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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Frank

Chairholder

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Frank

Room:
R09 R04 H27
Telephone:
+49 201 18-34042
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Consultation Hour:
by appointment

Bio:

I am committed to a cross-disciplinary research style. My personal background is influenced by "Betriebswirtschaftslehre" (Business & Administration, Management Science), the social sciences in general, and Computer Science. The research topics I am interested in correspond to those pursued by my team, and include:

  • multi-perspective enterprise modelling
  • object-oriented software development
  • multi-level modelling
  • concepts and systems to support corporate knowledge management
  • modelling concepts to support e-commerce
  • workflow management
  • (object-oriented) document management
  • methodological aspects of IS research

I teach the following subjects:

  • enterprise modelling
  • business applications, integration technologies, and standards
  • research methods in information systems

Curriculum Vitae:

Publications:

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  • Frank, Ulrich: Specification and Management of Methods - A Case for Multi-level Modelling. In: In: Reinhartz-Berger I., Zdravkovic J., Gulden J., Schmidt R. (eds) Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling. BPMDS 2019, EMMSAD 2019. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol 352. Springer, Cham (2019), p. 311-325. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-20618-5_21 PDF Citation Details

    The digital transformation creates an increasing demand for
    projects to prepare and realize change. The professional management of
    projects demands for methods. In particular, there is not alone need for
    method engineering, but also for managing the use of methods and for
    method maintenance. In this paper, it will be shown that traditional
    approaches to method engineering are not only limited with respect to
    reuse, they also do not support the integration of method engineering and
    method management. The approach presented in this paper addresses
    these limitations. It is based on a mult-level language architecture, which
    enables the common representation of models and code.

  • Frank, Ulrich: Linguistic Structures in the Light of the Digital Transformation: Addressing the Conflict Between Reference and Change. In: Springer International Publishing; Katrin Bergener; Michael Räckers; Armin Stein (Ed.): The Art of Structuring: Bridging the Gap Between Information Systems Research and Practice. 2019, p. 41-54. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-06234-7 PDF Full text Citation Details

    Information systems are at the core of the digital transformation. To cope with the dynamics of new, emerging markets and ever changing requirements, it is often argued that agile approaches to software development are mandatory. Some even demand to develop information systems without conceptual models, because they were likely to be outdated even before the software is implemented. While such a proposal is not acceptable for serious reasons, conceptual modelling is indeed facing a remarkable challenge in times of change. On the one hand, economics demand for reuse and interoperability, hence, for stable references. On the other hand, freezing structures is likely to compromise a software system's adaptability. Based on an analysis of this conflict and further challenges, it will be shown how languages for conceptual modelling can be designed to support both, the need for reference and the demand for change.

  • Frank, Ulrich: The Flexible Modelling and Execution Language (FMMLx) Version 2.0: Analysis of Requirements and Technical Terminology - ICB Research Report, 66. Essen 2018. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47506) Full text Citation Details

    The Flexible Meta Modelling and Execution Language (FMMLx ) is a multi-level language that allows to create executable models. It is implemented in the integrated meta-programming and meta-modelling environment Xmodeler. The Xmodeler is based on XCore, a recursive, reflexive meta-model that allows the defnition and implementation of classes on arbitrary classifcation levels. However, XCore does not allow to assign classifcation levels to classes. The FMMLx extends XCore with explicit classifcation levels and intrinsic features that allow for deferred instantiation. Like XCore, the FMMLx features a common representation of models and code. As a consequence, models can be executed without the need to transform them to code. The use of the FMMLx during the last fve years was promising, since it allows to clearly promote reuse and flexibility of modelling languages and software systems. Nevertheless, some of the assumptions its design was based on had to be challenged. In addition, the use of the language was compromised by various  limitations. Against this background, it was decided to develop a substantially revised version, the FMMLx 2.0. This report presents an analysis of requirements that form the foundation for the subsequent  specifcation of the new version. The report also presents a proposal for a technical terminology of multi-level modelling.

  • van der Aalst, Wil; Becker, Jörg; Bichler, Martin; Buhl, Hans Ulrich; Dibbern, Jens; Frank, Ulrich; Hasenkamp, Ulrich; Heinzl, Armin; Hinz, Oliver; Hui, Kai-Lung; Jarke, Matthias; Karagiannis, Dimitris; Kliewer, Natalia; König, Wolfgang; Mendling, Jan; Mertens, Peter; Rossi, Matti; Voss, Stefan; Weinhardt, Christof; Winter, Robert; Zdravkovic, Jelena: Views on the Past, Present, and Future of Business and Information Systems Engineering. In: Business and Information Systems Engineering, Vol. 60, No. 6,, Vol 2018 (2018). doi:10.1007/s12599-018-0561-1 Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Toward a unified conception of multi-level modelling: advanced requirements. In: Hebig, Regina; Berger, Thorsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Multi-Level Modeling (MULTI) 2018. Copenhagen 2018, p. 718-727. Full text Citation Details
  • Clark, Tony; Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Level Constraints. In: Hebig, Regina; Berger, Thorsten (Ed.): Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Multi-Level Modeling (MULTI) 2018. Copenhagen 2018, p. 103-117. Full text Citation Details
  • Almeida, João Paulo A.; Frank, Ulrich; Kühne, Thomas: Multi-Level Modelling (Dagstuhl Seminar 17492). In: Dagstuhl Reports, Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Vol 7 (2018) No 12, p. 18-49. doi:10.4230/DagRep.7.12.18 Full text Citation Details

    This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 17492 "Multi-Level Modelling". This seminar brought together researchers and industry practitioners from the fields of conceptual modeling, ontologies, and formal foundations to discuss and share the benefits of Multi-Level Modelling (MLM), to develop an agreement on MLM terminology and scope, and to drive future research directions in MLM. Some foundational presentations were given by the seminar organizers to ground the discussions and provide an initial set of open questions which would lead to the formation of the working groups. In addition, six industry representatives gave talks explaining the needs, challenges, utility, and possible issues with adoption of MLM in industry. Based on the original seminar goals, the talks, and the resulting discussions, four working groups were established to investigate: the formal and ontological "Foundations"of MLM; promising "Applications" and potential evaluation criteria for MLM methods; the "Dynamic Aspects" of MLM, such as processes and behaviour; and, the use of and impact on "Model Transformations" in the context of MLM.

  • Goldstein, Anat; Frank, Ulrich; Johanndeiter, Thomas: Business process runtime models: towards bridging the gap between design, enactment, and evaluation of business processes. In: Information Systems and e-Business Management. Springer Link, 2018, p. 1-38. doi:10.1007/s10257-018-0374-2 Full text Citation Details

    Business process management (BPM) broadly covers a lifecycle of four distinct phases: design, configuration, enactment, and analysis and evaluation. Most BPM tool suites impose a strict separation between these phases, i.e., in each phase different languages and tools are used and the transition between phases is indirect and costly. This paper presents an environment for integrating all phases of the BPM lifecycle in which business process (BP) types and their instances can be modeled, visualized, managed and automatically synchronized, using a shared representation of models and code. The environment extends the capabilities of BP models to be used not only for specifying BPs but also for: (1) enactment—creating instance objects that capture BP operational data; (2) monitoring BP instances as they progress; (3) visualizing performance indicators of executed BPs at runtime; and (4) navigating from a BP type model to its respective instance population. As opposed to existing tools, the proposed environment does not require regenerating the workflow schema when BP designs change, nor does it require additional adaptations to support monitoring. Thereby, we facilitate a continuous and dynamic BPM environment, where workflow specifications can be changed at runtime. Our solution integrates a meta-programming language called eXecutable Modeling Facility (XMF) and the multi-perspective enterprise modeling framework (MEMO).

