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New article online

The article “Structuring Information Systems in the Era of Robotic Process Automation” is now available under the following link:http://www.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18811.36648

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Blockchain: Is a so-called “real time” tax compliance possible?

Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke and Prof. Dr. Robert Risse, the Head of Finance Tax & Trade Group of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and honorary professor at the University of Leipzig, have written an article entitled “Blockchain: Is a so-called “real time” tax compliance possible?” The article is published in the magazine “Der Betrieb” (DB from 27.07.2018, issue 30, page 1748 – 1755, DB1272978). The so-called blockchain technology is a new instrument in the field of the use of technologies in tax law. It not only supports work in the tax field in terms of securing and verifying tax issues,

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New paper submitted

On Tuesday the paper “Towards Explainable Process Predictions for Industry 4.0 in the DFKI-Smart-Lego-Factory” was successfully submitted, which is a small extension of the Smart-Lego-Factory paper from the beginning of the year.

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EMISA 2019 Conference – Call for Papers

The EMISA Conference will take place from 15-17 May 2019 at the Evangelical Academy Tutzing, Germany. For 40 years, the GI Special Interest Group on Design Methods for Information System (GI-SIG-EMISA) is a platform for experts from industry and academia to exchange and discuss the methodical aspects of planning, modeling, developing and running digital ecosystems. Speeches of personalities, who have substantially contributed to the subjects and to the success of EMISA over the past 40 years, will complement the EMISA 2019 program. That is why we are particularly proud to announce that Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke will also be part

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14th International Conference on Business Informatics

The 14th International Conference on Business Informatics will take place from 24.02. – 27.02.2019 in Siegen. Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke will be part of the 5th track entitled “Enterprise Modelling & Information Systems Design”. It provides a forum for current research results on conceptual modeling, enterprise modeling and information system development. The track takes up current challenges in the relevant research fields, including in particular the use of conceptual models in the context of “innovative forms of organisation, new business models as well as forms of cooperation and interaction, which are extremely complex and place corresponding demands on the design

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Conference on Business Informatics 2018

Prof Dr. Peter Fettke, Patrick L├╝bbecke and Abhishek Goswami will present their new paper “A method for Ecological Process Optimization based on Compliance Checking” at the 20th Conference on Business Informatics (CBI-2018), which will take place from 11-14 July in Vienna, Austria. In their paper, they introduce a novel approach for optimizing the environmental footprint of Business Processes by using techniques from the area of Compliance Checking along with a set of ecological weakness patterns that were identified during prior research. The result of this paper represents a Compliance Checking Method Library which offers an exhaustive set of methods to

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“Tax Consulting 4.0 – Change through Digitization”

Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke gave a keynote speech on the topic “Tax Consulting 4.0 – Change through Digitization” at the 23rd Cologne Tax Forum. The event took place on 8 May 2018 in the pit of the Cologne Chamber of Industry and Commerce under the moderation of Mr. Harald Elster, President of the Cologne Tax Consultants Association. The 23rd lecture and discussion event was opened by Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economics, Innovation, Digitisation and Energy of North Rhine-Westphalia, with an introductory address. Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke’s keynote address initially focused on the creation of a context within the

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Interview with Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster

Is Germany currently being left behind in artificial intelligence? No, says Wolfgang Wahlster, head of the largest AI research center in Germany, in a FAZ.NET interview – and explains what we do differently from America and China. Professor Wahlster, are we in Germany and Europe already left behind when it comes to artificial intelligence? Not at all. We can face the competition head-on. DFKI in Germany, with its 900 employees, is still the world’s largest research center in this field as a PPP with over 80 spin-off companies. Let me give you two simple examples: The American company Nvidia is

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