WI1 @ WI 2019 in Siegen

Under the slogan: “Human Practice, Digital Ecologies, Our Future.” the 14th international Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik took place in Siegen from 24th to 27th of February. Martin Schymanietz and Matthias Förster from WI1 contributed the research fields “IT Management and Strategy” and “Business Models and Digital Entrepreneurship”. With the presentation of their papers “A Frugal Support Structure for New Software Implementations in SMEs” and “ ...


BigDieMo with own booth at IPEC 2019

Our research project BigDieMo was represented this week with its own booth at the Integrated Plant Engineering Conference (IPEC) 2019 in Nuremberg. The event was organized by the CCI Nuremberg c/o Automation Valley Nordbayern with technical expertise from VDI Bayern Nordost & VDE Nordbayern.

The IPEC serves the exchange of experiences and ideas between suppliers and users over the entire plant life cycle. Besides a keynote on Cyber Security from Estonia, the conference gathered ...


Artistic Reflections of Management Research – Exhibition with Parametric Figures by wi1

This year is the centenary of the FAU School of Business, Economics and Society (WiSo). To celebrate this anniversary, regional artists have been invited to present their view of management research at the FAU building in Findelgasse for the next six months. The exhibition includes a position by members of the wi1 chair. Their work is a comment on digital technology and the knowledge society.

Management researchers are used to study how digitization transforms industry. The wi1 ...


Master thesis offering: Robotics in Retail

The vision of a technological reality in which humans and service robots coexist in a common service system is not new. Technological advances in the field of service robotics have brought us closer to this vision. Service robots are currently being used in retail, hospitality, education and healthcare. However, it is surprising that little attention has been addressed to user’s responses so far. Several master thesis topics available. 

Available master thesis topics: ...


ABGESAGT/CANCELED: Seminar "Innovate to decide: Modelling and experimenting decisional ambidexterity to manage the metabolisms of the innovative organization"


On February 27th, 2019 from 15:00 to 17:00, Mario Le Glatin, PhD from MINES ParisTech/ Safran SA will visit the Chair of Information Systems – Innovation and Value Creation. He will give a talk about his research on “Innovate to decide: Modelling and experimenting decisional ambidexterity to manage the metabolisms of the innovative organization”.

The ...

Connecting FAU's Wi1 to University of Auckland

University of Auckland business school

Following an invitation by Schoeller fellow Dr. Julia Fehrer, Dr. Julia Jonas of Wi1 just spent two interesting and happy weeks as a guest researcher at the Business School of the University of Auckland, in New Zealand. Together with the Auckland team of researchers, the joint research project on innovation and markets could be further developed; research approaches were discussed, a broader audience of the business school was invited to learn about innovative projects in Nuremberg, and ...


Competitive Advantage in the Digital Economy: call for submissions to CADE 2019 in Venice

In the course of the past years, the CADE conference has assembled service researchers in Venice to discuss the digital economy, including leading scholars such as Steve Vargo, Bob Lusch, Chris Voss, Ola Henfridsson, Haluk Demirkan and many others. #CADE2019 will continue the tradition this year from May 20 to May 22. Special focal areas will be smart service systems, personal data and cyber-security. Submission of extended abstracts is open until February 9th.

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Innovation & Co-Creation an der DHBW Ravensburg

Letzte Woche hielt Melanie Oßwald einen Gastvortrag zu Innovation und Co-Creation in der Lehrveranstaltung von Prof. Dr. Conny Mayer-Bonde an der DHBW Ravensburg. Die Studenten aus dem Modul Tourismusmarketing gestalteten in der anschließenden Gruppenarbeit drei Forschungsinseln zu ihrem Fachbereich für das JOSEPHS: „IKEA-Hotel – Buchung der Hotelzimmereinrichtung“, „Stadt Ravensburg – Touristeninformationssystem“ sowie „Stadt Nürnberg – Neuer Kreisverkehr“. 

Wir freuen uns über die ...


Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in gesucht!

Für unsere Forschungsprojekte auf dem Gebiet von Open Innovation und Service Innovation suchen wir eine/n Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in (TV-L 13) zur Verstärkung des Projektteams. Fokus der ausgeschriebenen Stelle ist die Forschung und Mitgestaltung des Themas der offenen Innovation im Kontext von Service Innovation und Digital Innovation. In enger Kooperation mit Industriepartnern ...

Getting school children excited about science at FAU

Last week, students from the course Innovation and Leadership invited a class from the school Winzer-Iggensbach to visit FAU teach them about new and existing technologies at our university. The goal of the students is it, to create a compelling concept that engages school kids from rural areas to be excited about studying at FAU.
The school kids really enjoyed their day at JOSEPHS and were fascinated about robots, 3-D Printing and the diversity of our human senses. We hope that we ...



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