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SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Short
Biography

publishing
information systems management
software engineering
researching teaching
editing project management

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João Varajão is currently a professor of information systems and project management at the University of Minho. He is also a researcher of the Centro Algoritmi at the University of Minho.

Born and raised in Portugal, he attended the University of Minho, earning his Graduate (1995), Masters (1997) and Doctorate (2003) degrees in Technologies and Information Systems. In 2012, he received his Habilitation degree from the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro.

His current main research interests are in Information Systems Project Management and Information Systems Management (addressing, particularly, the success of project management and of projects).

Before joining academia, he worked as an IT/IS consultant, project manager, information systems analyst and software developer, for private companies and public institutions.

He has supervised more than 50 Masters and Doctoral dissertations in the Information Systems field.

He has published over 250 works, including refereed publications, authored books, edited books, book chapters and communications at international conferences.

He serves as editor-in-chief, associate editor and member of the editorial board for international journals and has served in numerous committees of international conferences and workshops.

He is co-founder of CENTERIS - Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems and of ProjMAN - International Conference on Project MANagement.

He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management (IJISPM).

Shortbio address: www.shortbio.net/u6ea9ab1baa0efb9e19094440c317e2ec

Education important dates

1995

graduation degree

1997

masters degree

2003

doctorate degree

2012

habilitation degree

Caricature

Selected publications

Selected
Publications

articles in conferences
journal articles edited journals
book chapters magazine articles
authored books
online publications edited books


Following is a list of selected publications.

Selected authored books
Amaral, L.; Varajão, J. (2007) - Planeamento de Sistemas de Informação, 4th edition. Lisboa: FCA – Editora de Informática. ISBN: 978-972-722-579-8.
http://www.fca.pt

Varajão, J. (2005) - A Arquitectura da Gestão de Sistemas de Informação, 3d edition. Lisboa: FCA – Editora de Informática. ISBN: 972-722-507-1.
http://www.fca.pt

Varajão, J. (2001) - Outsourcing de Serviços de Sistemas de Informação. Lisboa: FCA – Editora de Informática. ISBN: 972-722-221-8.
http://www.fca.pt
Selected edited books
Varajão, J.; Cunha, M.; Trigo, A. (2012) - Organizational Integration of Enterprise Systems and Resources: Advancements and Applications, IGI Global. ISBN13: 9781466617643, ISBN10: 1466617640.
http://www.igi-global.com/book/organizational-integration-enterprise-systems-resources/62611

Palacios, R.; Varajão, J.; Soto-Acosta, P. (2012) - Customer Relationship Management and the Social and Semantic Web: Enabling Cliens Conexus, IGI Global. ISBN 978-1-61350-044-6 (hardcover) - ISBN 978-1-61350-045-3 (ebook).
http://www.igi-global.com/book/customer-relationship-management-social-semantic/51928

Cunha, M.; Varajão, J. (2011) - Enterprise Information Systems Design, Implementation and Management: Organizational Applications, IGI Global. ISBN: 978-1-61692-020-3 (hardcover) - ISBN: 978-1-61692-021-0 (ebook).
http://www.igi-global.com/book/enterprise-information-systems-design-implementation/40296
Selected edited conference proceedings
Varajão, J.; Cunha, M.; Yetton, P.; Rijo, R. (2012) - Proceedings of the 4th Conference of ENTERprise Information Systems – aligning technology, organizations and people (CENTERIS 2012). Procedia Technology, Volume 5, 1-966. Elsevier.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/22120173/5

Cunha, M.; Varajão, J.; Powell, P.; Martinho, R. (2011) - ENTERprise Information Systems, proceedings of CENTERIS 2011 – Part III. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 219. Springer. ISSN: 1865-0929.
http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-24351-6

Varajão, J.; Cunha, M.; Putnik, G.; Ribeiro, A. (2010) - ENTERprise Information Systems, proceedings of CENTERIS 2010 – Part III. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 109. Springer. ISSN: 1865-0929.
http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-16401-9
Selected book chapters
Leeney, M.; Varajão, J.; Ribeiro, A.; Palacios, R. (2012 - reimpressão por opção da editora) - Information systems outsourcing in large companies: evidences from 20 Ireland companies. In Computer Engineering – Concepts, methodologies, tools and applications, IGI Global. ISBN13: 9781613504567, ISBN10: 161350456X. 1554-1568.
http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/information-systems-outsourcing-large-companies/62529

