Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management

Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management

George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede, Brazil), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), Armando Malheiro da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal) and Sérgio Maravilhas Lopes (SENAI/CIMATEC, Brazil)
Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 408|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9993-7
ISBN13: 9781522599937|ISBN10: 1522599932|EISBN13: 9781522599944
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Driven by such tools as big data, cognitive computing, new business models, and the internet of things, the overall demand for innovation is becoming more critical for competitiveness and emerging technologies. These technologies have become real alternatives for the market and offer new perspectives for modern project management applications.

The Handbook of Research on Emerging Technologies for Effective Project Management is an essential research publication that proposes innovations for firms and markets through the exploration of project management principles and methods and the effective integration of knowledge and innovation. It encompasses academic and scientific propositions, reviews for conceptual bases, applications of theories in new market solutions, and cases of successful insertion of disruptive technologies and business models in new competitive market offers. Featuring a range of topics such as innovation management, business administration, and marketing, this book is ideal for project managers, IT specialists, software developers, executives, practitioners, managers, marketers, researchers, and industry professionals.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Administration
  • Case Studies
  • Industry 4.0
  • Information Technology
  • Innovation Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Risk Analysis

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

George Leal Jamil has a post-doctoral degree by Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena and a post-doctoral degree by Faculdade de Letras of Universidade do Porto, PhD in Information Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Master degree in Computer Science (UFMG), and BSc in Electrical Engineering (UFMG). He has written books, chapters, and papers about topics regarding information technology and strategic management. Council member of journals and congresses, with main research interests in information systems management, strategy, knowledge management, and software engineering, marketing, and information technology adoption in business contexts. He also works as a consultant in these areas.
Armando Barreiros Malheiro da Silva is Associated Professor of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto and member of the coordinating committee of the Information Science degree taught by the Arts and Engineering Faculties of the University of Porto. Born in Braga, PdD in Contemporary History in the University of Minho, graduated in Philosophy by Philosophy Faculty of the Catholic University of Braga and in History by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. He obtained the diploma of the course of Librarian-Archivist of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra. Is member of the Center for Studies in Technology, Arts and Communication Sciences (CETAC.Media) and shares his researches in areas such as the archivist and information science; the metanalysis; political and ideological History in Portugal in the XIX-XX century; Family history and local studies.
Sérgio Maravilhas is a Lecturer at SENAI/CIMATEC and UNIFACS, Brazil. More than 33 years of professional experience. With two Post-Docs, one from UFBA (Patents and innovation) and another from UNIFACS (FAB LABS), both with PNPD/CAPES Grants; PhD in Information and Communication in Digital Platforms (FCT Grant) from Porto and Aveiro Univs., Portugal; a Master Science in Information Management (FEUP + Sheffield University, UK); a Postgrad Course in ICT (FEUP); a Postgrad in Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship (FEUP + North Carolina State University, USA); and a 5 years Degree in Philosophy, Educational Branch (FLUP). A Teacher since 1998, worked at ESE-IPP (Teacher/Supervisor - Internet@School project, 2002/2005), and a University Lecturer and Researcher since 2005 at Aveiro University, and since 2010 at ULP and IESFF in Masters and MBAs. Teaches Marketing, Research Methods, Creative Processes, Innovation, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Technology Watch, Information Management, Organizational Behaviour, ICT, Sales, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Publishes about Patent Information, Innovation, Marketing, Web 2.0, Web Radio, FAB LABS, Technology, and Sustainability.