Prof. dr. Amy Van Looy is one of the ‘inspiring Fifty Belgium 2020’

Our UGentMIS colleague, associate professor Amy Van Looy, was selected as one of 50 most inspiring female tech professionals. The entire team congratulates Amy for this fine achievement. We are so proud to have Amy as one of our UGentMIS members! See https://belgium.inspiringfifty.org/inspiringfifty2020

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Steven Mertens wins the CAiSE 2020 PhD Award

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Mertens for winning this year’s CAiSE PhD award. This is a prize for the best PhD dissertation in advanced information systems engineering. Candidates have participated at least once in a CAiSE PhD consortium.

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Call for papers: EMMSAD 2020

UGentMIS is involved in the organisation of this year’s EMMSAD, more specifically the Evaluation of Modelling Approaches track with Prof. Poels as co-chair. The EMMSAD working conference is a satellite event of CAiSE, which wil run in Grenoble in the week of June 8, 2020 (with EMMSAD on June 8-9). This a warm invitation to… Continue reading Call for papers: EMMSAD 2020

UGentMIS in 2019

Ghent University’s Management Information Systems (UGentMIS) research group realised in 2019 8 journal papers 16 conference proceedings papers 1 book as author (dr. Renata Petrevska Nechkoska) 1 PhD dissertation (dr. Steven Mertens) 1 book as editor (prof. dr. Frederik Gailly)

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Aygun Shafagatova wins BPM 2019 best PhD student paper award

UGentMIS PhD student Aygun Shafagatova and her supervisor/co-author Amy Van Looy have won the prestigious PhD student best paper award of the BPM 2019 conference for their paper ‘Understanding the Alignment of Employee Appraisals and Rewards with Business Processes’. UGentMIS congratulates the winning team for this excellent achievement!

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A maturity model for IT governance with COBIT 2019

COBIT 2019 is the revised framework for enterprise governance of information & technology. A new step in the development of COBIT is a model for assessing the IT governance maturity and capabilities of an organization. Such model should allow evaluating the performance of the IT governance system. The thesis will start with a literature review of… Continue reading A maturity model for IT governance with COBIT 2019

Early identification of potential Distributed Ledger Technology business cases using e3value models – Defining the pattern (Henri Arno)

Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) like Blockchain are being experimented with in nearly every economic sector. Most of the time, projects don’t survive after their first year and it has proven to be extremely difficult to reap benefits from implementing DLT. What is currently missing is an analytical tool that allows early decision-making on DLT implementation. In a recent… Continue reading Early identification of potential Distributed Ledger Technology business cases using e3value models – Defining the pattern (Henri Arno)

Language Development for Business Process Architecture Description (Ilias Benabdellah)

The idea of this thesis is to develop a concrete syntax (i.e., notation) for the Business Process Architecture Language (BPAL) we are currently developing. The development is a joint effort of UGentMIS (Prof. Geert Poels) and the ALARCOS research group of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Prof. Francisco Ruiz, Prof. Felix Garcia, Prof. Mario Piattini).… Continue reading Language Development for Business Process Architecture Description (Ilias Benabdellah)