Luís Amaral

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Information Systems (IS) interoperability in Public Administration (PA) is a main goal and a major challenge for PA professionals. Achieving interoperability among IS that are technologically disparate and that exist in different organizational contexts is a complex task, being affected by multiple aspects, not yet satisfactorily known and characterized.(More)
The organizations ability to make effective use of information technology and to focus on innovation and creativity are recognized as being important. The perspective of using creativity techniques or some adaptations, to help innovation in the information systems area seems to be promising. In this article we propose a strategy for introduce creativity in(More)
This research work addresses the Digital Mourning and the Digital Heritage Management concepts. It tries to explain what is Digital Heritage and what are its constituents. It also provides a Survey on the platforms and systems for Digital Heritage Management currently available undertaking a detailed comparison between the different platforms.
The Bologna Process changes the educational paradigm, to be focus on the student and in the learning outcomes. The majority of e-learning platforms are used as mere repositories of content, based on the classroom paradigm and don’t support the individualism of each student learning process. Through the integration of new pedagogical methodologies based on(More)
The information systems outsourcing presents itself as a strategic option for companies and continues to evolve in size and in type of contracts. In order to identify the most frequently outsourced services and aiming to get a better compre hension on the hiring process, a study was made based on a survey sent to information systems managers of large(More)
Information systems interoperability is one of the main concerns and challenges of information systems managers and researchers, most of whom perceive and approach it on a pure or predominantly technological perspective. In this paper, we argue that a sociotechnical perspective of information systems interoperability should be adopted and we set out seven(More)
Considering the global competitiveness the organizations ability to effectively use information technologies and bet on innovation and creativity are today commonly recognized as important. In this context, research on creativity in information systems has assumed special importance. This paper illustrates the use of Action-Research Method " in research in(More)
The World Wide Web technology, supported on Internet, is transforming all business activities into information-based activities. As a result, one can see a radical change in the traditional theoretical models and organisation. The small and medium enterprises (SME) are the type of enterprises that can reap more advantages with the usage of Internet for(More)