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The abrupt appearance of COVID-19 have induced transformative effects in all domains, including industry. The need of many operations becoming remote (work, education, entertainment, connecting with friends…) has shown that the technologies associated to the 4th Industrial Revolution offer tools to perform remotely many operations of the mentioned areas and maintain some “normality”. [...]

2021-02-17T10:57:18+01:00February 17th, 2021|

Why transferring good practices is important

Knowledge transfer is a subject of paramount importance to trigger a wide development toward sustainable paths. It is highly linked to the concept of “good practice exchange”. This latter, indeed, refers to multiple elements that can be object of transfer, such as a specific knowledge, process, organizational design, and/or more generally, a particular [...]

2021-02-15T10:30:39+01:00February 15th, 2021|

ALCO-MOT team skills

Ever since the beginning of my professional career I have put great emphasis on self-development and continuous development of my knowledge in the field of management. Therefore, when I took the position of the President of the Management Board at ALCO-MOT improving employees’ qualifications and implementing IT tools for more efficient operation of [...]

2021-02-10T09:52:43+01:00February 10th, 2021|

From project output to project outcome. The role of the communication task

European projects are initiatives of actors dealing with a specific field linked to one or multiple economic sectors, spanning from research to education and cooperation. The conjoint work of multiple actors leads to results that account for a comprehensive number of stakeholders able to address many corners of the subject that is object [...]

2021-02-05T11:03:24+01:00February 5th, 2021|

Digital revolution and Industry 4.0

Society often moves according so called “Megatrends”, people often act following so called “trend setters”. Is this enough to define Industry 4.0 and push also industrial and academic actors to move forward? The technical evolution and the business revolution are both key pivot of this (digital) high speed rotating gear. Business revolution is [...]

2021-02-03T09:48:29+01:00February 3rd, 2021|

Microlearning: more useful than ever

Microlearning can be utilized for a variety of tasks, but as many companies are starting to find out, it is best suited for onboarding employees, either as an alternative to or a supplement for conventional orientations, welcoming notes, and employee handbooks. In recent years Industry 4.0 has been the driving force and the [...]

2021-01-29T11:13:11+01:00January 29th, 2021|

PhD course “Human-based Smart Manufacturing Systems”: the skills and competences required by operators in smart work environments

From the 13th January till the 29th January, 30 PhD students coming from 13 Italian Universities are attending the 30-hours PhD course “Human-based Smart Manufacturing Systems” offered at the Polytechnic University of Bari and organized by the research group of Prof. Giovanni Mummolo. The course, in this 6th edition, focuses on the role [...]

2021-01-27T19:09:32+01:00January 27th, 2021|

The first year of IE3 project

In November 2019 the IE3 partners met for the first time, but they couldn’t imagine that just a few months after the start of the project it would be impossible to work together side by side again as happened in Bari. Despite the difficulties, the project went ahead and, thanks to participatory collaboration [...]

2021-01-22T10:41:02+01:00January 22nd, 2021|

Digitalisation is no longer optional

Digitalisation is no longer optional. Companies, institutions and private persons alike have been forced into interacting virtually in ways we couldn’t imagine a year ago. This has made us challenge the way we work, communicate and learn. For the educational system this has created a rare opportunity to reimaging how things are done. [...]

2021-01-19T10:48:03+01:00January 19th, 2021|

PUT and POLIBA together for an educational exchange at PhD level

On 29th of January, 2021 Joanna Oleśków-Szłapka and Agnieszka Stachowiak from Poznan University of Technology will give a lecture on Industry 4.0 / Logistics 4.0 during “Human-based Smart Manufacturing Systems". The course, organized by the Polytechnic University of Bari, is focused on the workers' role in the new smart factories under the Industry 4.0 [...]

2021-01-16T10:28:07+01:00January 16th, 2021|
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