Dr.Ing. Christoph Baumgarten

IPM Dozent für Wirtschaftsinformatik

+41 58 257 17 64christoph.baumgarten@ost.ch

Area of Expertise

Thematic focuses:
- Digitalization of collaboration
- IT governance, IT strategies, agile system development processes, citizen development, IT service management, information security, IT outsourcing / cloud, system architectures
- Project management, process management, change management
- Information life cycle management, database systems, web content management, information retrieval
- Software development (C, C++, js, node.js, angular, perl, ..., webkit, gtk, gstreamer, ...), low code platforms

Education

  • 1995 – 1999: Doctoral studies in the graduate college 'Tools for the effective use of parallel and distributed computer systems' at the Dresden University of Technology
  • 1996, 1998: Academic guest at the ETH Zurich
  • 1988 – 1995: Studies of Computer Science at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
  • 1994 – 1995: Visiting Scholar at Arizona State University, Tempe, U.S.A.
  • 1992: Studies of Computer Science at the Université de Picardie, Amiens, France

Professional Experience

  • Since 2017: Lecturer for Business Informatics at the Institute for Information and Process Management at the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (OST).
  • 2009 – 2017: CIO and Head of Department of Information Technology at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)
  • 2003 – 2009: Head Capability Development AIM (Aeronautical Information Management) at Skyguide
  • 1998 – 2003: System Development Director / Project Manager / Software Engineer at Eurospider Information Technology AG, a spin-off from ETH Zurich

Teaching Experience

  • Information Management
  • Process Management
  • Data Modeling
  • Databases & Information Systems
  • Software Lab
  • Collaboration in the digital age (Context Studies OST)
  • Professional Development of Web Applications (Context Studies UniSG)

Projects

St.Galler IT Bildungsoffensive: Innovative teaching and learning (digital campus, learning factory & learning labs)

Memberships

Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

  • STÖCKLER, S., HÄNGGI, R., BERNHARDSGRÜTTER, R., BAUMGARTEN, C. (2021). Industrie 4.0 begreifbar machen – Die SmartFactory@OST. In Lennart Brand, Karin Gräslund, Dietmar Kilian, Helmut Krcmar, Klaus Turowski, Holger Wittges (Eds.), Proceedings of the SAP Academic Community Conference 2021 DACH(pp. 208-224).
  • BAUMGARTEN, C., MÜLLER, A. (2020). "Einen Mercedes in der Garage, aber der Führerschein fehlt?" Über die Herausforderungen von Zusammenarbeit.. In S. Wörwag, & A. Cloots (Eds.), Human Digital Work – Eine Utopie? Erkenntnisse aus Forschung und Praxis zur digitalen Transformation der Arbeit(pp. 239-253). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien .
  • BAUMGARTEN, C., SIMEON, A., WILHELM, M. (2020). Citizen Developers Driving the Digital Campus. European Journal of Higher Education IT, 2020(1).

Chapters in Edited Books

  • BAUMGARTEN, C., BRENNER, A., ENGELKE, D., STÖCKLER, S., THIEL, C., THOMA, A., ZIMMERMANN, H.-D. (2022). Perspektiven auf das Konzept der digitalgestützten Zusammenarbeit. In Cloots, Alexandra (Eds.), Hybride Arbeitsgestaltung. Herausforderungen und Chancen(pp. forthcoming). Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

Professional Journals and Newspaper

  • BAUMGARTEN, C. (2017). Erfolgreiche Universitätsverwaltung. Springer Gabler, pp. 153-172. Wiesbaden.

Presentations

  • BAUMGARTEN, C. (2021). Low-Code Aktivitäten an der OST - LowCodeLab@OST. Professionelle Software (fast) ohne Programmierung: Low-Code in der Praxis.
  • BAUMGARTEN, C. (2021). Die digitale Transformation beschleunigen: Der Low-Code-Ansatz mit seinen Chancen und Herausforderungen. adesso / Impuls Breakfast Hybrid Business.
  • BAUMGARTEN, C., SIMEON, A., WILHELM, M. (2020). Citizen Developers Driving the Digital Campus. EUNIS 2020.
  • BAUMGARTEN, C., MÜLLER, A. (2019). "Einen Mercedes in der Garage, aber der Führerschein fehlt?" Über die Herausforderungen von Zusammenarbeit. 2. St.Galler New Work Forum, St.Gallen (09.01.2019).
  • BAUMGARTEN, C., BUTTAZONI, C., MAYER, A. (2018). 8 Years of Experience in SCRUM- and KANBAN-driven Development of Campus-supporting Software Systems. EUNIS 2018 Congress Proceedings.
  • BAUMGARTEN, C. (2018). 8 Years of Experience in SCRUM- and KANBAN-driven Development of Campus-supporting Software Systems. EUNIS 2018.
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