Using an Information Management Model as a Roadmap for Information Systems Implementation in Supply Networks

  • Cláudio SantosEmail author
  • Ana Cristina Barros
  • Tom Dawes
  • António Lucas Soares
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 480)


In the era of information overflow, the effective implementation of models for managing multiple information streams may contribute to organizations’ decision-making capabilities. Even though literature has proposed several information management models, little has been described about their implementation in real-world settings. This paper presents a case study on the usage of an information management model in the implementation of a collaborative system in a supply network. The case application analysis reinforces the value of using information management models to account for cultural aspects in the mapping of information needs and in the analysis of multiple stakeholders’ requirements.


Information management model Supply networks Collaboration Case study 



This work was funded by the Project CMUP-ERI/TPE/0011/2013 of the CMU Portugal Program, financed by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology), and by the Project “NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000057”, financed by the North Portugal Regional Operational Programme (ON. 2 – O Novo Norte), under the NSRF, through the European Regional Development Fund, and by national funds, through the Portuguese funding agency, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cláudio Santos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ana Cristina Barros
    • 1
  • Tom Dawes
    • 2
  • António Lucas Soares
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.INESC TECPortoPortugal
  2., Sci-Tech DaresburyDaresburyUK
  3. 3.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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