Dr. Daniel Bachlechner

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Experience

1999–2007: Studies of international economics and business with focus on marketing at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and the Wifrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

2001–2007: Studies of computer science with focus on Web technologies and Internet computing at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

2002–2008: Researcher at the Semantic Technologies Institute (until 2007 Digital Enterprise Research Institute) at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

2004–2005: Researcher at the E-Tourism Competence Center Austria, Innsbruck

2006–2008: University course on interpersonal communication at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

2007–2013: Doctorate in social and economic sciences in the field of information systems at the University of Innsbruck, Austria; title of the dissertation thesis: “Managing Security and Compliance: Acknowledging Diminishing Organizational Boundaries”

2008–2013: Researcher and teaching fellow at the Department of Information Systems, Production and Logistics Management at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

Since 2013: Senior researcher at the Competence Center Emerging Technologies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Work Focus

  • Technology assessment (primarily from the perspective of information security)

  • Technical and economic trends in the field of information and communication technology

  • Market potential of emerging information and communication technologies

Further Research Area

Use of personal information and communication technologies in business contexts (consumerization)

Academic Teaching

Since 2014: Teaching fellow at the Department of Information Systems, Production and Logistics Management at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

Projects

  • “Modelling the European Data Economy (EuDEco)”: Coordination and support action receiving funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program

  • “IT-Sicherheit für die Industrie 4.0”: Vom Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) beauftragte Studie 

  • “Responsible Research and Innovation in a Distributed Anticipatory Governance Frame. A Constructive Socio-normative Approach (Res-AGorA)”: Research project receiving funding from the European Union’s Framework Programme 7 (FP7) 

  • “Big Data in der Cloud”: Study commissioned by the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB)

  • “Potential and Impacts of Cloud Computing in Europe”: Study commissioned by the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) unit of the European Parliament

  • “RoadMAPs to Societal Mobilisation for the Advancement of Responsible Industrial Technologies (SMART-map)”: Coordination and support action receiving funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program

  • “Security and Resilience for Smart Health Service and Infrastructures”: Study commissioned by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

  • “Securing Intelligent Transport Systems in Smart Cities”: Study commissioned by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Latest Publications

Bachlechner, D.; Leimbach, T. (2016): Big Data Challenges. Impact, Potential Responses and Research Needs. In: Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Innovative Business Practices for the Transformation of Societies (EmergiTech 2016), August 3–6, 2016, Balaclava, Mauritius.

Bachlechner, D. (2016): Determinants of Successful BYOT Initiatives. A Theoretical Framework. In: Proceedings of the SAI Computing Conference 2016, July 13–15, 2016, London, UK.

Leimbach T.; Bachlechner, D. (2015): Assessing Big Data. Results and Experiences from Germany. In: Scherz, C.; Michalek, T.; Hennen, L.; Hebáková, L.; Hahn, J.; Seitz, S.B. (Eds.): The Next Horizon of Technology Assessment. Proceedings from the PACITA 2015 Conference in Berlin, Praque, Technology Centre ASCR.

Leimbach, T.; Bachlechner, D. (2014): Big Data in der Cloud, TA Study/Working Paper No. 19. Berlin: Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB).

Thalmann, S.; Bachlechner, D.; Demetz, L.; Manhart, M. (2014): Complexity Is Dead, Long Live Complexity! How Software Can Help Service Providers Manage Security and Compliance. In: Computers & Security, Vol. 45, pp. 172–185.

Bachlechner, D.; Thalmann, S.; Manhart, M. (2014): Auditing Service Providers: Supporting Auditors in Cross-Organizational Settings. In: Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 286–303.

Bachlechner, D.; Thalmann, S.; Maier, R. (2014): Security and Compliance Challenges in Complex IT Outsourcing Arrangements: A Multi-Stakeholder Perspective. In: Computers & Security, Vol. 40, pp. 38–59.

Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R.; Innerhofer-Oberperfler, F. (2013): Mitigating the Risk Employees Pose to Information Security: Findings of a Series of Interviews with Information Security Professionals. In: Journal of Information System Security, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 29–62.

Demetz, L.; Bachlechner, D. (2013): To Invest or Not to Invest? Assessing the Economic Viability of a Policy and Security Configuration Management Tool. In: Economics of Information Security and Privacy. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 25–47.

Maier, R.; Borntrager, V.; Bachlechner, D.; Thalmann, S. (2013): Die Fallstudie. Information Security and Compliance in Cross-Organizational Settings (Part II). In: Das Wirtschaftsstudium (WISU), Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 224–227.

