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New dissertation from SCDI

PhD student Daniel Skog today successfully defended his dissertation on the topic of Digital Transformation where professor Jonathan Wareham from ESADE Business & Law Schools at Ramon Llull University served as faculty opponent. The dissertation consists of a collection of four papers along with a cover paper and examines the dynamics of digital transformation, seeking […]

Digital Disruption – New Paper

A new paper on the topic of digital disruption by Daniel Skog, Henrik Wimelius and Johan Sandberg is now published at Business & Information Systems Engineering and available through open access at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326424765_Digital_Disruption

Tableau Workshop at SCDI

Today in partnership with Tableau Software we hosted a workshop on Data Visualization and hands-on Tableau Desktop training. Eric Polano from Tableau was giving his take on both how to start, but also how to address more advanced data analysis questions. Contact Vasili for more information about our Business Intelligence & Analytics courses and research!

Digital Service Platform Evolution paper

In their latest paper, Daniel, Henrik & Johan examine how the Spotify platform advanced to become the dominant digital service for music streaming. They demonstrate how Spotify actively modified interfaces over time in order to grow, control, and maximize value retention from its ecosystem. The paper also reveals and articulates the particular strategic conditions and […]

A performative perspective on IT risk management

A paper by Lars Öbrand, Jonny Holmström & Mike Newman entitled ”Navigating Rumsfeld’s quadrants: A performative perspective on IT risk management” have been published in Technology in Society. It is currently in press but available online from September 29th. Analyzing how risk emerged and risk management practices were performed in a process industry setting, the […]

Smart Facility Services with IoT

In September a new project started called Smart Facility Services with IoT. The project involves partners as Umeå municipality, Norsjö municipality, Umeå energi, Intensive, Umefast, Fältcom, Elsys, Vakin, the county council of Västerbotten and Umeå university. Two Ph.D. students are employed in the project, one at the Department of Informatics (Umeå) and one at Applied […]

Lars Mathiassen received an honorary doctorate at Umeå University

Lars Mathiassen from GSU received an honorary doctorate at Umeå University at this year’s annual celebration. In his award lecture, Mathiassen described the intellectual journey that he has taken the from the early efforts to understand collaborative practices to his ongoing studies on polycentric information commons. To explain the world of interactions occurring at multiple […]

Daniel Nylén receives Börje Langefors award

Daniel Nylén – a postdoctoral researcher at SCDI and Umeå University – received this year’s Börje Langefors award for the best doctoral dissertation! The prize is awarded by SISA – Swedish Academy for Information Systems. The motivation was that Daniel’s dissertation titled “Digital innovation and changing identities: investigating organizational implications of digitalization “Addresses a relevant and timely topic that […]