Prof. Dr. Roland Müller

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Information Systems
Specialist area: Business Intelligence

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1387
E: roland.mueller(at)

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 4.22
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • Since October 2010 Professor of Information Systems, especially Business Intelligence, Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • Since 2010 Visiting Professor, Hasso Plattner Institute, School of Design Thinking, Potsdam
  • 2006–2010 Assistant Professor of Knowledge Management and Information Services, Department of Information Systems and Change Management, School of Management and Governance, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Co-Founder and Lead Architect of a Web 2.0 Podcast Portal
  • Senior Researcher in the EU Project PARMENIDES: Ontology Driven Temporal Text Mining on Organisational Data for Extracting Temporal Valid Knowledge
  • Project partners: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Unilever, Biovista, University of Zürich, University of Manchester, and others
  • Ph.D. in Information Systems, Free University of Berlin, “Knowledge Sharing and Trading on Electronic Marketplaces“, (summa cum laude)
  • Ph.D. Student, Berlin Brandenburg Post-Graduate School on Distributed Information Systems in Berlin
  • Lecturer, School of Information Systems, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany
  • IT Consultant for Business Intelligence, Scopeland Software Inc., San Francisco, USA
  • Master in Economics (Diplom Volkswirt), Free University of Berlin, with honors (Top 1% of the Graduating Class)

Key Aspects of practise

  • Business Intelligence
  • Decision Support with Causal Graphs
  • Data Mining fort he Healthcare Sector
  • Serious Gaming
  • Knowledge Management

International contacts (e. g.)

  • University of Twente, Niederlande
  • Hasso Plattner Institut (HPI) School of Design Thinking, Potsdam
  • San Diego Super Computer Center (SDSC), University of California, San Diego
  • Middle East Technical University, Turkey


  • Nomination for Best Paper Award, AMCIS 2010
  • The economics faculty of the FU Berlin nominates my dissertation for the Ernst-Reuter Award
  • The FU Berlin nominates my dissertation as the best Computer Science/ Information Systems thesis of the university for the dissertation award of the German Computer Science Association (GI Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.)

Expert for

  • Business Intelligence
  • Knowledge Management
  • Causal Expert Systems
  • Data Quality in Web 2.0

Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Mining
  • Web Development, Web 2.0
  • Research Methods
  • Information Systems

Research Projects and Fields

  • Collaborative Management of Causal Knowledge for e-Science
  • Fraud Detection in the Health Care Industry
  • Audit, Planning and Forecasting with Fuzzy Data
  • Business Intelligence and Service-oriented Architectures
  • Crowdsourcing for Data Gathering

Selected, current Publications

  • Roland M. Müller, Stefan Linders, Luis Ferreira Pires. Business Intelligence and Service-oriented Architectures: A Delphi Study. Information Systems Management (Impact Factor 1.24), 2010, 27(2), pp. 168–187.
  • Roland M. Müller, Hans-J. Lenz, Business Intelligence. Springer Verlag, 2011, ISBN 3540898786.
  • Markus Schaal, Güven Fidan, Roland M. Müller, Orhan Dagli. Quality Assessment in the Blog Space, The Learning Organization, 17(6), 2010, pp. 529–536.
  • Roland M. Müller, Katja Thoring. A Typology of Design Knowledge: A Theoretical Framework. In: Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, 2010, Nominated for Best Paper Award.
  • Roland M. Müller, Katja Thoring, Ruben Oostinga. Crowdsourcing with Semantic Differentials: a Game to Investigate the Meaning of Form. In: Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, 2010.
  • Elfi Furtmueller, Celeste Wilderom, Roland M. Müller. Online Resumes: Optimizing Design to Service Recruiters. In: Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS’10), Pretoria, South Africa. 2010.
  • Roland M. Müller. A Fuzzy-Logical Approach for Integrating Multi-Agent Estimations. In: Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Francisco, USA, 2009.
  • Marko Brunzel, Roland M. Müller. Handling of Task Hierarchies on the Nepomuk Social Semantic Desktop. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 5188, 2008, pp. 315–318.
  • Roland M. Müller. Collaborative Management of Qualitative Causal Knowledge and the Future of Scientific Publishing. In: Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS'07), Montreal, Canada, 2007.
  • Roland M. Müller, Knowonomics: The Economics of Knowledge Sharing. In: Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS’07), St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2007.