Information Systems Project II


LO1: Acquire maturity on the main software engineering strategies, which are crucial for organizing in a correct way projects that involve software development.

LO2: Acquire skills in the management and development of professional software products in all its different phases.

LO3: Acquiring skills on presentation and trade of professional software products

LO4: Acquiring skills on the creation of technological spin-offs

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Vítor Manuel Pereira Duarte dos Santos


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English


Knowledge of software engineering


'Projects in Computing and Information Systems - A Student¿s Guide' Christian W. Dawson Second edition Addison-Wesley 2009.

Teaching method

Great relevance will be given to the development software product by the students during practical classes in computers rooms and laboratories. 

Evaluation method


students will be evaluated on the development of software product. They will have to produce detailed documentation about the project development method they used and about the achieved results and they will have to present the project orally. The oral presentation will also have to contain a complete demo of the developed software. They will also have to produce, and will be evaluated on, a complete report describing each and every single step in the development of their project.

Subject matter

LU1: Background: What are professional software projects? the software product development process

LU2: Project Development: Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

LU3: Product presentation: writing and structuring summaries, presentation of data oral presentations demonstration of software and speech exams.

LU4: Elaboration of business plan

LU5: Mechanisms of support and incentive to technological business innovation.