Curriculum Vitae

Prof. (FH) Dr. Christian Ploder


Research Interests:

  • System Architecture - ERP/MES System Integration
  • Quality Management - Permanent Audit Readiness
  • Operational Excellence - Continuous Business Process Improvement
  • Enterprise Governance - Operational Goals and Targets
  • Simulation / Gamification in Education


2017 - present
Lecturer - Teaching and research in the areas of ERP systems, e-business, information systems, - MCI - Management, Communication & IT (BA, MA)

2015 - 2017
Teamlead Quality Management Systems - Setup and development of my team, implementation and development of softwaresytems to support quality relevant business processes, certified internal auditor for ISO 13485:2012, trainer QM basic training, responsibility of CSV activities based on GAMP5 - Ivoclar Vivadent AG

2013 - 2015
Senior Software Quality Engineer - Responsibility for administration and development of the document management system and the process management system, lead in software validation projects and quality management process development projects, trainer of quality management topics - MED-EL Elektromedizinische Geräte Gesellschaft m.b.H.

2009 - 2013
Process Development / Project Management - Responsible for interfacing and software testing in groupwide SAP project, development of a new intranet platform with MS SharePoint, QM System Management, - Delfortgroup - Papeierfabrik Wattens

2005 - 2009
Scientific Assistant - Teaching, Science and Administration in the department Information Systems - University of Innsbruck

2005 - 2009
Inforamtion Systems - Doctorate - University of Innsbruck (Dr.)

2000 - 2005
Information Systems - University of Innsbruck (Mag.)

Computer System Validation in the Cloud - Concept Heidelberg

Computer System Validation - expert - TÜV Süd

Lead Auditor - ISO13485:2012 - BSI(BSI Certificate)

Data Analytics - Process Mining - University Guelth Humber / Toronto

  • Bernsteiner, R., Dilger, T., & Ploder, C. (2020). A knowledge governance framework for open innovation projects. Int. J. Web Engineering and Technology, 15(2), 189-212.
  • Ploder, C., Bernsteiner, R., & Dilger, T. (2020). Improving Decision Quality for Business Users Based on Cloud-based Self-Service Business Intelligence Tools. Journal of Cloud Computing and Data Science (CCDS), 1(1), 1-11. ISSN 2737-4092 (Online)
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2009): Balanced System for Knowledge Process Management in SMEs. Journal of Enterprise Information Management (SI (1-2).
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2009): Knowledge Management Toolkit for SMEs. International Journal of Knowledge Management, 5(1), 46-60.

  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2009): Knowledge Management Toolkit for SMEs. International Journal of Knowledge Management, 5(1), 46-60.
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2005). Wissensmanagement: Wissensmanagement muss nicht teuer sein. Bielefeld: Bertelmann Verlag. pp. 25-27.

  • Endres, J., Bernsteiner, R., & Ploder, C. (2020). A Framework for the Evaluation of NoSQL Databases for Big Data Use Cases. In L. Gaur, A. Solanki, V. Jain, & D. Khazanchi (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Engineering Innovations and Technology Management in Organizations. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-2772-6
  • Koller, M., Ploder, C., Bernsteiner, R., & Dilger, T. (2020). Algorithms in the IoT: An Evaluation Model for Predictive Maintenance of Cyber-Physical Systems. In L. Gaur, A. Solanki, V. Jain, & D. Khazanchi (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Engineering Innovations and Technology Management in Organizations. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-2772-6
  • Kohlegger M., Ploder C. (2018). Data Driven Knowledge Discovery for Continuous Process Improvement. In North K., Maier R., Haas O. (Eds.), Knowledge Management in Digital Change (pp. 65 - 81). Wiesbaden: Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73546-7_4
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2010): Integration von IT-Governance in die Unternehmensstrategie. In: Pechlaner et al. (Eds.): Change Leadership (pp. 229-246). Wiesbaden: Springer.
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2007). Knowledge Diffusion through SME Websites. In: Stary, C., Barachini, F., Hawemdeh, S., (Eds.) Knowledge Management: Innovation, Technology and Cultures (pp. 91-100). New Jersey: World Scientific.

