At the MTM SUMMIT 2023, the meeting of the MTM community on October 18 and 19 in Hamburg and online, Michael Wiesinger, Vice President of Commercialization, Kodiak Robotics, Mountain View, USA, will present the latest developments in autonomous driving. Artificial intelligence plays a key role here. We spoke with Michael Wiesinger in advance about his passion for future technologies.
TiCon for Windows recently received an update. The established time management software for the MTM application on the Microsoft platform enables the integration of numerous modules such as Ticon Base, TiCon Takt, TiCon EAWS®, TiCon HWD®, TiCon Planungscockpit, TiCon Prokon, TiCon Time Study as well as TiCon Prozessdesign. With the update to version 4.08, the software solution comes with various innovations. They mainly concern the line balancing.
Environment, social and governance, or ESG for short, are important factors for the long-term value creation and risk management of companies, especially in times of constant change. The EAWS International Symposium (EIS), which will be held again this year as part of the MTM SUMMIT 2023, will focus on the S, Social, factor in the manufacturing industry. Also in focus: GOOD PRODUCTIVITY.
The training platform of the MTM ASSOCIATION e. V. is a complete success. In the past twelve months alone, more than 2,000 new users have registered. New registrations. Around 2,300 users a month find out about training opportunities via e-learning, webinars and classroom courses. The website has now received a quality update with a revised design and additional functionalities.
Middle of April, the first of four annually planned updates of the cloud-based software solution TiCon for Web went live.
The web application is develoepped by our Digital Solutions Team and now comes up with a number of new features.
The 69th spring congress of the Gesellschaft für Arbeitswissenschaft e. V. (GfA) was held under the theme of “Sustainable work and learning”, and the contributions made by the MTM ASSOCIATION e. V. were a perfect fit. Manuela Ostermeier, project manager for digitization and internationalization of MTM training, used the example of e-learning developed by her team to explain the importance of the digital transformation of training products for a globalized working world.
At LATC2023, MTM ASSOCIATION e. V. and Halocline GmbH will be using the example of VR and the MTMmotion® interface solution to show what is already possible today in terms of digital work planning: planning reliability with the fun factor. Read an interview with the two main players on the theme area here.
At the beginning of the new year, the EAWS instructor team of the MTM ASSOCIATION e. V. met at the training site in Zeuthen to discuss the further development of the EAWS training courses (EAWS, EAWS practitioner, EAWS practitioner refresher and EAWS license course). One of the most important topics was the integration of the MTM software TiCon into EAWS training.
The MTM ASSOCIATION e. V. and the Fondazione Ergo-MTM Italia are further developing the EAWS® ergonomics assessment method as part of a consortium project. EAWS 2.0 is intended to synchronize workplace design, method planning, time measurement and ergonomics assessment in one process.
The Digital Solutions business unit of Deutsche MTM-Gesellschaft mbH has expanded its product portfolio for MTM applications in the cloud. In addition to MTM-Easy® for the simple determination of production times without MTM knowledge, TiCon for Web is now another software-as-a-service solution available.