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MC Digital Introduction Material_English

MC Digital
July 07, 2023
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MC Digital Introduction Material_English

MC Digital

July 07, 2023
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    © 2022 MC Digital, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    Drive Growth Beyond
    Digital

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  2. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
    © 2023 MC Digital, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2
    About MC Digital
    What We Do
    Work Environment
    Recruitment
    Index

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  3. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
    © 2023 MC Digital, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 3
    What is MC Digital?
    A technology company that uses cutting-edge
    IT technologies
    to solve issues in all the industries
    that Mitsubishi Corporation is involved in.
    ◉ We are a professional team composed of top-class
    data scientists and IT engineers.
    ◉ We aim to solve issues in each industry and society
    by making full use of the extensive industry
    knowledge accumulated by the Mitsubishi
    Corporation Group.
    ◉ We have both the stability of a Mitsubishi
    Corporation subsidiary and the speed of a start-up
    company.

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  4. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    ◉ Composition of Employees
    Company name MC Digital, Inc.
    CEO Shingaku Kochi
    Address 11th Floor, Hibiya Mitsui Tower,
    1-2-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    Established on September 12, 2019
    Capital 100 million yen
    (including 50-million-yen capital reserve)
    Shareholder Mitsubishi Corporation (100%)
    ◉ VISION:Achievement of Digital Transformation
    ◉ Company Profile
    We believe that we can change people’s lives for the better by
    spreading ever-evolving technologies across the world.
    We aim to create a significant impact that will transform
    industries around the world by building a digital platform based
    on our globally recognized technological capabilities.
    Number of
    employee
    62%
    Average age of
    data scientists
    and engineers
    ◉ Composition of Employees by Job Category
    What is MC Digital?
    72
    Ratio of data
    scientists and  
    engineers
    28
    ※ As of August, 2023

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  5. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    DX Consulting Div. Data Science Div. Engineering Div.
    Corporate Strategy &
    Planning Office
    Product Div.
    Corporate
    Business Consultant
    Project Manager
    Data Consultant
    Data Scientist
    Software Engineer Product Manager
    MC Digital Organization

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  6. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    ◉ Based on the close relationship between Mitsubishi Corporation and
    MC Digital, we are connected to virtually all industries on a global
    scale.
    Natural gas
    LNG Natural gas
    Industrial materials
    Steel
    products
    Performance
    materials
    Mineral resources
    Iron ore Coking coal
    Automotive & mobility
    Automotive
    Mobility
    services
    Food industry
    Food
    sciences
    Consumable
    products
    Industrial infrastructure
    Plant Aerospace
    Industries MC Digital is involved in
    Consumer industry
    Healthcare Retail
    Power solution
    Environmental
    business
    New
    energy
    Urban development
    Urban
    development
    Smart city
     
    Natural
    gas
    Industrial
    materials
    Mineral
    resources
    Food
    industry
    Consumer
    industry
    Power
    solution
    Corporate
    Industrial
    infrastructure
    Urban
    development
    Automotive
    & mobility
    Petrochemistry
    ×
    Mitsubishi
    Corporation

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  7. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    System design using
    cutting-edge technologies
    System architecture design when using cutting-edge technologies
    Identification of issues and creation of solutions in the development
    process
    Knowledge of cutting-edge digital
    technologies
    Agile development and design
    Expertise in cutting-edge technologies including AI and data science
    Agile solution development and design of UI/UX
    Conventional and large-scale
    system development
    Waterfall development of conventional and large-scale systems
    Operation and maintenance Operation and maintenance of conventional and large-scale systems
    Upstream
    Development of digital transformation strategies
    Digital strategy development
    Digital business concept
    MCD can be involved in the upstream process of solving customers’ essential and complex issues by making full use
    of its advanced and cutting-edge technologies.
    IT and Digital Domains MC Digital is Involved in
    IT and Digital Capability What MCD Can Offer Areas covered by MCD
    & Client
    Downstream

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  8. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    The PG BATTLE is a major programming competition, and in its school category, some
    of Japan’s top schools, such as the University of Tokyo and Nada High School,
    participate. In its corporate category, MC Digital won two consecutive championships in
    fiscal years 2021 and 2022.
    In fiscal year 2022, two MC Digital teams came in first and fourth place with the
    first-place team receiving a full score.
    MC Digital Employees’ Achievements
    Fiscal year 2021
    Ranking Company name Points
    1 MC Digital 265
    2 Recruit Co., Ltd. 245
    3 LeapMind Inc. 240
    4 Indeed Japan K.K. 235
    5 Navitime Japan Co., Ltd. 235
    Fiscal year 2022
    Ranking Company name Points
    1 MC Digital 300
    2 Indeed Japan K.K. 270
    3 NTT DATA Mathematical
    Systems Inc.
    270
    4 MC Digital 270
    5 LINE 250
    Won the PG BATTLE, an inter-company programming
    competition, for two consecutive years.
    Top Japanese
    at Meta Hackers Cup 2022
    Ryotaro Sato, a data scientist at MC Digital,
    placed 13th in the Meta Hacker Cup, a
    global programming competition hosted by
    Meta (formerly Facebook).
    He achieved the feat of being ranked first
    among the Japanese.
    MC Digital members have many other
    achievements including Kaggle
    Competition and the publishing papers.