  • de Cesare, Sergio; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Advances in Conceptual Modeling - ER 2017 Workshops AHA, MoBiD, MREBA, OntoCom, and QMMQ Valencia, Spain, November 6–9, 2017, Proceedings, Springer, Valencia, Spain, 2017. Full text Citation Details

    ER 2017 Workshops AHA, MoBiD,
    MREBA, OntoCom, and QMMQ
    Valencia, Spain, November 6–9, 2017, Proceedings

  • Olbrich, Sebastian; Frank, Ulrich; Gregor, Shirley; Niederman, Fred; Rowe, Frantz: On the Merits and Limits of Replication and Negation for IS Research. In: AIS Transactions on Replication Research, Vol 3 (2017). doi:10.17705/1atrr.00016 Full text Citation Details

    A simple idea underpins the scientific process: All results should be subject to continued testing and questioning. Given the particularities of our international IS discipline, different viewpoints seem to be required to develop a picture of the merits and limits of testing and replication. Hence, the authors of this paper approach the topic from different perspectives. Following the ongoing discourse in neighbouring disciplines, we start by highlighting the significance of testing, replication and negation for scientific discourse as well as for the sponsors of research initiatives. Next, we discuss types of replication research and the challenges associated with each. In the third section, challenging questions are raised in the light of the ability of IS research for self-correction. Then, we address publication issues related to types of replications that require shifting editorial behaviors. The fifth section reflects on the possible use and interpretation of replication results in the light of contingency. As a key takeaway, the paper suggests ways to identify studies worth replicating in our field and reflects on possible roles of replication and testing for future IS research.

  • Frank, Ulrich: Theories in the Light of Contingency and Change: Possible Future Worlds and Well-Grounded Hope as a Supplement to Truth. In: Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50). 2017, p. 5727-5736. Full text Citation Details

    Based on a critical account of the dominant concept of theory, the paper presents an alterna-tive, wider notion of theory. It is motivated by the need to cope with a contingent research subject and the assumption that IS should provide an orientation for managing the digital transfor-mation. Unlike neo-positivistic notions of theory, the proposed conception is not restricted to de-scriptions of the factual, but may be aimed at de-signing possible future worlds. Conceiving of possible future worlds requires overcoming the barriers created by language that constitutes our idea of the present world. The paper discusses the resulting methodological challenges and outlines how they might be addressed.

  • Frank, Ulrich: Konzeptuelle Modellierung: Obsoleter Kostentreiber oder zentraler Erfolgsfaktor der digitalen Transformation?. In: Thomas Benker; Carsten Jürck; Matthias Wolf (Ed.): Geschäftsprozessorientierte Systementwicklung, DOI 10.1007/978-3-658-14826-3_4. Springer Vieweg, 2017, p. 33-47. PDF Citation Details
  • Bock, Alexander; Frank, Ulrich; Bergmann, Arne; Strecker, Stefan: Towards Support for Strategic Decision Processes Using Enterprise Models: A Critical Reconstruction of Strategy Analysis Tools. In: Horkoff, Jennifer; Jeusfeld, Manfred A.; Persson, Anne (Ed.): The Practice of Enterprise Modeling. 9th IFIP WG 8.1. Working Conference, PoEM 2016, Skövde, Sweden, November 8-10, 2016, Proceedings. Springer, 2016, p. 41-56. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-48393-1_4 Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Designing Models and Systems to Support IT Management: A Case for Multilevel Modeling. In: MULTI 2016 – Multi-Level Modelling. Proceedings of the Workshop in Saint-Malo. 2016, p. 3-24. PDF Citation Details
  • Bichler, Martin; Frank, Ulrich; Avison, David; Malaurent, Julien; Fettke, Peter; Hovorka, Dirk; Krämer, Jan; Schnurr, Daniel; Müller, Benjamin; Suhl, Leena; Thalheim, Bernhard: Theories in Business and Information Systems Engineering. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering (2016), p. 1-29. Full text Citation Details
  • Bock, Alexander; Frank, Ulrich: MEMO GoalML: A Context-Enriched Modeling Language To Support Reflective Organizational Goal Planning and Decision Processes. In: Comyn-Wattiau, Isabelle; Tanaka, Katsumi; Song, Il-Yeol; Yamamoto, Shuichiro; Saeki, Motoshi (Ed.): 35th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2016). Springer, 2016, p. 515-529. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46397-1_40 Full text Citation Details
  • Bock, Alexander; Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Perspective Enterprise Modelling – Conceptual Foundation and Implementation with ADOxx. In: Karagiannis, Dimitris; Mayr, Heinrich C.; Mylopoulos, John (Ed.): Domain-Specific Conceptual Modeling – Concepts, Methods and Tools. 2016, p. 241-267. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39417-6_11 Full text Citation Details
  • Aveiro, David; Frank, Ulrich; Lin, Kj; Tribolet, José (Ed.): Proceedings 17th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics, IEEE, University of Lisbon, Portugal 2015. Citation Details
  • Cheng, B. H. C.; Degueule, T.; Atkinson, C.; Clarke, Steve; Frank, Ulrich; Mostermann, P. J.; Sztipanovits, J.: Motivating Use Cases for the Globalization of DSLs. In: Combemale; B.; Cheng; B.H.C.; France; R.B.; Jézéquel; J.-M.; Rumpe; B. (Ed.): Globalizing Domain-Specific Languages. Springer, 2015, p. 21-42. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Modelle und die Hoffnung auf eine bessere Welt. In: Erwägen Wissen Ethik, Vol 26 (2015) No 3, p. 372-375. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Köhling, Christian; Overbeek, Sietse: A Language for Multi-Perspective Goal Modelling: Challenges, Requirements and Solutions. In: Computer Standards & Interfaces, Vol 38 (2015), p. 1-16. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Winter, Robert; al, et: “Impact Engineering” or Social Responsibility?. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering, Vol 57 (2015) No 4, p. 279-292. Full text Citation Details
  • Goldstein, Anat; Frank, Ulrich: Components of a multi-perspective modeling method for designing and managing IT security systems. online first. In: Information Systems and e-Business Management (2015). Full text Citation Details
  • Heß, Michael; Kaczmarek, Monika; Frank, Ulrich; Podleska, Lars; Taeger, Georg: Towards a DSML for Clinical Pathways in the Realm of Multi-Perspective Hospital Modelling. In: Becker, Jörg; Vom Brocke, Jan; Marco, Marco de (Ed.): Proceedings of the 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015). Münster 2015. Full text Citation Details
  • Heß, Michael; Kaczmarek, Monika; Frank, Ulrich; Podleska, Lars; Taeger, Georg: Towards a pathway-based clinical cancer registration in Hospital Information Systems. In: Lenz, Richard; Miksch, Silvia; Peleg, Mor; Reichert, Manfred; Riaño, David; Teije, Annette ten (Ed.): Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop Knowledge Representation for Health Care (KR4HC) 2015 - ProHealth 2015. Springer, Cham 2015, p. 80-94. Full text Citation Details
  • Schauer, Carola; Frank, Ulrich: Wirtschaftsinformatik an Schulen. Status und Desiderata mit Fokus auf Nordrhein-Westfalen - ICB Research Report, 61. Essen 2014. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47028) Full text Citation Details
  • Bock, Alexander; Kaczmarek, Monika; Overbeek, Sietse; Heß, Michael: A Comparative Analysis of Selected Enterprise Modelling Approaches. In: Frank, Ulrich; Loucopoulos, Pericles; Petrounias, Ilias; Pastor, Óscar (Ed.): The Practice of Enterprise Modeling: 7th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference, PoEM 2014, Manchester, UK, November 12-13, 2014, Proceedings. Springer, 2014, p. 148-163. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-45501-2_11 Full text Citation Details
  • Clark, Tony; Kulkarni, Vinay; Barn, Balbir; France, Robert; Frank, Ulrich; Turk, Dan: Towards the Model Driven Organization. In: Sprague Jr., Ralph H. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2014. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Higher Value of Research by Promoting Value for Researchers. In: Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol 34 (2014) No 43. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Enterprise Modelling: The Next Steps. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, Vol 9 (2014) No 1, p. 22-37. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Mehrebenen-Modellierung: Ein Vorschlag für ein neues Paradigma der konzeptuellen Modellierung und des Entwurfs von Informationssystemen. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik online first, Vol 56 (2014) No 6, p. 347-367. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multilevel Modeling: Toward a New Paradigm of Conceptual Modeling and Information Systems Design. In: Business and Information Systems Engineering online first, Vol 6 (2014) No 6, p. 319-337. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Power-Modelling: Toward a more Versatile Approach to Creating and Using Conceptual Models. In: Shishkov, Boris (Ed.): Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Business Modelling and Software Design. 2014, p. 9-19. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Loucopoulos, Pericles; Petrounias, Ilias; Pastor, Óscar (Ed.): The Practice of Enterprise Modeling: 7th IFIP WG 8.1 Working Conference, PoEM 2014, Manchester, UK, November 12-13, 2014, Proceedings, Springer, 2014. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Fettke, Peter; Vom Brocke, Jan; Becker, Jörg; Sinz, Elmar: Das Forschungsfeld „Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme“. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 56 (2014) No 1, p. 49-54. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Fettke, Peter; Vom Brocke, Jan; Becker, Jörg; Sinz, Elmar: The Research Field “Modeling Business Information Systems”. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering, Vol 6 (2014) No 1, p. 39-43. Full text Citation Details
  • Heise, David; Strecker, Stefan; Frank, Ulrich: ControlML: A domain-specific modeling language in support of assessing internal controls and the internal control system. In: International Journal of Accounting Information Systems (IJAIS), Vol 15 (2014) No 3, p. 224-245. Full text Citation Details
  • Heß, Michael; Kaczmarek, Monika; Frank, Ulrich; Podleska, Lars; Taeger, Georg: On the Requirements Analysis Process for Domain-Specific Languages in the Realm of Multi-Perspective Hospital Modelling. In: Ieee (Ed.): Proceedings of 2014 IEEE 1st International Workshop on the Interrelations between Requirements Engineering and Business Process Management (REBPM). 2014, p. 29-38. Citation Details
  • Peter, Loos; Tobias, Mettler; Robert, Winter; Matthias, Goeken; Ulrich, Frank; Alfred Winter: Methodological Pluralism in Business and Information Systems Engineering?, Volume 5, Issue 6, pp 453–460. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 2013. doi:10.1007/s12599-013-0299-8) Full text Citation Details

