Welcome to Krcmar Lab

The research group was originally founded in 1987 at the University of Hohenheim as the Chair for Information Systems. In 2002 Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar followed the call of the Technische Universität München. In October 2020 Prof. Krcmar retired and the research group became the Krcmar Lab. The research group belongs to the Chair for Information Systems and Business Process Management at the TUM Department of Informatics. As of February 2022, Krcmar Lab consists of 24 employees and engages in a variety of research and project work.

News from Krcmar Lab

Andreas Hein wins Paper of the Year Award 2020 in Electronic Markets for his research paper on "Value co-creation practices in business-to-business platform ecosystems". The paper was co-authored by Jörg Weking, Maximilian Schreieck, Manuel Wiesche, Markus Böhm, and Helmut Krcmar.

Join Prof. Krcmar next Friday, June 25, 2021, at 12 p.m., as he opens the eGov Campus Lecture Series with a lecture on "Digital Platforms as the Engine of Digitalization in Administration! And of digital sovereignty?". The talk will be held in German.

Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar was honored with the prestigious Federal Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his outstanding commitment to education and science. We sincerely congratulate Prof. Krcmar for this great honor.

Global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, change the context for research and present many professional challenges to IS researchers. In this recent publication, we tell our story of how the COVID-19 crisis disrupted our data collection.  We provide recommendations for how IS researchers can…

With the aim of establishing a world-leading competence network for digital factory transformation and innovation, the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the automotive company Audi and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) are joining forces with other partners to launch a…

More than ever before, the current crisis has revealed the importance of individual actions for the collective strength to successfully survive the crisis. In our recent article we show, how digital platforms and their ecosystems present a vast basket of opportunities to contribute to organisational…

We gladly welcome Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefanie Rinderle-Ma, who has now officially joined the Technische Universität München on February, the 1st. Prof. Rinderle-Ma previously served as Full Professor and Head of Research Group Workflow Systems and Technology at the Faculty of Computer Science,…

Do you want to know how digital transformation can propel sustainability? In collaboration with SAP SE and Klimastiftung für Bürger, our new advanced seminar "Digital Transformation and Sustainability" centers on how digital technologies contribute to a sustainable future. By conducting your own…

Information event on the 04th of February from 2.00 to 3.00 pm via ZOOM (https://tum-conf.zoom.us/j/61878109705 Password: 431852) The Chair of Information Systems is thrilled to announce a new advanced practical course for the upcoming semester. We offer this course in cooperation with ServiceNow,…

The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021 took place in a virtual format at the beginning of January. Several papers on digital platforms, blockchain and IT workforce have been presented: Moving beyond the Build-or-Join Decision: A Multiple Case Study on Multi-Platform…