Óscar Javier Ávila Cifuentes
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  • Ph.D. en Ciencias y Tecnologías industriales, Universidad de Estrasburgo, Francia
  • MSc.  en Sistemas Tecnológicos e Industriales, Troyes University of Technology - UTT
  • Ingeniero de Sistemas y Computación, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Oscar Avila has worked for more than 12 years on international consulting projects in Europe and Latin America. In Europe, he worked for the international consulting company CapGemini, where he served as a consultant and IT project and service manager in serveral industrial sectors such as: energy and utilities, defense, railway, automotive and agri-food. In Latin America he has worked as a consultant and IT analyst in sectors such as banking, distribution and state sector.

Oscar defended his PhD thesis on Business / IT alignment at the University of Strasbourg in 2009. He obtained a postdoctoral fellow in 2010 from the car industry to research on adaptation of IT process methods for modelling manufacturing processes. In addition, he holds an MSc in IT from the University of Technology of Troyes (2005) and a Computing engineering degree from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Intereses y líneas de Investigación:

  • Planificación estratégica de TI
  • Arquitectura empresarial
  • Diseño y desarrollo de Sistemas de Información

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  • Addressing alignment concerns into the design of domain-specific information systems Artículo

    2018

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2018) Addressing alignment concerns into the design of domain-specific information systems. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (ISSN 1741-038X) 29 (5), pp. 726-745. - 2018

  • Automating Information Security Risk Assessment for IT Services Artículo

    2018

    Rueda S, Avila O. (2018) Automating Information Security Risk Assessment for IT Services. Communications in Computer and Information Science (ISSN 1865-0929) 942 (-), pp. 183-197. - 2018

  • Business and Information Technology Alignment Measurement - a recent Literature Review Artículo

    2018

    Muñoz L, Avila O. (2018) Business and Information Technology Alignment Measurement - a recent Literature Review. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (ISSN 1865-1348) 339 (-), pp. 112-123. - 2018

  • Discovering organizational elements for IT service brokering from a literature review Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Rodriguez L, Avila O. (2018) Discovering organizational elements for IT service brokering from a literature review. 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ISBN 978-989-758-319-3) Portugal. - 2018

  • Preventing business and information technology misalignment when introducing technology changes Artículo

    2018

    Avila O, Garces K. (2018) Preventing business and information technology misalignment when introducing technology changes. International Journal Of Business Information Systems (ISSN 1746-0980) 28 (3), pp. 315-341. - 2018

  • The IT department as a service broker: a qualitative research Artículo

    2018

    Rodriguez L, Avila O. (2018) The IT department as a service broker: a qualitative research. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (ISSN 1865-1348) 339 (-), pp. 408-419. - 2018

  • Towards a Service Brokering Model for IT Departments Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Rodriguez L, Avila O. (2018) Towards a Service Brokering Model for IT Departments. 15th International Conference on e-Business Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ISBN 978-989-758-319-3) Portugal. - 2018

  • Towards cloud service customization: A state of the art Capítulo en Memoria

    2018

    Paez C, Avila O, Correal D. (2018) Towards cloud service customization: A state of the art. Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ISBN 978-989-758-319-3) Portugal. - 2018

  • A Literature Review of Benefit Analysis Approaches for IT Projects in the Public Sector Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Avila O, Sastoque S, Cuevas J. (2017) A Literature Review of Benefit Analysis Approaches for IT Projects in the Public Sector. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ISBN 978-989-758-249-3) Porto, Portugal. - 2017

  • Contributions for the evaluation of cloud services in state entities Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Ruiz J, Avila O. (2017) Contributions for the evaluation of cloud services in state entities. BIR Workshops held in conjunction with the International Conference on Business Informatics Research CEUR Workshop Proceedings (ISSN 1613-0073) Dinamarca. - 2017

  • Identifying criteria for evaluating Cloud Services in the Colombian public sector Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Ruiz J, Avila O. (2017) Identifying criteria for evaluating Cloud Services in the Colombian public sector. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS-2017) AMCIS 2017 proceedings (ISBN 978-0-9966831-4-2) Boston, Estados Unidos. - 2017

  • Towards Personalised Multimedia Applications Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Sastoque S, Avila O, Iregui M. (2017) Towards Personalised Multimedia Applications. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ISBN 978-989-758-249-3) Porto, Portugal. - 2017

  • Uncovering the knowledge coordination process in ICT outsourcing Capítulo en Memoria

    2017

    Herrera A, Avila O, Camacho S. (2017) Uncovering the knowledge coordination process in ICT outsourcing. Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS-2017) AMCIS 2017 proceedings (ISBN 978-0-9966831-4-2) Boston, Estados Unidos. - 2017

  • A Change Management Review: Extracting Concepts to Preserve Business and IT Alignment Capítulo en Memoria

    2016

    Garces K, Avila O. (2016) 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

  • A Change Management Review: Extracting Concepts to Preserve Business and IT Alignment Artículo

    2016

    Avila O. (2016) A Change Management Review: Extracting Concepts to Preserve Business and IT Alignment. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (ISSN 1865-1348) 261 (-), pp. 177-192. - 2016

  • A survey on availability calculation and definition for Information Technology services Capítulo en Memoria

    2016

    Avila O, Sastoque S. (2016) 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

