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 interests revolve around IT management, including IT outsourcing, IT project management, and the management of artificial intelligence. 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 listed at rank 1 among information systems researchers based in Denmark on aisresearchrankings.org based on publications in the IS Basket of Eight Journals in the past five years. He currently serves as 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.

Prior to 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 development
  • IT Management
  • Learning
  • outsourcing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Teamwork
  • Multisourcing
  • IT Project Management


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