Ricardo Colomo-Palacios

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Full Professor at the Computer Science Department of the Østfold University College, Norway . Formerly he worked at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. His research interests include applied research in Information Systems, software project management, people in software projects and social and Semantic Web. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (2005). He also holds a MBA from the Instituto de Empresa (2002). He has been working as Software Engineer, Project Manager and Software Engineering Consultant in several companies including Spanish IT leader INDRA. He is also an Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor for several international journals and conferences and Editor in Chief of International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals.

Publications

Trust Building Process for Global Software Development Teams: A Review from the Literature
Adrián Hernández-López, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2014. 19 pages.
Due to increasing globalization tendencies in organization environment, Software Development is evolving from a single site development to multiple localization team environment....
E-Mentoring in Global Software Development Teams: Success Factors to Develop a Common Culture
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Alok Mishra, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2014. 16 pages.
Global Software Development (GSD) teams face communication and coordination problems due to spatial, temporal, and cultural separation between team members. Cultural diversity...
Agile Estimation Techniques and Innovative Approaches to Software Process Improvement
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Jose Antonio Calvo-Manzano Villalón, Antonio de Amescua Seco, Tomás San Feliu Gilabert. © 2014. 399 pages.
Applying methodologies of Software Process Improvement (SPI) is an effective way for businesses to remain competitive in the software industry. However, many organizations find...
Using Ontologies in Drug Prescription: The SemMed Approach
Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Enrique Jiménez-Domingo. © 2013. 15 pages.
Medical prescription has been touted as following an accurate approach to addressing particular health problems. However, the importance of the process might demand considering a...
Semantic Technologies in Motion: From Factories Control to Customer Relationship Management
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2013. 22 pages.
Semantic technologies are evolving to reach a mature state. Given the importance of Information Technologies in general and Internet in particular to organizations worldwide...
E-Mentoring in Global Software Development Teams: Success Factors to Develop a Common Culture
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Alok Mishra, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2013. 16 pages.
Global Software Development (GSD) teams face communication and coordination problems due to spatial, temporal, and cultural separation between team members. Cultural diversity...
Sem-IDi: Research and Development Management Enabled by Semantics
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Diego Jiménez-López, Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Joaquín Fernández-González, David Mayorga Martín, Alberto López Fernández, Rocío Vega Alonso. © 2013. 12 pages.
The increasing strength and usefulness of semantic technologies have led to innovative decision support processes and management of partners and R&D call for proposals. This book...
Information Systems Outsourcing in Large Companies: Evidences from 20 Ireland Companies
Mark Leeney, João Varajão, António Trigo Ribeiro, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2013. 15 pages.
Information systems outsourcing is an indispensable tool in the management of information systems. The set of services contracted to outside suppliers, originally more limited to...
DISMON: Using Social Web and Semantic Technologies to Monitor Diseases in Limited Environments
Ángel M. Lagares-Lemos, Miguel Lagares-Lemos, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2013. 12 pages.
Information technology and, more precisely, the internet represent challenges and opportunities for medicine. Technology-driven medicine has changed how practitioners perform...
Automated Diagnosis through Ontologies and Logical Descriptions: The ADONIS Approach
Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, José Emilio Labra Gayo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Giner Alor-Hernández. © 2013. 18 pages.
The combination of the burgeoning interest in efficient and reliable Health Systems and the advent of the Information Age represent both a challenge and an opportunity for new...
Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT, and CMMi: A Study from the Perspective of People-CMM
Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Adrián Hernández-López, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2013. 11 pages.
Human capital is of paramount importance in the ICT industry. This paper analyses one of the elements which underlies effective management of human assets: performance...
Using Social Networks to Obtain Medical Diagnosis
Gandhi Samuel Hernández-Chan, Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2013. 15 pages.
Web 2.0 Applications have gained much power and usability in the last years. A particular case is medicine Web sites, like forums, wikis, and others. In most cases, these sites...
Customer Relationship Management and the Social and Semantic Web: Enabling Cliens Conexus
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, João Varajão, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2012. 360 pages.
The ever-growing influence of the Internet has caused a paradigm shift in relationships between customers and companies. New types of interaction introduced by Web 1.0 have...
Semantic Technologies in Motion: From Factories Control to Customer Relationship Management
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2012. 22 pages.
Semantic technologies are evolving to reach a mature state. Given the importance of Information Technologies in general and Internet in particular to organizations worldwide...
LoTour: Using Technology to Provide Competitive Advantage in Local Tourism Industries
Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Ángel García-Crespo. © 2012. 10 pages.
