Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling

Our research is aimed at improving decision-making and action complexes in organizations more efficient through the use of information and communication technology. We concentrate our work primarily on the development and testing of methods for multi-perspective business modeling. We combine a high scientific standard with a strong application orientation. Our projects are supported by the German Research Foundation, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the European Union, among others, and we also maintain intensive cooperation with companies.

Our team is embedded in the Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems (ICB), in which numerous research groups cover a broad spectrum of both subjects. Our research benefits from the fact that, in such an environment, we can quickly fall back on specific specialist skills if required.

 Tue, 17. Jul. 2018

Prof. Frank and Alexander Bock Give a Lecture and Tutorial at NEMO Summer School 2018

Prof. Frank and Alexander Bock gave a lecture and an accompanying tutorial at the 5th Edition of the Summer School Series on Next-Generation Enterprise Modelling (NEMO 2018) at the University of Vienna.

In the lecture, Prof....

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 Wed, 11. Jul. 2018

Alexander Bock Presents Conference Paper at CBI 2018

Alexander Bock has presented a conference paper entitled "Towards More Expressive Problem Structuring: A Theoretical Conceptualization of 'Problem' in the Context of Enterprise Modeling" at the 20th IEEE International Conference...

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 Wed, 20. Jun. 2018   Mario Nolte

Lectures, workshops and Visiting Scholar Academy with Ulrike Schultze

This year we have once again succeeded in recruiting Prof. Ulrike Schultze from Southern Methodist University as a lecturer for our Visiting Scholar Academy. From July 2 to 7, Prof. Ulrike Schultze will offer a lecture on 'Digital...

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 Mon, 18. Jun. 2018   Mario Nolte

Alexander Bock Receives Best Paper Award at EMMSAD 2018

Alexander Bock has received the Best Paper Award for his paper entitled "The Power/Generality Trade-Off in Decision and Problem Modeling: Theoretical Background and Multi-Level Modeling as a Resolution" at EMMSAD 2018. The paper...

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 Tue, 12. Jun. 2018   Mario Nolte

Prof. Frank is appointed as general chair on ECIS 2018

Ulrich Frank is one of the generals chairs of this year's European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2018) in Portsmouth. The conference takes place from June 23th to June 28th. It is the largest international conference on...

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 Fri, 08. Jun. 2018   Mario Nolte

Alexander Bock and Sybren de Kinderen present conference papers at EMMSAD 2018

Alexander Bock and Sybren de Kinderen will each present a paper at the 23rd Conference on Exploring Modelling Methods for Systems Analysis and Development (EMMSAD 2018), which will take place together with the 30th International...

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 Fri, 04. Jun. 2010   Mario Nolte

Student assistants and research aides wanted to support the UMO team

To support teaching and research, the Chair of Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling is looking for interested Bachelor and Master students. The positions can be taken up immediately, but no later than September 2018. The...

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Wednesday, July 24th 2018

Chair website redesign and archived legacy website

Since 24 July 2018, we have been using the faculty's CMS in a new design.

The old website is still available as an archive.

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