PD Dr. rer. pol., Dipl.-Wirt. Inform.
Associate Professor; Chair of BIS
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW Australia 2006
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Kai's research covers the areas of Enterprise Social Media, Digital Disruption, Technology Appropriation and Sense-Making, Virtual Work, and the Philosophy of Technology. In one current research stream he focuses on Social Media in the workplace and the disruptions and benefits brought about by changes in collaborative and communicative work practices. Another area of interest is how people make sense of and take on board novel technologies as tools within their everyday work environments. Kai has been involved in a number of successful grant applications both for research projects (funded by the European Commission) as well as for industry collaboration projects.
Kai joined the University of Sydney in August 2009 from Münster University in Germany, where he held a position as Assistant Professor. He received his Diploma in Information Systems (Dipl. Wirt-Inform.), his PhD and his Postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation) from Münster University, Germany. He has held visiting positions with the Department of Information Systems at the University of Melbourne (in 2003) and Quinn School of Business at University College Dublin (in 2004).
Kai is an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Information Technology (JIT), Electronic Markes (EM) and the International Journal of eCollaboration (IJeC); he serves on the Executive teams of the Australasian Association for Information Systems (AAIS) and the Special Interest group Philosophy of the AIS. He is also a member of IFIP working group 8.2.
When social tools go viral 02 Apr 2013
Kai Riemer has been interviewed for CIO on the topic of the use of social media platforms to increase productivity in the workplace
- Enterprise Social Media (Adoption and Benefits)
- Digital Disruption
- eCollaboration: Communication and Collaboration Technologies
- Virtual Teams and Virtual Organisations
- Media selection & media choice
- Qualitative & participatory research methods
Recent Units Taught
Dr Kai Reimer's Keynote speech at the CIO Strategy Summit on 28 August 2012. The talk draws heavily on Dr Reimer's research on ESN in organisations (in particular Yammer).
Dr Kai Riemer talks about the emerging use of social media within workplaces.