Deutsche Version
Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Knut Hinkelmann
Postal Address University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW
School of Business
Riggenbachstrasse 16
4600 Olten
Phone +41 62 957 23 01 (direct)
+41 848 821 011 (CCC)
+41 78 896 84 24 (mobile)


Focus of Expertise: Knowledge and Business Engineering

  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Business Process Management, Business Processes and Knowledge Work
  • Enterprise Architecture, Business-IT Alignment
  • Knowledge Technologies (Ontologies, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning)


Conference Chair

ES 2015 | Third International Conference on Enterprise Systems
Basel, Switzerland | October 14-15, 2015,

Program Committees

23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS2015), Münster, Germany, 26-29 May 2015

Tenth International Confernce on Technology-Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2015), Toledo (Spain), 15-18 September 2015

15th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (i-KNOW 2015), Graz, Austria, 21-23 October 2015

The Eighth International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM 2015), Chongqing, China, 28-30 October 2014

Current projects

CloudSocket - Business and IT-Cloud Alignment using a Smart Socket, funded by the European Commission, ICT
» Webpage of CloudSocket


LearnPAd - Model-Based Social Learning for Public Administrations, funded by the European Commission, Technology-Enhanced Learning
» Webpage of LearnPAd
LOKAHI Inside: Development of an intranet search engine with interactive knowledge maps, funded by the Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI
DEUCE - Meta-modeling for knowledge processes and Business-IT Alignment, Internal project of FHNW.

Recently finished projects

plugIT - Business and IT Alignment using a Model-Based Plug-in Framework, funded by the European Commission, Intelligent Content and Semantics.
» more
MATURE - Continuous Social Learning in Knowledge Networks, funded by the European Commission, Unit for Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL).
» more
APPRIS - Integrated Early Warning System for Procurement using Semantic Technologies, funded by the Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI


Hinkelmann, Knut; Thönssen, Barbara

DMS - Dokumentenmanagement
Clevere Informationsverwaltung für effizierente Prozesse und bessere Entschreibungen

2009, 80 Seiten
BPX Best Practice Xperts, ICT-Wissen für Manager und Berater, ISBN 978-3-905413-19-9

Hinkelmann, Knut; Urech, Ralph

ECM - Enterprise Content Management,

2010, 80 Seiten
BPX Best Practice Xperts, ICT-Wissen für Manager und Berater, ISBN 978-3-905413-19-9

Hinkelmann, Knut; Barbara Thönssen (Eds.)

MeTTeG10 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Methodologies, Technologies and Tools Enabling E-Government.

edition gesowip, 2010

Hinkelmann, Knut und Wache, Holger

WM2009: 5th Conference on Professional Knowledge Management

2009, 600 Seiten
GI-Edition Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) - Proceedings, Volume P-145

Thönssen, Barbara; Hinkelmann, Knut; Endl, Rainer and Reimer, Ulrich (Ed.)

TED Conference on e-Government (TCGOV-2007) - Enhancing Public Administration Back-Offices.
Poznan, Poland, April 27th 2007,
Universitätsverlag Rudolf Trauner, Linz, Schriftenreihe Informatik, Band 23.

Abecker, A.; Hinkelmann, K.; Maus, H.; Müller, H.J. (Hrsg.)

Geschäftsprozessorientiertes Wissensmanagement
Effektive Wissensnutzung bei der Planung und Umsetzung von Geschäftsprozessen

2002 VII, 472 Seiten, 70 Abb. Geb. 
Springer Verlag , Reihe:, ISBN 3-540-42970-0

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