Fernando Almeida

Fernando AlmeidaFernando Almeida is currently a Coordinator Professor for Informatics Engineering in the School of Science and Technology at Polytechnic Institute of Gaya, Portugal. He is the Director of the Master degree of Network Administration and Information Systems. He is also a consultant and R&D engineer in FP7 European Projects in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). His research interests are mainly in Information Security, Information Systems, Software Engineering and Enterprise Architectures.

Publications

Good Practices in E-Government Accessibility: Lessons From the European Union
Fernando Almeida, José Augusto Monteiro. © 2021. 13 pages.
This chapter looks to the accessibility good practices that should be adopted in the development of e-Government platforms. To this end, accessibility issues and implemented good...
Critical Success Factors in a Six Dimensional Model CRM Strategy
José Duarte Santos, José Pita Castelo, Fernando Almeida. © 2021. 14 pages.
Companies of various sizes and structures have progressively adopted specialized CRM software that aims to capture customer data and prospects, streamline business processes and...
Proposal of a Digital Mobile Platform for the Urban Farming Revolution
Fernando Almeida, Nuno Miranda, Bruno Vieira. © 2021. 18 pages.
Information and communication technologies have contributed decisively to the evolution of the agriculture field, allowing the exchange of information between various platforms...
Exploring the Limitations of Responsive Design Through a Case Study Approach
Fernando Almeida, José Augusto Monteiro. © 2021. 12 pages.
Having an online presence is essential for any company regardless of its size and type of business. Users are currently striving to interact with companies through the web...
Leadership Challenges in Agile Environments
Fernando Almeida, Jorge Simões. © 2021. 15 pages.
Several companies in the information technology field are progressively adopting Agile methodologies. This change necessarily transforms the management paradigm and poses new...
Learning Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Through Flow Theory and FLIGBY Game
Fernando Almeida, Zoltán Buzády. © 2021. 17 pages.
This article performs an exploratory study of the potential of flow theory and FLIGBY game to contribute to develop entrepreneurship competencies among higher education students....
Proposal of a Technological Platform to Support the Activities of a Charity Organization
Alexandre Cunha, Fernando Almeida. © 2021. 21 pages.
Nonprofit organizations are constantly challenged to find new ways of finding new donors and sources of funding for their solidarity actions. The traumatic events that occurred...
The Contribution of Serious Games for the Success of Students in Entrepreneurship
Fernando Almeida. © 2020. 26 pages.
The adoption of serious games as a complement to traditional classroom training is still an emerging theme, but it offers relevant potentialities for both students and teachers....
The Impact of Emergent Technologies in the Evolutionary Path for M-Commerce
Justino Lourenço, Fernando Almeida. © 2020. 21 pages.
M-commerce is a fast-growing opportunity and is acting as an innovative lever for achieving the purpose of increasing sales while better interacting with the clients....
A Framework for Longitudinal Analysis of University Spin-Offs
Fernando Almeida, Eugénio Cunha. © 2020. 24 pages.
The creation of university spin-offs plays a fundamental role in the technology transfer process between universities and the business field. Universities have developed for...
Privacy and Security Challenges in the Internet of Things
Fernando Almeida, Justino Lourenço. © 2020. 14 pages.
Internet of things (IoT) is increasingly present in our lives. As a consequence of connecting devices, IoT can make people's lives more convenient and comfortable. However...
Promoting Healthy Food Habits Through an mHealth Application
Ines Carvalho, Fernando Almeida. © 2020. 21 pages.
MHealth involves the provision of health products, services, and information through mobile and wireless technologies. Companies and institutions in the healthcare sector are...
Exploring the Organizational and Technological Implications on Strategic Business Model Change: A Case Study of One Electronic Marketplace
João Roque, José Duarte Santos, Jorge Simões, Fernando Almeida. © 2020. 24 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to identify and analyze the main organizational and technological factors that play a relevant role in a transformational strategic change inherent...
Exploring the Relevance of Intrapreneurship and Innovation in Mature Organizations
Fernando Almeida. © 2020. 21 pages.
This study intends to explore the phenomenon of intrapreneurship and the relevance of the innovation processes in mature organizations by conducting three case studies on...
Marketing and Technologies Platforms in Smart F-Store
José Duarte Santos, Fernando Luís Almeida. © 2019. 21 pages.
Social networks, originally built as channels for personal interaction, are being used in the commercial market as a support for product sales. The use of applications integrated...
Moving from Waterfall to Agile: Perspectives from IT Portuguese Companies
Fernando Almeida, Jorge Simões. © 2019. 14 pages.
This study investigates the main motivations, difficulties and good practices in the migration process of software development models from Waterfall to Agile experienced by IT...
Serious Games in Entrepreneurship Education
Fernando Almeida, Jorge Simões. © 2019. 11 pages.
One of the main strategies for fostering the entrepreneurial mindset in students has been the development of training activities inside and outside classrooms using serious...
Social Network Security Risks and Vulnerabilities in Corporate Environments
Fernando Almeida, José Pinheiro, Vítor Oliveira. © 2019. 15 pages.
Increasingly social networks are used both in the personal and professional levels, being companies and employees also exposed to the risks posed by them. In this sense, it is...
Learning Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Through Flow Theory and FLIGBY Game
Fernando Almeida, Zoltán Buzády. © 2019. 15 pages.
This article performs an exploratory study of the potential of flow theory and FLIGBY game to contribute to develop entrepreneurship competencies among higher education students....
Decision Support System for Assigning Members to Agile Teams
Fernando Almeida, Diogo Adão, Catarina Martins. © 2019. 18 pages.
The use of agile methodologies like SCRUM is seen by companies in the software engineering field as a strategic necessity for their competitiveness, which makes them more...
The Relevance of Teamwork in Software Startups
Fernando Almeida. © 2019. 18 pages.
Software startups have a major role in the market challenging existing models and enabling the emergence of new technologies with high economic and social impact. This study...
Serious Games in Entrepreneurship Education
Fernando Almeida, Jorge Simões. © 2018. 9 pages.
One of the main strategies for fostering the entrepreneurial mindset in students has been the development of training activities inside and outside classrooms using serious...
Digital Donation Platform for Nonprofit and Charity Organizations
Fernando Almeida, Alexandre Cunha. © 2018. 14 pages.
Social economy has assumed a role of growing importance in these last decades, being seen by several entities and political agents as one of the pillars in a new sustainable...
Approaches and Principles for UX Web Experiences: A Case Study Approach
Fernando Almeida, José Augusto Monteiro. © 2017. 17 pages.
The challenge of creating user experiences involves a panoply of multidisciplinary competences in terms of knowing tools, processes and the business itself. This study intends to...
Organizational, Legal, and Technological Dimensions of Information System Administration
Irene Maria Portela, Fernando Almeida. © 2014. 321 pages.
In addition to capital infrastructure and consumers, digital information created by individual and corporate consumers of information technology is quickly being recognized as a...