Author: Hannes Rothe

Managing the Dynamics of Platforms and Ecosystems (HICSS minitrack)

We are delighted to invite papers and participation to our HICSS-55 minitrack on ‘Managing the Dynamics of Platforms and Ecosystems’. The minitrack follows six years of successful exploration of platform and ecosystems since HICSS-49.

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Minitrack on “Addressing Diversity in Digitalization” at HICSS 2022

we invite scholars to advance our theoretical knowledge on the digital impact on diversity, i.e. on inclusive design and application processes, practices and routines of organizing data and information systems that consider the role of diversity, and the influence of diversity in shaping the role, usage, and design of digital technologies.

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Freie Universität Berlin Investigates Biotech Location Berlin-Brandenburg – The Laboratory as Incubator for Start-ups in the Capital Region

In recent years, Berlin has developed into one of the startup strongholds in Europe. At the same time, the capital region is a leading location in the life sciences, healthcare industry and healthcare provision. A team led by economist Professor Dr. Hannes Rothe has been commissioned by the Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Operations to analyze what other reasons there are for the low startup momentum in the biotech sector and how Berlin can catch up with leading regions such as Cambridge/Oxford in the UK.

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Data for Life Podcast
Data for Life Podcast

Dr. Katharina Lauer and Professor Hannes Rothe introduce the podcast series “Data for Life” that is presented by ELIXIR.

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Optimal Distinctiveness in Platform Markets (published in Strategic Management Journal)

The article, “Optimal Distinctiveness in Platform Markets: Leveraging Complementors as Legitimacy Buffers”, authored by Karl Täuscher (University of Manchester) and professor Hannes Rothe, has been published in the leading journal of strategy research, the Strategic Management Journal.

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Researching Digital Entrepreneurship: Current Issues and Suggestions for Future Directions (published in CAIS)

Just recently, the article “Researching Digital Entrepreneurship: Current Issues and Suggestions for Future Directions” has been accepted for publication in the Communications of the Association for Information Systems

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“Accumulating Design Knowledge” published in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS)

Design science research is a fundamental paradigm for the information systems discipline. While numerous studies developed design knowledge in the last decades, it is oftentimes questioned whether and how design knowledge relates to theory, whether design knowledge is revisited, and how it accumulates.

Published in the flagship Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS), the publication Accumulating Design Knowledge: A Mechanisms-Based Approach provides first empirically-grounded replies. The study by Hannes Rothe (Freie Universität Berlin), Lauri Wessel (University of Bremen), and Ana Paula Barquet (Technical University Berlin) is the first to theorize the process of knowledge accumulation in design science research.

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Effects of hubris rethought. Study “Hubristic Startup Founders” published in the Journal of Management Studies

Professors Sundermeier, Gersch and Freiling open up new perspectives in research on hubris.

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Professor Sundermeier becomes professoral member of the DEH

Since September 1, 2019, the Department of Information Systems has been supported by Prof. Dr. Janina Sundermeier in her role as Junior Professor for Business Administration, in particular Digital Entrepreneurship & Diversity. Professor Sundermeier is now a professorial member of the Digital Entrepreneurship Hub.

We are very much looking forward to continuing her initiatives to promote entrepreneurial diversity in the context of digitization, as she has already done with formats such as WomenVentures and Hello Diversity! Conference.

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Towards Health Futures Conference: Reaching for convergence on bio data

On March 7th and 8th, 2019, the first “Towards Health Futures” conference about innovation, entrepreneurship, and infrastructure on bio data has been held in Berlin. Sirkka Jarvenpaa (University of Texas at Austin), Michael Barrett (University of Cambridge), and Hannes Rothe (Freie Universität Berlin) invited 35 experts to Berlin to set the first stepping stone for an international community seeking that reflects the phenomenon of bio data.

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