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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →
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 SystemsRead Article →
“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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →
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.Read Article →