The Internet has brought a radical change in the way tourism services are conceived. In this new scenario, not only has attracting tourists been modified over the Internet, but...
Professional Advancements and Management Trends in the IT Sector
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2012. 383 pages.
While a typical project manager’s responsibility and accountability are both limited to a project with a clear start and end date, IT managers are responsible for an ongoing...
SERREA: A Semantic Management System for Retail Real Estate Agencies
Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Fernando Paniagua Martín. © 2012. 15 pages.
In the scenario of market competition in the Retail Real Estate Agencies (RREA) business, having exact information regarding properties in supply and their associated demand is a...
Information Systems Outsourcing in Large Companies: Evidences from 20 Ireland Companies
Mark Leeney, João Varajão, António Trigo Ribeiro, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2012. 15 pages.
Information systems outsourcing is an indispensable tool in the management of information systems. The set of services contracted to outside suppliers, originally more limited to...
Identifying Competences in IT Professionals through Semantics
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Ángel García-Crespo. © 2012. 12 pages.
In current organizations, the importance of knowledge and competence is unquestionable. In Information Technology (IT) companies, which are, by definition, knowledge intensive...
Customer Relationship Management in Social and Semantic Web Environments
Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Fernando Paniagua Martín. © 2012. 10 pages.
The growing influence of the Internet in current 21st-century everyday life has implied a paradigm shift in terms of relationships between customers and companies. New...
Identifying Technical Competences of IT Professionals: The Case of Software Engineers
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Edmundo Tovar-Caro, Ángel García-Crespo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2012. 14 pages.
This paper aims to identify technical competency levels relevant to Software Engineering in a spectrum of professional profiles which are found in Spain’s main Software...
Team Software Process in GSD Teams: A Study of New Work Practices and Models
Adrián Hernández-López, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2012. 23 pages.
Distributed software development is becoming the norm for the software industry today as an organizational response to globalization and outsourcing tendencies. In this new...
Software Project Managers under the Team Software Process: A Study of Competences Based on Literature
Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2012. 12 pages.
Despite the clear relevance of the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) market in world economics and the evident lack of success of software projects, organizations...
Towards an Improved Hotel Reservation System: A Fuzzy Approach to Improve Service Industries
Israel González-Carrasco, José Luis López-Cuadrado, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Belén Ruiz-Mezcua. © 2012. 29 pages.
This chapter presents a tool that distinguishes selects and supplies, among all products with similar characteristics that appear in the catalogue of a company, the product that...
Intelligent Decision-Support Systems for e-Tourism: Using SPETA II as a Knowledge Management Platform for DMOs and e-Tourism Service Providers
Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Javier Chamizo, Ismael Rivera. © 2012. 14 pages.
The Internet has disrupted traditional tourism in which a promising landscape of intelligent service provision has erupted by applying a new lattice of cutting-edge technologies....
The War for Talent: Identifying Competences in IT Professionals through Semantics
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Ángel García-Crespo. © 2012. 12 pages.
In current organizations, the importance of knowledge and competence is unquestionable. In Information Technology (IT) companies, which are, by definition, knowledge intensive...
Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT and CMMi: A Study from the Perspective of People-CMM
Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Adrián Hernández-López, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2012. 12 pages.
Human capital is of paramount importance in the ICT industry. This paper analyses one of the elements which underlies effective management of human assets: performance...
Public Information Services for People with Disabilities: An Accessible Multimedia Platform for the Diffusion of the Digital Signature
Ángel García-Crespo, Fernando Paniagua-Martín, José Luis López-Cuadrado, Israel González Carrasco, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2012. 16 pages.
The current chapter introduces an accessible multimedia platform applied to the diffusion of the digital signature. The project presented in this chapter is a multimedia...
Linked Data: Perspectives for IT Professionals
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, José Luis Sánchez-Cervantes, Giner Alor-Hernández, Alejandro Rodríguez-González. © 2012. 12 pages.
The Semantic Web provides a common framework that allows data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries. To make the Semantic Web or Web of...
E-Inclusion for People with Disabilities in E-Government Services through Accessible Multimedia
Ángel García-Crespo, Fernando Paniagua-Martín, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2012. 15 pages.
One of the main challenges of e-Government is the communication of these services to citizens. In the context of people with disabilities, communication channels should be...
Trust Building Process for Global Software Development Teams: A Review from the Literature
Adrián Hernández-López, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2012. 19 pages.
