Jens Förderer and his team conduct research in the domain of information systems, thereby especially focusing on the question how firms can build and manage digital platforms and ecosystems. Method-wise, the focus is to combine econometric methods for causal inference with machine learning classifiers.
Jens Förderer‘s research is accepted or published in premier scientific journals, including Management Science, Information Systems Research, and Information Systems Journal. His research has received the Best Paper of the Year Award of the journal Information Systems Research.
He serves as a regular reviewer for Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, and various further scientific journals. Jens Förderer has held scholarships of the German Research Foundation (DFG), German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and is an alumnus of the Bronnbacher Scholarship of the Federation of German Industries (BDI e.V.).
Jens Förderer has been working closely with the software company SAP SE on measuring the effectiveness of innovation programs. Also, Jens Förderer has cooperated with the strategy consultancy The Boston Consulting Group on the Digital Acceleration Index. The reported results are published in German and available here.
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