  • Caracterización y Modelado de Variables Para el Cálculo de SLT de Disponibilidad Tesis

    2016

    Ruiz J .Caracterización y Modelado de Variables Para el Cálculo de SLT de Disponibilidad. (2016). Trabajo Dirigido por: Avila O - 2016

  • Change Management support to preserve Business - Information Technology Alignment Artículo

    2016

    Avila O, Garces K. (2016) Change Management support to preserve Business - Information Technology Alignment. Journal of computer information systems (ISSN 0887-4417) - (-), pp. 1-18. - 2016

  • Modelo de sistema para la creación de aplicaciones multimedia personalizadas Tesis

    2016

    Sastoque S .Modelo de sistema para la creación de aplicaciones multimedia personalizadas. (2016). Trabajo Dirigido por: Avila O - 2016

  • An Extended-Strategic Alignment Model for technical information system alignment Artículo

    2015

    Goepp V, Avila O. (2015) An Extended-Strategic Alignment Model for technical information system alignment. International Journal Of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (ISSN 0951-192X) 28 (-), pp. 1275-1290. - 2015

  • Means for Building Models to Align Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    Avila O, Goepp V. (2015) 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

  • Means for Building Models to Align Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains Capítulo de libro

    2015

    Avila O, Goepp V. (2015) 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) pp. 89-100. Springer International Publishing - 2015

  • Means for Building Models to Align Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains Artículo

    2015

    Avila O. (2015) Means for Building Models to Align Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (ISSN 1865-1348) 228 (-), pp. 89-100. - 2015

  • Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains Capítulo en Memoria

    2015

    Goepp V, Avila O. (2015) Meta-modelling the Strategic Alignment Model for Aligning Information Systems Support to Specific Application Domains. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on e-Business (ISBN 978-989-758-113-7) Francia. - 2015

  • Change Management Contributions for Business-IT Alignment Capítulo en Memoria

    2014

    Avila O, Garces K. (2014) Change Management Contributions for Business-IT Alignment. Lectures Notes in Business Information Processing (ISBN 978-3-319-11460-6) Chipre. - 2014

  • Change Management Contributions for Business-IT Alignment Artículo

    2014

    Avila O. (2014) Change Management Contributions for Business-IT Alignment. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (ISSN 1865-1348) 183 (-), pp. 156-167. - 2014

  • ATIS: a method for the complete alignment of technical information systems Artículo

    2011

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2011) 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

  • A method for the complete alignment of technical information systems Capítulo en Memoria

    2010

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2010) A method for the complete alignment of technical information systems. España. - 2010

  • Analyse et classification des approches d´alignement TI/business - Contribution à la formalisation des mécanismes sous-jacents Artículo

    2010

    Avila O, Goepp V. (2010) Analyse et classification des approches d´alignement TI/business - Contribution à la formalisation des mécanismes sous-jacents. Ingenierie des Systemes d'Information (ISSN 1633-1311) 15 (4), pp. 11-35. - 2010

  • Understanding and classifying information system alignment approaches Artículo

    2009

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2009) Understanding and classifying information system alignment approaches. Journal of computer information systems (ISSN 0887-4417) 50 (1), pp. 2-14. - 2009

  • Cadre d’analyse des approches d’alignement des systèmes d’information. Contribution à la formalisation des mécanismes sous-jacents Capítulo en Memoria

    2008

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2008) Cadre d’analyse des approches d’alignement des systèmes d’information. Contribution à la formalisation des mécanismes sous-jacents. Atelier en Ingénierie d'Entreprise et des Systèmes d'Information IESI’08 Francia. - 2008

  • Information system design and integrated enterprise modelling through a key-problem framework Artículo

    2008

    Goepp V, Kiefer F, Avila O. (2008) Information system design and integrated enterprise modelling through a key-problem framework. Computers in Industry (ISSN 0166-3615) 59 (7), pp. 660-671. - 2008

  • Towards an Extended Alignment Model for a Complete Alignment of Manufacturing Information Systems Capítulo en Memoria

    2008

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2008) Towards an Extended Alignment Model for a Complete Alignment of Manufacturing Information Systems. 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS’08) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS) (ISBN 978-989-8111-38-8) Barcelona, España. - 2008

  • UNbizplanner: herramienta de software para preparar planes de negocios Artículo

    2008

    Avila O. (2008) UNbizplanner: herramienta de software para preparar planes de negocios. Ingeniería e Investigación (ISSN 0120-5609) 28 (1), pp. 154-161. - 2008

  • Vers une extension du SAM (Strategic Alignment Model) pour les systèmes d'information de production Capítulo en Memoria

    2008

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2008) Vers une extension du SAM (Strategic Alignment Model) pour les systèmes d'information de production. XXVIème Congrès Informatique des Organisations et Systèmes d’Information INFORSID - 2008

  • “A framework to analyse IS alignment approaches: Towards the definition of underlying alignment mechanisms Capítulo en Memoria

    2008

    Avila O, Goepp V, Kiefer F. (2008) “A framework to analyse IS alignment approaches: Towards the definition of underlying alignment mechanisms. MoDISE-EUS’2008 “Model Driven Information Systems Engineering: Enterprise, User and System Models” workshop held in conjunction with 20th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAISE’08) Montpellier, Francia. - 2008

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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)