Over 80 students ready for blockchain summer school

businessEventsEducationBlockchainRoman BeckBusiness IT Department

August 7, 2019

Next week, the 4th international Blockchain Summer School is bringing together students from 16 countries who will work on blockchain solutions for Carlsberg, COWI and the European Commission, among others. The summer school culminates in the Nordic Blockchain Summit on Friday, August 16, an event open to industry professionals with an interest in the business potential of blockchain.

Forskere vil afdække dansk blockchain-potentiale.

Researchers to uncover Danish blockchain potential

businessBusiness IT DepartmentResearchBlockchainRoman Beck

January 15, 2019

Researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen will provide an overview of blockchain initiatives by Danish companies in order to analyze and uncover the potential of technology. The Danish Industry Foundation has provided DKK 1.3 million in funding for the project, whose analysis will be available in March 2019.

Roman Beck.

Is blockchain more than a buzzword?

businessBusiness IT DepartmentResearchBlockchainRoman Beck

October 31, 2018

Blockchain is a much-discussed technology during these years, and distinguishing between hype and actual opportunities can be difficult. In this video, Roman Beck, Professor at ITU and Head of the European Blockchain Center, explains what kind of solutions the technology may lead to in the future.

CAST IT: Grænselandet mellem datalogi og økonomi.

CAST IT: The price of anarchy

businessResearchcast ITalgorithmsThore Husfeldt

September 14, 2018

ITU’s Thore Husfeldt interviews Stanford professor Tim Roughgarden about algorithmic game theory in the cross-section between computer science and economics.

Big Data Analytics pays off, new research shows.

Big Data Analytics pays off, new research shows

businessBusiness IT DepartmentResearchbig dataOliver Müller

April 4, 2018

On average, companies can increase productivity by 3.75 percent by implementing Big Data Analytics solutions, shows research from the IT University of Copenhagen and the University of Liechtenstein. Their study is based on data from more than 800 major companies.

Lars Rune Christensen.

Voice messages help farmers in Bangladesh

businessLars Rune ChristensenBusiness IT DepartmentResearch

March 2, 2018

It technologies can help create sustainable development, but you also have to evaluate the initiatives for them to have a prolonged effect, says Associate Professor Lars Rune Christensen, who is developing an evaluation framework on the basis of case studies in, for example, Bangladesh

Tiemo Thiess.

Ship engine builder heading for a data-driven future

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November 23, 2017

Companies are increasingly using data and statistical analysis to improve their services and boost their businesses. In his thesis project from Digital Innovation & Management at ITU, Tiemo Thiess looked at how a classical industrial company like MAN Diesel & Turbo can improve its sales and service processes using data-driven decision making.

Kristoffer Just Petersen.

Blockchain can prevent fraud in the food industry

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October 19, 2017

Inspections by the Danish Food Administration have revealed that a large share of the extra virgin olive oil for sale in Danish supermarkets actually contain an inferior product. In his thesis project from ITU, Kristoffer Just investigated whether blockchain technology can make the supply chain more transparent - for the benefit of consumers and retailers alike.


We judge the success of digital transformation projects in wrong ways

businessArisa SholloProfessional educationBusiness IT Departmentinnovationmanagement

September 20, 2017

IT projects are almost impossible to compare to each other and often judgements of good or right projects are based on unconscious use of fundamental devices. Associate professor at the IT University, Arisa Shollo, advices organizations to become more aware of the kind of the judgement devices they use in project selection processes as they lead to different kind of projects being selected . Projects within digital transformation would rarely be selected based on business cases and cost benefit models.

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The IT University of Copenhagen invites Danish leaders to get digitally upgraded

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June 23, 2017

Are you a leader and do you want to make your business sustainable in the digital age? If yes, you can become part of the Innovation for Leadership project (I4L) at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). Participation is free.

New project accompanies Danish business leaders on their way towards the digital economy

businessDr. Alexander RichterBusiness IT DepartmentCollaborationsProfessional educationResearchawardscareere-governmentgrantsinnovationITU Business Developmentmanagement

April 20, 2017

Danish leaders need more knowledge about the impacts of digitalization if their businesses are to be competitive. The Danish Industry Foundation has recently decided to fund a research project at the IT University of Copenhagen. “Innovation4Leadership” (I4L) aims to equip organizational leaders for the upcoming challenges related to the digital economy.

Nordic Blockchain Summit.

ITU hosts blockchain summit: Denmark can become a frontrunner

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July 27, 2016

Several Danish companies are discovering the potential of blockchain, and Denmark has the potential to become a leading player in the development of the promising technology, according to Professor Roman Beck from the IT University of Copenhagen. On August 18, ITU will host the first Nordic blockchain summit.


New spreadsheet technology can save companies time

businessResearchComputer Science DepartmentPeter Sestoft

January 11, 2016

Spreadsheets are used in most companies and are often a source of frustration, but they also have great potential. Associate Professor Peter Sestoft from the IT University of Copenhagen has developed an implementation that simplifies work with advanced models in spreadsheets.

Finans IT-dag

Digitalization creates IT job opportunities in finance


November 18, 2015

The financial sector needs skilled workers that can help the industry to keep up with rapidly developing technologies. On 17 November, companies from the financial sector met with ITU students for Finance IT Day 2015.

Researchers: Digitalization is critical to the continued success of the LEGO Group

businessCollaborationsResearchmanagementPernille Kræmmergaard

October 29, 2015

A comprehensive digitalization plays a key role in the LEGO Group’s continued journey which stretches from near-death experience to record profits, according to a new paper by digitalization researchers Pernille Kræmmergaard and Omar A. El Sawy. The paper has just won first place in the 2015 SIM Paper Award Competition.

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Innovation game gave students insight into business processes

businessEducationBusiness IT Department

October 28, 2015

A group of 60 students from Digital Innovation & Management at the IT University went behind the scenes at the clothing company Getro. The project resulted in a number of suggestions for how the company can improve its business processes - and gave the students new insights on the challenges of a real company.