Maier, R.; Borntrager, V.; Bachlechner, D.; Thalmann, S. (2013): Die Fallstudie. Information Security and Compliance in Cross-Organizational Settings (Part I). In: Das Wirtschaftsstudium (WISU), Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 100–103.

Further Publications

Thalmann, S.; Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R. (2012): Security Management in Cross-Organizational Settings: A Design Science Approach. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012), December 16–19, 2012, Orlando, USA.

Thalmann, S.; Bachlechner, D.; Demetz, L.; Maier, R. (2012): Challenges in Cross-Organizational Security Management. In: Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2012), January 4–7, 2012, Grand Wailea, USA.

Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R.; Innerhofer-Oberperfler, F.; Demetz, L. (2011): Understanding the Management of Information Security Controls in Practice. In: Proceedings of the 9th Australian Information Security Management Conference (AISM 2011), December 5–7, 2011, Perth, Australia.

Demetz, L.; Thalmann, S.; Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R. (2011): Performance Measurement in Cross-Organizational Security Settings. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security Measurements and Metrics (MetriSec 2011), September 21, 2011, Banff, Canada.

Thalmann, S.; Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R.; Manhart, M.; Demetz, L. (2011): Key Roles in Cross-Organisational Security Settings. In: Proceedings of the 2011 European Security Conference, June 13–14, 2011, Örebro, Sweden.

Bachlechner, D.; Kohlegger, M.; Maier, R.; Waldhart, G. (2010): Taking Pressure off Knowledge Workers with the help of Situational Applications – Improving Time-to-Proficiency in Knowledge Work Settings. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing (KMIS 2010), October 25–28, 2010, Valencia, Spain.

Innerhofer-Oberperfler, F.; Bachlechner, D.; Maier, R.; Hahn, V.; Weitlaner, M.; Breu, R. (2009): Information Security Management: A Collaborative Approach. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Security and Trust Management (STM 2009), September 24–25, 2009, Saint Malo, France.

Bachlechner, D. (2009): Adapting Integration Architectures based on Semantic Web Services to Industrial Needs. In: Enterprise Information Systems, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 280–293.

Bachlechner, D.; Fink, K. (2008): Semantic Web Service Research: Current Challenges and Proximate Achievements. In: International Journal of Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 5, No. 3b, pp. 117–140.

Bachlechner, D. (2008): Integration Architectures based on Semantic Web Services: Fad or Model for the Future? In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2008), June 12–16, 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

Bachlechner, D. (2008): Toward a Semantic Web Service Technology Roadmap. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS 2008), June 3–6, 2008, Marrakech, Morocco.

Hepp, M.; Siorpaes, K.; Bachlechner, D. (2007): Harvesting Wiki Consensus: Using Wikipedia Entries as Vocabulary for Knowledge Management. In: IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 54–65.

Bachlechner, D.; Strang, T. (2007): Is the Semantic Web a Small World? In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 2007), September 4–7, 2007, Wrexham, UK.

Hepp, M.; Siorpaes, K.; Bachlechner, D. (2006): Towards the Semantic Web in E-Tourism: Lack of Semantics or Lack of Content? In: Proceedings of the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (Posters and Demos) (ESWC 2006), June 11–14, 2006, Budva, Montenegro.

Bachlechner, D.; Siorpaes, K.; Lausen, H.; Fensel, D. (2006): Web Service Discovery – A Reality Check. In: Proceedings of the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (Posters and Demos) (ESWC 2006), June 11–14, 2006, Budva, Montenegro.

Siorpaes, K.; Bachlechner, D. (2006): OnTour: Tourism Information Retrieval based on YARS. In: Proceedings of the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (Posters and Demos) (ESWC 2006), June 11–14, 2006, Budva, Montenegro.

Hepp, M; Bachlechner, D.; Siorpaes, K. (2006): Harvesting Wiki Consensus – Using Wikipedia Entries as Ontology Elements. In: Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Se-mantic Wikis – From Wiki to Semantics (SemWiki 2006), June 12, 2006, Budva, Mon-tenegro.

Hepp, M.; Siorpaes, K.; Bachlechner, D. (2006): Towards the Semantic Web in E-Tourism: Can Annotation Do the Trick? In: Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2006), June 12–14, 2006, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Hepp, M.; Bachlechner, D.; Siorpaes, K. (2005): OntoWiki: Community-driven Ontology Engineering and Ontology Usage based on Wikis. In: Proceedings of the 2005 International Symposium on Wikis (WikiSym 2005), October 16–18, 2005, San Diego, USA.