    This article is also available in German in print and via http://www.wirtschaftsinformatik.de: Loos P (2013) Methodenpluralismus in der Wirtschaftsinformatik? WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK. doi:  10.1007/s11576-013-0392-0.

  • Barn, Balbir; Clark, Tony; France, Robert; Frank, Ulrich; Kulkarni, Vinay; Turk, Dan (Ed.): Proceedings of the workshop Towards the Model Driven Organization (AMINO 2013), IEEE, 2013. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Between Canonization and Differentiation. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering, Vol 5 (2013) No 6. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Domain-Specific Modeling Languages - Requirements Analysis and Design Guidelines. In: Reinhartz-Berger, Iris; Sturm, Aron; Clark, Tony; Wand, Yair; Cohen, Sholom; Bettin, Jorn (Ed.): Domain Engineering: Product Lines, Conceptual Models, and Languages. Springer, 2013, p. 133-157. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zwischen Kanonisierung und Differenzierung. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 55 (2013) No 6. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Perspective Enterprise Modeling: Foundational Concepts, Prospects and Future Research Challenges. In: Software and Systems Modeling (2013). Full text Citation Details
  • Goldstein, Anat; Overbeek, Sietse: Enterprise models as drivers for IT security management at runtime. In: Combemale, Benoit; Antoni, Julien De; France, Robert; Barn, Balbir; Clark, Tony; Frank, Ulrich; Kulkarni, Vinay; Turk, Dan (Ed.): Joint Proceedings of the First International Workshop on the Globalization of Modeling Languages (GEMOC 2013) and the First International Workshop: Towards the Model Driven Organization (AMINO 2013), Miami, USA, September 29 - October 04, 2013. Sun SITE Central Europe, Aachen, Germany, EU, 2013, p. 79-88. Full text Citation Details
  • Gulden, Jens: Meta-model Patterns for Expressing Relationships between Organization Model Concepts and Software Implementation Concepts. In: Barn, Balbir; Clark, Tony; France, Robert; Frank, Ulrich; Kulkarni, Vinay; Turk, Dan (Ed.): Proceedings of the workshop Towards the Model Driven Organization (AMINO 2013). IEEE, 2013. Citation Details
  • Kattenstroth, Heiko; Frank, Ulrich; Heise, David: Towards a Modelling Method in Support of Evaluating Information Systems Integration. In: Jung, Reinhard; Reichert, M. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures (EMISA ’13), St. Gallen, Schweiz. GI, 2013, p. 85-99. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Thoughts on Classification / Instantiation and Generalisation / Specialisation - ICB Research Report, 53. Essen 2012. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47059) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Specialisation in Business Process Modelling: Motivation, Approaches and Limitations - ICB Research Report, 51. Essen 2012. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47062) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: ICT Companies: Subject of Research and Co-Operation Partners. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering (2012) No 6. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: IKT-Unternehmen als Forschungsgegenstand und Kooperationspartner. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik (2012) No 6. Full text Citation Details
  • Goldstein, Anat; Frank, Ulrich: A language for Multi-Perspective Modelling of IT Security: Objectives and Analysis of Requirements. In: La Rosa, M.; Soffer, P. (Ed.): Business Process Management Workshops (BPM 2012). Springer, 2012. Full text Citation Details
  • Goldstein, Anat; Frank, Ulrich: Augmented Enterprise Models as a Foundation for Generating Security-Related Software: Requirements and Prospects. In: Acm (Ed.): Proceedings of the Workshop on Model-Driven Security. ACM, New York 2012. Full text Citation Details
  • Strecker, Stefan; Frank, Ulrich; Heise, David; Kattenstroth, Heiko: MetricM: A modeling method in support of the reflective design and use of performance measurement systems. In: Information Systems and e-Business Management, Vol 10 (2012) No 2, p. 241-276. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO Organisation Modelling Language (2): Focus on Business Processes - ICB Research Report, 49. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47065) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO Organisation Modelling Language (1): Focus on Organisational Structure - ICB Research Report, 48. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47066) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO Organisation Modelling Language: requirements and core diagram types - ICB Research Report, 47. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47067) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Perspective Enterprise Modelling: Background and Terminological Foundation - ICB Research Report, 46. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47068) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Heise, David; Kattenstroth, Heiko; Schauer, Carola: Leitfaden zur Erstellung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten in der Wirtschaftsinformatik - ICB Research Report, 45. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47069) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: The MEMO Meta Modelling Language (MML) and Language Architecture. 2nd Edition - ICB Research Report, 43. Essen 2011. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47072) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Conception of a Presentation Development and Management System Featuring ‘Smart Slides’. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, Vol 6 (2011) No 1, p. 47-69. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Ein ambivalentes Konzept. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik (2011) No 2. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Some Guidelines for the Conception of Domain-Specific Modelling Languages. In: Nüttgens, Markus; Thomas, Oliver; Weber, Barbara (Ed.): Proceedings of the Conference ’Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures’ (EMISA 2011). Lecture Notes in Informatics. GI, Bonn, Germany 2011, p. 93-106. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Fettke, Peter: What in Fact Is the Role of Stylized Facts in Fundamental Research of Business and Information Systems Engineering?. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering (2011) No 2. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Kattenstroth, Heiko; Heise, David: Wissenschaftliche Untersuchung zur „Integration der COBIT und ITIL Standards mit der Rahmenarchitektur IT-Steuerung Bund“, Essen 2011. Full text Citation Details
  • Strecker, Stefan; Heise, David; Frank, Ulrich: Prolegomena of a modelling method in support of audit risk assessment: Outline of a domain-specific modelling language for internal controls and internal control systems. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures: An International Journal, Vol 6 (2011) No 3, p. 5-24. Citation Details
  • Strecker, Stefan; Heise, David; Frank, Ulrich: RiskM: A multi-perspective modeling method for IT risk assessment. In: Information Systems Frontiers, Vol 13 (2011) No 4, p. 595-611. Full text Citation Details
  • Österle, Hubert; Becker, Jörg; Frank, Ulrich; al, et: Memorandum on design-oriented information systems research. In: European Journal of Information Systems, Vol 20 (2011), p. 7-10. doi:10.1057/ejis.2010.55 Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Outline of a Method for Designing Domain-Specific Modelling Languages - ICB Research Report, 42. Essen 2010. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47075) Full text Citation Details

