Development of an Interface for Managing and Monitoring Projects in an Automotive Company

  • Andreia Reis
  • Anabela Tereso
  • Cláudio Santos
  • Jorge Coelho
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 745)


In a competitive world, companies lose customers and opportunities due to lack of organisation, failure to meet deadlines, bad planning, among other reasons. Project management is presented as a form to guarantee compliance with deadlines, costs reduction, sales increase, revenues growth, clients’ satisfaction, among other benefits. This paper presents the development of interfaces for managing and monitoring projects at Bosch Car Multimedia in Braga, Portugal. With the increasing number of projects under the supervision of CM/MFT3, the section had greater difficulties in monitoring projects’ status. In order to tackle the situation, tools for project status control and project status overview (cockpit chart) were proposed, so that the project management practices could be improved.


Project management Cockpit chart Performance measurement system 



This work has been supported by COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007043 and FCTFundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UID/CEC/00319/2013.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreia Reis
    • 1
  • Anabela Tereso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Cláudio Santos
    • 1
  • Jorge Coelho
    • 3
  1. 1.Production and Systems DepartmentUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  2. 2.Centre ALGORITMIUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  3. 3.Bosch Car Multimédia Portugal, S.A.BragaPortugal

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