Seminar: Information Systems and Service Design

  • Type: Seminar
  • Chair: Information Systems & Service Design
  • Semester: WS 2016/17
  • Place:

    Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Strasse 23), 2nd floor

  • Lecturer:

    Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche 

  • ECTS: 3
  • Lv-No.: 2540497

Course Description

In the seminar, the participants will get deeper insights on current research in the field of information systems. The seminar topics will focus on contemporary issues in the broad context of information systems. The actual seminar topics will be derived from current research activities of the research group.


Learning Objectives

Students will

  • carry out a systematic literature search for a given topic
  • aggregate the collected information
  • write a seminar thesis following academic writing standards
  • deliver a presentation in a scientific context in front of an auditorium


Course Content

Title  Supervisor Student Level Student Presentation Session
The Role of Business Processes in Business Models

Bachelor Nicole Kleindienst session 2
Task-Technology-Fit in the Services Industry Dennis Hummel Bachelor Simon Linek session 2
Eye-Based Interaction in Computer Applications: State-of-the-Art Overview and Pros & Cons Analysis Bachelor Moritz Langner session1
Review Consequences of Flow in IS Raphael Rissler Bachelor Marco Laube session2
The Role of Affect in Development Teams - An Integrative Framework Karl Werder Master Thomas Vöhringer session1
The Effects of Notification Frequency on Operational Decision Makers' Situation Awareness: A Structured Literature Review Mario Nadj Master Janina Merker session1
The Effects of Sound and Visual Stimuli on Operational Decision Makers' Situation Awareness: A Structured Literature Review Mario Nadj Master Moritz Wolfsteiner session1
Gamified Crowdsourcing - A Review of the Current State-of-the-Art
Benedikt Morschheuser Master Meng Yu session2
Interactive Information Visualization for Predictive Analytics: A Literature Review and Classification Master Sebastian Käss session1
Conceptualization of Digital Service Design (DSD): A State-of-the-Art Overview Master Kevin Schumacher session1
Nudging Consumers Towards Digital Channels Master Rene Kucza session2

Some more information on the single topics can be found here.



Course Schedule

Date Time Location Session Deliverable
October, 21st 2016 10am-11am

Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Strasse 23)
2nd floor

Kick-off session

January 9th, 2017 12 noon
via email
Submission of seminar presentation slides
January 12th and13th, 2017
10 am
Röser Building (Fritz-Erler Strasse 23)
2nd floor
Presentation Sessions
Presentation and discussion of seminar thesis
January 31st, 2017
12 noon
via email and in paper version
Submission of final seminar thesis

Depending on the number of students, there will be two sessions for the presentation of the seminar theses. The sessions take plase at:

  • January 12th, 2017 10 am till 2 pm
  • January 13th, 2017 10 am till 2 pm

Each student will be assigned to one of the session. The participation in this particular session is mandatory.

Course Requirements

Bachelor and Master students can visit  the seminar. The seminar topic as well as the evaluation of the work and the presentation will have a different focus (taking the Bachelor / Master level into account). For the registration to the seminar, students have to use the WiWi-Portal. The students will be informed on their acceptance / refusal on July 8th, 2016 (first round of assignments).

Course Grading

The assessment consists of a seminar paper, a presentation of the results, and the contribution to the discussions within the presentation sessions. The final grade is based on the evaluation of each component:

  • seminar thesis (70%)
  • seminar presentation (20%)
  • contribution to discussion (10%)

Course Material

After the assignment of students to their particular topic, each student will receive some starting literature from his/her supervisor. Furthermore, templates for the seminar thesis and its presentation as well as the lecture content will uploaded in the ILIAS Portal.


For submission of materials and organizational questions please contact .