Current Topics in Digital Transformation Seminar

  • Type: Seminar (S)
  • Chair: KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften - Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Marketing - Information Systems & Service Design
  • Semester: SS 2021
  • Place:


  • Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche
  • SWS: 3
  • Lv-No.: 2500125


With this seminar, we aim to provide students with the possibility to independently work on state-of-the-art research topics in addition to the knowledge gained in the lectures of the research group ISSD (Prof. Mädche). Specifically, participants will get deeper insights in a current topic in the field of digital transformation of business and society. Students will work on a dedicated topic and apply a pre-defined research method. A broad spectrum of topics is offered every semester, topics may range from creating an experimental design, analyzing collected data, or systematically comparing existing software prototypes in a specific field of interest.

Course Content

Depending on the supervisor and the individual research focus. We provide new seminar topics in every semester.

Learning objectives

The students

  • focus on a contemporary topic in the field of digital transformation of business and society
  • know how to apply selected research methods on current research topics
  • aggregate the collected information in a suitable way to present and extract knowledge
  • write a seminar thesis following academic writing standards
  • deliver a presentation in a scientific context in front of an auditorium

Course Requirements

No specific prerequisites are required for the lecture.


Further literature will be made available in the lecture.