    doi.org/10.17185/duepublico/47075

  • Strecker, Stefan; Heise, David; Frank, Ulrich: Entwurf einer Mentoring-Konzeption für den Studiengang M.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik an der Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der Universität Duisburg-Essen - ICB Research Report, 39. Essen 2010. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47083) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zur methodischen Fundierung der Forschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Österle, Hubert; Winter, Robert; Brenner, Walter (Ed.): Gestaltungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik: Ein Plädoyer für Rigor und Relevanz. St. Gallen 2010, p. 35-44. Citation Details
  • Gulden, Jens; Frank, Ulrich: MEMOCenterNG. A full-featured modeling environment for organization-modeling and model-driven software development. In: Soffer, Pnina; Proper, Erik (Ed.): Proceedings of the CAiSE Forum 2010. 2010, p. 76-83. Citation Details
  • Heise, David; Heß, Michael; Strecker, Stefan; Frank, Ulrich: Rekonstruktion eines klinischen Behandlungspfads mithilfe domänenspezifischer Erweiterungen einer Geschäftsprozessmodellierungssprache: Anwendungsfall und Sprachkonzepte. In: Thomas, Oliver; Nüttgens, Markus (Ed.): Dienstleistungsmodellierung 2010. Interdisziplinäre Konzepte und Anwendungen. Physica, Heidelberg 2010, p. 210-227. Full text Citation Details
  • Österle, Hubert; Becker, Jörg; Frank, Ulrich; al, et: Memorandum zur gestaltungsorientierten Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftlichliche Forschung (2010) No 11, p. 664-669. Citation Details
  • Strecker, Stefan; Heise, David; Frank, Ulrich: Toward modeling constructs for audit risk assessment: Reflections on internal controls modeling. In: Esswein, Werner; Turowski, Klaus; Juhrisch, Martin (Ed.): Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme (MobIS 2010) : Modellgestütztes Management, 15.-17. September 2010, Dresden. GI, 2010, p. 131-148. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan: Beyond ERP Systems: An Outline of Self-Referential Enterprise Systems - ICB Research Report, 31. Essen 2009. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47096) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Die Konstruktion möglicher Welten als Chance und Herausforderung der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Becker, Jörg; Krcmar, Helmut; Niehaves, Björn (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheorie und gestaltungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik. Physica, Heidelberg 2009, p. 167-180. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Heise, David; Kattenstroth, Heiko: Use of a Domain Specific Modeling Language for Realizing Versatile Dashboards. In: Tolvanen, Juha-Pekka; Rossi, Matti; Gray, J.; Sprinkle, J. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 9th OOPSLA workshop on domain-specific modeling (DSM). Helsinki Business School, Helsinki 2009. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Heise, David; Kattenstroth, Heiko; Ferguson, Donald; Hadar, Ethan; Waschke, Marvin: ITML: A Domain-Specific Modeling Language for Supporting Business Driven IT Management. In: Tolvanen, Juha-Pekka; Rossi, Matti; Gray, J.; Sprinkle, J. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 9th OOPSLA workshop on domain-specific modeling (DSM). Helsinki Business School, Helsinki 2009. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Squazzoni, Flamino; Troitzsch, Klaus: Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation: An Introduction. In: Squazzoni, Flaminio (Ed.): Epistemological Aspects of Computer Simulation in the Social Sciences. Springer, 2009, p. 1-11. Citation Details
  • Kurbel, Karl; Brenner, Walter; Chamoni, Peter; Frank, Ulrich; Mertens, Peter; Rothmayr, Friedrich (Ed.): Studienführer Wirtschaftsinformatik. Studieninhalte - Anwendungsfelder - Berufsbilder, Gabler, Wiesbaden 2009. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: The MEMO Meta Modelling Language (MML) and Language Architecture - ICB Research Report, 24. Essen 2008. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47113) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Herausforderungen der Wirtschaftsinformatik in Zeiten des Wandels. In: Myrach, Thomas; Jung, Reinhard (Ed.): Quo vadis Wirtschaftsinformatik - Festschrift für Prof. Gerhard F. Knolmayer zum 60. Geburtstag. Gabler, Wiesbaden 2008, p. 37-56. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Integration - Reflections on a Pivotal Concept for Designing and Evaluating Information Systems. In: Kaschek, Roland; Kop, Christian; Steinberger, Claudia; Fliedl, Günther (Ed.): Information Systems and e-Business Technologies. 2nd International United Information Systems Conference UNISCON 2008. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 2008, p. 111-122. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Konstruktionsorientierter Forschungsansatz. In: Kurbel, Karl; Becker, Jörg; Gronau, Norbert; Sinz, Elmar; Suhl, Leena (Ed.): Enzyklopädie der Wirtschaftsinformatik : Online-Lexikon. Oldenbourg, München 2008. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multiperspektivische Unternehmensmodellierung. In: Kurbel, Karl; Becker, Jörg; Gronau, Norbert; Sinz, Elmar; Suhl, Leena (Ed.): Enzyklopädie der Wirtschaftsinformatik : Online-Lexikon. Oldenbourg, München 2008. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Reflexionen zur sprachlichen Konstruktion von Informationssystemen. In: Heinemann, Elisabeth (Ed.): Anwendungsinformatik: Die Zukunft des Enterprise Engineering. Nomos, Baden-Baden 2008, p. 37-49. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Heise, David; Kattenstroth, Heiko; Schauer, Hanno: Designing and Utilising Business Indicator Systems within Enterprise Models – Outline of a Method. In: Loos, Peter; Nüttgens, Markus; Turowski, Klaus; Werth, Dirk (Ed.): Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme (MobIS 2008). GI, Bonn 2008, p. 89-105. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Schauer, Carola; Wigand, Rolf: Different Paths of Development of Two Information Systems Communities: A Comparative Study Based on Peer Interviews. In: Communications of the AIS, Vol 22 (2008) No 21, p. 391-412. Full text Citation Details
  • Heise, David; Strecker, Stefan; Frank, Ulrich; Jung, Jürgen: Erweiterung einer Unternehmensmodellierungsmethode zur Unterstützung des IT-Controllings. In: Bichler, M.; Hess, Thomas; Krcmar, Helmut; Lechner, Ulrike; Matthes, Florian; Picot, Arnold; Speitkamp, Benjamin; Wolf, Petra (Ed.): Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2008. GITO, Berlin 2008, p. 1017-1028. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Koch, Stefan: ’Open Model’ - ein Vorschlag für ein Forschungsprogramm der Wirtschaftsinformatik (Langfassung) - ICB Research Report, 8. Essen 2007. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47160) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Ein Vorschlag zur Konfiguration von Forschungsmethoden in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Lehner, Franz; Zelewski, Stephan (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheoretische Fundierung und wissenschaftliche Orientierung der Wirtschaftsinformatik. GITO, Berlin 2007, p. 158-185. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Integration der Datenverarbeitung. In: Forum Forschung, Universität Duisburg-Essen (2007), p. 92-97. