Fernando Paulo Belfo is a professor at Coimbra Business School for more than 30 years, where he has lecture and been responsible for several disciplines, especially in the area of Information Systems. He is also professionally experienced in the areas of information and communication technology and in the area of management, with participation in projects at several firms of different sizes. He received the Bachelor degree in electrotechnical engineering, as informatics specialist, from the Technology and Science Faculty, Coimbra University, Portugal. He holds a master degree in economics from the Faculty of Economy of the University of Coimbra, Portugal and he has a Doctor of Philosophy in Information Systems and Technology from the School of Engineering of the University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal. His main research interests are the alignment between business and information technology, enterprise resource planning (ERP), data mining and knowledge discovery in databases (KDD), knowledge management, business process management (BPM), IT project management, people & human factors in IT and technology innovation. On these research themes, he has made several dozen publications, including book chapters, journal articles and papers presented at national and international conferences.