Research Mission Statement

The influence of information on the economy and on conducting business is continually increasing and has profound effects on all sectors of modern economy as well as all aspects of society. The Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management focuses its research efforts on business process management, knowledge management, decision support systems, intelligent data management and the semantic Web. The institute is committed to high-quality research in the academic area, including mentoring selected students to become future researchers. Furthermore, partnerships with industry associations, companies and the public administration are strengthened to stay in touch with the rapid development of the field.

Selected Publications

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Current Projects

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  • PENNI - Policy Enabled Next geNeration Internet (2020-2022)



  • Reduzierung kognitiver Fehler (2019-2020)

  • KnowGraphs - Knowledge Graphs at Scale (2019-2023)

  • AI@WORK (2019-2020)

  • Erasmus + BPM Org Theory

  • Flow Language

  • Entwicklung einer Schnittstelle für das Netz der Kompetenzen (NdK) zu einem neuen Unternehmensqualifikationsgesetz (2019-2020)

  • ERP4Cloud (2019-2020)


  • Linked Legal Information for Citizens (2018-2019)

  • Semantische Suche in Rechtsinformationen (2018-2019)

  • Validierung NdK (2018-2020)

  • Relationship between the ‘personal ideal self’ and the ‘ideal organizational self’ (2018-2021)

  • EXPloring opportunities and challenges for Emerging personal DaTa Ecosystems: Empowering humans in the age of the GDPR (2018-2020)

  • Privacy Aspects for Data Analytics in Industrial Automation Environments in the context of the European general Data Protection GDPR (2018-2019)

  • NdK - Netz der Kompetenzen (2018-2020)

  • Digital Skill Tracker (2018-2019)

  • Bewertung Unternehmensqualifikation (2018-2018)

  • Eine Methode zur Ermöglichung von Prozessinnovation (2018-2020)


  • Cyber-Physical Social Systems for City-wide Infrastructures (2017-2020)

  • Incentivising Open Data Exploration through Needs Management (2017-2018)

  • IAGF - eine lernende Organisation (2017-2021)

  • Prozess- und ressourcengestützte Informationssysteme (2017-2019)

  • Business Process Optimization Toolkit (2017-2018)

  • Strategieentwicklung mit innovativem organisationalem Lernen (2017-2017)

  • International Semantic Web Conference 2017 (2017-2017)

  • SPECIAL (2017-2019)


Research Partners

  • Bank Austria, Austria

  • Baningo

  • DBAI, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

  • Exodus A.E., Greece

  • Flightradar24 AB, Sweden

  • Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH, Germany

  • IBM Research GmbH, Switzerland

  • J.A.M. de Rijk BV, The Netherlands

  • Know-Center Graz, Austria

  • LIMSI Paris, France

  • MODUL University Vienna, Austria

  • National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

  • Portbase BV, The Netherlands

  • PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG, Germany

  • Qualysoft GmbH, Austria

  • Siemens AG Österreich, Austria

  • TransVer GmbH, Germany

  • TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  • University of Sheffield, United Kingdom