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Dr. Alexander Simons

Assistant Professor
Hilti Chair of Business Process Management
Academic Director (of Programme)
MSc in Information Systems
Current Activity


Office hours (Master Information Systems): Mondays, 12:00-13:00
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Design Thinking in Virtual Reality: Feasibility Study
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2019 until December 2019

Design thinking, an approach that is used to structure and solve various types of business problems, has been applied successfully by numerous companies for many years-especially to produce ... more ...

Digital Nudging — The Power of Defaults
FFF-Förderprojekt, June 2018 until May 2021

Many decisions are increasingly made in online contexts. It is therefore important to understand the impact of websites and their context on our decision-making behaviour. Even small modifications in ... more ...

Game-based Skill Assessment and Development
FFF-Förderprojekt, September 2016 until August 2019

Considerable research in the academic discipline of Information Systems (IS) has been dedicated to the "gamification" of Information Technology (IT)-the use of game-design elements like badges and ... more ...

Enterprise Content Analytics
FFF-Förderprojekt, March 2015 until February 2018 (finished)

The aim of the project is to evaluate the applicability of data-analytics methods for analyzing unstructured content in enterprise contexts. As such, the project is located at the intersection of ... more ...

Content-aware Business Process Management (CA-BPM)
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2011 until April 2014 (finished)

Ziel des Forschungsvorhabens "Content-aware Business Process Management" (CA-BPM) ist die Entwicklung einer Konzeption zum Geschäftsprozessmanagement, welche die neuartigen Herausforderungen ... more ...

Managing enterprise content in business processes
PhD-Thesis, October 2008 until October 2011 (finished)

The dissertation explores contemporary issues that arise during the implementation of ECM. The dissertation is paper-based (PhD by publication), and each paper addresses a selected set of ECM issues. ... more ...

ECM-Blueprinting: Management von Content in Geschäftsprozessen
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2008 until May 2012 (finished)

Organisationen sehen sich heute einer rasant steigenden Informationsflut ausgesetzt. Die effiziente, rechtskonforme und sichere Bewirtschaftung digitaler Informationen, sog. "Content", in den ... more ...

  • Simons, A., Kaiser, L. F., & vom Brocke, J. (2019). Enterprise crowdfunding: Foundations, applications, and research findings. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 61(1), 113-121. (ABDC_2016: A; ABS: 2; ISI: 3.248; ISI: 3.392; VHB_3: B)

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  • Jaakonmäki, R., Simons, A., Müller, O., & vom Brocke, J. (2018). ECM Implementations in Practice: Objectives, Processes, and Technologies. Journal of Enterprise Information Management (JEIM), 31(5), 704-723. (ABDC_2016: B; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • Müller, O., Simons, A., & Weinmann, M. (2017). Beyond Crowd Judgments: Data-Driven Estimation of Market Value in Association Football. European Journal of Operational Research, 263(2), 611-624. (ABDC_2016: A*; ABS: 4; ISI: 3.582; ISI: 3.297; VHB_3: A)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Schmiedel, T., Simons, A., Schmid, A., Petry, M., & Baeck, C. (2016). From Local IT Needs to Global Process Transformation: Hilti's Customer Service Program. Business Process Management Journal, 22(3), 594-613. (ABDC_2016: B; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Simons, A., Riemer, K., Niehaves, B., Plattfaut, R., & Cleven, A. (2015). Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Challenges and Recommendations of Literature Search in Information Systems Research. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 37(1), Article 9, 205-224. (ABDC_2016: A; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Simons, A., & Cleven, A. (2011). Towards a Business Process-Oriented Approach to Enterprise Content Management: The ECM-Blueprinting Framework. Information Systems and e-Business Management, 9(4), 475-496. (ABDC_2016: B; ABS: 2; ISI: 1.551; ISI: 1.723; VHB_3: C)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Becker, J., Braccini, A. M., Butleris, R., Hofreiter, B., Kapocius, K., De Marco, M., Schmidt, G., Seidel, S., Simons, A., Skopal, T., Stein, A., Stieglitz, S., Suomi, R., Vossen, G., Winter, R., & Wrycza, S. (2011). Current and Future Issues in BPM Research: A European Perspective from the ERCIS Meeting 2010. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 28(1), Article 25, 393-414. (ABDC_2016: A; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Simons, A., Herbst, A., Derungs, R., & Novotny, S. (2011). The Business Drivers Behind ECM Initiatives: A Process Perspective. Business Process Management Journal, 17(6), 965-985. (ABDC_2016: B; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • Pöppelbuß, J., Niehaves, B., Simons, A., & Becker, J. (2011). Maturity Models in Information Systems Research: Literature Search and Analysis. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 29(1), Article 27, 505-532. (ABDC_2016: A; ABS: 2; VHB_3: C)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Sonnenberg, C., & Simons, A. (2009). Wertorientierte Gestaltung von Informationssystemen: Konzeption und Anwendung einer Potenzialmodellierung am Beispiel Serviceorientierter Architekturen. Wirtschaftsinformatik, 51(3), 261-272. (ISI: 0.563; ISI: 0.541; VHB_3: B)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Sonnenberg, C., & Simons, A. (2009). Value-oriented Information Systems Design: The Concept of Potentials Modeling and its Application to Service-oriented Architectures. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 1(3), 223-233. (ABDC_2016: A; ABS: 2; ISI: 3.248; ISI: 3.392; VHB_3: B)

