Person

FH-Prof. Mag. DI Peter Hofer

Information Visualisation, Performance Measurement, Cost Management, Reporting Design

Education

Johannes-Kepler-Universität Linz, Betreibswirtschaft, Mag.
Mar 1991 - Jan 1997
Johannes-Kepler-Universität Linz, Technische Mathematik, DI
Sep 1988 - Feb 1995

Professional career & activities

School of Management, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Professor for Controlling
Jun 2010 - dato
Case New Holland Austria, Manager of Industrial Controlling
Jul 2005 - May 2010
ZF Steyr, Managing Director of Finance
May 2000 - Jun 2005
Magna Steyr, Controller for Manufacturing and Engineering
Jul 1998 - Apr 2000

Research interests

  • Information Visualisation, Performance Measurement, Cost Management, Reporting Design
2019
L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer - Use and potential of new and interactive visualization types in Austria - Report, [Keine Institution], Germany, 2019, pp. 1-4 more
2019
L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer, C. Walchshofer, T. Plank, H. C. Jetter - Interactive Visualization of Big Data in the Field of Accounting - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 2019, pp. 1-33 more
2019
L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer - Usability check for visualizations for multidimensional data - Report, [Keine Institution], Germany, 2019, pp. 1-3 more
2019
H. Losbichler, L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer - Reporting 2.0 – Interactive dashboards as a success factor for controlling - Journal for international accounting, Vol. 2019, No. 11, 2019, pp. 491-500 more
2019
L. Perkhofer, C. Walchshofer, P. Hofer - Designing visualizations to identify and assess correlations and trends: - Proceedings of the 17th Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspectives Conference (FRAP), Helsinki, Finland, 2019, pp. 1-27 more
2019
L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer, C. Walchshofer - Big data visualization 2.0 - Optimized design and use of new visualization types - CARF Luzern 2019, Luzern, Switzerland, 2019, pp. 76-104 more
2018
P. Hofer, A. Mayr, C. Walchshofer - Interactive Visualization of Big Data - CFO today, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2018, pp. 78-82 more
2018
P. Hofer, C. Walchshofer, C. Eisl, A. Mayr, L. Perkhofer - Sankey, Sunburst & Co - Usability of Interaktive Big Data Visualization - Proceedings of CARF 2018 Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, 2018, pp. 92-116 more
2018
P. Hofer, A. Mayr, L. Perkhofer - Bars and Pies make reports understandable - isreport, 2018, pp. 20-21 more
2018
C. Eisl, L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Excellent Reporting Design - Haufe Verlag, 2018, pp. 1-104 more
2017
P. Hofer - User-Centered Interactive Visualization for Big Data - Conference Proceedings, Luzern, Switzerland, 2017 more
2017
H. C. Jetter, P. Hofer, J. Altmann, J. Schönböck, W. Kurschl - Beyond the Tabletop: Improving the Spatial Awareness of Multi-Tablet Visualization (Paper at "Disappearing Tabletop" Workshop at ISS '17) - Report, University of Waterloo, Canada, 2017 more
2017
T. Plank, P. Hofer, H. C. Jetter, C. Walchshofer - Interactive visualization of big data: A survey of current practice and potential barriers for adoption - Proceedings of the 16th FRAP Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2017, pp. 1-21 more
2017
A. Mayr, P. Hofer - The controller role in change - changing the tasks and requirements in time sequence - Conference Proceedings, Luzern, Switzerland, 2017, pp. 79-104 more
2017
T. Farris, M. Plasch, A. Mayr, P. Hofer - Exploring the Application of TCO: An Applied Austrian Business Case Approach - Proceedings of the 11th European Research Seminar (ERS), Barcelona, Spain, 2017 more
2016
F. Mahmoodi, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Influence of Supply Chain Management Initiatives on the Basic Drivers of the European Manufacturers Profitability - Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Business Research, Vol. 3, No. 9, 2016, pp. 84-99 more
2016
P. Hofer, A. Mayr, W. Kinsky, A. Neuböck - Maturity level of planning in Austrian SMEs - Conference Proceedings, Luzern, Switzerland, 2016 more
2015
P. Hofer, C. Eisl, A. Mayr - Forecasting in Austrian companies: Do small and large Austrian companies differ in their forecasting processes? - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2015, pp. 359-382 more
2015
P. Hofer - Manufacturing Controlling - KPIs in Manufacturing in Handbook of Business Key Performance Indicators (Editors: H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, C. Engelbrechtsmüller) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 240-255 more
2015
A. Mayr, P. Hofer - Sector- and size-specific Indicators in Handbook of Business Key Performance Indicators (Editors: H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, C. Engelbrechtsmüller) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 94-133 more
2015
