This book contains the proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2016), which was sponsored by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), held in cooperation with the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), IEICE Special Interest Group on Software Interprise Modelling (SWIM), ACM SIGMIS - ACM Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems, ACM SIGAI - ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence, ACM SIGCHI - ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction, the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (AEPIA), the Informatics Research Center (IRC) and technically co-sponsored by IEEE SMC (Systems, Men, and Cybernetics) Technical Committee on Enterprise Information Systems (TCEIS). This year ICEIS was held in Rome, Italy from 25 - 28 April, 2016.
The purpose of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information
Systems is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners from the areas of “Databases and Information Systems Integration”, “Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems”, “Information Systems Analysis and Specification”, “Software Agents and Internet Computing”, “Human-Computer Interaction” and “Enterprise Architecture”, interested in the advances and business applications of information systems.
ICEIS 2016 received 257 paper submissions from 42 countries in all continents, which makes it one of the largest conferences in the World in the area of Information Systems, thus demonstrating the success and global dimension of this conference. From these, 42 papers were selected for publication and presentation at the Conference as full papers. These numbers, leading to a full-paper acceptance ratio of 16%, show the intention of preserving a high quality forum for this conference, a quality that we intend to maintain in the future, for the next editions of this conference.
The high number and high quality of the received papers imposed difficult choices in the selection process. To evaluate each submission, a double blind paper review was performed by the Program Committee, whose members are highly qualified researchers in ICEIS topic areas.
All presented papers will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library and will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Index) and Scopus.
Additionally, a short list of presented papers will be selected to be expanded into a forthcoming book of ICEIS 2016 Selected Papers to be published by Springer in the LNBIP Series.
The technical program of the conference included a panel and 4 invited talks delivered by internationally distinguished speakers, namely: Claudia Loebbecke (University of Cologne, Germany), Sergio Gusmeroli (TXT e-solutions SPA, Italy), Wil Van Der Aalst (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands) and Jan Vom Brocke (University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein). Their participation positively contributes to reinforce the overall quality of the Conference and to provide a deeper understanding of the fields addressed by the conference.
Moreover, ICEIS 2016 had a Doctoral Consortium on Enterprise Information Systems and 1 tutorial. We are thankful to the Conference Co-chairs (Olivier Camp and José Cordeiro) and Program Co-chairs (Slimane Hammoudi, Leszek Maciaszek and Michele M. Missikoff) for their dedication and hard work in organizing these events.
We sincerely thank all the authors for their submissions and participation in ICEIS 2016. Furthermore, we would like to thank all the members of the program committee and reviewers, who helped us with their expertise, dedication and time. We would also like to thank the invited speakers for their excellent contribution in sharing their knowledge and vision and the workshop/special session chairs whose collaboration with ICEIS 2015 was much appreciated. Finally, we gratefully acknowledge the professional support of the ICEIS 2016 team for all organizational processes.
We hope that all colleagues find this a fruitful and inspiring conference. We hope to contribute to the development of the Enterprise Information Systems community and look forward to having additional research results presented at the next edition of ICEIS, details of which are available at http://www.iceis.org.
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