Department of Information and Service Management

Department of Information and Service Management

The Department of Information and Service Management refers to the creative use of information and digital technology in business and the move from industrial to service dominant forms of production.

The increased use of software and advanced analytics in private and public sectors has created a need for business graduates who can work at the interface of business and technology in various managerial or expert positions.

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Research

The research at the Department of Information and Service Management is broadly divided into three disciplines: information systems science, management science and logistics, with topics such as digital service development, service networks, behavioral decision making, and data science.

The department deals with adoption, use and impacts of ICT on consumers, companies, and society. Logistics focuses on operations and supply chain management. Management science deals with the application of advanced analytical methods in decision making. The department hosts also the Real-time Economy Competence Center.

Information Systems Science

Information Systems Science at Aalto University School of Business has a strong focus on empirical studies and active cooperation with companies. Besides theoretical contributions, ISS studies often emphasize practical relevance.

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Logistics

Logistics in Aalto University School of Business focuses on operations management and supply chain management including both theoretical and application oriented research.

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Management Science

Management Science deals with the application of advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. The terms operations research and business analytics are sometimes used as synonyms for management science.

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Real-Time Economy Competence Center

Real-Time Economy is an environment where all the transactions between business parties are in digital format, increasingly automatically generated, and completed in real-time both from business and IT-processing perspectives.

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News

RDM & Open Science training
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Capabilities and practices of multilocational work

Multilocational working is changing working life permanently
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Purchaser, Decentralizer or something else? This is how 309 municipalities in Finland have organised their social and health care services

The research results and the practical experience of the costs of privatisation of social and health care services are contradictory
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Online course “Wood material science” starts 10.1.2023

Learn 100% online how the structure of wood affects its physical and mechanical properties.

Events

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Public defences

Defense of Dissertation in Economics, Artturi Björk, Architect

The title of the dissertation is: "Essays in Economics of Education, Aging and Trade Unions".
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Campus, Lectures and seminars, Other

Art & Tech Gala 2023

The Art & Tech Gala showcases productions from the winning teams of the Art & Tech Open Calls 2020-2022.
Introduction to Research Data Management
Academic events, Training to support research

Introduction to Research Data Management

Get to know the basics of RDM with Data Agent, Dr. Essi Viitanen from Research Services.
DMPs: a workshop
Academic events, Training to support research

Data Management Plans: a workshop for doctoral and early-career researchers

Learn about DMPs with Information Specialist Lucie Hradecká and Data Advisor Dr. Antti Rousi from Research Services.

People

Contact information

Visiting Address

Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo

Postal Address

Aalto University School of Business
Department of Information and Service Management
P.O. Box 21210, 00076 Aalto 

Department Administration

Head of the Department: Professor Markku Kuula
Departmental Secretary: Merja Mäkinen

Kauppakorkeakoulu, jonka edustalla istuu neljä opiskelijaa. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

School of Business

Ekonominaukio 1

Locations

School of Business

At the School of Business we strive for better business and better society. We excel in education and research with a multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with our partners.

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Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.
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