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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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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 Fri, 12. Feb. 2021   Ahlemann, Frederik

The University of Duisburg-Essen receives state funding to support its startup activities

The University of Duisburg-Essen is strengthening its start-up activities with the "GUIDEplus" project. This also includes the establishment of two new professorships. The overall project manager for the emerging project is...
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 Fri, 05. Feb. 2021   Karger, Erik

Job offer for research aide position at the SITM chair

The Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management has one student assistant positions vacant. The position includes the following activities: Supervision of students from Essen (" Outgoings ") regarding study abroad...
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 Mon, 01. Feb. 2021   Reining, Dr. Stefan

Journal Paper “Knowledge Accumulation in Design Science Research: Ways to Foster Scientific Progress” is accepted by the ACM SIGMIS Database Journal

We are pleased to announce that the journal publication “Knowledge Accumulation in Design Science Research: Ways to Foster Scientific Progress” written by Stefan Reining, Frederik Ahlemann, Benjamin Müller & Rahul Thakurta has...
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 Tue, 22. Dec. 2020   Karger, Erik

Journal Paper “A Resource-Based Perspective of Value Generation through Enterprise Architecture Management” is published by the Information and Management Journal

We are proud to announce that the journal publication “A Resource-Based Perspective of Value Generation through Enterprise Architecture Management” written by Frederik Ahlemann, Christine Legner & Johannes Lux is now available...
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 Mon, 30. Nov. 2020   Brée, Tim

SITM paper nominated for Best Theory Paper Award of ICIS 2020

We are proud to announce that the paper "Combining Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence – Literature Review and State of the Art" authored by Erik Karger has been nominated for the Best Theory Paper Award and the Best Student...
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 Mon, 16. Nov. 2020   Karger, Erik

Prof. Ahlemann represents SITM chair at Wissenschaftsforum Mobilität

The 13th Wissenschaftsforum Mobilität will take place in Duisburg in June 2021. Scientists and industry representatives are invited to participate in the conference, which focuses on mobility and related matters. This forum...
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es/4students - SAP Zertifikate für Studenten

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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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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