  • Kammerer, A., Dilger, T., & Ploder, C. (2020). Emotional Branding - Identifying the Difference between Nike and Adidas. In A. Horobet, L. Belascu, P. Polychronidou, & A. Karasavvoglou (Eds.), Global, Regional and Local Perspectives on the Economies of Southeastern Europe. Cham: Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-57953-1_18 - IN PUBLISHING
  • Dilger, T., Ploder, C., Haas, W., Schöttle, P., & Bernsteiner, R. (2020). Continuous Planning and Forecasting Framework(CPFF) for Agile Project Management: Overcoming the "Agilefall"-BudgetingTrap. 21st Annual Conference on Information Technology Education (SIGITE '20), October 7-9, 2020, Virtual Event, USA.ACM, Omaha, NB, USA, https://doi.org/10.1145/3368308.3415398
  • Ploder, C., Kilian, D., & Mirski, P. (2020). Messung der kognitiven Beanspruchung bei Studierenden in der Lehre von Integrierten Informationssystemen. In K. Gräslund, D. Kilian, H. Krcmar, K. Turowski, & H. Wittges (Eds.), Proceedings of the SAP Academic Community Conference D-A-CH 2020 (pp. 83-91). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.14459/2020md1555096
  • C. Ploder, T. Dilger, P. Schöttle (2020) AGILE PROJECT BUDGETING - TEACHING THE COMBINATION OF AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND BEYOND BUDGETING BASICS, EDULEARN20 Proceedings, pp. 4307-4311, doi: 10.21125/edulearn.2020.1145
  • C. Bernsteiner, T. Dilger, C. Ploder (2020) SMART FARMING IN ALPINE REGIONS, EDULEARN20 Proceedings, pp. 3347-3355, ISSN 2340-1117.
  • T. Dilger, C. Ploder, R. Bernsteiner, P. Tomasini (2020) THE HISTORY OF HUMAN CAPITAL MEASUREMENT AS MEANS OF INCREASING STUDENTS' APPRECIATION OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN SOFTWARE PROJECTS - A FIRST LITERATURE MAPPING, EDULEARN20 Proceedings, pp. 3532-3538, ISSN 2340-1117.
  • Ploder, C., Dilger, T., & Bernsteiner, R. (2020). Improving knowledge transfer in simulation games based on cognitive load theory. In M. Carmo (Ed.), Education and New Developments 2020 (pp. 178-182). ISBN 978-989-54815-2-1
  • Marth, D., Ploder, C., & Dilger, T. (2020). The Upcoming Role of the Enterprise Architect—From Overseeing Visualization and Documentation to Becoming the Enabler for Change and Innovation. In M. Janowicz-Lomott, K. Łyskawa, P. Polychronidou, & A. Karasavvoglou (Eds.), Economic and Financial Challenges for Balkan and Eastern European Countries. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics (pp. 255-272). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-39927-6_16
  • Ploder, C., Dilger, T., & Bernsteiner, R. (2020). A Framework to Combine Corporate Budgeting with Agile Project Management. In R. Hebig & R. Heinrich (Eds.), SE-WS 2020 Software Engineering Workshop 2020 - AESP 2020 (pp. 19-23). Retrieved from http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2581/
  • Dilger, T., Ploder, C., & Bernsteiner, R. (2020). "Extensive"-Case Teaching As Means of Testing Comprehensive Learning Outcome? - a Pre-Study. INTED2020 Proceedings, 1(March), 4864-4868. https://doi.org/10.21125/inted.2020.1333
  • Ploder, C. (2019): Steigerung der Lernzielerreichung im Prozess Management durch Gamification im ERP Lehrumfeld. Proceedings SAP Academic User Group Meeting, Magdeburg.
  • Schlögl, Stefan; Ploder, Christian; Spieß, Teresa; Franziska Schäffer (2019). Let's Digitize It: Investigating Challenges of Online Education. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 14th International KMO 2019, Proceedings, Cham: Springer, July 2019, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-21451-7_22
  • Bernsteiner, R., Ploder, Strasser, J., Ploder, C., Schlögl, S., Dilger, T. (2019). Knowledge Governance helps minimizing the Risks of External Knowledge Transfer. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 14th International KMO 2019, Proceedings, Cham: Springer. July 2019, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-21451-7_33
  • Ploder, C., Bernsteiner, R., Schlögl, S., Gschliesser, C. (2019). The future use of LowCode / NoCode Platforms by Knowledge Workers - an Acceptance Study. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 14th International KMO 2019, Proceedings, Cham: Springer. July 2019, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-21451-7_38
  • C. Ploder, S. Schlögl, M. Tuchscherer (2019) INTEGRATION CHALLENGES OF ONLINE TRAINING IN HIGHLY QUALITY MANAGED INDUSTRIES, INTED2019 Proceedings, pp. 1519-1523.
  • Bernsteiner, R., Ploder, C., Dilger, T. (2018). Supporting a Learning Ecosystem with Identity Management. 12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, INTED 2018, March 5-7, Valencia, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-697-9480-7
  • Gajdos, M. & Mirski, P. & Ploder, C. & Bernsteiner, C. & Dilger, T. (2018) Competitiveness of High Level Educational Institutions: IT-Governance maturity level as vital indicator? 12. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen (FFH), April 4-5, Salzburg, Austria
  • Ploder, C., Bernsteiner, R., & Schlögl, S. (2018). Improving Business Process Management Competencies by Applying Gamification Aspects in Teaching Bachelor Students. In Learning Technology for Education Challenges: 7th International LTEC2018 Proceedings (pp. 15-23). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95522-3_2
  • Bernsteiner, R., Ploder, C., & Schlögl, S. (2018). Model-Driven Design of a Mobile Product Training and Learning System. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 13th International KMO 2018, Proceedings (pp. 143-153). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95204-8_13
  • Schlögl, S., Sallaberger, P., Ploder, C., & Bernsteiner, R. (2018). Exploring Knowledge Transfer in the Media Industry. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 13th International KMO 2018, Proceedings (pp. 154-164). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95204-8_14
  • Ploder, C., & Kohlegger, M. (2018). A Model for Data Analysis in SMEs Based on Process Importance. In Knowledge Management in Organizations: 13th International KMO 2018, Proceedings (pp. 26-35). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95204-8_3
  • Fink, K., Ploder C. (2007). Knowledge Process Modeling in SME and Cost-efficient Software Support (pp. 479-488). In: Khosrow-Pour, M. (Ed.): Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology. Hershey: IGI Publishing.
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2008). Best Practice of Electronic Examination at the University of Innsbruck School of Management (pp. 166-171). In: Uskov, V.: Proceedings of the Seventh IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education. Anaheim: ACTA Press.
  • Fink, K., & Ploder, C. (2008): Decision Support Framework for the Implementation of IT-Governance(pp. 213-223). In R. Sprague (Ed.): Proceedings of the 41th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2008 (HICSS). IEEE.
  • Ploder, C., Fink, K. (2007). An Orchestration Model for Knowledge Management Tools in SMEs. In: Tochtermann, K., Maurer, H. (Eds.): 7th International Conference on Knowledge Management (pp. 176-183). Graz: J.UCS.
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2007): A Comparative Study of Knowledge Processes and Methods in Austrian and Swiss SMEs (pp. 707-716). In: Österle, H., Schelp, J., Winter, R. (Eds.): Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Information Systems 2007 (ECIS).
  • Fink, K., Roithmayr, F., Ploder, C. (2006). Stakeholder-Relationship-Management for Strategic Knowledge Management. Khosrow-Pour, M. (Ed.): Issues & Trends of Information Technology Management in Contemporary Organizations. Hershey: Idea Group Publishing.
  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (2006). The Impact of Knowledge Process Modelling on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. In: Maurer, H. et al. (Eds.): 6th International Conference on Knowledge Management (pp. 46-51), Graz: J.UCS.

