Oliver Krancher

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Oliver Krancher is an Associate Professor in the Business IT department of the IT University of Copenhagen and the Head of the BSc in Global Business Informatics.

His research focuses on digital sourcing, automation, and project management. He has published in leading information systems and software engineering journals, including the Journal of Management Information Systems, the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the European Journal of Information Systems, Empirical Software Engineering, and Information & Software Technology. He is an Associate Editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, a Special Issue Senior Editor at the Journal of Information Technology and has regularly served as a Track Chair at conferences such as the European Conference on Information Systems. He has received the AIS SIG Sourcing Early and Mid Career Award, the McKinsey Business Technology Award, the ITU Excellence in Teaching Award, and the AIS Innovation in Teaching Award.

Before his current position, he worked as a consultant at Accenture,  Germany, and obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Bern, Switzerland, where he also served as an Assistant Professor. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA.

External positions

External Lecturer, University of Bern

1 Aug 2018 → …


  • Agile and scaled agile
  • Outsourcing
  • Learning
  • Automation
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Teamwork
  • Multisourcing
  • Benefits Management


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