Meet Our Team

EIM Research Team

Prof. Dr. Susan P. Williams
Prof. Dr. Susan P. WilliamsProfessor
Sue Williams is a Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, University of Koblenz-Landau. She leads the Enterprise Information Management Research Group, is the Research Director of the Enterprise of Things Lab and co-founder of CEIR/IndustryConnect. She is an interdisciplinary researcher with expertise in the areas of social and organisational informatics. Her research examines complex socio-technical change (STC) and the use-centred design of information artefacts and the digital workplace.
Carolin Blankenberg
Carolin BlankenbergResearch Assistant
Carolin Blankenberg is currently working as a research assistant with the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Research Group at the University Koblenz-Landau. She holds a BSc and MSc in Information Systems and currently focussed on transforming the courses provided by EIM in an online format.

Affiliated Researchers

Prof. Dr. Catherine Hardy
Prof. Dr. Catherine HardyAssociate Professor
Catherine is an Associate Professor of Business Information Systems at The University of Business School and an Affiliate Member of the EoTLab. Her research and teaching is interdisciplinary, involving the connection of scholarly disciplines in business such as accounting, information systems and management with technology and foresight studies and engagement with practitioners and policy makers in these professional fields. She currently teaches data governance and accounting information systems into the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum and has been a recipient of the Dean’s Citation for Outstanding Teaching. Catherine holds the position of Program Director of the Bachelor of Commerce overseeing the program of study
Dr Paul Scifleet
Dr Paul ScifleetSenior Lecturer
Paul Scifleet is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems with the Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. His research focuses on the socio-technical challenges that present at the interface between people, technology and organisations in three (3) critical areas for information management: (1) digital asset management: including corporate memory, enterprise and personal information management; (2) information protection and assurance in social business environments: with an emphasis on the impacts of new and emerging technologies – IoT, Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence; (3) Consumer-tech: emerging consumer information technologies and their impact on human information behaviour.

Former Employees

Clara S. Nitschke
Clara S. NitschkeResearch Assistant
Clara Nitschke is a Research Assistant in the Enterprise Information Management Research Group at the University of Koblenz-Landau. After her Bachelor’s degree in Information Management from the University of Koblenz-Landau she completed her Master’s degree in Information Systems in September 2015, also at the University of Koblenz-Landau. During her studies, she initially worked as a Student Assistant at the Institute for Management and as a working student in the field of CRM in the TechnologieZentrum Koblenz. Afterwards, she worked as a Student Research Assistant in the Enterprise Information Management Research Group on social media risks. Her current research focuses on Enterprise Collaboration System (ECS) projects and associated sociotechnical change.
Patrick Nitschke
Patrick NitschkeResearch Assistant
Patrick Nitschke is currently working as a research assistant with the Enterprise Information Management Research Group at the University Koblenz-Landau. He holds a BSc in Computervisualistik and a MSc in Information Systems. Additionally, he worked as a software developer, using RoR, and later as a software engineer. He is currently leading the Enterprise of Things Lab of the research group Enterprise Information Management, in which he has been involved since November 2016. In this position, he is responsible for the research activities as well as the cooperation with the partners of the project “Digitales Handwerk”.