Due to increasing globalization tendencies in organization environment, Software Development is evolving from a single site development to multiple localization team environment....
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO)
John Wang. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations (IJKBO) examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of decision sciences and business intelligence, and...
Public Information Services for People with Disabilities: An Accessible Multimedia Platform for the Diffusion of the Digital Signature
Ángel García-Crespo, Fernando Paniagua-Martín, José Luis López-Cuadrado, Israel González Carrasco, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2011. 16 pages.
The current chapter introduces an accessible multimedia platform applied to the diffusion of the digital signature. The project presented in this chapter is a multimedia...
Personnel Performance Management in IT eSourcing Environments
Adrián Hernández-López, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Fernando Paniagua Martín, Pedro Soto Acosta. © 2011. 18 pages.
Performance management is one of the vital areas within any organization since it permits the supervision, measurement and control of the activities of employees. In outsourcing...
DISMON: Using Social Web and Semantic Technologies to Monitor Diseases in Limited Environments
Ángel M. Lagares-Lemos, Miguel Lagares-Lemos, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2011. 12 pages.
Information technology and, more precisely, the internet represent challenges and opportunities for medicine. Technology-driven medicine has changed how practitioners perform...
Locating Doctors using Social and Semantic Web Technologies: The MedFinder Approach
Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, José Emilio Labra-Gayo, Juan Miguel Gómez Berbís. © 2011. 13 pages.
The advent of the information age represents both a challenge and an opportunity for medicine. New forms of diagnosis, innovation-oriented supervision and expert location paths...
E-Innovation as Source of Business Value in Firms
Pedro Soto Acosta, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Euripidis Loukis. © 2011. 12 pages.
This chapter seeks to assess the relationship between Web infrastructure and Internet-based innovation as sources of business value. To respond to this challenge, a conceptual...
DISMON
Ángel M. Lagares-Lemos, Miguel Lagares-Lemos, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís. © 2011. 13 pages.
Information technology and, more precisely, the internet represent challenges and opportunities for medicine. Technology-driven medicine has changed how practitioners perform...
Automated Diagnosis Through Ontologies and Logical Descriptions: The ADONIS Approach
Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, José Emilio Labra Gayo, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Giner Alor-Hernández. © 2011. 19 pages.
The combination of the burgeoning interest in efficient and reliable Health Systems and the advent of the Information Age represent both a challenge and an opportunity for new...
Personnel Performance Management in IT eSourcing Environments
Adrián Hernández-López, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Ángel García-Crespo, Fernando Paniagua Martín, Pedro Soto Acosta. © 2011. 18 pages.
Performance management is one of the vital areas within any organization since it permits the supervision, measurement and control of the activities of employees. In outsourcing...
Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT and CMMi: A Study from the Perspective of People-CMM
Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Adrián Hernández-López, Pedro Soto-Acosta. © 2011. 12 pages.
Human capital is of paramount importance in the ICT industry. This paper analyses one of the elements which underlies effective management of human assets: performance...
Using Ontologies in Drug Prescription: The SemMed Approach
Alejandro Rodríguez-González, Ángel García-Crespo, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Juan Miguel Gómez-Berbís, Enrique Jiménez-Domingo. © 2011. 15 pages.
Medical prescription has been touted as following an accurate approach to addressing particular health problems. However, the importance of the process might demand considering a...
Information Systems Outsourcing in Large Companies: Evidences from 20 Ireland Companies
Mark Leeney, João Varajão, António Trigo Ribeiro, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. © 2011. 15 pages.
Information systems outsourcing is an indispensable tool in the management of information systems. The set of services contracted to outside suppliers, originally more limited to...
International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
This fully refereed journal examines current, state-of-the-art research in the areas of information technology project management, and the interactions, linkages, applications...
International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG)
Steven De Haes, Wim Van Grembergen. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) focuses on management and governance issues within the IT-related business domain. In this domain, the...
International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management (IJCRMM)
Riyad Eid. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management (IJCRMM) addresses critical success factors for CRM implementation, activities that are affected by...
International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP)
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals (IJHCITP) focuses on the IT field from the outlook of industry professionals and covers...
International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD)
Constance Kampf, José Abdelnour-Nocera. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development (IJSKD) wishes to publish papers that offer a detailed analysis and discussion on sociotechnical philosophy...
Advances in IT Personnel and Project Management
Sanjay Misra, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios. 2009.
Technology has become an integral part of organizations in every sector, contributing to the way in which large enterprises, small businesses, government agencies, and non-profit...