Pedro Isaias

Pedro Isaías is a Professor at the Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University) in Lisbon, Portugal, responsible for several courses and director of the master degree program in Electronic Commerce and Internet since its start in 2003. He holds a PhD in Information Management (in the speciality of information and decision systems) from the New University of Lisbon. Author of several books, book chapters, papers and research reports, all in the information systems area, he has headed several conferences and workshops within the mentioned area. He has also been responsible for the scientific coordination of several EU funded research projects. He is also member of the editorial board of several journals and program committee member of several conferences and workshops. At the moment he conducts research activity related to Information Systems in general, E-Learning, E-Commerce and WWW related areas.

Publications

Promoting Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Guidelines and Principles through Reflective Journal Assessment
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias. © 2016. 21 pages.
This chapter aims to examine the challenges to, and opportunities for, promoting Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and usability guidelines and principles through...
Web 3.0 in Web Development
João Vieira, Pedro Isaías. © 2016. 20 pages.
The Web 3.0 has revolutionized the Internet in the last years and its benefits are still being studied. The way that websites are being developed is also changing...
Higher Education and Web 2.0: Theory and Practice
Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda. © 2016. 20 pages.
The inclusion of Web 2.0 in education has been a polemic process comprised both with enthusiasm and scepticism. There is empirical evidence of Web 2.0's...
Promoting Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Guidelines and Principles through Reflective Journal Assessment
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias. © 2016. 20 pages.
This chapter aims to examine the challenges to, and opportunities for, promoting Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and usability guidelines and principles through...
The Evolution of the Internet in the Business Sector: Web 1.0 to Web 3.0
Pedro Isaías, Piet Kommers, Tomayess Issa. © 2015. 407 pages.
Efficiency and Efficacy are crucial to the success of national and international business operations today. With this in mind, businesses are continuously...
Artificial Intelligence Technologies and the Evolution of Web 3.0
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaías. © 2015. 422 pages.
Web technologies have become a vital element within educational, professional, and social settings as they have the potential to improve performance and...
Web 3.0 in Web Development
João Vieira, Pedro Isaías. © 2015. 20 pages.
The Web 3.0 has revolutionized the Internet in the last years and its benefits are still being studied. The way that websites are being developed is also changing...
Emerging Research and Trends in Interactivity and the Human-Computer Interface
Katherine Blashki, Pedro Isaias. © 2014. 580 pages.
With a variety of emerging and innovative technologies combined with the active participation of the human element as the major connection between the end user and...
Promoting Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Guidelines and Principles Through Reflective Journal Assessment
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias. © 2014. 20 pages.
This chapter aims to examine the challenges to, and opportunities for, promoting Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and usability guidelines and principles through...
Higher Education and Web 2.0: Theory and Practice
Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda. © 2014. 19 pages.
The inclusion of Web 2.0 in education has been a polemic process comprised both with enthusiasm and scepticism. There is empirical evidence of Web 2.0’s effective...
Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education: Global Perspectives
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias, Piet Kommers. © 2014. 449 pages.
Diversity among university students plays a significant role in raising awareness of numerous issues surrounding cultural heritage, language differences...
Human-Computer Interfaces and Interactivity: Emergent Research and Applications
Pedro Isaías, Katherine Blashki. © 2014. 348 pages.
In more ways than one, assistive technologies can have a profound impact on humans and their operations within society. Understanding these emerging technologies...
Website Interaction between a Football Club and its Supporters: The Case of Sporting Clube de Portugal
João Silva, Pedro Isaías. © 2014. 29 pages.
Football teams can explore the benefits of Websites and increase their popularity through the creation of a well-designed Website that will attract users. The fact...
The Impact of Enterprise 2.0 on SMEs
Diogo Antunes, Pedro Isaías. © 2014. 16 pages.
Enterprise 2.0 has been part of the business sector vocabulary for quite some time now. Web 2.0's revolutionary philosophy and applications have been absorbed...
Information Systems Research and Exploring Social Artifacts: Approaches and Methodologies
Pedro Isaias, Miguel Baptista Nunes. © 2013. 387 pages.
Centered on the impact of information and communication technology in socio-technical environments and its support of human activity systems, the study of...
Subject Recommended Samples: Snowball Sampling
Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda. © 2013. 15 pages.
In a research project, the selection of the sample method is crucial, since it has repercussions throughout the entirety of the study. It determines how the...
Information Systems and Technology for Organizations in a Networked Society
Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaías, Piet Kommers. © 2013. 432 pages.
Modern society is increasingly information-driven, relying heavily on Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT). Business enterprises are no...
Assessing the Effectiveness of an E-Learning Framework: The Portuguese Insurance Academy Case
Nuno Pena, Pedro Isaías. © 2013. 18 pages.
Effectiveness, a major concern in corporate e-Learning, is particularly decisive when projects face financial as well as time-to-market constraints. They are also...
Web 2.0 Tools Adoption Model: A Study on Online Retailers
Pedro Isaías, Fábio Coelho. © 2013. 16 pages.
The Internet has become a major sales platform, assuming an emergent importance in increasing the economic growth of businesses. Web 2.0 has been a very important...
Standards Related to Interoperability in EHR & HS
Mário Macedo, Pedro Isaías. © 2013. 26 pages.
The standardization of clinical data represents a major step in the development of information and organizational knowledge of health services. The evolution of...
Social Network Sites: Modeling the New Business-Customer Relationship
Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda. © 2012. 18 pages.
The internet and the emergence of social technologies and platforms are at the origin of new consumer trends. The growing empowerment of customers is having a...
Web 2.0: Harnessing Democracy’s Potential
Pedro Isaías, Sara Pífano, Paula Miranda. © 2012. 14 pages.
Democracy shares many of its core principles with Web 2.0: it is participatory, interactive, individual-centered, host to and tolerant of multiple voices and...
Towards A Combined Model for On-Line and Real Conferences: A Proposal
Pedro Isaías. © 2011. 14 pages.
This chapter presents a combined model for on-line and real conferences. The chapter introduces Web 2.0 and its importance. Then, using Web 2.0 in real and virtual...
Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO)
Pedro Isaías. Est. 2003.
The Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO) is designed to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational...