2021.02.16 Press release

--To the press -

Started sales of "Takumi KIBIT", an AI knowledge sharing system that is useful for skill transfer and organizational knowledge formation jointly developed with FRONTEO and AGC.

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

 FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereafter FRONTEO) has developed skills in the manufacturing industry together with AGC Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshinori Hirai, hereafter AGC). We have started selling the AI ​​knowledge sharing system "Takumi KIBIT (trademark pending)" that is useful for handing down and forming organizational knowledge within a company.

Takumi KIBIT

 Since 2017, FRONTEO has been working with AGC to develop a skill transfer system that utilizes FRONTEO's language analysis AI engine "KIBIT", and announced it as Takumi KIBIT in July 2020.Takumi KIBIT is a system that accumulates the knowledge of skilled technicians in the manufacturing industry as organizational knowledge, and when a technician who needs help in carrying out work or work enters a question, the already accumulated skilled technician From the knowledge, you can refer to the knowledge required for the questioner.In the manufacturing industry, it is urgent to protect and pass on skills that can be said to be the competitiveness of companies, such as the aging of skilled engineers, the shortage of successors due to difficulty in hiring young human resources, and the decentralization of bases including overseas. Takumi KIBIT not only uses the tacit knowledge cultivated through experience, such as know-how created by skilled engineers through trial and error, and ingenuity in production plans and processes, as organizational knowledge, but also within the organization. It also helps to form a culture called knowledge sharing.Currently, Takumi KIBIT is responding to about 7 inquiries on many days.This exceeds the number of inquiries that a person can answer in a day, and AI can replace the valuable efforts of experts and skilled technicians.


Takumi KIBIT

Image of using Takumi KIBIT


 FRONTEO has started selling as a system with the aim of utilizing and popularizing Takumi KIBIT in various industries, including the manufacturing industry, who are worried about passing on skills.As many companies have increased the number of bases and teleworked, and there is a need to change the means of training, skill transfer, and knowledge sharing, Takumi KIBIT aggregates and needs the skills and technologies of "Takumi" in various industries as organizational knowledge. Sharing with others also helps improve organizational strength.


 FRONTEO will quickly adapt to new lifestyles and the changes in society brought about by them, and will support companies and organizations aiming to continue and expand their businesses with a variety of AI solutions.


KIBIT  URL: https://www.fronteo.com/products/kibit/

"KIBIT" is artificial intelligence that uses a unique machine learning algorithm that reproduces the "tacit knowledge" possessed by experts and business experts without relying on keywords in text analysis.It has high natural language processing technology and enables highly accurate analysis in a short time with a small amount of teacher data.


■ About AGC URL: https://www.agc.com/

The AGC Group is a solution provider that provides architectural, automobile and display glass, chemicals and other high-performance materials to customers around the world. In the history of technological innovation for more than 100 years, we have cultivated world-class core technologies in fields such as glass, fluorochemistry, and ceramics.Currently, the Group's annual sales are approximately 1.5 trillion yen, the number of employees is approximately 55,000, and we are expanding our business globally in more than 30 countries and regions.


FRONTEO  URL: https://www.fronteo.com/

FRONTEO uses the self-developed AI engine "KIBIT" and "concept encoder" specializing in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data to support corporate business. A data analysis company. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support international litigation of companies. Has been deployed.Based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in the legal tech business, we will expand the business field to the life science field and business intelligence field from 8, and use AI to "turn text data into knowledge" to support drug discovery. , Dementia diagnosis support, financial, human resources, sales support, etc., contributing to solving various corporate issues. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007.The capital is 6 thousand yen (as of March 26, 2,568,651).


* FRONTEO, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO in Japan.


<Contact information for the press>

Public Relations Officer, FRONTEO Inc. Segawa

Email: pr_contact@fronteo.com


<Contact for inquiries regarding business intelligence business>

FRONTEO Inc. Business Solution Headquarters


ja 日本語
Machine Translation by Google. : close x