Constantin Houy

Constantin Houy
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz | DFKI · Institute for Information Systems

Dipl.-Wirt-Inf. (DH), M.A.

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Zusammenfassung In vielen Bereichen der Wirtschaftsinformatik spielt die Erstellung konzeptueller Modelle unter Verwendung grafischer Modellierungssprachen eine wichtige Rolle. Entsprechend wichtig ist eine fundierte Grundausbildung, die sich an den benötigten Modellierungskompetenzen orientiert und daher neben theoretischen auch praktische Aspekte...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) can offer significant potential for public administrations which – in Germany – are likely to face considerable skills shortages in the next few years. AI systems can especially support the automation of processes and thus disburden administrative staff. As transparency and fairness play a major role in administrative p...
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Zusammenfassung Die Blockchain-Technologie bietet vielfältige Anwendungspotenziale in den Bereichen des Steuerrechts und der Finanzverwaltung. Der Beitrag analysiert am Beispiel einer Prüfung von steuerlichen Informationen den Einsatz der Blockchain-Technologie in der deutschen Finanzverwaltung. Für die Überprüfung von steuerlichen Sachverhalten is...
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Diese NEGZ-Kurzstudie stellt anhand nationaler und grenzüberschreitender steuerlicher Prozesse das Anwendungspotenzial der Blockchain-Technologie für die Finanzverwaltung und Steuerpflichtige dar. Dazu werden Informationsarchitekturen entwickelt, die zur Prozessautomatisierung und Transparenzsteigerung dienen. Thematische Schwerpunkte liegen auf de...
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Aus der fortschreitenden Digitalisierung alltäglicher Aktivitäten ergeben sich erhebliche Potenziale, aber auch Herausforderungen für die Polizeiarbeit. Einerseits können elektronische Hilfsmittel die Erfüllung der Aufgaben erheblich erleichtern, andererseits rüsten auch Kriminelle technologisch beständig auf. Die Bekämpfung der Kriminalität dürfte...
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The usability of information systems (IS) is a key characteristic in the context of software selection and IS design. IS are supposed to support various functions in business organizations in an effective and efficient way, to be easy to use and easy to learn, and to produce satisfactory outcomes for users. Research has sought to engineer IS based...
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Der Einsatz von Rettungsrobotern kann die Arbeit von Einsatzkräften der Feuerwehr erheblich erleichtern. Allerdings müssen die Einsatzkräfte dafür entsprechend geschult werden. Im vorliegenden Beitrag wird ein Softwareprototyp vorgestellt, der vorhandene Daten zum Ablauf von Feuerwehreinsätzen für eine prozessorientierte Schulung der Einsatzkräfte...
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Zusammenfassung Auch im Bereich der steuerlichen Rechtsberatung führt die voranschreitende digitale Transformation zu disruptiven Veränderungen. Künstliche Intelligenz (KI) kann in diesem Zusammenhang eine entscheidende Rolle spielen, weil sie Prozessinnovationen auch in wissensintensiven und kognitiv anspruchsvollen Dienstleistungsprozessen unters...
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Against the background of current activities towards administrative modernization based on the digitalization of processes, the usage and integration of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software into public administration work processes can significantly improve their efficiency, reduce process costs and provide better services for citizens. This p...
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Design Science Research (DSR) is now an accepted research paradigm in the Information Systems (IS) field, aiming at developing purposeful IT artifacts and knowledge about the design of IT artifacts. A rich body of knowledge on approaches, methods, and frameworks supports researchers in conducting DSR projects. While methodological guidance is abund...
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E-Assessments sind immer weiter verbreitet in der Hochschullehre. In einigen Einsatz-gebieten birgt die Erstellung von automatisierten Ansätzen für die Bewertung besondere Herausfor-derungen, so auch bei klassischen Modellierungsaufgaben. In diesem Beitrag wird ein Schema für die Bewertung von Modellen in Form von Ereignisgesteuerten Prozessketten...
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The assessment of process modeling exercises and exams is a time consuming and complex task. It is desirable to give each student a detailed feedback on their solution in terms of syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic quality. It is obvious that particularly in the case of mass courses with several hundred participants, the individual grading of model...
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The accumulation of scientific knowledge is an important objective of information systems (IS) research. Although different review approaches exist in the continuum between narrative reviews and meta-analyses, most reviews in IS are narrative or descriptive — with all related drawbacks concerning objectivity and reliability — because available unde...