Trigo, A.; Varajão, J.; Barroso, J.; Soto-Acosta, P.; Molina-Castillo, F. J.; Gonzalvez-Gallego, N. (2011) - Enterprise Information Systems Adoption in Iberian Large Companies: Motivations and Trends. In Managing Adaptability, Intervention, and People in Enterprise Information Systems. doi:10.4018/978-1-60960-529-2. 204-228.
http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/enterprise-information-systems-adoption-iberian/54382

Fernandes, V.; Varajão, J. (2010) - Nutritional monitoring and advising information system for healthcare support. In Handbook of Research on Developments in e-Health and Telemedicine: Technological and Social Perspectives. 1.ª USA: IGI Global. ISBN: 978-1-61520-670-4. 636-651.
http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/nutritional-monitoring-advising-information-system/40669
Selected papers in conference proceedings with scientific refereeing
Sampaio, L.; Varajão, J.; Pires, E.; Oliveira, P. (2012) - Diffusion of Innovation in Organizations: Simulation using Evolutionary Computation. NaBIC2012 – 4th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing. Mexico City, Mexico, November, 2012.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6402235&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D6402235

Martinho, R.; Varajão, J.; Domingos, D. (2008) - A Two-Step Approach for Modelling Flexibility in software processes. In International Conference of Automated Software Engineering (ASE), 23th, L’Aquila – Italy, September 2008. IEEE/ACM. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2187-9. 427-430.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4639358&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D4639358

Varajão, J.; Trigo, A.; Cruz, B.; Barroso, J. (2008) - Biggest Barriers to Effectiveness in CIO Role in Large Portuguese Companies. Springer Lecture Notes In Artificial Intelligence (Proceedings of the 1st world summit on The Knowledge Society: Emerging Technologies and Information Systems for the Knowledge Society), ISBN: 978-3-540-87781-3, 5288, 479-488.
http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-540-87781-3_52
Selected texts in newspapers or magazines
Duque, J.; Varajão, J.; Filipe, V. (2011) - Implementação de sistemas CRM em municípios Portugueses. iGov-doc – Manuais de referência da administração pública. 12, 14-21.
http://www.i-gov.org/index.php?id=237

Varajão, J.; Cardoso, J.; Gonçalves, D.; Cruz, J. (2008) – Análise à gestão de projectos de desenvolvimento de software em grandes empresas portuguesas. Semana Informática. 904, 10-12.
http://www.semanainformatica.xl.pt

Varajão, J. (2006) – Gestão da função de sistemas de informação, Dirigir – Revista para chefias e quadros, IEFP, ISSN: 0871-7354. 93, 3–9.
http://www.iefp.pt/iefp/publicacoes/Dirigir/Paginas/Home.aspx
Selected online publications
Varajão, J.; Santana, D.; Cunha, M.; Castro, S. (2011) – Adopção de sistemas CRM nas grandes empresas portuguesas. Computerworld.
http://www.computerworld.com.pt/media/2011/07/estudo_CRM.pdf

Varajão, J.; Pereira, C.; Amaral, L.; Castro, S. (2011) – Outsourcing de serviços de sistemas de informação na banca em Portugal. Computerworld.
http://www.computerworld.com.pt/media/2011/03/estudosportaltsi-outbanca.pdf

Varajão, J.; Trigo, A.; Barroso, J. (2011) – O gestor de sistemas de informação nas grandes empresas portuguesas. Computerworld.
http://www.computerworld.com.pt/media/2011/02/estudosPortalTSI-gestorSI.pdf
Selected papers in periodics with scientific refereeing - JCR - information systems management
Fraga, M.; Varajão, J.; Amaral, L.; Cruz, J. (2012) - Information systems outsourcing in major Portuguese companies - contracting services. Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology. 44, 1, 81-106.
http://www.acs.org.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/12401/Vol-44,-No.-1-2012-Information-Systems-Outsourcing-in-Major-Portugese-Companies-Contracting-Services.pdf

