Department of Business Informatics

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Faculty of Management
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assoc. prof. Bartosz Marcinkowski
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Researcher, lecturer, and accredited instructor. For many years engaged in the field of theory and practice in projects dedicated to the development of the IT competence of company employees. Active in areas such as IT project management, modeling of information systems using UML and SysML languages, increasing the energy efficiency of business organizations as well as management and streamlining of business processes. Specialist in computer network administration. Since 2004 actively cooperates with Cisco Academy. Participant in>20 projects financed from European funds. Adequacy of knowledge and professional skills in the IT market confirmed by international certificates, among others Cisco Certified Network Associate, OMG-Certified UML Professional, OMG-Certified Expert in BPM and IT Infrastructure Library.

(Co)author of numerous publications in English and Polish, including IT textbooks recognized in the Polish market: "Business Process Simulation. BPMS and BPMN standards in practice", "UML 2.0 in information systems modeling", or "UML 2.x. Advanced exercises". He has published in such Journal Citation Reports journals as Information Technology & People, Information Systems Management, Information Technology for Development, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, and Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research.

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Short description of research profile

The Department of Business Informatics of the University of Gdansk is conducting intensive teaching and research activities in a few areas:

  1. Business processes modeling
  2. Data-driven business model development
  3. Agile project management
  4. Technology adoption and acceptance 
  5. Big data
  6. Cloud computing
  7. Blockchain in Supply Chain Management
  8. Smart cities
  9. M-learning

The Department is active internationally, organizing conferences including the 10th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2002), The 7th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR 2008), The 8th International Conference on European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN 2009) and 24th Conference on Advance Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2012). Moreover, Department of Business Informatics is a host for annually organized Eurosymposium on Digital Transformation -

Department of Business Informatics has been participated in several scientific projects. They include World IT Project, which includes one of the largest survey regarding IT use in the world. World IT project, coordinated by University of North Carolina – in cooperation with teams from different universities world-wide. The survey on IT in Polish enterprises in respect of IT occupational culture (ITOC) has been conducted with funding grant of energy producer Energa. The results are going to be published in numerous research papers.

The Department is involved in the following international research initiatives:

  1. Polish Chapter of Association for Information Systems – PLAIS was awarded four times by AIS as the outstanding chapter – in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021. The Department of Business Informatics established a Polish Chapter of AIS – PLAIS that was established in 2006.
  2. The Annual International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research – BIR.
  3. NTIE (Naukowe Towarzystwo Informatyki Ekonomicznej) – Polish Society for Business Informatics Research.
  4. European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) consortium.

Representative publications

Wrycza Stanisław, Marcinkowski Bartosz, Gajda Damian: The enriched UTAUT model for the acceptance of software engineering tools in academic education, in: Information Systems Management, vol. 34, no. 1, 2017, pp. 38-49, DOI:10.1080/10580530.2017.1254446
Gawin Bartłomiej, Marcinkowski Bartosz: Business intelligence in facility management: determinants and benchmarking scenarios for improving energy efficiency, in: Information Systems Management, vol. 34, no. 4, 2017, pp. 347-358, DOI:10.1080/10580530.2017.1366219
Kuciapski Michał: A model of mobile technologies acceptance for knowledge transfer by employees, in: Journal of Knowledge Management, vol. 21, no. 5, 2017, pp. 1053-1076, DOI:10.1108/JKM-03-2016-0136
Majewicz Dorota, Maślankowski Jacek: Communicating with metaphors: a cross-cultural analysis of technology forums, in: Iberica, no. 36, 2018, pp. 43-68  
Marcinkowski Bartosz, Gawin Bartłomiej: A study on the adaptive approach to technology-driven enhancement of multi-scenario business processes, w: Information Technology & People, vol. 32, nr 1, 2019, ss. 118-146, DOI:10.1108/ITP-03-2018-0142

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Technology Expertise
  • Microsoft: ASP .NET, Xamarin, Azure, CRM, SQL Server 
  • Front-end frameworks: Vue, Angular, React
  • Hybrid applications: React Native, Ionic
  • Native mobile applications: Android
  • AWS
  • SAP