Business Information Systems / VLBA

Business Information Systems / VLBA

Welcome ... the department Business Information Systems / Very Large Business Applications (VLBA).

The scope of research and teaching covers large corporation-wide business and business-to-business (b2b) information systems. The VLBA department also focuses on operational environmental information systems (BUIS), business intelligence (BI) and big data. We work closely with the Institute of Informatics OFFIS e.V. in various research projects (e.g. NetzDatenStrom and enera) in energy and smart city contexts regarding questions and applications that concerns data science, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.

On our website, we present individual research topics and information on selected national and international projects. 

We are looking forward to your interest and inquiries regarding co-operation, further projects, academic thesis, etc.

Jorge Marx Gómez

The department VLBA greets from the home office


SAP Academic Community Conference DACH 2021 (virtual conference)

I am pleased to draw your attention to the SAP Academic Community Conference DACH 2021 on September 13-14, 2021. The conference is entitled "Bridging Sustainability and Digital Innovation" and will take place as a virtual conference at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen.

We would be particularly pleased about contributions to the conference, especially "Track 2: Innovation Projects with Industry Partners" led by my esteemed colleagues Prof. Dr. Dietmar Kilian and myself and hope to welcome you at the virtual conference.

For all important information (deadlines etc.) please refer to the Call for Paperor the conference website: SAP Academic Community Conference DACH 2021.

Kind regards

Jorge Marx Gómez


Betriebliche Umweltinformationssysteme (BUIS)

20th Conference of the Division of Operational Environmental Information Systems of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (German Informatics Society).

15.04.2021: Deadline for paper/workshop contributions / Deadline Call for Papers - Submission Deadline for Abstracts / Papers

30.06.2021: Camery ready Deadline for LNI contributions / Deadline Full Paper Submission

31.07.2021: Deadline input program booklet

Further details about the conference can be found on the conference website

INFORMATIK 2021 - 51st Annual Conference of the German Informatics Society 27st September - 01st October 2021

The INFORMATIK is the official annual conference of the German Informatics Society (GI), the largest association of computer scientists in the German-speaking world and is held annually at changing locations. In 2021, the INFORMATIK will take place online and in Berlin, with a focus on sustainability.

 27st September - 01st October 2021 in Berlin & Online

See more here.


June 15-17, 2021: 24th International Conference on Business Information Systems

BIS is a renowned international conference on business information systems. BIS 2021 will be the 24th in a series of international conferences. From the very beginning it has been recognized by professionals as a forum for the exchange and dissemination of topical research in the development, implementation, application, and improvement of computer systems for business processes.

Submission deadline for conference papers: February 14, 2021
Notification of acceptance/rejection: April 19, 2021
Submission of final papers: May 10, 2021
The conference: June 15-17, 2021

See more here.

New book publications

Halberstadt, J., Marx Gómez, J., Greyling, J., Mufeti, T.K., Faasch, H. (Eds.)

Resilience, Entrepreneurship and ICT

Further Information is provided via Publications or by clicking on the book.

Pedrycz, W., Martínez López, L., Espin Andrade, R.A., Rivera Zárate, G., Marx Gómez, J. (Eds.)

Computational Intelligence for Business Analytics

Further Information is provided via Publications or by clicking on the book.

Jorge Marx Gómez, Jantje Halberstadt, Anna Henkel, Frank Köster, Jürgen Sauer, Jürgen Taeger, Andreas Winter, David M. Woisetschläger

Progress in Sustainable Mobility Research

Further Information is provided via Publications or by clicking on the book.

Manuel Mora, Jorge Marx Gómez, Rory V. O'Connor and Alena Buchalcevová 

Balancing Agile and Disciplined Engineering and Management Approaches for IT Services and Software Products

Further Information is provided via Publications or by clicking on the book.

Jorge Marx Gómez, Andreas Solsbach, Thomas Klenke, Volker Wohlgemuth (Hrsg.)

Smart Cities/Smart Regions – Technische, wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Innovationen
Konferenzband zu den 10. BUIS-Tagen

Further Information is provided via Publications​​​​​​​ or by clicking on the book.

Jorge Marx Gómez, Mousell Sulaiman

Modernizing the Academic Teaching and Research Environment
Methodologies and Cases in Business Research

Further Information is provided via Publications or by clicking on the book.

More books see Publications​​​​​​​.

(Changed: 2021-07-19)