Research

Research contribution on virtual teams and their challenges

Since 2018, we, the TEWI research unit, have been pursuing a research project in collaboration with the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS). The aim of the project is to digitise a practice-based course at the FFHS, which is anchored in Valais. The particular challenge of the practice-oriented teaching of management consultancy for IT in Valais is that students from Valais want to cooperate with companies outside the canton or that students from Switzerland want to cooperate with companies read more …

Welcome Tim Weibel

A warm welcome to Tim Weibel, who will join the TEWI Research Unit as Junior Assistant from April 2022.   His interest in the field of information systems and his enjoyment of research have convinced him to take up the position at TEWI. His activities at TEWI include supporting research work, keeping the accounts, assisting members and corresponding with the Canton of Valais. In addition to his activities at TEWI, Tim Weibel is studying for a Master’s degree in Business Administration at read more …

Welcome Luca Floreani

We welcome our newest member to the Research Unit. Luca Floreani joined our team at the beginning of April. His passion for business informatics has shaped his academic career to date. In addition to his university career, his interests include racing and various ball sports. He brings a lot of motivation and also a great interest in research to our team. He will support the team in the areas of administration, research and teaching. This includes participation in the general assembly, the accounting read more …

Current at TEWI

Autumn is the spring of winter – with the leaves turning autumnal hues, it’s time for an update regarding the activities of the Business Informatics Technology Centre (TEWI). The internationalisation of the website is progressing. Besides the translations into French and English so far, all preparations for the translation into Italian are running in the background. TEWI would also like to serve this national language within the scope of its possibilities and thus be a contact for national and read more …

Summer, sun & sunshine

This post is by no means meant to be a farewell to the summer break, as the Business Informatics Technology Centre (TEWI) team begins its summer projects. This summer, the translation of the TEWI website is on the agenda. The team has been making changes and tweaking the website for some time. The culmination now is the internationalisation. As can already be seen, the website was first translated into English. English has been given priority as the language of research. This will now be followed by the read more …

Activity report 2019

A number of activities have also taken place in 2019 within the framework of this research unit. We have placed a special focus on cooperation projects with the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS) in Brig. In applied research, the digitalisation of a practice-based course (DPL) project picked up some momentum during the year. We held a series of workshops and were able to develop the conceptual basis for the implementation of an innovative course.In the field of practice transfer read more …

Area of the digital society

Communication is and remains the key to success. Especially nowadays, when digital societies are increasingly becoming the focus of politics, business and science. Digital communication has become an essential, success-deciding factor for pretty much every business. This is understandable, because it has never been so convenient and easy to send messages in real time to a person on the other side of the world as it is today. All you need is a notebook, a tablet or a smartphone that is connected to the read more …

Welcome Mayra Spizzo

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our research team. Mayra Spizzo joined our team in mid-january. With her commitment as well as her great interest in the field of business informatics and research, she convinced us and found her way to us. She will take over Joshua Lauber’s position and strengthen the team in the areas of administration, research and teaching. We extend a warm welcome to Mayra Spizzo and look forward to working with her. At the same time, we say goodbye to Joshua read more …

Activity report 2020

As in many places, the Research Unit was affected by the COVID-19-pandemic in 2020. As a result, the general meeting had to be held in an online format and the practice transfer had to be postponed until 2021. The focus of 2020 was the research project “Digitisation of a practice-oriented course”. The aim of the research project is to digitise a practice-based course at the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS) and to optimise the design of the communication processes that take place between read more …

Spring update 2021

The temperatures are rising, the tulips are in bloom and the Easter nests have been found. This means it’s time for the spring update of the Business Informatics Technology Centre. After the interviews for the research project “Digitisation of a practice-oriented course” (DPL) have been transcribed, we are currently compiling as well as analysing their results. The DPL project was launched in 2018 in cooperation with the Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences (FFHS) and aims to digitise a read more …