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    About MC Digital
    What We Do
    Work Environment
    Recruitment
    Index

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  10. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    MC Digital’s Business Areas
    Providing enterprise DX solutions in a
    variety of technology and business
    domains
    DX Solutions
    Technology
    domain
    Developing SaaS to apply
    accumulated industrial
    knowledge to other
    industries
    Planning to apply it not
    only to the MC Group but
    also to various other
    companies
    Digital transformation of companies and industries
    Roles of
    MCD
    PJ
    Phases
    Data collection
    Data quality improvement
    Exploring
    how to use data
    How to implement
    algorithms
    System building
    DX
    Consulting
    Data Science
    Engineering
    Business Consultant / Project Manager
    Data Consultant
    DX consulting
    Workshop
    Providing support for DX
    organization development
    for the purpose of human
    resources development
    as well as support for
    industrial DX and
    industrial consulting
    AI SaaS
    Transformation of business processes and
    organizational structures
    Classification
    Regressive
    prediction
    Optimization
    Data analysis
    Business domain
    Demand
    forecasting
    Credit
    decisions
    Delivery
    optimization
    Energy
    Marketing Operation
    ×
    SaaS

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    DX Consulting
    Creating new business and value with customers based on
    our data, digital technology, and knowledge of business
    strategy
    Developing the human resources in each business unit who
    have a deep understanding of the business and can still
    understand what can be achieved through digitalization and
    can lead or execute the DX initiatives
    What is the current issue?
    What the customer aims at?
    We will provide
    consultation and support!
    Consulting and
    development support
    Workshop
    Designing workshop
    Consultation
    on customer issues
    Conducting a casual consultation
    about DX and confirming the current
    issues and what the customer aims
    at
    Designing a workshop according to
    the confirmed issues and direction
    From identifying and clarifying fundamental
    issues, to generating ideas for solution and
    giving shape to them
    Providing consultation and
    development support to implement the
    ideas from the workshop
    Accumulating a wide range of industrial and
    DX knowledge from across all industrial sectors to use and share
    What is the optimal framework?
    Keep the ideas flowing!
    Examples of Workshops
    Support for DX organization development Support for industrial DX and industrial consulting

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    DX Solution | Technology domains where DX solutions excel
    Classification Regressive prediction Optimization
    Data analysis and
    visualization
    Want to add classification
    labels to new incoming
    data.
    Want to obtain
    future values based on the
    past and present data.
    Want to maximize or
    minimize a certain value
    under certain conditions.
    Want to display data in an
    easy-to-understand way
    to use as a reference
    for hypothesis testing
    or decision making.

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    DX Solution|Areas of Business Expertise
    Demand forecasting and
    order/inventory optimization
    Developing an algorithm to forecast future
    demand based on demand fluctuation patterns
    to solve the problems of overstocking and
    understocking
    Optimization of credit
    decisions
    Making more accurate credit decisions and
    minimizing the risk of opportunity loss and
    defaults by predicting customers’ ability to repay
    and the credit risk based on their attributes and
    behavioral data
    Delivery optimization
    Setting optimal delivery schedules and
    contributing to cost reduction and route
    optimization to achieve efficient delivery under
    complex and constrained conditions
    Renewable energy generation
    forecasting and trading
    Maximizing profits in the energy sector, by
    forecasting the amount of renewable energy
    generated and its market prices
    Marketing support
    Analyzing customer purchase data and
    implementing effective sales strategies
    based on the analysis to realize
    cost-effective marketing activities
    Operational optimization
    Increasing production volume and reducing
    costs by optimizing the deployment of
    vehicles, machines and human resources at
    mining sites or other operational locations

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    DX Solution| Process
    Problem setting
    ◉ System development for PoC
    ◉ User-side verification
    From a technology
    perspective
    (ex. Is accuracy enough?)
    From a business perspective
    (ex. Is it cost effective enough?)
    From a user’s perspective
    (ex. does the usability work well
    enough in real-world operation?)
    ◉ System development for the
    production environment that
    reflects the outcome of the
    PoC
    ◉ Converting business
    issues into mathematical
    problems
    ◉ Method:EDA
    Exploratory Data Analysis:
    An approach in the initial phase
    of analysis that multilaterally
    grasps the information
    suggested by the data
    ◉ Algorithm development
    ◉ Verification of accuracy
    using past data (desktop
    verification)
    Hypothesis testing PoC
    ‐Proof of Concept-
    System
    development

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    DX Solution|Project Team
    Depending on the content and scale of the project, people with appropriate skills are assigned to the
    project to form a team.
    Project
    Manager
    Data Scientist Software
    Engineer
    UI/UX Designer
    0 to 1
    1 to 3
    1 to 3
    1 to 2
    Approximately 5 to 10 persons in total per project