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Relevance of Research implies Relevance to Researchers. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 49 (2007) No 5, p. 404-405. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Wissenschaftstheorie. In: Köhler, R.; Küpper, H.; Pfingsten, A. (Ed.): Handwörterbuch der Betriebswirtschaft. Poeschel, 2007, p. 2010-2017. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Lange, Carola: E-MEMO: A Method to support the Development of customized Electronic Commerce Systems. In: Information Systems and E-Business Management (ISeB), Vol 5 (2007) No 2, p. 93-116. doi:10.1007/s10257-006-0034-9 Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan: Open Reference Models – Community-driven Collaboration to Promote Development and Dissemination of Reference Models. In: Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, Vol 2 (2007) No 2, p. 32-41. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Strecker, Stefan; Koch, Stefan: ’Open Model’ - ein Vorschlag für ein Forschungsprogramm der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Oberweis, Andreas; Weinhardt, Ch (Ed.): eOrganisation: Service-, Prozess-, Market-Engineering (8. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik). Universitätsverlag Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe 2007, p. 217-234. Full text Citation Details
  • Schauer, Carola; Frank, Ulrich: Wirtschaftsinformatik und Information Systems: ein Vergleich aus wissenschaftstheoretischer Sicht. In: Lehner, Franz; Zelewski, Stephan (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheoretische Fundierung und wissenschaftliche Orientierung der Wirtschaftsinformatik. GITO, Berlin 2007, p. 122-155. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Towards a Pluralistic Conception of Research Methods in Information Systems Research - ICB Research Report, 7. Essen 2006. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47166) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Evaluation von Forschung und Lehre an Universitäten - Ein Diskussionsbeitrag - ICB Research Report, 6. Essen 2006. doi:10.17185/duepublico/47167) Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Evaluation of Reference Models. In: Fettke, Peter; Loos, Peter (Ed.): Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis. Idea Group, 2006, p. 118-140. Full text Citation Details
  • Jung, Jürgen; Sprenger, Jonas: Muster für die Geschäftsprozessmodellierung. In: Schelp, Joachim; Winter, Robert; Frank, Ulrich; Rieger, Bodo; Turowski, Klaus (Ed.): Integration, Informationslogistik und Architektur. Proceedings der DW2006. 2006, p. 189-204. Citation Details
  • Koch, Stefan; Strecker, Stefan; Frank, Ulrich: Conceptual Modelling as a New Entry in the Bazaar: The Open Model Approach. In: Damiani, Ernesto; Fitzgerald, Brian; Scacchi, Walt; Scotto, Marco; Succi, Giancarlo (Ed.): Open Source Systems. Springer, Heidelberg ea. 2006. Full text Citation Details
  • Schauer, Hanno; Frank, Ulrich: Methoden des Wissensmanagements. In: Belliger, Andréa; Krieger, David (Ed.): Wissensmanagement für KMU. VDF, 2006, p. 147-166. Citation Details
  • Schelp, Joachim; Winter, Robert; Frank, Ulrich; Rieger, Bodo; Turowski, Klaus (Ed.): Integration, Informationslogistik und Architektur. Proceedings der DW2006, 2006. Citation Details
  • Desel, Jörg; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures, 2005. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Silver Bullet or Academic Toys?. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 2 (2005). Full text Citation Details
  • Wolff, Frank; Frank, Ulrich: A Multiperspective Framework for Evaluating Conceptual Models in Organisational Change. In: Bartmann, Dieter; Rrajola, Frederico; Kallinikos, Jannis; Avison, David; Winter, Robert; Ein-Dor, Philip; Becker, Jörg; Bodendorf, Freimut; Weinhardt, Christof (Ed.): ECIS 2005 - 13th European Conference on Information Systems: Information Systems in a Rapidly Changing Economy. Association for Information Systems, 2005, p. 1-12. Full text Citation Details
  • Wolff, Frank; Oberle, Daniel; Lamparter, Steffen; Staab, Steffen: Economic Reflections on Managing Web Service Using Semantics. In: Desel, Jörg; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Enterprise Modelling and Information Systems Architectures. 2005, p. 194-207. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: E-MEMO: Referenzmodelle zur ökonomischen Realisierung leistungsfähiger Infrastrukturen für Electronic Commerce. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 46 (2004) No 5, p. 373-381. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Informationstechnologie und Organisation. In: Schreyögg, Georg (Ed.): Handwörterbuch Unternehmensführung. Poeschel, 2004, p. 472-480. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheorie in Ökonomie und Wirtschaftsinformatik: Theoriebildung und -bewertung, Ontologien, Wissensmanagement, Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2004. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Model-Driven Planning and Development of Infrastructures for E-Commerce. In: Wang, Shan; Yang, Dongqing; Tanaka, Katsumi (Ed.): Conceptual Modeling for Advanced Application Domains. Springer, 2004, p. 679-690. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zwischen Wettbewerbsorientierung und Qualitätssicherung. Universität und Wissenschaft in Zeiten des Wandels. In: Wissenschaftsmanagement, Vol 10 (2004) No 1, p. 27-31. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Lange, Carola: A Framework to Support the Analysis of Strategic Options for Electronic Commerce, 2004. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Lange, Carola: Corporate Strategies for Electronic Commerce - Stepwise refinement and mapping to generic business process models, Koblenz 2004. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Lange, Carola: Einführende Lehrbücher für ’Information Systems’ aus dem Blickwinkel der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Vorbild oder Bedrohung?, 2004. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Lange, Carola: Information Systems - einführende Lehrbücher: Vergleichende Buchbesprechung. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 46 (2004) No 5, p. 228-237. Full text Citation Details
  • Lange, Carola; Frank, Ulrich: Ein Bezugsrahmen zur Verfeinerung und Umsetzung von Unternehmensstrategien für Electronic Commerce, Koblenz 2004. Full text Citation Details
  • Schauer, Hanno: Impulse der Erkenntnistheorie und des Wissenschaftsbetriebs für eine betriebliche Wissensbewertung. In: Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheorie in Ökonomie und Wirtschaftsinformatik: Theoriebildung und -bewertung, Ontologien, Wissensmanagement. Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2004, p. 289-310. Citation Details
  • Wolff, Frank: Verschiedene wissenschaftstheoretische Ansätze in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften: Gedanken zu ihrer sinnvollen Nutzung in der Praxis. In: Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Wissenschaftstheorie in Ökonomie und Wirtschaftsinformatik: Theoriebildung und -bewertung, Ontologien, Wissensmanagement. Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2004, p. 131-147. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Rezension von "Kock, N.; Gray, P.; Hoving, R.; Klein, H.; Myers, M.; Rockart, J.: IS Research Relevance Revisited: Subtle Accomplishment, Unfulfilled Promise, or Serial Hypocrisy?. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 45 (2003) No 3. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Ebenen der Abstraktion und ihre Abbildung auf konzeptionelle Modelle - oder: Anmerkungen zur Semantik von Spezialisierungs- und Instanzierungsbeziehungen. In: EMISA Forum, Vol 23 (2003) No 2, p. 14-18. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; van Bodo, Laak: Anforderungen an Sprachen zur Modellierung von Geschäftsprozessen, 2003. Full text Citation Details
