The European Union (EU) aims to make public procurement in Europe more efficient. Three new directives were adopted in 2014 to improve the award of contracts to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the number of cross-border contracts, and competition in public tenders. On request of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c.
The kickoff meeting of the new research project LearnIT took place on January 10th 2019 at EWE TRADING in Bremen, Germany. Prof. Dr. Stephan Meisel of the Department of Information System leads the project. The main project goal is the development of an adaptive optimization approach for operational management of grid-level battery storage. The adaptive optimization approach aims at increasing the economic efficiency of storage, and thereby enabling the widespread adoption of grid-level battery storage.
“10 Years of Partnership: QUT and University of Muenster” - presentation on the 3rd Australian-German Science and Innovation Day
In October Dr. Ann-Kristin Cordes, Assistant Professor at the chair for Information Systems and Information Management, gave a talk on the subject “10 Years of Partnership: QUT and University of Muenster” on the 3rd Australian-German Science and Innovation Day as part of the 2018 Brisbane German Week at the Queensland University of Technology.
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