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  • J. vom Brocke & A. Simons (Eds.). (2014). Enterprise Content Management in Information Systems Research, Foundations, Methods and Cases. Heidelberg et al.: Springer.

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  • Simons, A., & vom Brocke, J. (2014). Enterprise Content Management in Information Systems Research. In J. vom Brocke & A. Simons (Eds.), Enterprise Content Management in Information Systems Research: Foundations, Methods and Cases (pp. 3-21). Heidelberg et al.: Springer.

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  • Simons, A., Weinmann, M., Tietz, M., & vom Brocke, J. (2017). Which Reward Should I Choose? Preliminary Evidence for the Middle-Option Bias in Reward-Based Crowdfunding. Paper presented at the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2017), Hawaii, USA. (VHB_3: C)

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  • Weinmann, M., Tietz, M., Simons, A., & vom Brocke, J. (2017). Get It before It's Gone? How Limited Rewards Influence Backers' Choices in Reward-Based Crowdfunding. Paper presented at the 38th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2017), Seoul, South Korea. (VHB_3: A)

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  • Tietz, M., Simons, A., Weinmann, M., & vom Brocke, J. (2016). The Decoy Effect in Reward-Based Crowdfunding: Preliminary Results from an Online Experiment. Paper presented at the 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016), Dublin, Ireland. (VHB_3: A)

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  • Simons, A., Weinmann, M., Fleischer, S., & Wohlgenannt, I. (2015). Do Good Gamers Make Good Students? Sid Meier's Civilization and Performance Prediction. Paper presented at the 36th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015), Fort Worth, TX. (VHB_3: A)

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  • Herbst, A., Simons, A., vom Brocke, J., Müller, O., Debortoli, S., & Vakulenko, S. (2014). Identifying and Characterizing Topics in Enterprise Content Management: A Latent Semantic Analysis of Vendor Case Studies. Paper presented at the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014), Tel Aviv, Israel. (VHB_3: B)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Derungs, R., Herbst, A., Novotny, S., & Simons, A. (2011). The drivers behind enterprise content management: a process-oriented perspective. Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011), Helsinki, Finland. (VHB_3: B)

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  • Kramer, S., & Simons, A. (2011). Performance evaluation under uncertainty: the impact of information systems integration on procedural justice perceptions. Paper presented at the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011), Helsinki, Finland. (VHB_3: B)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Seidel, S., & Simons, A. (2010). Bridging the Gap between Enterprise Content Management and Creativity: A Research Framework. Paper presented at the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2010), Hawaii, USA. (VHB_3: C)

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  • Becker, J., Niehaves, B., Pöppelbuß, J., & Simons, A. (2010). Maturity Models in IS Research. Paper presented at the 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2010), Pretoria, South Africa. (VHB_3: B)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Simons, A., Niehaves, B., Riemer, K., Plattfaut, R., & Cleven, A. (2009). Reconstructing the Giant: On the Importance of Rigour in Documenting the Literature Search Process. Paper presented at the 17th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2009), Verona, Italy. (VHB_3: B)

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  • vom Brocke, J., Simons, A., & Cleven, A. (2008). A Business Process Perspective on Enterprise Content Management: Towards a Framework for Organisational Change. Paper presented at the 16th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2008), Galway, Ireland. (VHB_3: B)

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  • Weinmann, M., Tietz, M., Kaiser, L. F., & Simons, A. (2018). The Attraction Effect in Reward-Based Crowdfunding. Paper presented at the 29th Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE 2018), San Francisco, CA.

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