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Norbert Koppenhagen

Dr. Norbert Koppenhagen

Associated Researcher from SAP AG
Room: 485
Phone: +49 721 608-41587
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Information Systems and Marketing (IISM)
Fritz-Erler-Straße 23
76133 Karlsruhe

Research Interest

  • Business Networks
  • Procurement, SRM, SCM
  • Business Network Performance
  • Enterprise Software as a Service

Short CV

  • Since 2010: External PhD Student & Research Assistant at the Chair of Information Systems IV, Enterprise Systems (ERIS), Business School, University of Mannheim

  • Since 2011: Vice President Technology Rapid Deployment Solutions, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • 2010-2011: Vice President New Solution Concepts, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • 2007-2010: Vice President Product Launch & Go-To-Market, NetWeaver & Business Objects, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • 2005-2007: Director Product Development, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Bangalore, India
  • 1999-2005: Director Regional Implementation Group (RIG) EMEA, E-Commerce Solutions, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • 1998-1999: Product Manager IS Retail, SAP, Chicago, US
  • 1996-1998: Project Manager SAP SD, PM, MM and Retail, SAP AG, Walldorf
  • 1993-1996: Consultant & Project Manager Purchasing, Material Management, Sales&Distribution, DCW Dr. Claus Wellenreuther GmbH, Mannheim
  • 1993: Master Business Management/Administration, University of Mannheim



  • Fall 2014: Development and Management of Information Systems (IS203) at University of Mannheim
  • Spring 2011: Contemporary Issues in Enterprise Systems (IS604) - Supplier Relationship Management at University of Mannheim
  • Spring 2010: Contemporary Issues in Enterprise Systems (IS604) - Supplier Relationship Management at University of Mannheim


Designing a supply network artifact for data, process, and people integration.
Koppenhagen, N.; Müller, B.; Mädche, A.; Li, Y.; Hiller, S.
2016. Information systems and e-business management, 14 (3), 613–636. doi:10.1007/s10257-015-0296-1
Design Principles for Supply Network Systems. Dissertation.
Koppenhagen, N.
2013. Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim, Mannheim
Design Science Research in Action - Anatomy of Success Critical Activities for Rigor and Relevance.
Koppenhagen, N.; Gaß, O.; Müller, B.
2012. 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012), Barcelona, Spain, June 10-13, 2012
How Do Procurement Networks Become Social? Design Principles Evaluation in a Heterogeneous Environment of Structured and Unstructured Interactions.
Koppenhagen, N.; Katz, N.; Mädche, A.; Müller, B.
2012. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Shanghai, China, 4-7 December 2011. Vol. 5, 3635-3653, Curran, Red Hook (NY)
Anatomy of knowledge bases used in design science research: A literature review.
Gaß, O.; Koppenhagen, N.; Biegel, H.; Maedche, A.; Müller, B.
2012. Design Science Research in Information Systems. Advances in Theory and Practice : 7th International Conference (DESRIST), Las Vegas, USA, May 14-15, 2012. Ed.: K. Peffers, 328-344, Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29863-9_24
Towards Collaborative Procurement Network Enterprise Systems - A Design Science Research Project.
Koppenhagen, N.; Mädche, A.
2010. Pre-ICIS, Workshop on Enterprise Systems, Saint Louis, USA, 11.12.2010
Das Schließen des Kreislaufs im Einkauf mit mySAP SRM.
Koppenhagen, N.; Thome-Fix, V.
2007. Elektronische Beschaffung : Stand und Entwicklungstendenzen. Hrsg.: W. Brenner, 161-189, Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-34018-8_8