Bachelor Thesis, Master Thesis or Project Study
📌 Key facts
- 💡 Background
- 🦾Who We Are
- 🎯 Goals
- 🧠 Topics of Interest
- 🎓 Profile
- 📚 Further Reading
- 📄 Requirements to any Work
- 📬 How to Apply
You are interested in the latest innovations in the fields of Hardware and Cloud Computing, especially in the area of Software as a Service? In these promising areas many new startups with new business models are evolving. We have created a data record, comprising 1450 bootstrapped companies, with their monthly revenue, a link to their company/founder profile and the corresponding category (Hardware, Saas, etc.). Using this dataset you could analyse the underlying ideation frameworks and determine rising sectors.
🦾Who We Are
The Chair for Strategy and Organization is focused on research with impact. This means we do not want to repeat old ideas and base our research solely on the research people did 10 years ago. Instead, we currently research topics that will shape the future. Topics such as Agile Organizations and Digital Disruption, Blockchain Technology, Creativity and Innovation, Digital Transformation and Business Model Innovation, Diversity, Education: Education Technology and Performance Management, HRTech, Leadership, and Teams. We are always early in noticing trends, technologies, strategies, and organizations that shape the future, which has its ups and downs.
- Research successful founders in the fields of Hardware and Cloud Computing
- Map the companys to Ideation Frameworks
- Determine the most promising Ideation Frameworks
- Determine the most promising sectors
- Visualize your results
🧠 Topics of Interest
- Innovation in the fields of Hardware and Cloud Computing
- Dealing with big data
- Finding innovative ideas
- Entrepreneurship in general
- Reliable and self-driven
- Enthusiasm for innovation / Hardware and Cloud Computing / entrepreneurship / venture capital
- Ability to do sophisticated internet, desk research, and connect with practitioners
- Passion to learn more about the future and do research with impact
📚 Further Reading
Can the open hardware revolution help to democratise technology?
CERN is home to some of the largest and most complex scientific equipment on the planet. Yet back in March, scientists gathered there for a conference about DIY laboratory tools. Scientists in poorly funded labs, particularly in the global south, have used DIY tools for many years.
Steve Ballmer says he wishes Microsoft had entered cloud computing market earlier
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday that he regretted not getting into cloud computing earlier. The remarks point to Amazon's success in building a business around renting computing and storage resources to companies, governments and schools. Amazon moved into the market well before Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and other information-technology providers, and has held on to its lead.
Facebook investment in hardware could be 'game changer,' trader bets
A blowout earnings release hasn't given lift to Facebook shares. The stock is down 7% this week, victim to a broader sell-off within the large-cap growth and FANG names. On Wednesday, the social media platform reported $3.88 a share in earnings, above consensus of $3.22.
Council Post: Why Cloud Computing Is Essential To Modern Manufacturing
CEO at , helping manufacturers to build some of the world's most complex and advanced products. Manufacturing companies are often unfairly characterized as Luddites when it comes to the adoption of technology, but the reality is that manufacturing was one of the first industries to fully embrace business computing when it became commercially viable in the 1960s.
Cloud Computing Will Be a Goldmine in the Post Covid-Era
5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. From rapidly transforming consumer behaviors to heavily affecting economies around the globe, the Covid-19 pandemic has created a plethora of challenges and continues to have a multi-sector impact on nations and citizens alike.
📄 Requirements to any Work
We do not want your research to gather dust in some corner of bookshelf but make it accessible to the world. Thus, we warmly encourage you to create some or all of the following:
- Infograph - visually represent some of your work (find examples here)
- Slide Deck - summarize your research and possibly present it
- Extract most important sequences from podcasts, videos, and other media
- 3-4 Tweets about the most important findings and summarizing the topic
- optional: Medium Article - let people outside the university know about your research and start your personal brand
📬 How to Apply
If you are interested, please contact Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe (e-mail below) by submitting your CV and grade report. Please also briefly outline your tentative research idea (research question, data and methods, possible outcomes with a tentative outline all in word as *.docx)
We're greatly looking forward to hearing more about you!