DSI professor exposes opportunities and challenges of Digital Transformation

On May 27th, João Álvaro Carvalho, professor at the Information Systems Department of EEUM, gave the Online Seminar Digital Transformation – Opportunities and Challenges, an event organized by UMinhoExec – Executive Business Education, a unit of professional training of the University of Minho.

Nowadays, in increasingly demanding and global markets, it is not possible for companies to operate in them without properly exploiting information technologies to improve their competitive capacity. Information technologies are significantly shaping the lives of societies, organizations and individuals.

Machine learning, augmented reality, blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, cybersecurity, virtual reality, internet of things, among many others, are just a few examples of technologies and practices in rapid evolution and accelerated growth, which are getting the attention of companies and helping to change the way they organize and manage business.

João Álvaro Carvalho is a researcher at the ALGORITMI center, and Director of the Information Systems Department of EEUM, member of several technical and professional associations, including APSI (Portuguese Association for Information Systems) and AIS (Association for Information Systems).

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