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    AI SaaS
    Capturing business know-how in
    digital form in the process of
    solving the issues of MC, which
    works with various industries on a
    global scale
    Building cross-industry
    solutions based on the
    captured know-how and
    converting them to SaaS
    Sophisticating the technology hub
    functions that co-create values, by using
    SaaS as a base and applying the
    solutions to inside and outside the MC
    Group
     
    ×    
    Mitsubishi
    Corporation
    Mitsubishi
    Corporation

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    About MC Digital
    What We Do
    Work Environment
    Recruitment
    Index

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  18. Drive Growth Beyond Digital Proprietary & Confidential
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    Business Tools
    Basic Tools
    • Google Workspace
    • Microsoft 365
    • Slack
    • GitHub
    • Zoom
    • Confluence
    • Jira
    Other Tools
    • GitHub Copilot
    • DeepL Pro

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    Technology Stacks - Engineering
    Programming Languages /
    Libraries etc.
    Web Frontend
    TypeScript, React, Next.js, Storybook
    Backend
    Go, C++, Python / FastAPI
    Database / Storage
    Cloud Spanner, Cloud SQL(MySQL, PostgreSQL), Firestore
    Google Cloud Storage
    Monitoring Cloud Monitoring, Cloud Logging, Sentry, NewRelic
    Authentication / Authorization Auth0
    Container Orchestration Kubernetes, Cloud Run
    Environment Setup Docker, Terraform, Cloud Build
    CI GitHub Actions, Cloud Build

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    Technology Stacks - Data Science
    Workflow Engine Vertex AI Pipelines(Kubeflow), Cloud Composer(Airflow)
    Machine Learning /
    Optimization Tools
    Machine Learning
    LightGBM, scikit-learn, PyTorch, Optuna, Weights & Biases, Vertex AI, Azure OpenAI
    Service
    Mathematical Optimization
    Gurobi, OR-Tools
    Data Analytics BigQuery, Looker Studio

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    Benefits |Work Environment
    A flextime system with core hours from
    11:00 to 16:00 is implemented. Employees
    are allowed to work from home, regardless
    of their department.
    The company-owned latest model PC is
    offered to new employees.
    It is replaced with the latest model
    every two years.
    Flextime/
    work from home system Work support Side jobs allowed
    Employees are allowed to do side jobs,
    provided that a request has been made
    and approved in advance.
    Office environment
    Complimentary drinks and snacks are
    provided in the office.
    A personal locker is also provided for
    each employee.
    Leave
    Five-day workweek system
    Annual leave
    Child care leave /Maternity leave
    Nursing leav/Bereavement leave

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    Benefits |Educational Support / Community Development
    Support for participation in Kaggle Competitions
    When employees form a company team and participate
    in the competitions, the company
    will bear the expenses up to 1.2 million yen per year.
    Support for the purchase of books
    The company will financially support the purchase of books
    related to the work.
    Support for the expenses concerning the acquisition of qualifications or
    participation in seminars
    The company will support a certain amount of expenses for the acquisition of
    qualifications or participation in training and seminars.
    Udemy Business account given
    Employees are free to take Udemy courses.
    Educational Support
    Get-together at the office
    Free-of-charge get-togethers are held once a month at the office.
    Support for the cost of get-togethers
    The company will support the cost of departmental or project get-togethers.
    Support for after-work activities
    The company provides financial support for employees’ after-work activities.
    Activities include a board game club and a bouldering club.
    Community Development

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    Photos of the office

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    About MC Digital
    What We Do
    Work Environment
    Recruitment
    Index

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    Positions
    New graduate
    Engineering Date science DX consulting
    New graduates are recruited by department.
    Engineering Date science DX consulting Design
    Corporate
    Open position Open position Open position UI / UX Designers
    Strategic Public
    Relations
    Software Engineers Data Scientists Project Managers
    Corporate IT
    Infrastructure
    Engineers
    Data Consultants
    Overseas Project
    Managers
    Front-end Engineers
    Mathematical
    Optimization Engineers
    DX Planning Business
    Consultants
    Engineering managers
    Product managers
    Mid-career recruitment
    Mid-career applicants are recruited by position.
    ※Please check the Careers page for the latest information.

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    Selection Processes
    Read the requirements for the position you are
    applying for and apply using the application
    form.
    Informal interviews are conducted as needed.
    Candidates are interviewed by several front-line
    employees.
    We will try to understand the candidates in a variety of
    ways, such as discussions between the candidate and
    the interviewer on work-related issues, in addition to
    general Q&A sessions.
    First and second interviews
    Document screening and informal meeting
    The president will conduct the final interview.
    We will offer the terms and conditions to those
    who pass the interview and make an unofficial
    job offer.
    Final interview
    Final interview
    First and
    second interviews
    Examination
    of assignment
    Document screening /
    informal meeting
    Before proceeding to the interviews,
    candidates are given assignments
    based on the position they are
    applying for and are requested to
    submit their results.
    Examination of assignment

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