Peter Rittgen

Peter Rittgen received an MSc in computer science and computational linguistics from University Koblenz-Landau (Germany) and a PhD in economics and business administration from Frankfurt University (Germany). He is currently a senior lecturer at the School of Business and Informatics of the University College of Borås (Sweden). He has been doing research on business processes and the development of information systems since 1997, and has published many articles in these areas.

Publications

Group Consensus in Business Process Modeling: A Measure and Its Application
Peter Rittgen. © 2013. 15 pages.
Consensus is an important measure for the success of any business process modeling effort. Although intensively studied in the general literature on group processes, consensus...
Supporting Electronic Collaboration in Conceptual Modeling
Peter Rittgen. © 2011. 13 pages.
The authors study collaborative modeling by analyzing conversations and loud thinking during modeling sessions and the resulting models themselves. They identify the basic...
Collaborative Design of Business and Information Systems
Peter Rittgen. © 2011. 16 pages.
The collaborative design of business and information systems touches a number of issues that lie within the realm of different research areas. It deals with design as such and in...
International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC)
Eva Podovšovnik. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC) creates and develops a common framework for the analysis of computer proficiency and digital...
Collaborative Business and Information Systems Design
Peter Rittgen. © 2010. 15 pages.
Collaborative business and information systems design touches a number of issues that lie within the realm of different research areas. It deals with design as such, and in...
Collaborative Modeling: Roles, Activities and Team Organization
Peter Rittgen. © 2010. 19 pages.
In the area of business processes, modeling is usually a collaborative activity. In it, stakeholders analyze or design business processes; however, one of the challenges is that...
Designing Contracts for Business Networks
Peter Rittgen. © 2010. 9 pages.
Economic activities within and between networked organizations can be coordinated via hierarchies (internal coordination) or markets (external coordination). There are theories...
Modeling Business Actions
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 9 pages.
The effective use of information and communication technology, or ICT (Barua, Kriebel, & Mukhopadhyay, 1995; Burn & Szeto, 2000; Mahmood & Mann, 2005; Mukhopadhyay, Kekre, &...
Modeling Information Systems in UML
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 6 pages.
The first approaches to object-oriented modeling appeared already in the second half of the 1970s, but not much happened for more than a decade so there were still barely more...
Supporting Inter-Business Collaboration via Contract Negotiation and Enactment
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 13 pages.
The increasing complexity of products and services encourages more and more companies to form collaborative networks. As these companies are independent organizations there often...
From Business Process Model to Information Systems Model: Integrating DEMO and UML
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 10 pages.
The main purpose of a corporate information system is the support of the company’s business processes. The development of information systems is therefore typically preceded by...
The Challenges of Co-Design and the Case of e-Me
Mikael Lind, Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 15 pages.
Setting up co-design processes involving several stakeholders is a complex task. In this chapter the authors have looked upon experiences from involving 120 future users in a...
Towards a Meta-Model for Socio-Instrumental Pragmatism
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 14 pages.
We claim that a general conceptual framework for the IS field should provide some kind of common upper-level ontology to describe and explain artifact- mediated social...
Collaborative Business and Information Systems Design
Peter Rittgen. © 2009. 15 pages.
Collaborative business and information systems design touches a number of issues that lie within the realm of different research areas. It deals with design as such, and in...
Handbook of Ontologies for Business Interaction
Peter Rittgen. © 2008. 452 pages.
Ontologies form an indispensable basis for modeling and engineering languages for business enterprise and information systems: fostering a need for the integration of structural...
Designing Contracts for Business Networks
Peter Rittgen. © 2008. 7 pages.
Economic activities within and between networked organizations can be coordinated via hierarchies (internal coordination) or markets (external coordination). There are theories...
Towards a Meta-Model for Socio-Instrumental Pragmatism
Peter Rittgen. © 2008. 14 pages.
We claim that a general conceptual framework for the IS field should provide some kind of common upper-level ontology to describe and explain artifact-mediated social...
Enterprise Modeling and Computing with UML
Peter Rittgen. © 2007. 334 pages.
Enterprise Modeling and Computing with UML bridges two fields that are closely related, but are often studied in isolation: enterprise modeling and information systems modeling....
A Language-Action Approach to the Design of UML Models
Peter Rittgen. © 2007. 18 pages.
The Language-Action Perspective provides a communicative view on the organization. In it an organization is characterized as a system of interacting agents. This view is helpful...
Integrating Business Processes and Information Systems in an Interorganizational Context
Peter Rittgen. © 2007. 18 pages.
When organizations engage in close cooperation they usually need to reorganize the business processes that serve the interface between them. This reorganization is often done...
Modeling Information Systems in UML
Peter Rittgen. © 2005. 6 pages.
The first approaches to object-oriented modeling appeared by the second half of the 1970s, but not much happened for more than a decade, so there were still barely more than a...