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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 Fri, 07. Jun. 2019   Khodijah, Anna

Outstanding Evaluation of “Information Systems Research” Course Winter Semester 2018/2019

We are happy to announce the outstanding feedback from the “Information Systems Research” (“ISR”) course presented in the 2018/2019 winter semester. The participating students were Master students studying Information Systems and...

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 Thu, 06. Jun. 2019   Werner, Matthias

Design Thinking Course: Everything you ever wanted to know about innovative idea creation

Design thinking is one of the most discussed approaches used in start-ups and innovative companies, such as Google and Apple, to solve problems and create customer-focused ideas innovatively. In cooperation with IBM, the chair of...

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 Thu, 06. Jun. 2019   Khodijah, Anna

Exceptional Evaluation of “Organizational Behavior Course” Winter Semester 2018/2019

We pleased to report on the exceptional feedback from the “Organizational Behavior” (“OB”) course presented in the 2018/2019 winter semester. The course’s participants were Bachelor students studying Information Systems, Applied...

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 Tue, 04. Jun. 2019   Rehring, Kevin

SITM supports the digitalization of the city of Essen

In the context of the initiative CONNECTED.ESSEN, the Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management is cooperating with the Center for Logistics and Transport (ZLV) and the Networked Embedded Systems Group (NES) to...

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 Fri, 19. Apr. 2019   Schmermbeck, Helge

SITM chair offers a master thesis on Green IT/IS

Master students, who are about to write their final thesis in the near future may be interested to know that the Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management offers a thesis on Green IT/IS. The aim is to further...

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 Thu, 11. Apr. 2019   Rehring, Kevin

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

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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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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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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