    Präsentation des Papers auf der SAP Academic Community Conference D-A-CH 2020: Ploder, C., Kilian, D., Mirksi, P. (2020). Messung der kognitiven Beanspruchung bei Studierenden in der Lehre von Integrierten Informationssystemen

    Presentation of the accepted paper at EDULEARN2020: AGILE PROJECT BUDGETING - TEACHING THE COMBINATION OF AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND BEYOND BUDGETING BASICS

    Presentation of the accepted paper at END2020: Improving knowledge transfer in simulation games based on cognitive load theory - and Session Chair

    Keynote about Gamification in Education at END2020 - Title: The amazing impact of Gamification in Education

    Presentation of the accepted Paper at the ICAMS2020 - Ploder, C., Kunst, R. (2020): Constant Connectivity - Chance or Fear for New Work? at the "4th International Conference on E-Education, EBusiness and E-Technology" in Shanghai, 05. - 07. June 2020, Paper ID: BR1019

    Continuous Forcasting Model for Agile Project Management. AESP20@SE20 - Anforderungsmanagement in Enterprise Systems Projekten, February 25, Innsbruck, Austria

    Kammerer, A., Ploder, C., Dilger, T. (2019). Emotional Branding - Identifying the Difference between Nike and Adidas. 11th International Conference: The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the Changed World (EBEEC 2019), May 10-12, Bucharest, Romania. (publication date: summer 2019)

    Ploder, C. & Dilger, T. & Büchele, M. (2019) Unterstützung regionaler Händler beim Einstieg in den Online-Handel - eine Pilotstudie 13. Forschungsforum der österreichischen Fachhochschulen (FFH), April 24-25, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

    Marth, D. & Ploder, C. & Dilger, T. (2018). The upcoming role of the Enterprise Architect - From overseeing visualization and documentation to becoming the enabler for change and innovation. 10th International Conference: The Economies of Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the Changed World (EBEEC 2018), May 11-13, Warsaw, Poland.

