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16th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research

Call for papers

Call for papers (CFP)

Important dates

  • March, 25. (extended to April 9.th) 2017: BIR 2017 submission deadline
  • May, 1.st. 2017: Workshop proposals
  • May, 15.th., 2017: Notification of acceptance
  • May. 22.th. 2017: Submissions for workshops
  • June, 1.st. BIR 2017 Submissions of camera ready copy 
  • June, 15.th, 2017 Early registration
  • August, 28-30, 2017: Conference dates

BIR 2017 CFP

The BIR conference series create a forum where researchers in business informatics, seniors as well as juniors, could meet and discuss with each other. The BIR 2017 conference welcomes papers from all over the world. We accept original papers of the following types: full research papers, research-in-progress papers and industrial papers. Traditionally in the frame of the BIR conference, Doctoral Consortium and workshops will also take place at BIR 2017.


Sugggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Business, people and systems interoperability

  • Philosophical and social perspectives of interoperability
  • Ontological foundations of Business Informatics
  • Systems theory and principles
  • Conceptual modelling
  • Human oriented systems
  • Emerging technologies and paradigms
  • Methods, architectures and communication technologies supporting interoperability
  • Enterprise modelling and virtual organisations

Conducting business online

  • E-commerce/e-business
  • New ways of delivery (such as drones)
  • Cashless payments (such as mobile payments and cryptocurrencies)
  • E-government


  • Programmatic advertising
  • Online reputation
  • Transmedia storytelling
  • Business models

Enterprise systems

  • ERP systems
  • CRM systems
  • SCM systems
  • Business intelligence systems
  • Data warehousing
  • Decision support systems
  • Databases for business
  • Healthcare/Medical Informatics

Openness in business informatics

  • Development and deployment tools
  • Interoperability of open source communities
  • Integrating open source technology with commercial and proprietary products
  • Open innovation
  • Open data
  • Web and social computing

Business and information systems development

  • Business process modelling (BPM)
  • Model driven architecture (MDA)
  • Service oriented architecture (SOA)
  • Requirements engineering
  • The synergy of agile and MDA development processes
  • IS modelling, testing and verification
  • Object oriented techniques and methodologies
  • Unified modelling language (UML)
  • Workflow management
  • Quality of business software
  • Business rules
  • IS security issues

IS sourcing models

  • Outsourcing, insourcing, backsourcing, etc.
  • Cloud computing
  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Service level agreement (SLA)

Knowledge Management and Semantic Web

  • Knowledge management in interconnected world
  • "Facebook" for companies (such as Yammer and Jive)
  • Linked data
  • Semantic Web methods and languages
  • Ontology modelling languages and tools
  • Open innovation
  • Ontology applications in business
  • E-learning and learning organizations

Contextualized evaluation of business informatics

  • Feasibility of existing techniques and languages
  • Contextualized value and quality
  • User acceptance/adoption of new technology, continued usage, and user resistance
  • Hedonic approaches in business systems
  • Curriculum design and implementation issues
  • Case studies and experience reports
  • Project and risk management issues

Download CFP

Call for Papers (CFP) in PDF format.

Call for Workshops

There will be a number of workshops co-located with BIR 2017 held on 28/8 2017. The deadline for workshop proposals is May, 1.st. Please contact Associate Professor Björn Johansson: bjorn.johansson@ics.lu.se.

Among the accepted workshops are:

"Workshop on The Value of Modelling", scheduled for the 28/8 2017 with a deadline for submissions May, 22. 2017. See the call for papers here: Value of Modelling 2017 CFP.

"The 2nd Workshop on Managed Complexity" will be held on August, 28.th. Paper submission deadline: June, 1st. See here for details and CFP.

BIR 2017