Dear conference participants, 

We welcome you to the 16th International Conference on Business & Information Systems Engineering (WI 2021) hosted by the University of Duisburg-Essen. We feel honored to contribute to the organization of this event as WI 2021 holds the profile of being the largest conference on Business & Information Systems Engineering and the most extensive event on Information Systems in the German-speaking community. 


Prof. Ahlemann, Prof. Schütte & Prof. Stieglitz








Prof. Dr. Frederik Ahlemann, Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schütte & Prof. Dr. Stefan Stieglitz

Innovation through Information Systems - Business & Information Systems Engineering as a future-oriented discipline



WI 2021 in the heart of the Ruhr area in Essen and Duisburg

The International Conference on Information Systems and Business & Information Systems Engineering offers academics, practitioners and young professionals the opportunity to engage in a lively exchange about current research results. Furthermore, the conference is a forum for setting points of contact between science and practice and aims at developing a common vision for the digital transformation. According to the slogan “Innovation through Information Systems – Business & Information Systems Engineering as a future-oriented discipline”, a comprehensive agenda provides impulses for the further development of digital technologies and their effects on individuals, organizations and society. The scientific program is supplemented by various formats in which the topics of discussion are dealt with in a practice-oriented manner.