Here you find information about the research conducted by the university’s 65 professors, 173 senior lecturers, 170 lecturers, and 88 doctoral students (Mars 2019).

Stefan Cronholm

Stefan Cronholm


Department of Information Technology

Phone: 033-4355936

Mobile: 0708-559197

E-mail: stefan.cronholm@hb.se

Room number: L418

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Stefan Cronholm is professor in Informatics. He specializes in requirement specification, design and evaluation of information systems, information systems development methods, design science research, IT service management, and qualitative research approaches. Stefan has published more than 100 scientific papers and a vast range of pedagogical material. Stefan is the head of the Research Group InnovationLab. Besides doing research, Stefan is engaged in the graduate and undergraduate education programs as a supervisor and lecturer. He  has supervised more than 100 masters and bachelor theses.


2013, The research project "Efficient IT Service Management" rewarded as the best IT Service Management project.
2010, Best Theoretical Paper Award, "The Need for Systems Development Capacity in Design Science Research, presented at 21st Australian Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Australia.
2005, Best paper award, Nine Principles for Designing a Study Program. Presented at Information Systems Education Conference (ISECON), Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Title of Dissertation

Method Tools and Usability


Supervision of doctoral students


  • Vice chair of the Research and Education Committee 
  • Leader of the research group InnovationLab