Central aim of organisation
Research and Teaching
Briefly describe your organisation
E-Business and E-Commerce include, besides other influencing domains, rapid changes to economic and social processes. For this reason, the E-Commerce group pursues taking an encompassing view at such processes reaching from analyzing enterprises and their respective processes to evaluating the entire market, as well as is active in creating ideas and solutions for meeting the demands of the respective stakeholders.
Overall, the E-Commerce group performs research and creates solutions in the Business-2-Business (B2B) and Business-2-Consumer (B2C) domains. In the B2B domain, the group focuses on (i) business (process) modeling and definition and consequently the specification and implementation of e-business systems while considering and contributing to semantic web research and service-oriented architectures, (ii) ontology engineering and information integration, (iii) Service Science focusing on value exchange in service systems, (iv) Web Science focusing on network analysis and content as well as text mining. In the B2C domain, the E-Commerce group performs research targeting (i) visual interaction paradigms, (ii) mobile applications, (iii) social media as well as (iv) web and document mining. Thereby, our group focuses especially on the development and application of our research in the area of e-tourism and its mobile applications.
Another area of research is knowledge management on the normative, strategic and operative layer. A focus is on the management of competencies of individuals and organizations.
Research & Development
| - E-Commerce |
- ICT Applications for Tourism
- Knowledge Management
- Process Management
| - Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Middleware |
- Semantic Systems
- Internet Technologies
- Artificial Intelligence
- Data Mining
Service Science, Process and Workflow Management, Web Science, Competence Management