Peter Axel Nielsen


Human Centred Computing

Dept. of Computer Science, Aalborg University

Selma Lagerlöfs Vej 300, DK-9220 Aalborg, Denmark

E M +45 2128 4155 T +45 9940 8912


My research is about  systems development practice, development of object-oriented methodologies, software engineering, social and organizational aspects of systems development, digital innovation, and benefits realisation - and how it may be improved. The research approach is mostly action research including design research. The frameworks applied include: knowledge management, social network analysis, organisational influence processes, innovation processes.


Recent research publications are on: business and software development, agile software development, agile development + UX, influence processes in IS implementation, organisational culture in a software company.


Research projects

Our research brings researchers together on digital innovation, software design, interaction design in a social context. Current research project are on: Agile SW + UX Design; Value-Creation with Big Data; Digital innovation in municipalities; Digitalisation of energy provision.


3rd Leg Activity

Matchmaking through BrainsBusiness and collaboration with companies through InfinIT and municipalities through DISIMIT.