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Controlling in Fundamentals of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 4), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 1-240 more
2014
A. Mayr, P. Hofer, C. Eisl - External Controlling by public accountants - An emprical analysis of small enterprises and public accountants in Upper Austria - 7th International Conference: An Enterprise Odyssey: Leadership, Innovation and Development for Responsible Economy, Zadar, Croatia, 2014, pp.… more
2014
P. Hofer, M. Hattinger, C. Eisl, A. Mayr - Forecasting Methods for volatile factors in budgeting - an empirical analysis of large Austrian companies - 7th International Conference: An Enterprise Odyssey: Leadership, Innovation and Development for Responsible Economy, Zadar, Croatia, 2014, pp. 71-73 more
2013
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, R. Höfler, P. Hofer - Eye tracking as a key technology in the field of reporting design - Proceedings FFH 2013, Dornbirn, Austria, 2013, pp. 538-545 more
2013
P. Hofer, F. Weingartmair, C. Eisl - Methods of Forecasting for volatile drivers in SMEs in Modern Instruments of Planning and Budgeting, 2013, pp. 69-92 more
2013
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger, B. Fischer, P. Hofer - Reporting Design - Report, FH OÖ, Austria, 2013, pp. 1-42 more
2013
P. Hofer, F. Weingartmair, C. Eisl - Methods of Forecasting for volatile Drivers in SMEs in Implementation of Modern Budgeting - Haufe Verlag, 2013, pp. 69-92 more
2013
C. Eisl, L. Falschlunger, P. Hofer, M. Jungert - Reporting Design - A systematic literature review - Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013, pp. 27-47 more
2013
C. Eisl, L. Falschlunger, P. Hofer, M. Jungert - Reporting Design – A systematic literature review - Proceedings in Finance and Risk Series'13, Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2013, pp. 379-400 more
2012
P. Hofer, C. Eisl, A. Mayr - Performance Measurement in Internet Companies - Proceedings of the 6th International Odysee Conference, Sibenik, Croatia, 2012 more
2012
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - An Investigation of ROCE and Its Drivers: Empirical Analysis of European Companies in Modelling Value (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 3), (Editors: Herbert Jodlbauer, Jan Olhager, Richard J. Schonberger) - Springer, 2012, pp. 119-148 more
2012
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Controlling in Fundamentals of Managerial Finance (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 4), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2012, pp. 1-239 more
2012
C. Eisl, R. Höfler, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Fields of expertise, requirements and career opportunities in accounting - Controller Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012, pp. 86-89 more
2012
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, R. Höfler - Eye Tracking - CFO today, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2012, pp. 109-112 more
2012
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, A. Mayr - State of Cost Management in international companies in International Accounting and international Controlling - Linde Verlag, 2012 more
2011
H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, P. Hofer, R. Höfler - Fields of expertise, requirements and career opportunities in finance - CFO today, Vol. 5, No. 6, 2011, pp. 205-210 more
2011
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, B. Zauner - Performance Measurement in Internet-Companies - CFO today, Vol. 2011, No. 4, 2011, pp. 131-134 more
2011
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - An Investigation of ROCE and its Drivers: Empirical Analysis of European Companies - Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management Steyr 2011, Steyr, Austria, 2011, pp. 177-202 more
2011
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, R. Höfler, H. Losbichler - CRF Study 2011 - FH OÖ, 2011, pp. 1-24 more
2011
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - Success and Success Factors of Value Based Management: Empirical Analysis of European Manufacturing Companies - Proceedings of the fifth Research Forum of the Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Wien (Favoriten), Austria, 2011, pp. 326-329 more
2008
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer - Introduction to the Basics of Financial Management in Basics of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 1), (Editors: C. Eisl, C. Hangl, H. Losbichler, A. Mayr), 2008, pp. 18-35 more
2008
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer - Operational Controlling in Basics of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 5), (Editors: C. Eisl, C. Hangl, H. Losbichler, A. Mayr), 2008, pp. 768-918 more
2016
A successful exploitation of "big data" in companies and organizations requires the interactive visualization of large information spaces with intuitive interaction techniques. However, many… more