  • Kirchner, Lutz; Frank, Ulrich: Evaluierung von UML-Modellierungswerkzeugen. In: OBJEKTspektrum, Vol 1 (2003) No 01, p. 45-50. Citation Details
  • van Laak, Bodo; Frank, Ulrich: Workflow-Management. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 45 (2003) No 4, p. 454-461. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Multi-Layer Architecture for Knowledge Management Systems. In: Barnes, Stuart (Ed.): Knowledge Management Systems. Thomson Verlag, 2002, p. 97-111. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Conceptual Foundation for Versatile E-Commerce Platforms. In: Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Vol 2 (2002) No 2. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Forschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Profilierung durch Kontemplation - ein Plädoyer für den Elfenbeinturm, 2002. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Modeling Products for Versatile E-Commerce Platforms: Essential Requirements and Generic Design Alternatives. In: Mayr, H. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Conceptual Modeling Approaches for E-Business (ECOMO). Springer, 2002. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Perspective Enterprise Modeling (MEMO): Conceptual Framework and Modeling Languages. In: Sprague Jr., Ralph H. (Ed.): Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-35): Honolulu. 2002. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; van Laak, Bodo: A Method for the Multi-Perspective Design of Versatile E-Business Systems. In: Ramsower, Regan; Windsor, John (Ed.): Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2002). 2002. Full text Citation Details
  • Schauer, Hanno; Frank, Ulrich: Vergleichende Buchbesprechung: Einführung von Wissensmanagement und Wissensmanagementsystemen. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik (2002) No 4, p. 381-386. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Einige Gründe für eine Wiederbelebung der Wissenschaftstheorie. In: Tagung der Kommission Wissenschaftstheorie im Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaftslehre. 2001. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Anwendungsnahe Standards für E-Business: Überblick über aktuelle Initiativen. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 43 (2001) No 3, p. 283-293. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Framework. In: Mertens, Peter (Ed.): Lexikon der Wirtschaftsinformatik. Springer, 2001. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik: Grenzziehungen und Ansätze zur gegenseitigen Befruchtung. In: Desel, Jörg (Ed.): Das ist Informatik. Springer, 2001, p. 47-66. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Knowledge Management Systems: Essential Requirements and Specific Design Patterns. In: Smari, Waleed W.; Melab, N.; Yetognon, K. (Ed.): Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Systems and Engineering: ISE’2001. CSREA Press, 2001, p. 114-121. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Organising the Corporation: Research Perspectives, Concepts and Diagrams, 2001. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Fraunholz, Bardo: Applying Action Research to Designing, Introducing and Evaluating Information Systems in Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs): Prospects and Critical Success Factors. In: Brown, Ann; Remenyi, Dan (Ed.): Proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation. Reading, 2001, p. 227-237. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Jung, Jürgen: Konzeption der Architektur eines Flottenmanagementsystems im Kundendienst. In: Grünert, T.; Sebastian, H. -J (Ed.): Logistik Management - Supply Chain Management und e-Business. Teubner, 2001, p. 283-292. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Jung, Jürgen: Prototypische Vorgehensweise für den Entwurf anwendungsnaher Komponenten. In: Jablonski, Stefan (Ed.): Verteilte Informationssysteme auf der Grundlage von Objekten, Komponenten und Agenten: Proceedings der Verbundtagung VertIS 2001. Universität Bamberg, 2001, p. 57-74. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Schauer, Hanno: Potentiale und Herausforderungen des Wissensmanagements aus der Sicht der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Schreyögg, Georg (Ed.): Wissen in Unternehmen: Konzepte - Methoden - Maßnahmen. Erich Schmidt, Berlin 2001, p. 163-182. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Schauer, Hanno: Software für das Wissensmanagement. In: WISU - das Wirtschaftsstudium (2001) No 5, p. 718-726. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Schauer, Hanno; Fraunholz, Bardo: A Multi Layer Architecture for Integrated Project Memory and Management Systems. In: Khoshrow-Pour, Mehdi (Ed.): Managing Information Technolog. Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, London, Melbourne, Singapore 2001, p. 336-340. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Schönert, S.: Wissensmanagement in Projekten: Status Quo und informationstechnologische Unterstützungspotentiale. In: Projektmanagement Aktuell, Vol 12 (2001) No 4, p. 25-33. Full text Citation Details
  • Goldberg, Adele; Frank, Ulrich: Interview Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Volume 42, Vol 2000 (2000) No 2, p. 161-163. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Delegation: An Important Concept for the Appropriate Design of Object Models. In: Journal of Object-Oriented Programming, Vol 13 (2000) No 3, p. 13-18. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Die "Unified Modelling Language" (UML) - ein wichtiger Standard für die konzeptionelle Modellierung. In: Das Wirtschaftsstudium (wisu), Vol 29 (2000) No 5, p. 709-718. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Die Modellierung von Produkten für Handelsplattformen im Internet: Ein Ansatz auf der Basis von Metakonzepten. In: Jasper, Heinrich; Küng, Josef; Vossen, Gottfried (Ed.): Informationssysteme für E-Commerce: EMISA-2000. Universitätsverlag RudolfTrauner, 2000, p. 169-185. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Entwurf eines Referenzmodells für Handelsplattformen im Internet. In: Tagungsband der Fachtagung KnowTech. 2000. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Evaluation von Artefakten in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Häntschel, Irene; Heinrich, Lutz (Ed.): Evaluation und Evaluationsforschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. Oldenbourg, 2000, p. 35-48. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Modelle als Evaluationsobjekt: Einführung und Grundlegung. In: Häntschel, Irene; Heinrich, Lutz (Ed.): Evaluation und Evaluationsforschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. Oldenbourg, 2000, p. 339-352. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multi-Perspective Enterprise Models as a Conceptual Foundation for Knowledge Management. In: Sprague Jr., Ralph H. (Ed.): Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-33). 