high amount of human-decision and interaction. This lead to the need of development of highly specialized applications. This paper presents a novel hybrid approach, including work, information and communication management, to support knowledge intensive processes. The application of the new solution in the automotive engineering process management proved to be very effective and efficient, leading to significant savings.
URI: http://repositorio.inesctec.pt/handle/123456789/6779
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31232-3_43
metadata.dc.type: conferenceObject
Publication
Appears in Collections:CESE - Indexed Articles in Conferences

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
P-00K-9TF.pdf459.95 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.