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04.02.2019 | Profile

Interview with Tamim Asfour on “Anthropomatics: The State of the Art in Robotics and Challenges for Future Research”

Prof. Dr. Alexander Maedche

31.01.2019 | Discussion

Five Inspiring Course (Re-)Designs

Examples of Innovations in Teaching and Learning BISE

The innovation of teaching and, correspondingly, learning in higher education has been producing numerous examples of inspiring and stimulating course designs and redesigns only too rarely reported. Tying in with Strecker et al. ( 2018 ), the …

Prof. Dr. Stefan Strecker, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Baumöl, Prof. Dr. Dimitris Karagiannis, PD Dr. Agnes Koschmider, Prof. Dr. Monique Snoeck, Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Zarnekow

31.01.2019 | Research Paper

A Reinforcement Learning Based Model for Adaptive Service Quality Management in E-Commerce Websites

Providing high-quality service to all users is a difficult and inefficient strategy for e-commerce providers, especially when Web servers experience overload conditions that cause increased response time and request rejections, leading to user …

Hoda Ghavamipoor, S. Alireza Hashemi Golpayegani

28.01.2019 | Research Paper

Adaptive State Space Partitioning for Dynamic Decision Processes

With the rise of new business processes that require real-time decision making, anticipatory decision making becomes necessary to use the available resources wisely. Dynamic real-time problems occur in many business fields, for example in vehicle …

Ninja Soeffker, Jun-Prof. Dr. Marlin W. Ulmer, Prof. Dr. Dirk C. Mattfeld

25.01.2019 | Research Paper

Data Portability on the Internet

An Economic Analysis

Data portability allows users to transfer data between competing online services. As data gets increasingly valuable for online services and users alike, the enforcement of data portability within the European Union by the General Data Protection …

Michael Wohlfarth

23.01.2019 | Research Paper Open Access

The Influence of Using Collapsed Sub-processes and Groups on the Understandability of Business Process Models

Many factors influence the creation of business process models which are understandable for a target audience. Understandability of process models becomes more critical when size and complexity of the models increase. Using vertical modularization …

Oktay Turetken, Ahmet Dikici, Irene Vanderfeesten, Tessa Rompen, Onur Demirors

21.01.2019 | State of the Art

Optimizing Data Stream Representation: An Extensive Survey on Stream Clustering Algorithms

Analyzing data streams has received considerable attention over the past decades due to the widespread usage of sensors, social media and other streaming data sources. A core research area in this field is stream clustering which aims to recognize …

Matthias Carnein, Heike Trautmann

21.01.2019 | Research Paper

Developing Serious Games with Integrated Debriefing

Findings from a Business Intelligence Context

Serious games (SG) are recognized in several domains as a promising instructional approach. When it comes to the field of Information Systems, however, they are not yet broadly investigated. Especially in business intelligence and analytics, a …

Christian Karl Grund, Michael Schelkle

11.01.2019 | State of the Art Open Access

Framing Microgrid Design from a Business and Information Systems Engineering Perspective

Microgrids are decentralized distribution networks that integrate distributed energy resources and balance energy generation and loads locally. The introduction of microgrids can help overcome the challenges of global energy systems. Despite this …

Thomas Sachs, Anna Gründler, Milos Rusic, Gilbert Fridgen

02.01.2019 | Catchword

Reputation Transfer

Peer-to-peer platforms for selling, renting, and servicing have become a popular alternative to conventional e-commerce channels (Sundararajan 2016 ). With billions in venture capital and significant market evaluations, the most prominent players …

Prof. Dr. Timm Teubner, Florian Hawlitschek, Dr. Marc T. P. Adam

04.12.2018 | Research Paper

Towards Confirmatory Process Discovery: Making Assertions About the Underlying System

The focus in the field of process mining, and process discovery in particular, has thus far been on exploring and describing event data by the means of models. Since the obtained models are often directly based on a sample of event data, the …

Gert Janssenswillen, Benoît Depaire

12.11.2018 | Research Paper

A Project Portfolio Management Approach to Tackling the Exploration/Exploitation Trade-off

Organizational ambidexterity (OA) is an essential capability for surviving in dynamic business environments that advocates the simultaneous engagement in exploration and exploitation. Over the last decades, knowledge on OA has substantially …

Alexander Linhart, Maximilian Röglinger, Katharina Stelzl

16.10.2018 | Research Paper

Analysis of Competitor Intelligence in the Era of Big Data: An Integrated System Using Text Summarization Based on Global Optimization

Automatic text summarization can be applied to extract summaries from competitor intelligence (CI) corpora that organizations create by gathering textual data from the Internet. Such a representation of CI text is easier for managers to interpret …

Swapnajit Chakraborti, Shubhamoy Dey

08.10.2018 | Research Paper

Why Incorporating a Platform-Intermediary can Increase Crowdsourcees’ Engagement

Case-Study Based Insights

While the crowdsourcer’s job is to encourage valuable contributions and sustained commitment in a cost-effective manner, it seems as if the primary attention of management and research is still centered on the evaluation of contributions rather …

Julia Troll, Ivo Blohm, Jan Marco Leimeister

06.09.2018 | Research Notes

A Value Co-creation Perspective on Information Systems Analysis and Design

Information systems analysis and design (ISAD) ensures the design of information systems (IS) in line with the requirements of a business environment. Since ISAD approaches follow the currently dominant logic of business, the rise of a new and …

Kazem Haki, Michael Blaschke, Stephan Aier, Robert Winter

05.09.2018 | Research Paper

Conquering the Challenge of Continuous Business Model Improvement

Design of a Repeatable Process

In an atmosphere of rapidly changing business environments and intense competition, adequate and timely business models are crucial for companies. Current research mainly focuses on business model development that often neglects the legacy of …

Benedikt Simmert, Philipp Alexander Ebel, Christoph Peters, Eva Alice Christiane Bittner, Jan Marco Leimeister

06.08.2018 | Research Paper

Designing Business Analytics Solutions

A Model-Driven Approach

The design and development of data analytics systems, as a new type of information systems, has proven to be complicated and challenging. Model based approaches from information systems engineering can potentially provide methods, techniques, and …

Soroosh Nalchigar, Eric Yu

19.07.2018 | Research Paper

A Novel Business Process Prediction Model Using a Deep Learning Method

The ability to proactively monitor business processes is a main competitive differentiator for firms. Process execution logs generated by process aware information systems help to make process specific predictions for enabling a proactive …

Nijat Mehdiyev, Joerg Evermann, Peter Fettke

20.06.2018 | Research Paper

Conceptual Framework for SDSS Development with an Application in the Retail Industry

Spatial information is becoming crucial for strategic decision making, but accessing and understanding this information is not easy. Dedicated tools can support the decision process in many ways, such as visualization interfaces or data analyses.

Gautier Daras, Bruno Agard, Bernard Penz

15.06.2018 | Research Paper

Hearing the Voice of Citizens in Smart City Design: The CitiVoice Framework

In the last few years, smart cities have attracted considerable attention because they are considered a response to the complex challenges that modern cities face. However, smart cities often do not optimally reach their objectives if the …

Anthony Simonofski, Dr. Estefanía Serral Asensio, Dr. Johannes De Smedt, Prof. Dr. Monique Snoeck