2000. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Vergleichende Betrachtung von Standardisierungsvorhaben zur Realisierung von Infrastrukturen für das E-Business, 2000. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Konsequenzen einer kritisch-rationalen Grundsatzposition für die Forschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik., In: Schütte, R.; Siedentopf, J.; Zelewski, S. (Hg.): Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wissenschaftstheorie. Grundpositionen und Theoriekerne. Arbeitsberichte des PIM Nr. 4, S. 22-26 (Ed.), Universität GH Essen, Fachbereich 5: Wirtschaftswissenschaften 1999. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Klein, S.; Krcmar, H.; Teubner, A: Aktionsforschung in der WI – Einsatzpotentiale und Einsatzprobleme., In: Schütte, R.; Siedentopf, J.; Zelewski, S. (Hg.): Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wissenschaftstheorie. Grundpositionen und Theoriekerne. Arbeitsberichte des PIM Nr. 4, S. 71-90 (Ed.), Universität GH Essen, Fachbereich 5: Wirtschaftswissenschaften 1999. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Applying the MEMO-OML: Guidelines and Examples, 1999. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: An Object-Oriented Architecture for Knowledge Management Systems, 1999. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Component Ware: Software-technische Konzepte und Perspektiven für die Gestaltung betrieblicher Informationssysteme. In: Information Management & Consulting, Vol 14 (1999) No 2, p. 11-18. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Conceptual Modelling as the Core of the Information Systems Discipline: Perspectives and Epistemological Challenges. In: Proceedings of the AMCIS’99. 1999, p. 695-698. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Eine Architektur zur Spezifikation von Sprachen und Werkzeugen für die Unternehmensmodellierung. In: Sinz, Elmar (Ed.): Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme: Proceedings der MobIS-Fachtagung 1999. 1999, p. 154-169. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Memo: Visual Languages for Enterprise Modelling, 1999. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Rezension of: Weber, R.: Ontological Foundations of Information Systems. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik (1999) No 3, p. 292-293. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zur Verwendung formaler Sprachen in der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Notwendiges Merkmal eines wissenschaftlichen Anspruchs oder Ausdruck eines übertriebenen Szientismus?. In: Becker, Jörg; König, Wolfgang; Schütte, Reinhard; Wendt, Oliver; Zelewski, Stephan (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wissenschaftstheorie: Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven. Gabler, 1999, p. 127-160. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Die Evaluation von Artefakten: Eine zentrale Herausforderung der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Heinrich, Lutz; Häntschel, Irene (Ed.): Tagungsband des Workshops "Evaluation und Evaluationsforschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik". Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, 1998. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Essential Research Strategies in the Information Systems Discipline: Reflections on Formalisation, Contingency and the Social Construction of Reality. In: The Systemist, Vol 1998 (1998) No 20, p. 98-113. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Increasing the Level of Automation in Organisations: Some Remarks on Formalisation, Contingency and the Social Construction of Reality. In: The Systemist, Vol 20 (1998), p. 98-113. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Evaluating Modelling Languages: Relevant Issues, Epistemological Challenges and a Preliminary Research Framework, 1998. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Object-Oriented Modelling Languages: State of the Art and Open Research Questions. In: Schader, Martin; Korthaus, Axel (Ed.): The Unified Modeling Language: Technical Aspects and Applications. Physica-Verlag, 1998, p. 14-31. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Reflections on the Core of the Information Systems Discipline, 1998. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Wissenschaftstheoretische Herausforderungen der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Gerum, Elmar (Ed.): Innovation in der Betriebswirtschaftslehre. Gabler, 1998, p. 91-118. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: The MEMO Object Modelling Language (MEMO-OML), 1998. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: The MEMO Meta-Metamodel, 1998. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zur Anreicherung von Modellierungsmethoden mit domänenspezifischem Wissen: Chancen und Herausforderungen der Unternehmensmodellierung. In: Pohl, K.; Schürr, Andy; Vossen, Gottfried (Ed.): Proceedings der Tagung "Modellierung ’98". Universität Münster, 1998, p. 31-35. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Klein, Stefan; Krcmar, Helmut; Teubner, Alexander: Aktionsforschung in der Wirtschaftsinformatik: Einsatzpotentiale und Einsatzprobleme. In: Schütte, Reinhard; Siedentopf, Jukka; Zelewski, Stephan (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik und Wissenschaftstheorie. Grundpositionen und Theoriekerne: Arbeitsberichte des Instituts für Produktion und Industrielles Informationsmanagement. Nr. 4. Universität Essen, 1998, p. 71-90. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Prasse, Michael (Ed.): Tagungsband der MobIS 98, 1998. Citation Details
  • Jung, Jürgen: Architekturentscheidungen bei der objektorientierten Modellierung und Entwicklung einer Literaturverwaltung im Kontext des Projektes MORE. In: Frank, Ulrich; Prasse, Michael (Ed.): Tagungsband der MobIS 98. 1998, p. 154-157. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Enriching Object-Oriented Methods with Domain Specific Knowledge: Outline of a Method for Enterprise Modelling, 1997. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Enhancing Object-Oriented Modeling with Concepts to Integrate Electronic Documents. In: Sprague, R. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 30th HICSS. IEEE Computer Society Press, 1997, p. 127-136. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Erfahrung, Erkenntnis und Wirklichkeitsgestaltung: Anmerkungen zur Rolle der Empirie in der Wirtschaftsinformatik. In: Grün, Oskar; Heinrich, Lutz (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik - Ergebnisse empirischer Forschung. Springer, 1997, p. 21-35. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer objektorientierten Modellierungslehre. In: Tagungsband der STJIA’97. 1997, p. 96-102. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Towards a Standardization of Object-Oriented Modelling Languages?, 1997. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Halter, Sören: Enhancing Object-Oriented Software Development with Delegation, 1997. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Prasse, Michael: Ein Bezugsrahmen zur Beurteilung objektorientierter Modellierungssprachen - veranschaulicht am Beispiel von OML und UML, 1997. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Prasse, Michael: Zur Standardisierung objektorientierter Modellierungssprachen: Eine kritische Betrachtung des State of the Art am Beispiel der Unified Modeling Language. In: Rundbrief des GI-Fachausschusses 5.2: 4. Jahrgang, Heft 1. 