Engineering and Production Management

IT Sytems: Product and Process Data

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

• Fundamentals of digitization in companies with a focus on production
• Basics of vertical data integration
• Interfaces to customers and suppliers
• Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
• Horizontal data integration on the shop floor
• Data transmission, networking of production systems
• Safety and security of IT on the shop floor
• Control, monitoring and data integration of automation systems

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the students are able to:

• Describe methods of digitization at a company level and explain the processes used
• Assess and understand influences of information and data exchange on product development and production
• Describe information and data interfaces in customer and supplier relationships
• Understand technological aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and to assess advantages and disadvantages
• Present concrete examples of data transmission and networking of production systems and apply them to production processes
• Understand IT security topics on the shop floor level and design concepts for concrete questions

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; N. Urbach, F. Ahlemann: IT-Management im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung: Auf dem Weg zur IT-Organisation der Zukunft; K. Hildebrand, M. Gebauer, H. Hinrichs, M. Mielke: Daten- und Informationsqualität; H. Schröder, A. Müller: IT-Organisation in der digitalen Transformation;

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge in industrial IT

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams