ISPL-Sem-B: Advances in research on digital platforms (bachelor seminar)


Digital platforms and ecosystems are increasingly relevant for individuals, organizations, industries, and societies. Research on digital platforms in the field of information systems and adjacent disciplines has blossomed in recent years. The goal of this seminar is to familiarize students with advances in research on digital platforms and with different approaches to study research questions in this context. To achieve this goal, participants will conduct literature reviews on recent work with a particular view toward different methodological approaches used to study various questions.


Please submit a short motivation for participating in the seminar (informal, 1 paragraph)

Tentative schedule (subject to change)

October 25, 10-12am, Introduction overall topic and research work
November 8, 10-12am, Final topic allocation

November 20 (Monday), First deliverable (tba)
November 22, 10-12am, Feedback session

December 18 (Monday), Second deliverable (tba)
December 20, 10-12am, Feedback session, roundtable discussion

January 10, 10-12am, Feedback session

January 24, Submission final papers
January 30, full day, presentations