  • Fink, K., Ploder, C. (Hrsg.). (2006). Wirtschaftsinformatik als Schlüssel zum Unternehmenserfolg. Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitätsverlag.

Pittl Simon (2020): Chancen und mögliche Hürden einer Einführung agiler Methoden in die Interne Auditierung

Mauch Nicolas (2020): Open-Source-Process-Mining - am Fall von Euronics

Hemsing Luica (2020): Der "makellose" P2P-Prozess: Ganzheitliche Optimierung durch Pre-Assessment

Kirchgatterer Katja (2020): The impact of transparency and product quality on trust and purchase intention - the moderating role of consumers' Blockchain awareness

Platzer Kathrin (2020): Der Purchase-to-Pay-Prozess der Schultz Gruppe im Wandel der Digitalisierung - eine Fallstudie

Decker Juri (2020): Agile Audit - Literature review

Haller Jana (2020): Gamification als Instrument zur Erhöhung der Nutzung von Informationssystemen

Thurner Andrea (2020): Agilität im Qualitätsmanagementsystem nach DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 - Die Weiterentwicklung und Verbesserung eines agilen Auditprozesses

Memagic Amel (2020): Kritische Erfolgsfaktoren für die Implementierung eines Cloudbasierten ERP-Systems bei Personaldienstleistungsunternehmen

Giselbrecht Philipp (2019): Chancen und Risiken der Additiven Fertigung in der Entwicklung und Fertigung bei produzierenden Unternehmen in Österreich

Walter Johannes (2019): Kritische Erfolgsfaktoren der Cloud-ERP Implementierung in Verbindung mit einer On-Premise-ERP Lösung

Winkler Johanna (2019): Willingness-to-volunteer: Entwicklung von freiwilligem Engagement in Sportvereinen

Weber David (2019): Predictive Big Data Mining Anwendungsfälle in der Produktions-planung & -steuerung von auftragsfertigenden KMUs

Wasle Thomas (2018): Tourismus in Tiroler Saisonsorten - dessen Einflüsse und die Arbeitszufriedenheit von Mitarbeitern

Lantschner Samuel (2018): Faktoren die den Erfolg von Eigenmarken im Onlinehandel beeinflussen

Büchele Mathias (2018): E-Commerce am Beispiel des Händlerportals SHOP.TIROL

Koller Mark (2018): Prädikative Wartung cyber-physischer Systeme - Szenarien zur Einbindung von Lebendauerprognosemodellen in ein Internet-of-Things als Basis zustandsbasierter, prädikativer Wartungsplanung

Kammerer Alexandra (2018): Erfolgreiches Marketing durch Emotional Branding: Vergleich der Brand Personality Dimensionen von Adidas und Nike

Kammerer Alexandra (2018): Der Einfluss der Sprachtechnologie auf die Markenkommunikation

Neulichedl Vera (2020): The Smart and Innovative Way of Quality Management Audit Preparation

Herfert Sofia (2020): Framework to combine long-term Data Quality with Agility

Koller Mark (2020): Innovationsmanagement für Remote Work im ERP-Umfeld Eine Methodik für Remote Worker zur Sammlung und Kanalisierung von erkannten Herausforderungen und Schwachstellen für die Entwicklung eigener innovativer Produkte und Services

Heschl Lukas (2020): Digital Twin: An integrated learning scenario for decreasing cognitive load

Borgolte Kira (2020): Data Health Check: A Comparison of Data Quality Frameworks and their Improvement Potential

Barthle Julian (2020): Technical success factors to gain insights from big data - a qualitative study in SMEs

Crupi Alberto (2020): Digital Twin Implementation Framework: data collection process in the creative phase - business cases and analyses

Bauer Vanessa (2019): Predictive Policing in Germany Opportunities and challenges of data-analytical forecasting technology in order to prevent crime.

Huber Sarah (2019): The Impact of IoT Data in Customer Relationship Management

Singer Robert (2019): Breast Cancer Screening in the Age of Big Data

Kunst Richard (2019): Constant Connectivity - Curse and blessing at once?

Schipp Martin (2019): Edge-Computing: Relevante Industrie-Segmente und deren Anwendungsbereiche

Gräfe Markus (2019): SUPPORT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF PROCESS MATURITY THROUGH PROCESS MINING AND PROCESS MODELLING

Deutinger Benjamin (2019): The Blockchain-Based Future of Auditing

Lovrić Adrijana (2019): ERP Systems: Information Security Risk Management in health and social care - A Case Study

Camillo Federico Francesco (2018): The reasons and the success factors that motivate the use of an AS/RS system in order to manage problems related to product allocation within the Warehouse Management system 4.0

Gschließer Christoph (2018): Acceptance of Low-Code/No-Code Platforms A Comparison of Models