Stefan Cronholm

Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT (including The Swedish School of Library and Information Science)
— Department of Information Technology

Telephone: 033-435 5936


Room number: L418

Signature: SCO

Stefan Cronholm is professor in Informatics. He specializes in AI and management, requirement specification, design and evaluation of information systems, information systems development methods, design science research, digitalisation of retail, IT Service Management, qualitative research approaches, and lifelong learning.

Stefan Cronholm has published more than 100 scientific papers and a vast range of pedagogical material. He is the head of the Research Group InnovationLab. Besides doing research, Stefan Cronholm 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.


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

Doctoral thesis title

Method Tools and Usability

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