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Special Session
Special Session on
Digitization Technology and Management
 - DigiTechMan 2017

28 - 29 April, 2017 - Porto, Portugal

Within the 12th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - ENASE 2017


Alfred Zimmermann
Faculty of Informatics, Reutlingen University
Brief Bio
Alfred Zimmermann is professor of computer science, specialty Digital Services Architecture, at Reutlingen University, Germany and director of the Doctoral Program for Services Computing, at Herman Hollerith Center Boeblingen, Germany. His research is focused on digital transformation and digital enterprise architecture in close relationship with software architecture, service computing and cloud computing. He graduated in Medical Informatics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and obtained his Ph.D. in Informatics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany. He serves in editorial boards and publishes results from his research at conferences, workshops, and in books and journals. Additionally, he supports industrial cooperation research projects.
Rainer Schmidt
Munich University of Applied Sciences

Brief Bio
Rainer Schmidt is a professor of business information systems at Munich University of Applied Sciences. He has a Ph.D. and an engineering degree in Computer Science. His current research areas include service science, enterprise computing, business process management, social software, business/IS alignment and the integration of these themes. He has industrial experience as a management consultant and researcher. Rainer Schmidt is co-organizer of the BPMDS working conference at CAISE, the BPMS2 workshop series at BPM'08 to BPM’16 the SoEA4EE workshop series and a member of the program committee of several workshops and conferences. Rainer Schmidt is serving on the editorial boards of International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector and International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology. Rainer Schmidt applies his research in a number of projects and cooperation with industry.


The special session brings together academics, researchers and practitioners to focus on fundamental and practical aspects of Digitization Technologies and Management to support the digital transformation for digitized products, services, and digital business processes with related information systems and technologies.

Topics of Interest
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
  • Digitization Architecture
  • Architectural Patterns for Digitization and Intelligence Analytics
  • Decision Support Processes and Frameworks
  • Digital Governance and Strategy
  • Architectural Metamodels and Ontologies
  • Adaptive Software Architecturest
  • Self-optimizing and Resilient Systems
  • Digital Platforms and Ecosystems
  • Digitization Technologies: Internet of Things, Mobility Platforms and Systems, Services & Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics


Paper Submission: February 21, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 1, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: March 13, 2017 (expired)


Available soon.


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on digital support - and submitted for indexation by DBLP, Web of Science / Conference Proceedings Citation Index, EI and SCOPUS.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef ( and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


ENASE Special Sessions - DigiTechMan 2017