Team:

Curriculum Vitae:

  • since 06/2016 Senior Lecturer of Information Systems, School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • since 06/2016 Affiliated Researcher, Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 04/2013-05/2016 Post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Information Systems and Strategic IT Management, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 2012-2014 Course development work and tutor for the "Virtueller Weiterbildungsstudiengang Wirtschaftsinformatik (VaWi)"
  • 03/2015-08/2015 Visiting Scholar, Muma College of Business, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
  • 2007-2013 Academic staff (part-time) at the Department of Production and Operations Management, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 2007-2008 Freelance translator for IT management books (English to German) for Van Haren Publishing, Netherlands
  • 2005-2008 Freelance project management and product development work for reflact AG, Oberhausen
  • 2001-2006 Study of Business Information Systems (degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker, M. Sc. equivalent), University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 1999-2005 Freelance software, web, and e-commerce developer for German and Canadian companies

Fields of Research:

IT management

         IT governance (COBIT etc.)
         IT service management (ITIL, ISO 20000, etc.)
         Standards, frameworks and reference models for IT management (MoV, MSP, etc.)
         IT risk management and IT compliance
         Global IT management / IT sourcing
         IT change management
         IT leadership (leadership tasks of the CIO)
         Sustainability, responsible actions, and ethics in IT management

IT project management
         Standards and frameworks for IT project management (PRINCE2, PMBoK, etc.)
         Agile IT project management

Consulting and IT consulting

Management / organization research
         Learning (IT) organization
         Changes in organizations
         Role of IT in organizations
         Design science for organizations / social systems
         Systemic-constructivistic management
         Complex / agile / adaptive socio-technical systems and processes

Theory of science
         Systems theories and constructivism
         Design science research
         Research methods

Publications:

