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CFP - AI Applications in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIG DITE) @AMCIS 2021

  • 1.  CFP - AI Applications in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIG DITE) @AMCIS 2021

    Posted 02-17-2021 07:07

    Dear colleagues,

    we are very happy to invite papers and participation to our AMCIS 2021 mini track on "AI Applications in Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIG DITE)". 

    Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are considered a key driver of the fourth industrial revolution (Schwab, 2016). They are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in everyday life and almost all industry sectors. As artificial intelligence (AI) technologies mature, we see AI applications rising beyond traditional domains such as robotics, image recognition, natural language processing, and virtual agents (Brynjolfsson & Mcafee, 2017; Iansiti & Lakhani, 2020). Increasingly, AI applications not only automate tasks that have traditionally been performed entirely by humans but also augment them (Raisch & Krakowski, 2020). This augmentation potential opens up entirely new pathways and opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation (e.g., Murray, Rhymer, & Sirmon, 2020; Nambisan, 2016; Yoo, Henfridsson, & Lyytinen, 2010). As a result, research on digital entrepreneurship and innovation is increasingly interested in understanding how AI technologies enable entrepreneurship and innovation, result as its outcome, or provide a context for it (e.g., von Briel 2020, Nambisan 2017). However, research on the role of AI technologies in entrepreneurship and innovation is still in its infancy (e.g., Chalmers, MacKenzie, & Carter, 2020). For example, we know little about how material characteristics of AI applications, such as self-learning, data-dependency or black boxing, relate to digital innovation and entrepreneurship. Neither do we understand how interactions between AI applications and humans, such as designers or users, impact innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Deadline is March 1, 2021



    Hannes Rothe, Freie Universität Berlin,

    Janina Sundermeier, Freie Universität Berlin,

    Frederik von Briel, UQ Business School,


    See also


    The mini track is part of the AMCIS track "Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship" provided by SIG DITE. If you are not a member, yet, find more information about SIG DITE on the web ( or via LinkedIn (


    Hannes Rothe


    Prof. Dr. Hannes Rothe


    Assistant Professor for Educational Service Engineering and IT-Entrepreneurship

    Founder | Digital Entrepreneurship Hub
    Department of Information Systems
    Freie Universität Berlin

    Tel: +49 (0)30 838 51985
    Location: Garystr. 21, 14195 Berlin (Room 311)


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