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Katrin Bergener

MASTIS Project - Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems - completed

The last working meeting of the international MASTIS project of European programm ERASMUS+ at Vinnitsa National Technical University

The research project "Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems" (MASTIS) was recently completed. The project consisted of a large consortium of nine European universities, led by the University Lyon 2 (France), seven Ukrainian and two Montenegrin universities.

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Katrin Bergener

Hilti IT Competition is now open for registration

Hilti IT Competition

Every year, Hilti organizes an IT Competition to scout for fresh talent. It is a platform for students to have an opportunity to showcase their capabilities and the chance to kick start their career here at Hilti!  Stand a chance to win a sponsored trip to one of Hilti’s strategic IT locations and an internship opportunity. Hilti IT Competition is back for 2020 with the theme Trusted and Low-Powered IoT Solutions for the Construction Industry.

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Armin Stein

Gender Equality Policies in Research Institutions

Promoting transformative and sustainable changes Conference
Invitation

It is a pleasure to invite you to the Gender Equality Policies in Research Institutions: promoting transformative and sustainable changes Conference, on Tuesday 22 May 2019 in Brussels (09:00-17:00).


The EQUAL-IST project will present its project results and tools, and  gender experts, representatives of the European Commission and academia will discuss about gender equality in research, with a focus on ICT/IST.

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Katrin Bergener

MDM@Lidl: Measuring the Value of Data

ERCIS project seminar about Master Data Management at LIDL
Final presentation at LIDL

During the winter term 2018/2019, nine Information Systems bachelor students took part in a project seminar with the ERCIS Advisory Board Member LIDL. The goal was to develop an Excel-based tool for calculating a good approximation for the value of datasets with manageable effort. After kickoffs at the university and at LIDL in August and October 2018 with student presentations as well as presentations from different LIDL departments on the topic of Master Data Management, the students started working on the project.

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Katrin Bergener

Start of the International Research Project “Social Media Analytics”

Opportunities & Risks of Social Media

Social media are often criticized: fake news and social bots manipulate and disturb public communication. At the same time, they generate a large amount of data in real time during disasters – data that is important for the first response to such events, for example. The new research project “RISE_SMA – Social Media Analytics for Society and Crises” deals with this area of tension. This project will be carried out by nine participating institutions in Europe, Australia, Latin America and Southeast Asia and coordinated by the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE).

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Armin Stein

Four PhD Candidates of ERCIS awarded Summa Cum Laude

Four PhD Candidates of ERCIS awarded Summa Cum Laude

On December 7, 2018, the rector's office honored all (former) PhD students of the University of Münster, who successfully completed their doctoral studies within the last year and whose dissertations were graded "summa cum laude", i.e., with distinction. The list of the 88 researchers, who were honored by rector Prof. Dr. Johannes Wessels, prorector Prof. Dr. Monika Stoll and prorector Prof. Dr. Regina Jucks, also contains four members of our ERCIS network: Dr. Friedrich Chasin and Dr. Hendrik Scholta from the Chair for Information Systems and Information Management (headed by Prof. Dr.

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Armin Stein

ERCIS supports CLAIRE

Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe

Prof. Dr. Heike TrautmannHeike Trautmann, ERCIS Director, is one of the key supporters of CLAIRE (Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe), a new initiative that calls for the development of artificial intelligence that complements, rather than replaces, human intelligence, and that aims to ensure strong support for excellence in AI research in Europe.

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Armin Stein

ERCIS Specialization Module with the University of West Georgia

Designing customer journeys of today and tomorrow

In an ever-changing world where customers constantly switch between multiple channels and have an always-on expectation in terms of being heard and answered, both BPO providers and brands must work harder to deliver seamless customer interactions.

Digital must sit at the heart of customer-centricity and customer-first thinking must be aligned across internal stakeholder groups. Whether it’s IT, marketing or operations, all departments need to come together to develop customer journey models.

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