Managing Projects and Information Technology


Managing Projects and Information Technology - MProTech is a fairly new research group within the Business School at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS). Founded in 1948, PUCRS is a private university located in Porto Alegre, the southernmost capital of Brazil.

MProTech deals with the ever-growing challenges in projects and information technology (IT). It brings together management and IT perspectives in order to improve organizational project management by using a problem-driven perspective. Although we do basic research, our focus is applied and translational research in public and private sectors. The results of our studies have been published in national and international outlets.

MProTech is characterized by being an interdisciplinary research team working on cutting-edge research covering a wide range of topics such as:

  • Information Technology/Information Systems Projects
  • Project Management 2.0
  • Knowledge Management in Projects
  • Innovation Project Portfolio Management
  • Lessons Learned in Projects
  • Project Management Guides
  • Project Risk Management
  • Agile Methodologies

Founder: Marcirio Silveira Chaves
Contact point: moc.liamg|sevahcsm#moc.liamg|sevahcsm

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