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Faculty of Law, Business & Economics

Information Systems and Strategic IT Management – Prof. Dr. Nils Urbach

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The Information Systems and Strategic IT Management's research and teaching are carried out strongly connected to our industry partners. In this way, the interchange with practice should be fostered and a meaningful complement of competences be achieved. Thus, we provide the following offerings to practice:

Applied research projects 

By collaborating in innovative projects, we provide support for companies and public organizations in developing and evaluating cutting-edge concepts and solutions in the domain of strategic IT management. Due to our synergetic interaction of research and practice, the companies involved benefit from latest scientific research and value-based applications of modern technologies. At the same time, expertise and methodically well-grounded know-how of our employees can be leveraged. 

Here you can find some examples of our private sector projects

CIO Round Table

Since 2014, the CIO Round Table has encouraged the networking of IT executives as well as the interlocking of practice and research in the upper Franconian region. Therefore, the event aims at IT managers from medium-sized companies in the region as well as IT experts from academia. 

Here you can find more information about the CIO Round Table

HR cooperations

By getting involved in our teaching and education our industry partners make contact to our high potentials at an early stage. They participate in our first-class education of young and outstanding students with management potential. 

Please see the website of the WI-career.net for more information. The WI-career.net is the career network of the Research Centre Finance & Information Management and the Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT). 

Bundling of activities and competences 

Jointly with other chairs at the University of Augsburg and the University of Bayreuth, we have bundled our activities with organizational practice in the cross-university Finance & Information Management (FIM) Research Center and the Fraunhofer Project Group Business & Information Systems Engineering of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT). Further information on our offering to practice can be found on the respective websites. 

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