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.

Our Activities

Teaching

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

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Research

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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Industry Collaboration

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, 18. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

Chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT-Management searches for student assistants

The Chair for Information Systems and Strategic IT Management (SITM) is looking to hire a student assistant for various chair-related activities. The average weekly workload depends on the corresponding activity, but is usually 9...

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 Tue, 16. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

Duisburg City Council ratifies the latest e-government strategy largely developed by the SITM chair

The Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management (SITM) has made a major contribution to the development of the newest e-government strategy, which the Duisburg city administration board has ratified.

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 Mon, 15. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

IS:link participates in international partner fair at the University of Enschede

IS:link will participate in the 10th Outgoing Fair "Let's Go," held by the University of Twente.

From November 19-21 the IS:link delegation will participate in various workshops, and presentations on network and exchange...

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 Fri, 12. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

Successful book “IT Management in the Digital Age” translated and published in English

The very successful book “IT Management in the Digital Age,” previously only available in German, is now available in English, which makes it more accessible to a broader international audience. The book is authored by Prof. Dr....

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 Wed, 10. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

Outgoing Fair 2018

A growing number of students decide to go abroad to gain unique and international experiences, as well as to round off their academic profile. All interested parties are invited to this year’s Outgoing Fair for assistance to...

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 Sun, 07. Oct. 2018   Hoffmann, David

Prof. Ahlemann visits China as part of a delegation trip

Together with Duisburg's mayor Sören Link, Prof. Ahlemann visited companies with a strong focus on digitization and innovation like Huawei, BYD, EHANG, and WAE in Shenzhen and Wuhan, China. The 19 delegates consisted of...

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Recent publication

This book examines the massive changes currently taking place in the business world and commonly known as “digitalization”. In addition, it describes the significant impacts of technological innovations on processes, products, services, and business models. Further, the book offers IT leaders and managers responsible for corporate IT, as well as practice-oriented researchers, valuable inspiration and guidance, the central mission of which is to encourage and enable IT to take a more proactive role in the digital transformation processes.

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Curatorship

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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