The ProCampus Initiative was launched in 2007 to support projects aimed at sustainably improving the conditions of study at the Faculty of Business and Economics. Employees and students were invited to submit their ideas as part of grant applications. After careful consideration of the applications, the AlumniUM Board selected projects of the Department for Information Systems and the Dean's Office. This week, the symbolic awards for both applications were finally made by AlumniUM board member Dr. Sophie Stockhinger.
Jörg Becker was again invited to Brussels as expert on European Public Procurement. On September 25th 2019, he gave a talk about the future potential of public procurement, including topics like digital end-to-end processes, interoperability or the "one-stop shop" idea for procurement.
Congratulations to Matthias Carnein, Heike Trautmann, Gottfried Vossen and Leschek Homann who won the Best Paper award at this years CBI conference in Moscow for the paper "A Recommender System Based on Omni-Channel Customer Data".
In August 2019, the chair for Information Systems and Supply Chain Management welcomed the guest researcher Bruno Duarte Azevedo, a Ph.D. student from the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC) of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Bruno Duarte Azevedo stays at the Department of Information Systems as part of the joint PROBRAL project between the University of Münster (WWU) and the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC).
In the first week of September, Prof. Vérica Freitas from the Uberlândia Federal University (UFU) of Minas Gerais in Brasil visited the research group of Prof. Hellingrath (Chair for Information Systems and Supply Chain Management). Prof. Véricas Freitas is professor at the Operations and Systems Department of the School of Business and Management (FAGEN). She is a leader of research groups in Innovation, Operations and Supply Chain.
In the summer term 2019, a group of eight students participated in a project seminar organized by the chair of information Systems and Supply Chain Management in cooperation with BENTELER Automotive in Paderborn. The project objective was the selection of suitable machines for predictive maintenance and the implementation of a predictive maintenance approach by estimating future machine failures.
In the project seminar "Real Estate Data Analytics" offered by the Chair for Information Systems and Supply Chain Management together with the industry partner DHL Consulting, it was examined how investment decisions in the area of real estate can be supported with methods of data analysis. For this purpose, DHL Consulting provided real data which the students could evaluate with explorative data analysis and thus apply their acquired expertise in this area.
This summer term, a team of five students took part in a project seminar offered by the chair of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in cooperation with the fourth-party logistics provider 4flow. The students worked on the question how artificial intelligence can optimize transportation networks. A focus was put on the planning of less-than-truckload transports.
The Karl-Vossloh foundation regularly honors innovative Ph.D. theses. In 2018, Dr. Friedrich Chasin received a price for his thesis in the area of mobility.