Óscar Ávila
Assistant Professor

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GoogleScholar

  • PhD - sciences and industrial technologies, University of Strasbourg
  • MSc - technological and industrial systems, Troyes University of Technology - UTT
  • Systems and computing engineering, National University of Colombia

Interests and Research lines:

  • Strategic IT planning
  • Business architecture
  • Design and development of Information Systems

Research Group:

2013-20

COMUNICACION EFECTIVA

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

2014-10

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

COMUNICACION EFECTIVA

ALGORITMICA Y PROGR. OBJ. I

2014-19

COMUNICACION EFECTIVA

2014-20

ALGORITMICA Y PROGR. OBJ. I

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

2015-10

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

2015-20

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

2016-10

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

2016-20

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

2017-10

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

2017-20

GESTIÓN DE SERVICIOS DE TI

TI EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES

 

Education

Degree Discipline Institution Year
Ph.D Industrial science and technology University of Strasbourg-France 2009
M.Sc Technological and industrial systems University of Technology Troyes – UTT 2006
B.Sc Systems and Computing Engineering Universidad Nacional de Colombia 2003

 

Academic experience

Institution Rank Tittle When Full time or part-time
Universidad de los Andes Assistant profesor Assistant professor 2013- Present FT
National Institute of Applied Sciences- INSA Strasbourg Postdoctoral researcher Postdoctoral researcher 2010 FT
Universidad De Estrasburgo PhD Student Doctoral researcher 2006-2009 FT

 

Non-academic experience

Company or entity Title Brief description of position When Full time or part-time
Capgemini Consulting – France Consultant Worked on several international projects for customers such as Mars Inc., Renault, Alstom, and the French treasury department 2010-2013 FT
Alstom Transport R&D Engineer Decision-making on IT choices. Business and functional analysis (UML). Development of Web modules and integration with TeamCenter PLM 2008 FT
EDF (Electricité de France) R&D R&D Engineer Identification of the contributions of Semantic Web notation languages (OWL, RDF) for knowledge modelling. Technological forecasting.    
DISAN S.A. IS Analist Requirements elicitation and business processes modelling (UML). Leadership

of the implementation in several branches

   

 

Certifications or professional registrations

Colombia, Professional Card on Computing and systems engineering

 

Current membership in professional organizations

Member of the Association for Information Systems – AIS

 

Honors and awards

  • PhD fellowship: Allocation de recherche ‐ France, French Ministry of Education
  • Mention “excellent” by the jury after the defense of my PhD thesis, University of Strasbourg
  • Qualification to work as a professor in French universities, French Ministry of Education

 

List of the most important publications and presentations from the past five years

  1. Avila O. “Preventing Business and Information Technology Misalignment When Introducing Technology Changes”. International Journal Of Business Information Systems (ISSN 1746-0980), pp. 1-13. 2017.
  2. Avila O, Garces K. “Change Management support to preserve Business – Information Technology Alignment”. Journal of computer information systems (ISSN 0887-4417), pp. 1-18. 2016
  3. Garcés K, Avila O. “A Change Management Review: Extracting Concepts to Preserve Business and IT Alignment”. Lectures Notes in Business Information Processing (ISBN 978-3-319-11460-6) Prague, República Checa. 2016.
  4. Avila O, Sastoque S. “A survey on availability calculation and definition for Information Technology services”. Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2016) (ISBN 9789860491029) Chia-i Chia-I, Taiwan. 2016.
  5. Goepp V, Avila O. “An Extended-Strategic Alignment Model for technical information system alignment”. International Journal Of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ISSN 0951-192X) 28 (-), pp. 1275-1290. 2015.
  6. Avila O, Goepp V. “Means for Building Models to Align Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains”. Lectures Notes in Business Information Processing (ISBN 978-3-319-11460-6) Poznan, Polonia. 2015.
  7. Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. “ATIS: a method for the complete alignment of technical information systems”. International Journal Of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ISSN 0951-192X) 24 (11), pp. 993-1009. 2011
  8. Goepp V, Kiefer F, Avila O. “Information system design and integrated enterprise modelling through a key-problem framework”. Computers in Industry (ISSN 0166-3615) 59 (7), pp. 660-671. 2008

 

Percentage of time available for research or scholarly activities

Teaching 50%, Research 25% and Curricular Committee 25%

Percentage of time committed to the program

100% (Full Time)