Team

Founders

Prof. Dr. Susan Williams

Professor
Sue Williams is a Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, University of Koblenz-Landau. She leads the Enterprise Information Management Research Group and its two research labs, the Information Design Lab and the Enterprise of Things Lab and is co-founder of IndustryConnect. She is an interdisciplinary researcher with expertise in the areas of social and organisational informatics. Her research examines complex socio-technical change (STC) and the use-centred design of information artefacts and the digital workplace.

Prof. Dr. Petra Schubert

Professor
Petra Schubert is a Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, University of Koblenz-Landau. She is the Director of the Competence Centre for Collaboration Technologies (UCT) and is co-founder of IndustryConnect. She is an expert in conducting industry research and co-developed the eXperience case study methodology. Her research interests are in the area of Enterprise Systems with a specific focus on large-scale software systems such as enterprise resource planning and collaboration systems.

Team

Sebastian Bahles

Research Assistant
Sebastian Bahles is a Research Assistant in the Business Application Systems Research Group (FG BAS) led by Prof. Dr. Petra Schubert at the University of Koblenz-Landau. During his studies he has been working as a student assistant at the Institute for Information Systems Research and has been supporting the UCT project as well as the teaching in the field of CSCW and business software. In addition, he has been supporting the Europäische Fernhochschule Hamburg (Euro-FH) as a lecturer in the field of Enterprise Collaboration since graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems in 2017. Since March 2019, he holds a Master's degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Koblenz-Landau and has joined the FG BAS and thus the CEIR Team as a researcher. His current research is also focused on the field of enterprise collaboration.

Carolin Blankenberg

Research Assistant
Carolin Blankenberg is currently working as a research assistant with the Enterprise Information Management Research Group at the University Koblenz-Landau. She has completed vocational training as an IT specialist in application development. Now, she also holds a Master's degree in in Business Information Systems from the University of Koblenz-Landau. During her studies Carolin Blankenberg was already a student research assistant in the Business Application Systems Research Group (FG BAS) for several years. Her current research is focused on Collaboration and Coordination in Networks of Work.

Mevludin Blazevic

Research Assistant
Mevludin Blazevic is a Research Assistant at the Computing Centre (GHRKO) at the University of Koblenz-Landau and an associated member of the Enterprise Information Management Research Group (FG EIM) and the Business Application Systems Research Group (FG BAS) since August 2020. He studied Business Information Systems at the University of Koblenz-Landau and graduated in March 2020 with a Master’s degree. His studies focused on application development and E-Government. During his studies, Mevludin Blazevic worked as a student assistant at the Institute for Information Systems Research. Moreover, he worked in different companies as a Java Developer and as an administrator for Microsoft CRM. His current work at GHRKO focuses on building and operating a new cloud infrastructure at the Campus Koblenz.

Söhnke Grams

Research Assistant
Söhnke Grams is a Research Assistant in the Business Application Systems Research Group at the University of Koblenz-Landau and is Managing Director of the University Competence Center for Collaboration Technologies (UCT). He holds a degree in Business Administration (equivalent to Master) of the FHDW Hanover and graduated with a Master´s degree in Marketing and Channel Management at the University Göttingen. Following his studies, he worked as World Wide Community Coordinator at Ubisoft Blue Byte. His current research focuses on Benefit Realisation Management of Enterprise Collaboration Systems.

Julian Mosen

Research Assistant
Since January 2018 Julian Mosen works as a Research Assistant in the Business Application Systems Research Group (FG BAS) at the University of Koblenz-Landau led by Prof. Dr. Petra Schubert. He studied Business Information Systems at the University of Koblenz-Landau (Campus Koblenz) and graduated in October 2017 with a Master’s degree. His studies focused on application development and collaboration technologies. During his study Julian Mosen gained valuable experience in a medium-sized company from the bicycle industry. He worked as a product manager four years and was in charge of new product development. In addition he was responsible for the administration of the ERP system and the online shop.

Florian Schwade

Research Assistant
Since April 2015 Florian Schwade has been a Research Assistant in the Business Application Systems Research Group at the University of Koblenz-Landau under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Petra Schubert. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Koblenz-Landau with stays abroad at the Auckland University of Technology (Auckland, New Zealand). His current research focuses is on ERP systems and Enterprise Collaboration Systems. During his studies Florian Schwade was already a student research assistant in the Research Group for several years.

Cornelia Mc Stay

Secretary
Cornelia Mc Stay runs the secretariats of the research groups BAS (Prof. Dr. Petra Schubert) and EIM (Prof. Dr. Susan Williams). After her training as a foreign language correspondent for English / French at Inlingua School of Languages in Koblenz, she worked in the private sector for many years before joining the Institute for Information Systems at the University of Koblenz in February 2010.