College of Business

Dr. Barbara Dinter Research Presentation

"Big data goes open – the role of open innovation and open data for big data projects"


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Dr. Dinter gave an overview of her research activities. Having a background in data management and Business Intelligence and still doing some research in these topics, she's currently focused on big data management. Organizations not only need advice how to establish big data projects and infrastructures, they also would benefit from methods how to derive systematically value from “their” big data resulting in new use cases or business models. In addition, her research investigates how open innovation settings or/and open data can foster data driven business model development and decision making.

Dr. Barbara Dinter is Professor and Chair of Business Information Systems at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. She holds a Ph.D. from the Technische Universität München, Germany, where she previously earned a master's degree in computer science. Barbara worked for several years at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland as a Post-Doc and project manager. In her role as an IT consultant, she worked with a variety of organizations. Her research interests include business intelligence and analytics, big data, data driven innovation, and information management.

Barbara has published in renowned journals such as Decision Support Systems, Journal of Database Management, and Journal of Decision Systems, and in conferences such as ICIS, ECIS, and HICSS. She has chaired the Business Intelligence track at ECIS for five years, as well as (mini-)tracks at HICSS, AMCIS, Pre-ICIS Business Analytics Congress. She has served at many major IS conferences as an Associate Editor.