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Department of Computer Science
Enterprise Computing

Prof. Dr. Christian Janiesch

Office hours

  • by arrangement


Main Positions

  • Research Associate, Institute for Information Systems, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)
  • Senior Researcher, SAP Research Center of SAP Australia Pty Ltd in Brisbane, Australia
  • Postdoc, Institute for Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Juniorprofessor for Information Management, Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg, Germany
  • Professor of Enterprise Computing, TU Dortmund University, Germany

  • Artificial Intelligence in Management & Explainable and Trustworthy AI
  • Business Analytics & Process Analytics
  • Business Process Management & Robotic Process Automation
  • Conceptual Modeling/ Meta Modeling/ Method Engineering
  • Design Science Research
  • Digitalization & Cloud Computing
  • (Industrial) Internet of Things & Cyber-physical Systems
  • Real-time Analytics & Complex Event Processing
  • Smart Service Systems
  • Fischer, M., Hofmann, A., Imgrund, F., Janiesch, C. & Winkelmann, A. (2021). On the Composition of the Long Tail of Business Processes: Implications from a Process Mining Study. Information Systems, 97, 101689. doi:10.1016/
  • Fischer, M., Imgrund, F., Janiesch, C. & Winkelmann, A. (2020). Strategy Archetypes for Digital Transformation: Defining Meta Objectives using Business Process Management. Information & Management, 57, 103262. doi:10.1016/
  • Heinrich, K., Zschech, P., Janiesch, C. & Bonin, M. (2021). Process Data Properties Matter: Introducing Gated Convolutional Neural Networks (GCNN) and Key-Value-Predict Attention Networks (KVP) for Next Event Prediction with Deep Learning. Decision Support Systems, 143, 113494. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2021.113494
  • Herm, L.-V., Heinrich, K., Wanner, J. & Janiesch, C. (2023). Stop Ordering Machine Learning Algorithms by their Explainability! A User-Centered Investigation of Performance and Explainability. International Journal of Information Management, 69, 102538. doi:10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2022.102538
  • Janiesch, C., Zschech, P. & Heinrich, K. (2021). Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Electronic Markets, 31, 685-695. doi:10.1007/s12525-021-00475-2
  • Janiesch, C., Rosenkranz, C. & Scholten, U. (2020). An Information Systems Design Theory for Service Network Effects. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 21, 1402-1460. doi: 10.17705/1jais.00642
  • Schulte, S., Janiesch, C., Venugopal, S., Weber, I. & Hoenisch, P. (2015). Elastic Business Process Management: State of the Art and Open Challenges for BPM in the Cloud. Future Generation Computer Systems, 46, 36-50. doi: 10.1016/j.future.2014.09.005
  • Zschech, P., Horn, R., Höschele, D., Janiesch, C. & Heinrich, K. (2020). Intelligent User Assistance for Automated Data Mining Method Selection. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 62, 227–247. doi: 10.1007/s12599-020-00642-3
  • Best Paper Award of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2022
  • Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM) RPA Forum 2021
  • Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM) 2020
  • Best Paper Award of the Internationalen Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2020
  • Emerald Citations of Excellence for 2015 Award

Editorial Roles in Journals

  • Business & Information Systems Engineering (Department Editorial Board Business Process Management)
  • Electronic Markets (Editorial Board)
  • International Journal of Management Reviews (Consulting Editor)
  • Journal of Business Analytics (Associate Editor)

Major Editorial Roles in Conference and Workshops

  • Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), 2010 (Track Chair)
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), 2013-2023 (excl. 2016, 2019) (Track Chair)
  • IEEE International Conference on Business Informatics (CBI), 2018-2020 (Track Chair)
  • International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM), 2023 (Track Chair)
  • International Workshop on Business Process Management in the Cloud (BPMC), 2013-2015 (Organizer)
  • International Workshop on Event-Driven Business Process Management (edBPM), 2011-2012 (Organizer)
  • Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI), 2023, 2024 (Track Chair)
  • Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI), 2014-2018 (Track Chair)

Editorial Roles in Accreditation

  • ASIIN Fachausschuss 07 – Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Die Wirtschaftsinformatik e. V.
  • European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) Personal Member
  • Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)
  • Verband der Hochschullehrerinnen und Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e. V. (VHB)
  • World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
  • Professur (W3) für Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Digitalisierung und Prozessmanagement at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • W3-Professur für KI-basierte Produkt- und Prozessinnovation at the University of Bayreuth