Does talking about the digital transformation matter? – Paper online

The latest journal paper by Alexander Bohnert, Albrecht Fritzsche and Shirley Gregor is now available online at It deals with the question how references to the digital transformation in strategic statements relate to the actual business performance of a company. The study is focussed on insurance companies in Europe. It finds that there is a positive relationship between the expression of digital agendas in companies and their ...


Wi1 lädt zum Smart City Day ein

Unter dem Begriff „Smart City“ hält die digitale Transformation Einzug in deutsche Städte und Gemeinden und verändert Infrastrukturen und Prozesse im öffentlichen Raum nachhaltig.

Um neuste Erkenntnisse zur Digitalisierung deutscher Städte und Gemeinden zu präsentieren und diese mit Ihnen in interaktiven Formaten zu diskutieren, möchten wir Sie gerne zum Smart City Day am 06. November 2018 von 10:30 Uhr bis 16:00 Uhr in das offene Innovationslabor ...


Digitale Sinnlichkeit: Vortrag von Albrecht Fritzsche in der Fraunhofer Reihe „Faszination Technik“ am 9.10.2018


Digitale Technik eröffnet neue Wege, um in menschliche Wahrnehmungsprozesse einzugreifen und Sinneserfahrung zu virtualisieren. Die Anwendungsmöglichkeiten in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft sind immens, genauso aber auch die Folgen für den Menschen, der seine Umwelt und sich selbst nun unter ganz anderen Bedingungen erlebt. In seinem Vortrag „Digitale Sinnlichkeit: Leitplanken für einen neuen Gestaltungsprozess“ untersucht Albrecht Fritzsche ...

Invitation: MedTech & Smart Ageing - Pitch Night of the EIT Health Bootcamp 2018

EIT Health Bootcamp 2018

European start-ups in the field of medical appliances and smart aging technologies are currently visiting FAU. As part of a two month program to get their ideas ready for the market, the diverse start-ups will pitch their ideas to the public on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at ZIMT, Henkestrasse 127 in Erlangen. If you want to learn about their ideas, give feedback, provide expert advice or the like, you are cordially invited to join the event from 17:00 to approx. 20:30h.


WI1 doing Research together with Cambridge University

Julian Boha from Wi1 is currently visiting Cambridge University to do joint research for his PhD thesis together with the Cambridge Service Alliance. The research is about service ecosystems and the role of value propositions when engaging new actors into collaborative innovation.Thank you to everyone from the Cambridge Institute for Engineering and especially Florian Urmetzer who supports Julian Boha during this undertaking.


Focus Group with LinkedIn

Yesterday Wi1 conducted a focus group with LinkedIn at the FAU in Nuremberg and brought together students from different semesters and study programs with LinkeIn´s top management team. Super exciting discussion round to the topics how graduates can be supported by LinkedIn even better and how the job search for career starters can be improved by such platforms.

Many thanks to the large LinkedIn team who made the long way out of Silicon Valley and visited FAU. Thank you Teresa ...


Stellenausschreibung "Praktikum, Masterarbeit oder Werkstudententätigkeit im Bereich Softwareentwicklung" bei Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG

Die Firma Diehl Defense GmbH & Co. KG in Röthenbach bei Nürnberg sucht ab September/Oktober eine/n Studenten/in für den Bereich Softwareentwicklung/ Blockchain Anwendungen.

Die Ausschreibung mit weiteren Informationen finden Sie im Anhang.



BigDieMo Roadshow 2018 at JOSEPHS

Yesterday this year's BigDieMo Roadshow took place in cooperation with the IHK Nürnberg für Mittelfranken at the JOSEPHS in Nuremberg. In this context, the results of the project were presented to a broad mass of participants from various industries. Given the rapidly increasing availability of vast amounts of data, many companies are faced with the concrete question of how their own service portfolio can be expanded to include data-based business models. In the project "BigDieMo - Business ...


WI1 at BMW Ph.D. Dialogue Day 2018 in Munich

Under the slogan "data is like a gym membership - it has no value unless you use it" (Harriet Fryman, Vice President of Growth, IBM Analytics) Matthias Förster of WI1 presented his research on the subjects of value of data and data-focused business model innovation at this year's BMW Ph.D. Dialogue Day in Munich. With his research he makes an important contribution to determine the value of data, understand data roles in business models and develop future data-driven businesses. ...


Presentations at RESER 2018 in Gothenburg

The RESER annual conference 2018 took place in Gothenburg from 20th to 22th September and was co-organized by the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg and the Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology. From the WI1, Stefan Genennig and Natalie Roth contributed with their paper presentations to this year’s conference motto on „Services in the Age of Contested Globalization“.  They participated in fruitful ...



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