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Die Modellierung von Geschäftsprozessen stellt für viele Unternehmen einen unverzichtbaren methodischen Ansatz dar, um Wissen über geschäftliche Aktivitäten zu bündeln und zu strukturieren. Häufig existieren Geschäftsprozessmodelle in verschiedenen Varianten, die unterschiedlichen Modellierungskonventionen folgen. Zur Handhabung solcher Varianten w...
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Die Entwicklung überzeugender Argumentation ist - ebenso wie die Analyse gegebener Argumentationsstrukturen - eine wichtige Aufgabe sowohl in der Rechtswissenschaft als auch in der juristischen Praxis. Beide Aufgaben gestalten sich intellektuell anspruchsvoll und sollten sich auf möglichst viele relevante Hintergrundinformationen stützen. Einer stä...
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In Business Process Management (BPM) research as well as in practice, a whole host of different Business Process Frameworks supporting various tasks connected with BPM in organizations have been introduced and further developed. However, the term Business Process Framework is ambiguous and has been used for different BPM-related systemization appro...
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Against the background of the growing significance of Business Process Management (BPM) for Information Systems (IS) research and practice, especially the field of Business Process Modeling gains more and more importance. Business process models support communication about as well as the coordination of processes and have become a widely adopted to...
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Argumentation is an essential task in every scientific discipline. The development of strong and convincing argumentation as well as the analysis of existing argumentation structures is important in the field of humanities, and especially in the field of jurisprudence. Judicial argumentation requires sophisticated intellectual effort and the knowle...
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The accumulation of valid scientific knowledge is one of the most important objectives of every research discipline, and so for Information Systems (IS) research. In order to further the on-going discussion regarding how cumulative IS research can be effectively fostered, this contribution points at the potential of the concept of Stylized Facts (S...
Technical Report
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Investigating and improving the quality of conceptual models has gained tremendous importance in recent years. In general, model understandability is regarded one of the most important model quality goals and criteria. A considerable amount of empirical studies, especially experiments, have been conducted in order to investigate factors in-fluencin...
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Information Systems (IS) research strives for the design of innovative as well as the investigation of existing methods and techniques for information management in organizations. IS methods and techniques can support the automation of operational tasks as well as management tasks in organizations. Furthermore, they offer considerable potential for...
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Every scientific discipline aims at accumulating and developing scientific knowledge in order to develop its theoretical foundations. Scientific knowledge is typically shared and communicated by means of articles published in journals, conference p 7eb roceedings or books printed on paper or in electronic form. As researchers are typically not inte...
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Die Erforschung der Qualität von Modellen gewinnt im Kontext der Unternehmensmodellierung zunehmend an Bedeutung. Die Verständlichkeit von Unternehmensmodellen stellt eines der bedeutendsten Kriterien der Modellqualität dar und es existiert mittlerweile eine erhebliche Menge experimenteller Arbeiten zu diesem Thema. Vor dem Hintergrund, dass dieses...
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In this paper an approach will be presented which uses data from Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) to determine the communication context of individuals in corporations. It is intended to contribute to a closer alignment of the disciplines Business Process Management (BPM) and communication technology. Therefore, we provide a conceptual in...
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Information Systems (IS) research. Based on the growing maturity of its concepts, methods and techniques BPM has, furthermore, gained tremendous importance in organizational practice. More and more organizations develop and use individual business process models as a fundament for their operations. As the development of individual business process...
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Investigating and improving the quality of conceptual models has gained tremendous importance in the past years. In general, model understandability is regarded one of the most important model quality goals and criteria. A considerable amount of empirical studies, especially experiments, have been conducted in order to investigate factors influenci...
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Argumentation represents a fundamental intellectual activity and is, furthermore, one of the central tasks in the context of every scientific discipline. Developing new arguments and analyzing existing argumentation structures is of special importance for the field of humanities and, thus, for jurisprudence. The analysis of existing and the synthes...
Technical Report
Im vorliegenden Arbeitsbericht werden Anforderungen, Ideen, Konzepte und Implementierungen zur Integration von Techniken des Geschäftsprozessmanagements, Telekommunikationssystemen und Web-2.0-Anwendungen vorgestellt, die im Rahmen des Projektes PROWIT entwickelt wurden. Zunächst werden praxisrelevante Anwendungsszenarien skizziert, auf deren Grund...
