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.

Two business students, one is holding a laptop, discussing with the Professor after his lecture. Another group of students talk in the background.

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.

Close-up of two students making notes on a research article while reading it.

Logistics

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

Aalto University / School of Business / Department of Information and Service Management / Logistics

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.

Aalto University / School of Business / Department of Information and Service Management / Management Science

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.

Aalto University / School of Business / Department of Information and Service Management / Real-Time Economy Competence Center

News

School of Business alumna Aigerim Nukekova in the forest.
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Alumna Aigerim Nukenova: Student Business Project was a valuable and beneficial experience for me

Our alumna Aigerim Nukenova studied in the Information and Service Management master’s programme, and now works as a Data Analyst at Fixably. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and sauna, and jogging in nature.
5G-kesäkoulu 2022
Cooperation Published:

The 5G Hack the Mall summer course offers companies and regions a cost-effective way to learn about 5G technology

It also offers a great opportunity to launch development projects that apply the latest technology and serves companies and the region
Kuvassa näkyy työelämäprofessori Peter Sarlin, joka katsoo ikkunan läpi ulos.
Appointments Published:

Peter Sarlin appointed as Professor of Practice at Aalto University

His goal is to advance artificial intelligence and machine learning applications in research, teaching, and industry cooperation, and to help students who graduate from the Business Analytics master's programme position on the labour market
Professor Leonard Wantchekon, Mr Boris Ngala, Mr Lars Ling (moderator) and Professor Marko Nieminen
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

5G Mokki network can have a huge impact on global businesses

As part of Aalto University’s 5G Summer School, the experts from the U.S, Africa and Europe discussed the business opportunities that the latest communications and network technology, remote learning, work and entrepreneurship from Africa can bring to U.S. companies

Events

Pencil in the table
Public defences

Defense of Thesis in Organization & Management, Tomi Koljonen, MSc. (Econ. and Bus. Adm.)

The title of the thesis is: "Teaching with Technology: Policy Reform and Professional Labor in the Digital Age".
Image of an artwork by Benjamin Dillenburger, with info text about the event
Lectures and seminars

LASER Talks: Art, Architecture and Complex Systems

A provocative approach to art & science with algorithms, robotics and embedded politics
Kuvassa Aalto-yliopiston kauppatieteen tohtorinhattu
Public defences

Defense of Dissertation in Economics, Tolga Benzer, MA (Econ. and Fin.)

The title of the dissertation is: “Essays on the Economics and Politics of Religious Institutions”.
Estoril Conferences – for a more peaceful, sustainable and inclusive future
Conferences and workshops

Estoril Conferences – for all who want to change the world

The main venue will be the Nova School of Business and Economics in Portugal, Aalto University will host a panel discussion on Climate & Action in Aalto Design Factory

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
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.

Read more about the School of Business
Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!