Maria João Ferreira is Associate Professor and Researcher in the field of Information Systems at the Economics, Management and Informatics Department at Universidade Portucalense, Porto, Portugal. Graduated in Applied Mathematics and Computation at Portucalense University, she was awarded with a M.Sc. (1993) and a Ph.D. (2003) degrees in Computation by the University of Manchester. Currently, she teaches subjects in the areas of IT in Organizations, Information Systems, Requirements Engineering and Information Systems Development at undergraduate and master level while supervising M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. She is both a researcher at REMIT - Research on Economics, Management and Information Technologies at Universidade Portucalense - and at ISTTOS - Centro Algoritmi, a research unit in Information Systems and Technologies institutionally hosted by University of Minho. Her research focuses on Information Systems, Digital Transformation in Organizations (including Higher Education). She was coordinator during 10 years of the MSc in Information Technologies in Education. She is a co-author of several scientific publications with peer-review on national and international conferences, book chapters and journals and has been involved in several conferences as a program committee member, organizer committee member and local-chair member. She is also an Editorial Board Member of the IJADS and the IJAS.