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, 07. Nov. 2019   Franz, Ruben

Job offer for research aide position at the SITM chair

The Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management is searching for a research aide in the field of smart cities. The position includes the following activities: Providing research support through researching,...
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 Mon, 04. Nov. 2019   Khodijah, Anna Yuliarti

Excellent evaluation results for the “IS project” in the summer semester 2019

We are happy to announce the excellent feedback we received for the “IS project” held in the 2019 summer semester. The majority of participating students were at the end of their Information Systems studies for either a...
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 Wed, 30. Oct. 2019   Werner, Matthias

Prof. Ahlemann and Matthias Werner representing the SITM chair at the conference “Inspektions- und SanierungsTage”

On November 26, 2019, Prof. Ahlemann and his research associate Matthias Werner will each present a talk at the “Inspektions- und SanierungsTage” conference in Dortmund. In his talk, Prof. Ahlemann will explain what digitalization...
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 Wed, 30. Oct. 2019   Werner, Matthias

Prof. Ahlemann gives keynote address at 34th ComIn Talk

Prof. Ahlemann will present the keynote address on the digitalization’s impact on the management of organizations at the 34th ComInTalk – “Digital Leadership – so führen digitale Vorreiter” on November 18, 2019. Together with...
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 Tue, 22. Oct. 2019   Khodijah, Anna Yuliarti

Excellent results for the course in “Strategic Planning of IS,” Summer Semester 2019

We are happy to announce the excellent feedback we received on the “Strategic Planning of IS” (“SPIS”) course presented in the 2019 summer semester. The participating students were Master’s degree students studying Information...
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 Tue, 24. Sep. 2019   Schmermbeck, Helge

Paper on Green IS accepted for the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS)

We are thrilled to announce that the paper Green IS Does Not Just Save Energy – Insights from a Survey on Organizations’ Uses of Sustainable Technologies has been accepted for presentation and publication at the 53rd Hawaii...
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In cooperation with SAP University Alliances, the IIS Chair offers an exclusive SAP online course (TS410) for students. This course teaches the core knowledge of business processes and their integration into SAP S/4HANA.

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