Department of Digitalization

Assistant professor

E-mail: dfu.digi@cbs.dk

Daniel Fürstenau is an Assistant Professor at the Copenhagen Business School Department of Digitalization. His research areas are IT management and digital platforms and ecosystems, especially in a healthcare context. He is also an affiliated professor at the Einstein Center Digital Future Berlin and a lecturer and head of a work group on Digital Transformation and IT Infrastructures at FU Berlin. He is the co-speaker of the Digital Health Group at the German Informatics Society and a member of the AIS and the Academy of Management. Daniel’s work on digital infrastructures published in Information Systems Research has been awarded with the OCIS Best Paper Award Runner Up at the Academy of Management 2020.

Primary research areas
  •  IT management
  •  Digital platforms and ecosystems, especially in a healthcare context
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  • Digital Platforms
  • Foundations of Healthcare IT
  • IT management
  • Digital platforms and ecosystems, especially in a healthcare context
  • Digital health
Other teaching activities

Office Hours:
Wednesday 12-14 (please book here)

Selected publications
  • Fürstenau D, Baiyere A, Kliewer N (2019) A Dynamic Model of Embeddedness in Digital Infrastructures. Information Systems Research, 30(4), 1319-1342.
  • Fürstenau D, Rothe H, Sandner M (2020) Leaving the Shadow: A Configurational Approach to Explain Post-Identification Outcomes of Shadow IT Systems. Business & Information Systems Engineering.
  • Fürstenau D, Auschra C, Klein S, Gersch M (2019) A Process Perspective on Platform Management and Design Issues: Evidence from a Digital Platform in Health Care. Electronic Markets, 24(4), 581–596.
Publications sorted by:
Amyn Vogel; Camille Guinemer; Daniel Fürstenau / Barriers and Facilitators to Shared Decision-making for Frail and Elderly Patients within the Perioperative Setting : A Scoping Review Protocol.
: Research Square 2022, 20 p.
Working paper
Anne Bingel; Daniel Messroghli; Andreas Weimar; Kilian Runte; Sebastian Kelle; Burkert Pieske; Felix Berger; Titus Kuehne; Leonid Goubergrits; Daniel Fürstenau; Marcus Kelm / Hemodynamic Changes During Physiological and Pharmacological Stress Testing in Patients With Heart Failure : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
In: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, Vol. 9, 19.4.2022
Review > peer review
Daniel Fürstenau; Hannah Haneke; Claudia Spies; Tim Walz; Kai Schewina; Moritz Höft; Rudolf Mörgeli; Felix Balzer / Tackling the Frailty Burden with an Integravity Value-Based Approach : Results from a Mixed-Methods Study.
In: Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice, Vol. 30, No. 1, 1.2022, p. 99-110
Journal article > peer review
Sven Rehfeld; Matthias Schulte-Althoff; Fabian Schreiber; Daniel Fürstenau; Anatol-Fiete Näher; Armin Hauss; Charlotte Köhler; Felix Balzer / The Prediction of Fall Circumstances Among Patients in Clinical Care : A Retrospective Observational Study.
In: Challenges of Trustable AI and Added-Value on Health: Proceedings of MIE 2022 . . ed. /Brigitte Séroussi; Patrick Weber; Ferdinand Dhombres; Cyril Grouin; Jan-David Liebe; Sylvia Pelayo; Andrea Pinna; Bastien Rance; Lucia Sacchi; Adrien Ugon; Arriel Benis; Parisis Gallos. Amsterdam : IOS Press The 32nd Medical Informatics Europe Conference. MIE 2022, 2022, p. 575-576 (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol. 294)
Book chapter > peer review
Mattias Schulte-Althoff; Daniel Fürstenau; Gene Moo Lee / A Scaling Perspective on AI Startups
In: Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021, p. 6515-6524 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Daniel Fürstenau; Flavio Morelli; Kristina Meindl; Mattias Schulte-Althoff; Jochen Rabe / A Social Citizen Dashboard for Participatory Urban Planning in Berlin : Prototype and Evaluation.
In: Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System SciencesHonolulu : Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021, p. 2358-2367 (Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Kathrin Seibert; Dominik Domhoff; Dominik Bruch; Matthias Schulte-Althoff; Daniel Fürstenau; Felix Biessmann; Karin Wolf-Ostermann / Application Scenarios for Artificial Intelligence in Nursing Care: Rapid Review
In: Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol. 23, No. 11, 11.2021
Review > peer review
Karin Wolf-Ostermann; Daniel Fürstenau; Sarah Theune; Lea Bergmann; Felix Biesmann; Dominik Domhoff; Matthias Schulte-Althoff; Kathrin Seibert / Konzept zur Einbettung von KI-Systemen in der Pflege
Bremen : Universität Bremen 2021, 95 p.
Daniel Fürstenau; Hannes Rothe; Matthias Sandner / Leaving the Shadow : A Configurational Approach to Explain Post-identification Outcomes of Shadow IT Systems.
In: Business and Information Systems Engineering, Vol. 63, No. 2, 4.2021, p. 97-111
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Fürstenau; Stefan Klein; Amyn Vogel; Carolin Auschra / Multi-sided Platform and Data-driven Care Research : A Longitudinal Case Study on Business Model Innovation for Improving Care in Complex Neurological Diseases.
In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 31, No. 4, 12.2021, p. 811-828
Journal article > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities


  • Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany: Part-time researcher
  • Lecturer at FU Berlin, Germany (minor time commitment)