Brit Ross Winthereik

New ITU professor: "We should be careful not to get dumber as technology gets smarter"

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January 10, 2018

Brit Ross Winthereik has been appointed Professor of Science & Technology Studies at the IT University of Copenhagen from January 1, 2018. In her research, she investigates how we build and use IT infrastructures – and she warns against letting the technologies and platforms we have already built limit our imaginations.

Atrium på ITU.

New research center at ITU will contribute to better public IT


November 21, 2017

In collaboration with the Danish Agency for Digitisation, the IT University in Copenhagen is establishing a research center that will provide knowledge about public IT systems development and operation. The research center is part of the Danish government's new IT strategy.

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Making case management effective, flexible and transparent  

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October 5, 2017

Digital case management systems should become more intelligent and flexible so that both case workers and clients are provided better and more transparent service, despite the increasingly complex legislation. Innovation Fund Denmark invests DKK 16 million in the research project Ecoknow, which links technology and practice of adaptive case management.

USA: Virginia ditches DRE voting machines after ITU researcher’s hack

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September 12, 2017

In July 2017 associate professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Carsten Schürmann made the headlines in the international media with a hack that demonstrated the vulnerabilities of the DRE voting machines used in the U.S. elections. Now these voting machines are decertified in the state of Virginia.

Carsten Schürmann, lektor på ITU.

ITU researcher’s hack of a US voting machine makes headlines around the world

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August 1, 2017

Carsten Schürmann, Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, hacked an American WINVote machine at DEF CON, one of the world's largest hacker conventions. The hack has now been receiving a lot attention in some of the worlds most influential media.

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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.

KMD bruger ITU-teknologi.

KMD uses new technology from ITU to give flexibility to government knowledge workers

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June 2, 2017

The digitalization of knowledge work goes more smoothly with a new software technology developed by researchers from the IT University and Exformatics. Workers get more flexible workflows and support to complete tasks. The IT company KMD is now implementing the technology in a case-management system widely used by government agencies.

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

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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.


Industrial PhD from ITU wins award at eGovernment conference

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September 9, 2015

Christian Østergaard Madsen, Industrial PhD student at the IT University, has won ‘Outstanding Paper’ at the EGOV 2015 conference about digital public administration. The winning paper is about citizens’ choice of forms of contact with public authorities.