Design of a Platform for Sustainable Production Planning and Controlling from an User Centered Perspective

  • Maximilian ZarteEmail author
  • Agnes Pechmann
  • Isabel L. Nunes
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 781)


The industrial world is currently being changed by digitalization and computerization of the production with the aid of information and communication technologies (ICT). Existing control and management components and systems are connected to this digitalized production. This industrial development towards Industry 4.0 is an enabler for sustainable development in enterprises. ICT provides opportunities to collect and analyze production data according to sustainable aspects. To visualize and analyze available production data from different sources, human-system interfaces are required. This paper presents a user platform for sustainable production planning and controlling (sPPC). The development of the platform follows the standard DIN EN ISO 9241-210:2010 for user-centered design of human-system interfaces. For the platform for sPPC, the primary and secondary users are identified, user and system requirements are specified, and a prototype of the platform is presented and evaluated.


Human-centered design Sustainable manufacturing Industry 4.0 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maximilian Zarte
    • 1
    Email author
  • Agnes Pechmann
    • 2
  • Isabel L. Nunes
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversidade Nova de LisboaCaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Applied Sciences Emden/LeerEmdenGermany
  3. 3.UNIDEMICaparicaPortugal

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