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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Heike 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.
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.
Machine learning enables syntheses to be planned with unprecedented efficiency
A team of researchers from the University of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Agder won the Best Paper Award of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). In their article, the authors address the problem of deciding how
crisis-related information should be published on Facebook to reach as many people as possible. For this, they examine three recent terrorist attacks in Berlin, London and Stockholm. Congratulations!
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