1997, p. 1-5. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Framework for Corporate Document Management. In: Coelho, D.; Jelassi, Tawfik; König, Wolfgang; Krcmar, Helmut; O’Callaghan, R.; Saaksjarvi, M. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Information Systems: Lissabon 1996. 1996, p. 451-461. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Objektorientierte Unternehmensmodellierung mit der MEMO-Methode. In: Proceedings of OOP’96. 1996, p. 132-141. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Halter, Sören: Delegation: Eine sinnvolle Ergänzung gängiger objektorientierter Modellierungskonzepte. In: Informationssystem-Architektur: Rundbrief des GI-Fachausschusses 5.2. 1996, p. 16-19. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO: Eine werkzeuggestützte Methode zum integrierten Entwurf von Geschäftsprozessen und und Informationssystemen. In: König, Wolfgang (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik’95: Wettbewerbsfähigkeit, Innovation, Wirtschaftlichkeit. Heidelberg 1995. 1995, p. 67-82. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Eine integrierte Entwicklungsumgebung für den Entwurf objektorientierter Unternehmensmodelle. In: König, Wolfgang (Ed.): Wirtschaftsinformatik’95: Wettbewerbsfähigkeit, Innovation, Wirtschaftlichkeit. Heidelberg 1995. 1995, p. 139-152. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO: Objektorientierte Unternehmensmodellierung zum gemeinsamen Entwurf optimierter Geschäftsprozesse und hochintegrierter Anwendungssysteme. In: OBJEKTspektrum, Vol 1995 (1995) No 6, p. 43-47. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Integrating Video with Information Technology: Prospects and Challenges. In: Proceedings of the 1994 European Conference of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Cologne, Germany 1994, p. 98-106. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: An Object-Oriented Methodology for Analyzing, Designing, and Prototyping Office Procedures. In: Nunamaker, J.; Sprague, R. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 27th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences: Los Alamitos/Ca. 1994. 1994, p. 663-672. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Integrierte Dokument- und Vorgangsbearbeitung in POLIKOM. In: Klöckner, K. (Ed.): Betrieblicher Einsatz von CSCW-Systemen. 1994, p. 37-49. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multiperspektivische Unternehmensmodellierung: Theoretischer Hintergrund und Entwurf einer objektorientierten Entwicklungsumgebung (3). Oldenbourg Verlag, 1994. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: MEMO: A Tool Supported Methodology for Analyzing and (Re-) Designing Business Information Systems. In: Ege, Raimund; Singh, Madhu; Meyer, Bertrand (Ed.): Technology of Object-Oriented Languages ans Systems. 1994, p. 367-380. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Comparison of two outstanding Methodologies for Object-Oriented Design, 1993. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: An Integrated Environment for Designing Object-Oriented Enterprise Models. In: Proceedings of the First European Conference on Information Systems: London 1993. 1993, p. 131-140. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Multiperspektivische Unternehmensmodellierung als Basis und Gegenstand integrierter CSCW-Systeme. In: Hasenkamp, Ulrich; Kirn, S.; Syring, Michael (Ed.): CSCW-Systeme. 1993, p. 179-198. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Hildebrand, Knut: Die Abbildung und Verwaltung temporaler Aspekte in Datenbankmanagement-Systemen. In: Handbuch der modernen Datenverarbeitung, Vol 1993 (1993) No 172, p. 107-119. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: A Tool Supported Methodology for Designing Multi-Perspective Enterprise Models. In: McGregor, R. (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third Australian Conference on Information Systems. 1992, p. 675-690. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Designing Procedures within an Object-Oriented Enterprise Model. In: Sol, H. (Ed.): Proceedings of the Third International Working Conference on Dynamic Modelling of Information Systems. 1992, p. 365-388. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Integrierte Informationssysteme: Konventionelle Modelle und Perspektiven objektorientierter Kommunikation. In: Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, Vol 15 (1992) No 1, p. 29-35. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Klein, Stefan: Three Integrated Tools for Designing and Prototyping Object-Oriented Enterprise Models, 1992. Full text Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Klein, Stefan: Unternehmensmodelle als Basis und Bestandteil integrierter betrieblicher Informationssysteme, 1992. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Ein Literatur- und Dokument-Retrievalsystem für den Einsatz in heterogenen Netzen, 1991. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Anwendungsnahe Standards der Datenverarbeitung: Anforderungen und Potentiale. Illustriert am Beispiel von ODA/ODIF und EDIFACT. In: Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol 1991 (1991) No 2, p. 100-111. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Kronen, J.: Kommunikationsanalyseverfahren als Grundlage der Gestaltung von Informationssystemen: Konzeptioneller Bezugsrahmen, Anwendungspraxis und Perspektiven (3). Vieweg, 1991. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Expertensysteme: Ein erfolgversprechender Ansatz zur Automatisierung dispositiver Tätigkeiten?. In: Die Betriebswirtschaft, Vol 49 (1989) No 1, p. 19-36. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Expertensysteme: Konzepte, Probleme, Potentiale - ein kritischer Überblick. In: Kruse, H. -G; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Praxis der Expertensysteme. Hanser, 1989, p. 1-36. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Meta-Wissen, Analogieschließen und maschinelles Lernen: Anwendungsvoraussetzungen und Grenzen. In: Angewandte Informatik, Vol 1989 (1989) No 3, p. 103-112. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Zur Implementierung von Wissen über Organisationen. In: Kruse, H. -G; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Praxis der Expertensysteme. Hanser, 1989, p. 183-198. Citation Details
  • Kruse, H. -G; Frank, Ulrich (Ed.): Praxis der Expertensysteme, Hanser, 1989. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Expertensysteme - Wunsch und Wirklichkeit oder: Rehabilitierung durch Entmystifikation. In: Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, Vol 11 (1988) No 1, p. 52-56. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Expertensysteme: Neue Automatisierungspotentiale im Büro- und Verwaltungsbereich? (3). Gabler, 1988. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich; Kieser, Alfred: Kommunikation. In: Helten, Elmar; Koch, Peter; Schmidt, Reimer; Farny, Dieter (Ed.): Handwörterbuch der Versicherung. 1988, p. 349-351. Citation Details
  • Frank, Ulrich: Artificial Intelligence and Organizational Design: Prospects of Integrating two Perspectives. In: Lochovsky, Fred (Ed.): Office Knowledge: Representation, Management and Utilization. 1987, p. 76-79. Citation Details

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