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The end of the summer semester also marks the successful end of this year’s Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) capstone project, which was conducted virtually as part of the DIS master lecture held by Dr. Ulrich Gnewuch. Over a period of two months, 21 students worked in teams on a real-world challenge provided by our industry partner EnBW. The overall goal and topic of this year’s project was to create innovative design solutions for supporting the Digital Nearshoring Life Cycle of remote employees. Each team worked on a different phase of the lifecycle (e.g., attracting and hiring, onboarding, working remotely, offboarding).mehr
The research groups of Professors Satzger and Weinhardt will be represented with 6 papers at the 56th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2023, which will take place next January. Congratulations to all authors!mehr
The research group of Prof. Mädche is co-organizer of the symposium in cooperation with the Usability & User Experience in Germany e.V. and the Competence Center Usability. The symposium focuses on digital inclusion and accessibility and takes place on September 22nd 2022 in an online format. Further information is available here.mehr
The research group of Prof. Mädche was present at the Mensch und Computer 2022 Conference in Darmstadt with several papers.mehr
The project MeKIDI focused on humane process digitalization in the energy sector. Specifically, software robots in the form of chatbots, RPA bots and virtual reality bots were investigated with specific focus on the interplay and impact on humans. The closing event takes place on September 14th in a hybrid mode: The physical event will be done in cooperation with the Bundesverband für Energiemarktdienstleister (BEMD) in Kassel. The online event is available via this link: https://www.eventbrite.de/e/mekidi-abschluss-veranstaltung-tickets-387344928107
Further information about the project and its results are available on: https://mekidi.de/mehr
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Mario Nadj, former member of the Research Group Information Systems I, as assistant professor for „Business & Information Systems Engineering“ at the Department of Business & Economics at TU Dortmund. We congratulate him warmly and wish him all the best for his new position.mehr
Sven Michalczyk successfully defended on August 18th 2022 his PhD thesis titled “ Role-Specific Self-Service Business Intelligence & Analytics Systems in the Data Science Lifecycle“.
He convinced the examination committee Prof. Dr. Ingrid Ott, Prof. Dr. Wolf Fichtner, Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche, and Prof. Dr. York Sure-Vetter with his research. We congratulate Sven Michalczyk for his successful defense!mehr
Predictions for society affect the future of individuals, households and institutions and can shape societies and lead to sustainability and prosperity. However, current forecasts often lack transparency. As part of the project, we are working with citizens to design a publicly accessible and intuitively usable transparent forecast system using the example of COVID-19 forecasts. The starting point is the NowCastHub forecast system, which is already publicly accessible: http://www.covid19nowcasthub.de/.
We invite interested citizens to participate in our citizen workshop on August 16th, 5-6PM at KD2Lab. Further information is available on https://wir-forschen.digital/.
The Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE) journal has published a new catchword article titled “Multiexperience” by Ulrich Gnewuch, Marcel Ruoff, Christian Peukert, and Alexander Maedche. The article aims to build a bridge between the new term of “multiexperience” (MUX) and existing research in the Information Systems (IS) field. The authors shed light on the concept of MUX and propose a framework with two dimensions – devices (e.g., PCs, smartphones, smart speakers, VR headsets) and modalities (e.g., speech, touch, typing). They also identify three different guiding paths toward MUX and propose future research opportunities for the IS community.
Link to Paper
A recent article of Computerwoche reports about the results of the research project MeKIDI (Human-Centered AI-based process digitalization in the utilities sector) initiated and coordinated by the research group Information Systems I.
The computerwoche article is available here.mehr
Nico Loewe successfully defended on July 20th 2022 his PhD thesis titled “ Designing Flow-Adaptive Systems for Knowledge Work using Physiological Data and Machine Learning“.
He convinced the examination committee Prof. Dr. Petra Nieken, Prof. Dr. Marliese Uhrig-Homburg, Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche, and Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev with his research. We congratulate Nico Loewe for his successful defense!mehr
As part of the Digital Citizen Science “wir-forschen.digital“ inititiative, students presented their results of the Home Office Design Seminar. The tackled the challenges articulated by citizens in the four topic areas of physical activity & health, IT security, leadership & motivation, and collaboration tools. The presentation took place at the Triangel Open Space on July 13th in a public format.