How Data Science Assists Volkswagen in Benchmarking and Identifying Similar Work Plan Descriptions
Thursday, Oct 6, 2022
Assembling a car is a complex task consisting of many steps usually grouped and organized in work plans. Based on the car model and its specifications, creating a key performance indicator (KPI) optimized work plan can be very time consuming. This case study at Volkswagen shows how data science can assist and speed up this process. After using various text analytics methods to identify similar work plans descriptions, a semi-automated benchmarking approach provides a KPI-driven recommendation.