Stefan Hörmann

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This paper shows that in education and training systems LOM can be used to map the structure of courses. The necessary extension of the aggrega-tion level is introduced. The description of the courses created with LOM allow for the reuse at all levels. Rhetoric didactic relations between the learning objects are also stored in the LOM records and support(More)
Using unique archival data on 81 projects from a major ERP vendor, we study whether transaction characteristics are included in the vendor's estimation of risk to project profitability. We hypothesize that project size, contract type, strategic importance, and client familiarity are included in the risk estimations. Regression analysis suggests that,(More)
Although research and practice has attributed considerable attention to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects their failure rate is still high. There are two main fields of research, which aim at increasing the success rate of ERP projects: Research on risk factors and research on success factors. Despite their topical relatedness, efforts to(More)
We investigate the effect of exploitative and exploratory learning activities on ITO vendor profitability. We present a mixed-method strategy to iteratively inform our research with an unprecedented data set of both qualitative and quantitative data on projects of the ERP service vendor OMEGA. In this paper, we report on initial quantitative findings, which(More)
Research attributes the mixed performance of IS projects to a poor understanding of risks and thus limited capabilities to manage such risks. In line with others, we argue that the poor understanding of risks is partly due to the fact, that current research almost exclusively concentrates on which risks are important in IS projects. In contrast to this(More)