The research group was originally founded in 1987 at the University of Hohenheim as the Chair for Information Systems. In 2002 Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar followed the call of the Technische Universität München. In October 2020 Prof. Krcmar retired and the research group became the Krcmar Lab. The research group belongs to the Chair for Information Systems and Business Process Management at the TUM Department of Informatics. As of February 2022, Krcmar Lab consists of 24 employees and engages in a variety of research and project work.