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Christian Grimme

Project PropStop explains social bots at the FTOJ 2017

The research project PropStop presented a workshop on social bots at the FTOJ 2017 (Frankfurt Day on Online-Journalism) on April 25, 2017. Dr. Christian Grimme and Dr. Mike Preuss gave a 90-minutes talk on the potentials, threats, and future developments in the context of social bots. Additionally, they demonstrated simple ways to develop an own social bot.

The FTOJ is a one-day conference for online journalists hosted by the Hessische Rundfunk (Hessian broadcasting) and the Evangelischer Pressedienst (epd) since 2004.

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Katrin Bergener

Girls'Day 2017 am Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik

Ein Blick hinter die Kulissen unserer Systemadministration

Am heutigen Girls'Day stellt unsere Systemadmininstration interessierten Mädchen den Beruf der Fachinformatikerin vor. Neben der Vorstellung des Berufs und einem Einblick in die tägliche Arbeit eines Fachinformatikers, wird auch die heutige Client- und Servertechnik präsentiert. Die Teilnehmerinnen nehmen dabei einen Computer auseinander, tauschen Teile aus und bauen ein kleines Netzwerk mit Client und Server auf.

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Armin Stein

Try our HTC Vive!

Reality sucks - get virtual!
HTC Vive

We offer to our staff and students to use a HTC Vive for one hour! The room is available until further notice during lecture time Tuesdays to Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. The room is located at Leonardo-Campus 3 and can be used by 3 people in parallel at max.

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Armin Stein

CrowdEquality: Idea Crowdsourcing Platform developed at the Department of Information Systems is ‘live’

CrowdEquality - The Idea Crowdsourcing Platform

Within the EQUAL-IST project (“Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions”, funded by the EU in the Horizon 2020 programme) an idea crowdsourcing platform has been developed by the team of eight Information Systems Bachelor students as part of their project seminar in Winter Semester 2016/17.


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Katrin Bergener

CeBIT-Tickets for free

This year’s CeBIT – the world‘s leading fair for information technology – takes place from March 20th to 24th 2017 in Hanover. As co-exhibitor at the NRW joint stand (hall 6, stand E29/C30), the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) owns a limited amount of free tickets (e-tickets). If you are interested in a ticket, please send an e-mail to cebit[at]ercis.de. We will send you an activation code.

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Katrin Bergener

Arvato supports pioneering research into Omni-Channel communications strategies

Arvato CRM Solutions (Arvato), the leading customer relationship management company, has partnered with the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) at the University of Münster, to create the ERCIS Omni-Channel Lab. The new Lab combines ERCIS’s established academic research network and teaching facilities with Arvato’s practical expertise of handling 1.7 million Omni-Channel interactions every day for many of the world’s best-known brands. This means that it’s perfectly placed to research innovative solutions and new concepts for Omni-Channel communication challenges.

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Katrin Bergener

Visit at the HSE Moscow and Nizhni Novgorod

Prof. Becker visits the Higher School of Economics to extend collaborations

In November 2016 Prof. Jörg Becker again visited the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow and Nizhni Novgorod. The aim of his visit was to further strengthen the collaborations of the WWU Münster and the HSE. Both Universities are eager to continue  the double degree in Information Systems and are interested in additional joint efforts.

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Carolin Wagner

Top results for the WWU students at the Logistics Masters Competition 2016

1600 students, 70 questions and one big goal - over a period of 6 months, expectant bachelor and master students of Germany´s best logistic departments and universities of applied sciences fought fiercely to reach the top league of the “Logistics Masters 2016”. Issued by the magazine “Verkehrsrundschau”, this competition is a questionnaire based test of logistic knowledge. Framed by well-known professors it has become one of the greatest and trickiest tests throughout the whole year.

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