The proliferation of digital technologies has made the world at once a smaller and a more complex place. While established business practices are disrupted, digital technology equally affords new opportunities. Collaboration has become a way for individuals, teams and businesses to cope with complexity and harness new opportunities.
The Department of Information Systems welcomes the new Professor for IT-Security, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hupperich! Thomas joined the Department on the 1st of October with his appointment as Juniorprofessor. We are very happy having filled this open position again and so completed the fields of research and study of the department! We wish Thomas a good start in Münster and we are looking forward for a great collaboration!
The PIONEER students that spent their Summer Term in Münster were warmly welcomed in Tallinn, Estonia, where they will stay for the Winter Term. Jörg Becker, Head of the IS Department in Münster, Robert Krimmer, programme lead in Tallinn, as well as the Dean of the school.
Prof. Kuchen used the beautiful weather in Münster to take new pictures and videos from the department building and the entire Leonardo Campus with his drone. We gladly share the detailed flight over the campus with all those who interested:
Have fun looking at the Leonardo Campus from a different angle!
On July 10th, 2018, Jörg Becker was invited as an expert by the European Parliament (EP) to contribute to the work of the EP committee for internal market and consumer protection (IMCO). In the morning Professor Becker participated in a EP roundtable on the role of independent expertise and science in the legislative process. Acadamics and researchers discussed with members of the European Parliament (MEPs) the importance of independent research and expertise for evidence based policy making.
The IS Library re-opens as the new IS Learning World. With many new individual workplaces, group workplaces and an integrated seminar room, the redesigned library is now available for students to study and work in a nice atmosphere.
Machine learning enables syntheses to be planned with unprecedented efficiency
On February 5-6 2018, a Workshop on Simulation of Epidemic Diseases was organized by the Chair of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in cooperation with the Institute of Molecular Virology of the University of Münster in order to introduce the newly released Platform for Simulation of Epidemics.
This platform was developed to enable investigation of the spreading behavior of different diseases. It combines code free modeling and visual analytics to increase usability and support data exploration in an intuitive way.
In the last days, a delegation from different information systems departments at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Brazil visited ERCIS to discuss future collaborations in education and research in the field of Information Systems.
In December 2017, the C³M hosted the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM) in Muenster. As Information and Communication Technologies have become key drivers of Crisis and Disaster Management which can only be improved by bringing together academics and practitioners, ICT-DM aims on doing just that by building a bridge between both parties. Also, the conference establishes a communication platform for different organisations and departments.