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  • Drechsler, A. & Hevner, A.: A four-cycle model of IS design science research: capturing the dynamic nature of IS artifact design. In: Parsons, J., Tuunanen, T., Venable, J. R., Helfert, M., Donnellan, B., & Kenneally, J. (Ed.): Breakthroughs and Emerging Insights from Ongoing Design Science Projects: Research-in-progress papers and poster presentations from the 11th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2016. St. John, Canada 2016, p. 1-8.
  • Drechsler, A.; Hevner, A.; Gill, G.: Beyond Rigor and Relevance: Exploring Artifact Resonance, Accepted for the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49) (Ed.), 2016.
  • Schrimpf, A.; Drechsler, A.; Dagianis, K.: Assessing Identity and Access Management Maturity in Germany’s Financial Sector (Extended Abstract). In: Nissen, V.; Stelzer, D.; Straßburger, S.; Fischer, D. (Ed.): Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2016 Band II. Universitätsverlag Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany 2016, p. 1079-1082.
  • Drechsler, A.: Designing to Inform: Toward Conceptualizing Practitioner Audiences for Socio-technical Artifacts in Design Science Research in the Information Systems Discipline. In: Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline (2015) No 18, p. 31-45.
  • Sati, T.; Drechsler, A.: A Competence-Focused Assessment Framework for Project Management Certifications, Proceedings of the 21th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (Ed.), Puerto Rico 2015.
  • Drechsler, A.; Ahlemann, F.: Toward a General Theory of Agile Project Management – A Research Design, Proceedings of the 23nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) (Ed.), Münster, Germany 2015.
  • Drechsler, A.; Hevner, A.: Effectuation and Its Implications for Socio-Technical Design Science Research in Information Systems. In: Donnellan, B. et al. (Ed.): At the Vanguard of Design Science: First Impressions and Early Findings from Ongoing Research. Research-in-Progress Papers and Poster Presentations. 10th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems (DESRIST 2015), Dublin, Ireland 2015, p. 77-84.
  • Drechsler, A.: A Postmodern Perspective on Socio-technical Design Science Research in Information Systems. In: Donnellan, B.; Helfert, M.; Kenneally, J.; VanderMeer, D.; Rothenberger, M.; Winter, R. (Ed.): New Horizons in Design Science: Broadening the Research Agenda (LNCS 9073). 10th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems (DESRIST) . Heidelberg: Springer, Dublin, Ireland 2015, p. 152-167.
  • Ahlemann, F; Limbeck, N; Drechsler, A.: Kapazitäts- und Ressourcenmanagement - Die Königsdisziplin im Projektmanagement, 2015. Details
  • Ahlemann, F; Limbeck, N; Drechsler, A.: Erfolgsbeitrag von Project Management Offices (PMOs), 2015. Details
  • Drechsler, A.; Parvahan, P.; Ahlemann, F.: IT Project Portfolio Management. In: Michael Lang (Ed.): CIO-Handbuch Band 3 - Strategien für die innovative und agile IT-Organisation. Symposion Publishing, Düsseldorf 2014, p. 69-90.
  • Drechsler, A: Extending the fitness-utility model for management artifacts in IS design science research. In: Proceedings of the 9th Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technologies (DESRIST) 2014. Miami, Florida 2014.
  • Drechsler, A; Dörr, P: What kinds of artifacts are we designing? An analysis of artifact types and artifact relevance in IS journal publications. In: Proceedings of the 9th Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technologies (DESRIST) 2014. Miami, Florida 2014.
  • Breth, S; Drechsler, A: Toward an Integrative Model of Influence Factors for Success of Global Software Development Projects. In: Proceedings of the 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2014. Savannah, Georgia 2014.
  • Drechsler, A; Trepper, T: The Potential of Niklas Luhmann’s General Theory of Social Systems for Research on Agile Methodologies. In: Proceedings of the 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2014. Savannah, Georgia 2014.
  • Drechsler, A; Dörr, P: Analyzing the Type and Extent of the Consideration of Social and Technical Factors in IS Research – A Research Design. In: Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel 2014.
  • Drechsler, A: Specializing a Design Science Research Methodology for the Domains of IS/IT Management and IT Project Management. In: Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2014. Tel Aviv, Israel 2014.
  • Ahlemann, F.; Drechsler, A.: Cloud Computing für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen, 2014. Details
  • Drechsler, A; Dörr, P; Corten, C; Hadouyat, Y: Do Management and IT Consulting Firms Generate Different Types of Innovations? An Activity Analysis. In: proceedings of the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2014 (MKWI). Paderborn, Germany 2014.
  • Drechsler, A.: Erschließung der Potenziale gestaltungsorientierter Wirtschaftsinformatik für die IT-Management-Forschung: Entwurf und Evaluation einer geeigneten Forschungsmethode. Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2013.
  • Drechsler, A.; Kalvelage, P.; Trepper, T.: Moon Shots for Management: Traditional, Systemic or Complementary Consulting for Supporting Management on their 'Trek to the Moon'?. In: Buono, A.; de Caluwé, L.; Stoppelenburg, A. (Ed.): Exploring the Professional Identity of Management Consultants: A Volume in Research on Management Consulting. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC 2013, p. 301-322.
  • Drechsler, A.: A Meta-Study on the Effects of Adopting and Using the ITIL Reference Framework on IS/IT Service Organizations: Implications for Service Design and Management beyond the IT Domain. In: Proceedings of the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Chicage, Illinois 2013.
  • Drechsler, A.: ITIL ist (uns) nicht genug – Neue Ansatzpunkte für praxisnahe IT-Management-Forschung, Best Management Practice Congress (Ed.), Bad Neuenahr, Germany 2013.
  • Andreas Drechsler: Design Science as Design of Social Systems – Implications for Information Systems Research. In: Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA), Vol 14 (2013) No 4, p. 5-26.
  • Drechsler, A.: Design Science Research as Design of Social Systems – Implications for Information Systems Research. In: Kuechler, B.; Pfeffers, K.; Rothenberger, M. (Ed.): .): Design Science Research in Information Systems: Advances in Theory and Practice: 7th International Conference, DESRIST 2012. Springer, Las Vegas, NV 2012, p. 191-205.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Drechsler, A.; Schneider, T.: Integration von IT-Management-Standards. In: Böhmann, T.; Knackstedt, R.; Leimeister, J.; Nüttgens, M.; Thomas, O. (Ed.): Tagungsband des Tracks “Service Engineering & Management” der Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2012. 2012, p. 65-76.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Drechsler, A.: Konstruktion sozialer Systeme als Gegenstand der Wirtschaftsinformatik – Relevanz und Implikationen für Adoption, Nutzung und Erfolgsmessung. In: Mattfeld, D.; Robra-Bissantz, S. (Ed.): Tagungsband der Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2012. GITO, Berlin 2012, p. 875-886.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Bruckmann, T.; Drechsler, A.: Ein Modell für verantwor¬tungsvolles Handeln in IT-Organisationen. In: Mattfeld, C.; Robra-Bissantz, S. (Ed.): Tagungsband der Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2012. GITO, Berlin 2012, p. 1581-1593.
  • Drechsler, A.; Shahri, M.: “Information Technology and Information Systems Consulting in the Context of Business Consulting, Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2012 (Ed.), Boston 2012.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Drechsler, A., Herzig, E.; Michaelis, A.; Schulz, P.; Schütz, S.; Ullrich, U.: Qualitative und quantitative Analyse von SOA-Studien: Eine Metastudie zu serviceorientierten Architekturen, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2012.
  • Drechsler, A.; Kalvelage, P.; Trepper, T.: Moon Shots for Management: Traditional, Systemic or Complementary Consulting for Supporting Management on their 'Trek to the Moon'?, 5th International Conference on Management Consulting (Ed.), Amsterdam, Netherlands 2011.
  • Drechsler, A.; Hinrichs, B.: Die Grenzen des Service Managements überwinden – Ganzheitliche Wertschöpfung durch Best Management Practice, Annual Congress of the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) (Ed.), Kassel, Germany 2011.
  • Drechsler, A.; Kalvelage, P.; Treper, T.: Systemic IT Project Management: A Rational Way to Manage Irrationalities in IT Projects?. In: Barijs, J.; Hamsen, F.; Overbeek, S.; Proper, E.; Schalwijk, F. (Ed.): Practice-Driven Research on Enterprise Transformation – Second Working Conference, PRET 2010. Springer, Delft, The Netherlands 2010, p. 127-155.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Drechsler, A.: Ausgewählte Aspekte des Cloud Computings aus einer IT-Management-Perspektive: Cloud Governance, Cloud Security und Einsatz von Cloud Computing in jungen Unternehmen, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2010.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Drechsler, A.: Die IT-Führungskraft. In: Das Wirtschaftsstudium 38. 2009, p. 968-974.
  • Adelsberger, H.; Bruckmann, T.; Drechsler, A.; Kalvelage, P.; Kinne, S.; Pellinger, J.; Rosenberger, M.; Trepper, T.: Einsatz von Social Software in Unternehmen: Studie über Umfang und Zweck der Nutzung, Universität Duisburg-Essen, 2009.
  • Baurschmid, M. Drechsler, A.; Ellekotten, P.: Planspiele für das IT-Service-Management – eine spielerische Methode zur Kompetenzentwicklung, Annual Congress of the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) (Ed.), Stuttgart, Germany 2006.