The AMCIS 2019 LACAIS track will encourage researchers to submit their work on critical issues in IT that are specific to the context of Latin American countries. Latin America consists of twenty culturally diverse sovereign states and has a population of more than 640 million people. Portuguese is the official language of Brazil, the biggest country in the region, with one third of the Latin America population, while Spanish is the most spoken language in the other countries. A recent Nasdaq report refers to Latin America as a “vibrant, emerging technology hub.” For instance, it points out that Brazil is the fifth largest internet and mobile economy in the world, with a consistent 20% annual growth of its e-commerce segment, and a top-five market for Facebook, Google, and Twitter as far as the number of users is concerned. Another report projects a 30.3% CAGR between 2018 and 2023 for the Latin American blockchain technology market and an expected global revenue of USD 0.51 billion by 2023. Independent forecasts also suggest that the general IT services market will grow at a CAGR of 11.55% in the region, between 2014 and 2019. Paradoxically, Latin America still faces various challenges regarding individuals’ and organization’s access to and use of IT. The effectiveness of IT investments has been hindered by macroenvironmental factors that characterize the region, such as substantial economic and digital inequalities, heterogeneous digital infrastructures, and institutional, political and economic turbulence. Even so, Information Technology is seen as a critical component in the social and economic development of its various countries (e.g., World Economic Forum, 2018). This track will open a space for researchers and practitioners in Latin America to present high-quality scholarly and applied papers written in Spanish, Portuguese and English. In this way, it aims at fostering the development of fruitful professional relationships, not only among members of the AIS community in Latin American countries, but also between their educational institutions and companies, as a means to create and critically assess IT-related alternatives to address the problems faced by the Latin American governments, organizations, and populations.
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A Case Study of API Management Using Aspects in a Brazilian Organization

Samuel Linhares Santana, UFPA
Rodrigo Reis, UFPA
Cleidson de Souza, UFPA

A low-budget method for theorizing: the dolphin experiments

Octavio GONZALEZ AGUILAR, Felizmente Verde S. de R. L. de C. V.

Aplicação de APjBL no Ensino de Programação de Computadores no Brasil - Teaching Computer Programming via Agile Project-based Learning in Brazil

Alexandre Grotta, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo (IFSP)
Edmir Parada Vasques Prado, University of Sao Paulo

Capital Usuario: validación del constructo en un contexto Latinoamericano

Juan Pablo Macaya, Universidad del Bío-Bío (postgraduate student)
Elizabeth Grandon, Universidad del Bío-Bío
Patricio Ramírez-Correa, Universidad Católica del Norte

Competitiveness in Mexican SMEs: ERP, a differentiating factor? / Competitividad en Pymes Mexicanas: ERP ¿un factor diferenciador?

Elizabeth Grandon, Universidad del Bío-Bío
Leonor Gutiérrez González, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
Moisés Sifuentes Rodriguez, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila

Estudio del uso de las Redes Sociales en las Candidaturas Independientes a Presidente de México 2018

Juan Carlos Montes de Oca López, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
Rodrigo Sandoval Almazan, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico

Fomento de Inteligência Coletiva e Gestão do Conhecimento no Facebook

Matheus Padilha, Federal University of Technology - Parana (UTFPR)
Alexandre R. Graeml, Federal University of Technology - Parana (UTFPR)

Identificación del sentimiento expresado usando redes sociales en un contexto político

Victor Bohorquez, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Christiam Mendez, Universidad de Lima
Lucas Altube, Universidad Nacional General Sarmiento
Enmanuel Santana, Universidad Austral

Identificando los Factores Críticos para la Adopción de eMarketing en México

Juan Manuel Gomez Reynoso, Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Victor Bohorquez, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

Implementación de un Proyecto Integral de TIC Durante un Cambio de Gobierno - Implementation of an integral ICT project during a change of Government

Marco Antonio Vera-Ramirez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Pedro Miguel Tello-Galván, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Guillermo Rodriguez-Abitia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mèxico

Intrafirm Knowledge Sharing in the Oil & Gas Industry in Brazil: A Delphi Approach

THASSIA SILVA, FGV
Luiz Joia, GETULIO VARGAS FOUNDATION

IoT for Development: Building a Classification Algorithm to Help Beekeepers Detect Honeybee Health Problems Early

Antonio Rafael Braga, Appalachian State University
Edgar E. Hassler, Appalachian State University
Danielo G. Gomes, Universidade Federal do Ceará
Breno M. Freitas, Universidade Federal do Ceará
Joseph Cazier, Appalachian State University

Measuring the Effectiveness of Designing End-User Interfaces Using Design Theories

Lizeth Itziguery Solano Romo, Universidad autónoma de Aguascalientes
Marcelo de Jesus Perez Ramos, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes

Monitoramento da Contribuição de Equipes de Desenvolvimento na Evolução de Itens da Dívida Técnica em Projetos de Software

Sandro L. A. C. dos Santos, Salvador University
Nicolli Rios, Federal University of Bahia
Manoel G. Mendonça, Federal University of Bahia
Rodrigo O. Spinola, Salvador University

Nuevos perfiles profesionales en TI: caso ANIEI-New professional profiles in IT: case of ANIEI

Lourdes Sanchez Guerrero, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco
Nancy Aguas, Universidad del Caribe
Jose Raymundo Lira Cortes, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco
Alma Rosa Garcia Gaona, Consejo Nacional de Acreditacion en Informatica y Computacion A.C.
Guillermo Rodriguez-Abitia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mèxico
Francisco Javier Alvarez Rodriguez, Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes

Processos e Práticas Ágeis Sensíveis à Dívida Técnica - Comparação dos Resultados de um Survey Executado no Brasil, Finlândia e Nova Zelândia

Vivyane Caires, Salvador University
Nicolli Rios, Federal University of Bahia
Johannes Holvitie, Turku Centre for Computer Science & University of Turku
Ville Leppänen, University of Turku
Sherlock A. Licorish, University of Otago
Stephen G. MacDonell, University of Otago
Jim Buchan, Auckland University of Technology
Manoel G. Mendonça, Federal University of Bahia
Rodrigo O. Spinola, Salvador University

Proposal of a generic model of sales prediction: A Java application based on data extracted from SAP-ERP / Propuesta de un modelo genérico de predicción de ventas: Una aplicación Java basada en datos extraídos de SAP-ERP

Anibal Llanos, Universidad del Bío-Bío
Elizabeth Grandon, Universidad del Bío-Bío
Karina Rojas, Universidad del Bío-Bío

Proposta de Modelo para Adoção de IA por Médicos Oncologistas Clínicos

Roberta Rauber, UNISC
Pietro Cunha Dolci, UNISC
Rafael Alfonso Brinkhues, Federal Institute of Education Science and Technology of Rio Grande do Sul

The Profile of the Digital Games Marketplace in the Entertainment Industry/O Perfil do Mercado de Jogos Digitais na Indústria do Entretenimento

Vinicius Mandl, University of Sao Paulo
Daielly Mantovani, University of Sao Paulo
Adriana Backx Noronha Viana, University of Sao Paulo

Transformação Digital das Seguradoras no Brasil: Uma possibilidade para Inclusão Financeira

Francisco Carlos Lopes da Silva, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Erica Siqueira, EAESP/FGV
Lucas Queiroz Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Cesar Alexandre de Souza, FEA/USP

Understanding Smartphones Usage Context in the Classroom

Giovana Sordi Schiavi, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Fernanda da Silva Momo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Ariel Behr, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS
Eusebio Scornavacca, University of Baltimore