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Within the information systems (IS) discipline conceptual models have gained tremendous importance in the past years. Different approaches for systematic model quality evaluation have emerged. However, these approaches are based on different understandings, definitions as well as operationalizations of the term model quality. In this article we ref...
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The sustainability of organizations' business activities is currently an intensely discussed issue which is gaining increasing importance. The research field of Green Information Systems (Green IS) is concerned with designing and investigating innovative methods and techniques supporting a better sustainability of business activities based on infor...
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Der Einsatz mobiler Anwendungen birgt erhebliche Potentiale für eine effektive und effiziente Gestaltung von Geschäftprozessen im Bereich des Customer Relationship Management (CRM) und zur Unterstützung unterschiedlicher marktstrategischer Ausrichtungen. Der vorliegende Beitrag untersucht anhand einer explorativen quantitativen Studie den Nutzungss...
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Business Process Management (BPM) has gained considerable importance in research and practice in recent years and has become one of the currently mostly discussed fields of research in the Information Systems (IS) discipline. BPM research aims to develop innovative methods and techniques for the management of business processes in the first place a...
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Business Process Management (BPM) has gained remarkable importance in research and practice in the last years. Innovative information and communication technology (ICT) is a driver for the effectiveness and efficiency of enterprise collabo- ration and the management of inter-organizational business pro- cesses. In this context, cooperating enterpri...
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In general, research in business and information systems engineering (BISE) focuses on the design of business information systems. So far, the prevailing design-oriented research has taken a technique-oriented perspective, which focuses on the creation and application of innovative techniques such as methods, models, software prototypes, and simila...
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In general, research in business and information systems engineering (BISE) focuses on the design of business information systems. So far, the prevailing design-oriented research has taken a technique-oriented perspective, which focuses on the creation and application of innovative techniques such as methods, models, software prototypes, and simila...
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Business Process Management (BPM) has gained tremendous importance in recent years and BPM technologies and techniques are widely applied in practice. Furthermore there is a growing and very active research community looking at process modeling and analysis, reference models, workflow flexibility, process mining and process-centric Service-Oriented...
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The sustainability of organizations' business activities is gaining increasing importance. Taking the debate on global warming seriously into account, organizations put more effort in improving their sustainability. One central aspect in the debate on global warming is the energy efficiency of information technology (IT) infrastructures. As the ene...
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Purpose – The paper aims at providing a survey of the development of empirical research in business process management (BPM). It seeks to study trends in empirical BPM research and applied methodologies by means of a developed framework in order to identify the status quo and to assess the probable future development of the research field. Design/m...
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Zusammenfassung Im Allgemeinen wird innerhalb der Wirtschaftsinformatik die Gestaltung eines betrieblichen Informationssystems in den Mittelpunkt der Forschung gestellt. Die vorherrschende gestaltungsorientierte Forschung nimmt bisher eine technikorientierte Perspektive ein, bei der innovative Techniken wie Methoden, Modelle, Softwareprototypen und...
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Zusammenfassung der Einsatz mobiler anwendungen birgt erhebliche Potentiale für eine effektive und effizi-ente Gestaltung von Geschäftprozessen im Bereich des Customer Relationship management (CRm) und zur unterstützung unterschiedlicher marktstrategischer ausrichtungen. der vorlie-gende Beitrag untersucht anhand einer explorativen quantitativen st...
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Ereignisgesteuerte Prozessketten (EPK) bilden ein Artefakt der Wirt-schaftsinformatik, das sich seit seiner Einführung 1992 stets weiterentwickelt hat und zu dem über den gesamten Nutzungszeitraum Erfahrungen und artefakt-relevantes Wissen dokumentiert wurden. Umfassende und ausführliche Ursache-Wirkungs-Zusammenhänge oder gar Theorien wurden in di...

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KEA-Mod stands for "Kompetenz-orientiertes E-Assessment für die grafische Modellierung" (Competency-oriented e-assessment for the graphical modeling domain). It is a research project funded by the German BMBF with project partners from other institutions. Visit our homepage at http://www.keamod.de The overall goal of the project is the development and establishment of an e-assessment platform for the graphical modeling domain to be used in higher education. Current modeling languages from the disciplines of software engineering and information systems which are taken into account are: UML (class and sequence diagrams), EPK, Petri Nets and BPMN.