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
  • 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)
  • 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.

Prof. Ahlemann will be released from teaching duties during the summer of 2018 as he will be taking a research sabbatical. From 01.04.2018 to 30.09.2018, Prof. Ahlemann will not accept or supervise any new student projects, seminar papers, and bachelor or master theses. Theses started prior to this date may be completed under the chair’s supervision. The lectures “IT Project Management” (bachelor program) and “Strategic Planning of IS” (master program) will take place as planned.

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Saturday, 30. November 2013

Paper on the Design of Social Systems accepted by the Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA)

We are proud to announce that the paper “Design Science as Design of Social Systems – Implications for Information Systems Research” by Andreas Drechsler was accepted for publication by the Journal of Information Technology...

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Thursday, 28. November 2013

Research paper on the role that innovations play in IT and management consulting firms accepted for the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2014

We are proud to announce that the paper "Do Management and IT Consulting Firms Generate Different Types of Innovations? An Activity Analysis" authored by Dr. Andreas Drechsler, Phillipp Dörr, Christoph Corten, and...

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