Research Group for Business Informatics and Software Engineering

Profile of the chair

In its research, the chair focuses on the challenges associated with digital transformation and examines the opportunities that digital change offers companies. We focus on the research of smart products and services, the efficient design of modern user interfaces in the context of web engineering, and the transformation of energy networks into smart grids.

Our goal is to train business information systems specialists with a profound knowledge of software engineering concepts. Students learn to evaluate and acquire technologies from an innovation and management perspective. The focus of the education is on the design of the process level.


 Thu, 14. Nov. 2019   Katsanou, Marina

Gero Strobel receives NRW certificate for professional teaching competence for university teaching

Within the framework of this year's "Day of Teaching", Gero Strobel was awarded the NRW certificate "Professional Teaching Competence for University Teaching" by the Prorector for Research and Teaching, Prof. Dr. van Ackeren after...
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 Wed, 25. Sep. 2019   Woroch, Robert

Teaching offerings of the SOFTEC chair (prof. Eicker) for the winter semester 19/20; especially themes for bachelor and master projects

The Information about teaching offerings for the current semester are now available on our website. The teaching offerings of the current semester for students of bachelor degree courses are listed below: Einführung in die...
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 Tue, 27. Aug. 2019   Katsanou Marina

SOFTEC paper on identifying quality factors for self-tracking solutions accepted

We are pleased to announce that the scientific paper "Identifying Quality Factors for Self-Tracking Solutions: A Systematic Literature Review" by Barbara Schiller, Tobias Brogt, J. Peter M. Schuler und Gero Strobel has been...
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 Mon, 17. Jun. 2019   Woroch, Robert

SOFTEC Chair participates in research project for intelligent sector coupling to reduce CO2 emissions

SOFTEC Chair participates in research project for intelligent sector coupling to reduce CO2 emissions The energy transition is changing the way energy networks are used and have to be built. Smart grids are an essential building...
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 Fri, 14. Jun. 2019   Katsanou, Marina

Gero Strobel presents SOFTEC paper at the European Conference of Information System (ECIS) 2019

At this year's European Conference of Information Systems, Gero Strobel presented the Full Research Paper: UNDERSTANDING SERVICES IN THE ERA OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS: A SMART SERVICE TAXONOMY by Ute Paukstadt (ERCIS), Gero...
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