Varajão, J.; Pinto, J.; Palacios, C.; Amaral, L. (2012) - Modelo para a avaliação do desempenho potencial de gestores de sistemas de informação. Interciencia. 37, 10, 724-728.
http://www.interciencia.org/v37_10/724.pdf
Selected papers in periodics with scientific refereeing - JCR - project management
Varajão, J.; Cunha, M. (2013) - Using AHP and the IPMA competence baseline in the project managers’ selection process. International Journal of Production Research.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00207543.2013.774473#.UZYFAsoyCSo

Palacios, R.; Carrasco, I.; Cuadrado, J.; Trigo, A.; Varajão, J. (2012) - I-Competere: Using applied intelligence in search of competency gaps in software project managers. Information Systems Frontiers. DOI: 10.1007/s10796-012-9369-6.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10796-012-9369-6

Ribeiro, P.; Paiva, A.; Varajão, J.; Dominguez, C. (2013) - Success Evaluation Factors in Construction Project Management - Some evidence from medium and large Portuguese companies. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 17, 4, 603-609.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12205-013-0019-4#page-1
Selected papers in periodics with scientific refereeing - JCR - enterprise information systems
Gonzalvez-Gallego, N.; Soto-Acosta, P.; Molina-Castillo, F.; Varajão, J.; Trigo, A. (2010) - El papel de las TIC en el rendimiento de las cadenas de suministro: el caso de las grandes empresas de España y Portugal. Universia Business Review. Cuarto trimester de 2010, ISSN: 1698-5117, 102-114.
http://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=3348288

Duque, J.; Varajão, L.; Filipe, V.; Dominguez, C. (2013) - Implementation of CRM systems in Portuguese municipalities. Local Government Studies. DOI:10.1080/03003930.2012.755464.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03003930.2012.755464

Rijo, R.; Varajão, J.; Gonçalves, R. (2010) - Contact center: information systems design. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. DOI 10.1007/s10845-010-0389-0, 1-19.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10845-010-0389-0?LI=true
Selected papers in periodics with scientific refereeing - JCR - Software engineering
Martinho, R.; Domingos, D.; Varajão, J. (2010) - Concept Maps for the Modelling of Controlled Flexibility in Software Processes. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems. E93-D, 8, 2190-2197.
http://search.ieice.or.jp/bin/summary.php?id=e93-d_8_2190&category=D&lang=E&year=2010&abst=

Martinho, R.; Varajão, J.; Domingos, D. (2010) - Using the semantic web to define a language for modelling controlled flexibility in software processes. IET Software. 4, 6, 396-406.
http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-sen.2010.0045

Paiva, A.; Varajão, J.; Dominguez, C.; Ribeiro, P. (2011) - Principais aspectos considerados na avaliação do sucesso de projectos de desenvolvimento de software – há alguma relação com o que é considerado noutras indústrias? Interciencia. 36, 3, 200-204.
http://www.interciencia.org/v36_03/200.pdf
Selected papers in periodics with scientific refereeing - JCR - other
Varajão, J.; Morgado, L. (2011) - Potential of virtual worlds for marketing tests purposes. Journal of the Textile Institute. DOI:10.1080/00405000.2011.639513, 1, 8. 1-8.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00405000.2011.639513

Matos, C.; Friedler, E.; Monteiro, A.; Rodrigues, A.; Teixeira R.; Bentes, I.; Varajão, J. (2013) - Academics perception towards various water reuse options: University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro - UTAD Campus (Portugal) as a case study. Urban Water Journal. DOI:10.1080/1573062X.2013.775314
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1573062X.2013.775314

Isabel, B; Afonso, L.; Varum, H.; Pinto, J.; Varajão, J.; Duarte, A. (2011) - A new tool to assess water pipe networks vulnerability and robustness. Engineering Failure Analysis Journal. 18, 7, 1637-1644.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1350630711000094

Editorial participation in journals

Editorial
Journals


IJHCITP ICT4E associate editor
IJWP IJISPM editor-in-chief
JTAER reviewer

Editor-in-chief
International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management (IJISPM)
http://www.sciencesphere.org/ijispm

Associate Editor
International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP)
http://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-human-capital-information/1152

Associate Editor
Information and Communication Technologies for the Advanced Enterprises – an international journal (ICTAE)
http://www.ict4ae.org

Associate Editor
International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP)
http://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-web-portals-ijwp/1113

Reviewer
Journal of Theorical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research (JTAER)
http://www.jtaer.com

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