Virtual Nordic ISS Seminar Consortium
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Virtual Nordic ISS Seminar Consortium is an informal group of schools that will be engaged in virtual Friday seminars over fall 2020 (starting September 4). You can see the list of participating schools here.

There are two talks on each Friday, with each talk max 30 minutes with 15 minutes for Q&A and networking. Typically, the speakers for each Friday seminar come from the same institution. Please disseminate information about the virtual Friday seminars to your faculty colleagues and doctoral students.

The seminars are held on Zoom (click here) each Friday at 13:00-14:30 CEST (DK, NO, SE) / 14:00-15:30 EEST (FI)

Upcoming seminars are shown below. See the past seminars here

November 27 - Stockholm School of Economics

The House of Innovation, at the Stockholm School of Economics, is an inter-disciplinary research, education and outreach environment focused on innovation, digitalization and entrepreneurship and its intersections. The researchers at the House produce scientifically based knowledge relevant to academics, corporations, government agencies, civil society actors and individuals. In doing so, they interact with an international network of scholars and academic institutions, as well as with corporate and institutional funders.
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  • Claire Ingram Bogusz, Anna Essén, and Magnus Mähring: "The role of selective attention in early stage ecosystem formation"
  • Sebastian Krakowski and Claire Ingram Bogusz: "There’s a new sheriff in town: The mediating role of data science in social value goal-setting in a for-profit firm".
December 4 - Tampere University
Tampere University and its multidisciplinary unit of information and knowledge management has 6 professors and about 30 faculty members. Our expertise spans several disciplines, such as information systems sciences, knowledge management, industrial engineering, and intellectual capital. Our research focuses on the management of information systems and their use,  management by information and knowledge, and management of information, knowledge and competences.
  • Henri Pirkkalainen
  • Osku Torro
December 11 - IT University of Copenhagen
  • Oliver Krancher: "Continuous feedback in software development: Antecedents and trade-offs". Abstract 
  • Louise Harder Fischer and Nico Wunderlich: "Datafication of Knowledge Work". Abstract 
December 18 - Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology

Software Engineering Department at LUT University is a part of School of Engineering Science. The department specializes in software technologies and practices that enhance software quality, increase development productivity, and introduce new innovations in software. The department aims to support successful sustainable business through digital transformation. In addition, the department engages users, developers and citizens in co-design and other approaches to create and modernize software and systems. The department includes 30 full-time researchers and teachers, of which six are full or tenure-track professors, and a few adjunct professors and visitors. It is one of the biggest research and teaching units of software engineering in Finland.
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  • Annika Wolff
  • Antti Knutas

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