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Alberto M. Bento, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 468
Phone: 410.837.5272
E-mail: abento@ubalt.edu
Personal Web Site: http://home.ubalt.edu/abento/home.html

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles
  • M.S., Graduate School of Engineering (COPPE), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • B.S., School of Business and Economics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Bio

    Al Bento is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology Management, a publication of the Association of Management. He was on the faculty of Boston University, Bentley University, California State University and the founder and Chair of the Special Interest Group in Information Security (SIGSEC) of the Association of Information Systems, the premier MIS international academic society. Prior to his academic career, he worked for nine years at IBM World Trade as Systems Engineer, Budget Manager and Education and Scientific Affairs Manager. His professional and research focuses on information technology infrastructure (operating systems, networking, Internet, Web, cloud and mobile computing and technical aspects of security) and management of information and control systems (planning and control systems, budgeting, individual and organizational performance management).

  • Research Interests

    information technology infrastructure (operating systems, telecommunications and networking, technical aspects of security), management of information and control systems (including planing and control systems, budgeting, individual and organizational performance management, information resources management, alternatives for systems development), and Internet and business (including electronic commerce, Web site development, Web server management and CGI programming, Web-based teaching and training).

  • Teaching Interests

    information technology infrastructure (operating systems, telecommunications and networking, technical aspects of security), management of information systems (strategic management of Information Technology, information resources management, information systems techniques), and Internet and business (including electronic commerce, Web site development, Web server management and CGI programming).

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Books

    Bento, A. M., & Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management. IGI Global Publishing.

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2015). How fast are Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems moving to the Cloud?. Journal of Information Technology Management. 26(4), 25-44.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2014). Strategic performance management systems: impact on business results. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 54(3), 25-33.

    Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2014). Access to the Cloud and Mobile Computing Technologies. Journal of Management Systems. 24(1), 23-37.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., White, L. F., & Bento, A. (2014). Strategic Information Systems and Business Outcomes. International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals. 5(1), 15-25.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2013). Validating Cause-and-Effect Relationships in the Balanced Scorecard. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. 17(3), 45-55.

    Conference Proceedings

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & Bento, A. L. (2014). How fast are Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems moving to the Cloud?. 2014 Cambridge Business & Economics Conference.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., White, L. F., & Bento, A. F. (2013). A Study of Strategic Performance Measurement Systems: Characteristics and Outcomes. CISTI'2013 - 8ª Conferência Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação.

    Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2012). Validating Cause-and-Effect Relationships in the Balanced Scorecard. 2012 Cambridge Business & Economics Conference (CBEC).