Information Systems and Strategic IT Management

The Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management (SITM) conducts research on the strategic IT/IS management domain. Currently, our focus is on:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) from a strategic and managerial view
  • AI-Supported Organizational Decision-Making
  • Augmented Reality for Enterprise Architecture Management (AR EAM)
  • Benefits Management and Value of IT (BM)
  • Digital Strategy & Digital Transformation Management (DT)
  • Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM)
  • Green IT and Green IS
  • IT Demand Management (ITDM)
  • IT/Digital Innovation Management (ITIM)
  • Project Management (PM) and Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
  • Smart City (SC)

In our research, we approach these domains from two directions: Following the design science paradigm, we develop and evaluate artifacts (e.g., process models, methods, tools) for strategic IT/IS management. In parallel, we conduct behavioral research to gain an understanding of the conditions under which these (and other) artifacts are accepted, adopted, and proven successful. We ensure that our research results have a practical and sustainable benefit by cooperating with leading enterprises and institutions.

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Our teaching program grounds students in the areas of information systems for career preparation across a broad spectrum of industries.

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We are engaging in information systems research on today’s business issues. We address a wide variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary topics at the intersection of technology, social sciences, and business.

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We enable organizations to boost digital leadership capacity, build digital resources, and improve transformational performance through a range of organizational development programs, evidence-based coaching, and executive education services.

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 Thu, 16. Feb. 2023   Schkolski, Alexandar

Excellent evaluation results for the course tutorial of “Information Systems Research” in the winter semester of 2022/2023

We are happy to announce the excellent feedback we received on the “Information Systems Research” course held in the 2022/2023 winter semester. The course "Information Systems Research" is designed to provide students with an...
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 Fri, 03. Feb. 2023   Schütz, Sabrina

Chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT-Management requires a research aide

The Chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT-Management has two vacancies for research aides (with completed B.Sc. or equivalent) in the GUIDE Co-Creation Lab – Digital in Duisburg. The Co-Creation Lab – Digital is located...
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 Thu, 12. Jan. 2023   Khodijah, Anna

Chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT-Management requires a student assistant

The Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management has one student assistant positions vacant. The position includes the following activities: Support of administrative chair activities Developing, creating and...
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 Fri, 25. Nov. 2022   Karger, Erik

BAS/ditlab/SITM Research Colloquium in Frankfurt

On Monday, 14.11.2022, the Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management participated in a research colloquium at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. This colloquium was attended by 31 participants, which...
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 Tue, 15. Nov. 2022   Schkolski, Alexandar

Call for Papers: 15th Science Forum Mobility on May 11th, 2023

Since 2008, the Science Forum on Mobility at the University of Duisburg-Essen has offered an annual opportunity for intensive discussion of research on mobility, which is developing ever more dynamically and exhibiting ever...
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 Thu, 10. Nov. 2022   Lohmar, Fabian

Kick-off for IS Projects and the Co-Creation Lab Digital

On Friday,28th of October, the kick-off event for an IS Teaching Projects took place in the in the Co-Creation Lab Digital in the Dahlbender Villa in Duisburg-Ruhrort. With five dedicated Master students, Sven Kreimendahl from the...
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We Learn in Bits - Online SAP Kurse für Studierende

In cooperation with SAP University Alliances, the IIS Chair offers SAP online course for students. After successfully completing the course, you will receive a certificate of participation from the University of Duisburg-Essen and, by passing the official SAP exam, an official certificate from SAP.

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Zentrum für Gründungen und Innopreneurship der Universität Duisburg-Essen – GUIDE

It is part of the scientific process to always develop new hypotheses and ideas - many of these visions can be the basis for innovative business models. In order to successfully follow this path from idea to start-up, the Center for Start-ups and Innopreneurship at the University of Duisburg-Essen (GUIDE) under the umbrella of the Science Support Center is the central point of contact for start-ups from studies and science.

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Highly motivated students have the opportunity to put their theoretical knowledge and creative ideas into practice at the student consulting firm act eV. In project teamthe consultants develop customized solutions for clients.

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