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Merrick School of Business

Alberto Bento

Alberto M. Bento, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 473
Phone: 410.837.5272
E-mail: abento@ubalt.edu

    Education:
  • Ph.D., University of California
  • 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

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).

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., & White, L. F. (2014). Strategic performance management systems: impact on business results. Journal of Computer Information Systems. 54(3),

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

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.

Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2011). Cloud Computing: A New Phase in Information Technology Management. The Journal of Information Technology Management. XXII(1), 39-46.

Bento, A. M., & White, L. F. (2009). An Exploratory Study of Strategic Performance Measurement Systems. Advances in Management Accounting. 18. 1-26.

Conference Proceedings

Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (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).

Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2011). Access to the Cloud and Mobile Computing Technologies. Proceedings of the ISOneWorld 2011 Conference.

Bento, A. M., Bento, R. F., & White, L. F. (2010). The Business Impact of Strategic Performance Measurement Systems: Organizational, System, and Information Technology Factors.. Proceedings of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management.

Bento, A. M., & Bento, R. F. (2010). Cloud Computing: IT Change or Management Revolution. Oxford Business Economics Conference.

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

White, Lourdes Ferreira(Co-Principal), Bento, Alberto M.(Co-Principal), Bento, Regina F.(Co-Principal), "Summer Reach Award" Sponsored by Merrick School and Jacob France Institute, $5000. (2010).

White, Lourdes Ferreira(Co-Principal), Bento, Alberto M.(Co-Principal), "Summer Reach Award" Sponsored by Merrick School and Jacob France Institute, $5000. (2009).

Research in Progress

"Cloud Computing" (On-Going)