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Business & Information Systems Engineering OnlineFirst articles

Business & Information Systems Engineering OnlineFirst articles

19.04.2018 | Catchword

Fog Computing

Complementing Cloud Computing to Facilitate Industry 4.0

By sharing IT resources over the Internet, cloud computing has led to substantial transformations involving the centralization and translocation of software, platforms, and infrastructure into the cloud. IT resources provided over the cloud are …

Christian Matt

03.04.2018 | Research Paper

Smart Cities: A Review and Analysis of Stakeholders’ Literature

Recent literature on smart cities stresses the role of digitization in tackling urban issues such as environmental degradation and poverty. The wicked nature of these issues gives rise to the need to understand the diverse perspectives of relevant …

Dr. Mauricio Marrone, Mara Hammerle

03.04.2018 | Editorial

Smart Cities and Digitized Urban Management

By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to reside in cities and urban agglomerations (UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2014 ). Cities have always showcased the best and the worst aspects of humanity – gleaming …

Dr. Tobias Brandt, Prof. Wolf Ketter, Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Prof. Dr. Dirk Neumann, Prof. Richard T. Watson

21.03.2018 | Research Paper Open Access

Do Not Forget About Smart Towns

How to Bring Customized Digital Innovation to Rural Areas

To date, research on smart cities has primarily focused on urban congested areas. As this paper points out, it is becoming ever more important to look at intermediate and thinly populated regions like towns and rural areas as arenas for digital …

Sabiölla Hosseini, Dr. Leonhard Frank, Prof. Dr. Gilbert Fridgen, Sebastian Heger

14.03.2018 | Research Paper Open Access

EM-OLAP Framework

Econometric Model Transformation Method for OLAP Design in Intelligence Systems

Econometrics is currently one of the most popular approaches to economic analysis. To better support advances in these areas as much as possible, it is necessary to apply econometric problems to econometric intelligent systems. The article …

Jan Tyrychtr, Martin Pelikán, Hana Štiková, Ivan Vrana

13.03.2018 | Research Paper

Sharing Yet Caring

Mitigating Moral Hazard in Access-Based Consumption through IS-Enabled Value Co-Capturing with Consumers

The quest for creating smart and sustainable cities entails various substantial challenges, such as environmental degradation and a shortage of space. To negotiate these hurdles, innovative approaches must be implemented. A key aspect in this …

Björn Hildebrandt, Dr. Andre Hanelt, Dr. Sebastian Firk

12.03.2018 | Catchword

Digital Work Design

The Interplay of Human and Computer in Future Work Practices as an Interdisciplinary (Grand) Challenge

More and more academic studies and practitioner reports claim that human work is increasingly disrupted or even determined by information and communication technology (ICT) (Cascio and Montealegre 2016 ). This will make a considerable share of jobs …

Prof. Dr. Alexander Richter, Dr. Peter Heinrich, Dr. Alexander Stocker, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe

02.03.2018 | Research Paper Open Access

Exploring the Motives of Citizen Reporting Engagement: Self-Concern and Other-Orientation

In smart city contexts, voluntary citizen reporting can be a particularly valuable source of information for local authorities. A key question in this regard is what motivates citizens to contribute their data. Drawing on motivation research in …

Dr. Gabriel Abu-Tayeh, Dr. Oliver Neumann, Dr. Matthias Stuermer

28.02.2018 | Profile

Interview with David Prendergast on “Mediating Between Technology and People in Smart City Transformations”

Dr. Tobias Brandt

23.02.2018 | Research Paper

Decision Support for the Automotive Industry

Forecasting Residual Values Using Artificial Neural Networks

In the automotive industry, it is very common for new vehicles to be leased rather than sold. This implies forecasting an accurate residual value for the vehicles, which is a major factor for determining monthly leasing rates. Either a systematic …

Christoph Gleue, Dennis Eilers, Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim, Prof. Dr. Michael H. Breitner

23.02.2018 | State of the Art

Simulation-Based Research in Information Systems

Epistemic Implications and a Review of the Status Quo

Simulations provide a useful methodological approach for studying the behavior of complex socio-technical information systems (IS), in which humans and IT artifacts interact to process information. However, the use of simulations is relatively new …

Jannis Beese, M. Kazem Haki, Stephan Aier, Robert Winter

22.02.2018 | Research Paper

Recombinant Service Systems Engineering

Although many methods have been proposed for engineering service systems and customer solutions, most of these approaches give little consideration to recombinant service innovation. Recombinant innovation refers to reusing and integrating …

Prof. Dr. Daniel Beverungen, Hedda Lüttenberg, Verena Wolf

21.02.2018 | Research Paper

The Price of Privacy

An Evaluation of the Economic Value of Collecting Clickstream Data

The analysis of clickstream data facilitates the understanding and prediction of customer behavior in e-commerce. Companies can leverage such data to increase revenue. For customers and website users, on the other hand, the collection of …

Annika Baumann, Johannes Haupt, Fabian Gebert, Stefan Lessmann

19.12.2017 | Research Paper

Methodology for the Implementation of Knowledge Management Systems 2.0

A Case Study in an Oil and Gas Company

Web 2.0 and Big Data tools can be used to develop knowledge management systems based on facilitating the participation and collaboration of people in order to enhance knowledge. The paper presents a methodology that can help organizations with the …

Sergio Orenga-Roglá, Ricardo Chalmeta

08.12.2017 | Research Paper

How to Exploit the Digitalization Potential of Business Processes

Process improvement is the most value-adding activity in the business process management (BPM) lifecycle. Despite mature knowledge, many approaches have been criticized to lack guidance on how to put process improvement into practice. Given the …

Marie-Sophie Denner, Louis Christian Püschel, Prof. Dr. Maximilian Röglinger

08.12.2017 | Correction

Correction to: KYC Optimization Using Distributed Ledger Technology

The given name and the family name of the author.

José Parra Moyano, Omri Ross

07.12.2017 | Research Paper Open Access

Representing Variability in Enterprise Architecture

A Case Study

Organizations that operate on an international scale have a high variation of business operations, caused by country-specific regulations and compliance requirements. The differences in requirements lead to variability in the designed business …

Nino Rurua, Dr. Rik Eshuis, Dr. Maryam Razavian

14.11.2017 | Research Paper

Facilitating Informed Decision-Making in Financial Service Encounters

While advice-giving encounters form an integral part of banks’ services, clients often buy inappropriate products and face financial consequences. Legislators have started to put banks under pressure to ensure that clients are properly educated.

Dr. Peter Heinrich, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe

18.10.2017 | Research Paper

Keep them alive! Design and Evaluation of the “Community Fostering Reference Model”

Firms host online communities for commercial purposes, for example in order to integrate customers into ideation for new product development. The success of these firm-hosted online communities depends entirely on the cooperation of a high number …

Dr. Ulrich Bretschneider, Dr. Marco Hartmann, Prof. Dr. Jan Marco Leimeister

04.10.2017 | Research Paper Open Access

Value-Based Process Model Design

Networked service value constellations, consisting of enterprises and customers working together to jointly provide a commercial service, can be analyzed from different modeling perspectives. Two such perspectives are (1) the value perspective and …

Felicia Hotie, Jaap Gordijn