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Dr. Ludwig Nastansky
Professor of Business Information Systems

GCC - Groupware Competence Center Paderborn
Benhauser Str. 3
D-33100 Paderborn, Germany
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Academic Background
    • 1966 MBA, 1972 Ph.D. in Business Management at U. of Saarbrücken, Germany
    • 1972-1973, 1974, 1982 Misc. Visiting Professorships at Département d'Informatique, U. of Montréal, Canada
    • 1974-1984 Chair of Business Management & Operations Research, U. of Paderborn, Germany
    • 1985-1991 Chair of Business Computing at Dept. of Business Computing, U. of St. Gallen, Switzerland
    • 1991-2009 Chair of Information Management at Dept. of Business Information Systems, U. of Paderborn, Germany
    • since March 2009 U. of Paderborn, Prof. emeritus
Academic Assignments,
    • 1975-1977 Dean, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, U. of Paderborn
    • 1985-1987 Chairman, Scientific Committee of Business Information Systems, Chapter of German Academic Association for Business Research, VHB
    • 1985-1990 Member of the Swiss Federal Committee of Information Technology in Higher Education (CICUS), Bern
    • 1985-1991 Managing Chairman of IT-Services, U. of St. Gallen
    • 1990-1991 Deployment of IBM Lotus Notes infrastructure, U. of St. Gallen
    • 1988-1991 Co-founder and Director of the Institute of Information Management (IWI), U. of St. Gallen
    • 1995-1997 Dean, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, U. of Paderborn
    • 1991-2009 Directing IBM Lotus Notes/Domino infrastructure at Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, U. of Paderborn
    • 2004-2009 Vice Dean for IT-Services, Faculty of Business Administration, Business Information Systems, International Business Studies and Economics, U. of Paderborn
    • 2001-2008 Member of Executive Board, German Academic Association for Business Research, VHB, Vice President 2003/4
IT/Business Engagements
    • Pavosoft Information Management GmbH, Co-founder and Director R&D (1990 - 1992), acquired by Lotus Development Corp. in 1992
    • Peacock Computer AG, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board 1993-1997
    • Pavone AG, Co-founder, Chairman of the Supervisory Board 1994-2012
    • GCC - Groupware Competence Center Paderborn, Managing Director, since 1995
    • GCC - Groupware Competence Center Paderborn, IBM Premier Business Partner, since 2002
    • Accent GmbH & Co. KG a.A., Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board 2002-2018, Chairman 2018-2019
    • OpenNTF.org Alliance, Founding Member of the Alliance, Member of the Steering Committee 2009-2011
Working Areas
- Roles & Assignments
    • Research, technology transfer/consultancy, lectures, seminars, lab works, conference chairman, scientific supervision, project directing, membership in program committees, panel discussions, editorials, papers, design & development of information and communication systems, software architecturing and development, IT-projects with industry, institute and software company founder & co-founder
Working Areas
- Fields
    • Current research & project areas: artificial Intelligence & machine learning, deep learning neural network algorithms
    • Working areas at GCC / Groupware Competence Center: collaborative computing * component software systems * workflow & process management systems * knowledge management systems * mobile computing * office systems * project management systems * workplace computing * document management systems & paperless office * web and e-commerce architectures * applications and architectures of integrated intranet, extranet & internet solutions * business process re-engineering * blended learning environments * faculty information & communication systems
    • Former research areas: operations research * linear & integer programming * network analysis; business administration, cost accounting
Working Areas
- IT specifics
    • Professional IT-platforms: IBM Lotus Notes/Domino core groupware, componentware & middleware environments, up to Rel.-9 * IBM's Lotus brand synchronous collaboration products - IBM Connections - MathWorks Matlab
    • Application Systems: Enterprise Office Systems * Workflow & Process Management Systems for collaborative & distributed environments * Project Management Systems * Integrated Document and Content Management Systems * Knowledge Management Systems
    • Still- & video-imaging * On-line conferencing * Computer workplace design
    • AI & Deep Learning: Torch/Lua, MatLab
    • About 90 scientific publications, 50 miscellaneous papers, 35 working papers and teachware documentations * design and development of about 10 computer-based application systems, software and documentation * basic research and architectural design of 4 commercial software product streams * project director of some 15 larger projects, research & deployment
      (take the numbers as hints, please)
Partners & cooperations,
since 1995
    • Higher education & research institutions: U. of Wisconsin Stout, Menomonie USA * Çukurova Unversity, Adana Turkey * CERAM, Sophia-Antipolis France * GCC Bocholt, Germany * Dept. of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing PR China * CDHK - Chinese German College at Tongji University, Shanghai PR China * Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou PR China * FIU/TUC Florida International University/Tianjin University of Commerce, Tianjin PR China * Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China (CCST) at TU Berlin
    • Industry: CSC Ploenzke AG, Wiesbaden, Germany * DaimlerChrysler AG, Bremen, Germany * Deutsche Bank, Eschborn, Germany * Everestevents, Germany * IBM Global Services, Germany * IBM Software Group, Lotus Software, worldwide * IIR, Institute for International Research, Germany * KMG Solutions, Sarasota, USA * Marcusevans, Germany * MTSO, Mersin, Turkey * Pavone AG, Paderborn, Germany, UK & USA * MTU-DASA Aerospace, München, Germany * Notesware Ltd., Bedale UK
    • VHB - German Academic Association for Business Research / Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
    • Tönissteiner Kreis, Association of internationally experienced German leaders in science, business and politics
    • DNUG Collaboration Professionals - Co-founder and Honorary Member
International Assignments,
since 1995
    • Australia, Belgium, PR China, Danmark, France, Hongkong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
    • German, English * French: fair