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Italy

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raffaello.balocco@polimi.it

current position

Associate Professor
Core Faculty

educational background

MSc Course(s): Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 1999
Phd: Management Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 2004
 

academic and research areas

BSc Course(s): Business Economics and Organization
MSc Course(s): Business Strategy
MIP Academic area: ICT Management (ICT)
Research area: Management 
Research field: ICT Driven Business Innovation
  

other information

Part Time Executive MBA Vice Director, Roma.
Co-Director of Part Time Executive MBA and Executive MBA ICT (2006-2010).
Co-Director of Evening Executive MBA (2010- 2012).
Co-founder and Member of the Scientific Committee of ICT & Management “Osservatorio”  at School of Management Politecnico di Milano (since 2000).
Member of the standing committee of the International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB) (since 2010).
Secretary of the Advisory Board ICT4Executive magazine (since 2010).
Secretary of the final degrees of the Master of Science in Management Engineering - Politecnico di Milano, Como (since 2008).

publications

2012
Balocco R., Ciappini A., Rangone A., 2012. ICT Governance: a reference framework. Information Systems Management, forthcoming.
Balocco R., Ciappini A., Corso M., 2012. The impact of ICT Sourcing on ICT Organization, Competences and Continuous Innovation Capabilities. International Journal of Technology Management, forthcoming.
Ghezzi A., Cortimiglia M. N., Balocco R., 2012. Mobile content and service delivery platforms: a technology classification model. Info, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp 72-88.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Rangone A., Toletti G., 2012. A strategic Analysis of the European Companies in the ICT Sales Channel. International Journal of Engineering Business Management, Wai Hung Ip (Ed.), ISBN: 1847-9790.
Ghezzi A., Balocco R., Mangiaracina R., 2012. Technology Provisioning in the Mobile Industry: a Strategic Clustering. International Journal of Engineering Business Management, Wai Hung Ip (Ed.), ISBN: 1847-9790.

2011
Balocco R., Miragliotta G., Perego A., 2011. RFId adoption in the FMCG supply chain: an interpretative framework. Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 299-315.
Rangone A., Lyytinen K., Balocco R., Barnes S., 2011. The latest evolution in the mobile industry saw the growing convergence with the fixed internet market. Tenth International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB2011), 20-21 June, Como, Italy.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., 2011. An Anti-advice Guide for Strategic Planning and Business Model Design in the Mobile Telecommunications Industry: The Case of a Technology Provider. 2011 Tenth International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB2011), 20-21 June, Como, Italy.

2010
Balocco R., Perego A., Perotti S., 2010. B2b eMarketplaces: a classification framework to analyse business models and critical success factors. Industrial Management and Data Systems, Vol. 110, Issue 8, pp.1117-1137.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Rangone A., 2010. How to get Strategic Planning and Business Model Design wrong: the case of a Mobile Technology Provider. Strategic Change, Vol. 19, N. 5.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Renga F., Pescetto P., 2010. Mobile Payment Applications: offer state of the art in the Italian market. Info, Vol. 12, N. 5.
Balocco R., Ciappini A., Pilenga R., Pandolfi R., 2010. A strategic analysis of the companies operating in the ICT sales and distribution channel: the European case. Proceedings of the Technology Innovation and Industrial Management Conference (TIIM), 16-18 June, Pattaya, Thailand.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Rangone A., 2010. How a new distribution paradigm changes the core resources, competences and capabilities endowment: the case of Mobile Application Stores. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Business, 13-15 June, Athens, Greece.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Rangone A., Renga F., 2010. A Strategy-Technology-Regulation-User-Context model for Mobile Location-Based Services market activation analysis. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Business, 13-15 June, Athens, Greece.

2009
Balocco R., Mogre R., Toletti G., 2009. Mobile Internet and SMEs: a focus on the adoption. Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 109, N. 2.
Bonometti G., Balocco R., Chu P., Prabhu S., Gadh R., 2009. Mobile Content Market: an Exploratory Analysis of Problems and Drivers in the U.S.. Refractory, a Journal of Entertainment media, Vol. 15.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Rangone A., 2009. Mobile Marketing & Service: a Reference Framework. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Mobile Business (ICMB2009), 27-28 June, Dalian, Liaoning, China.
Balocco R., Ghezzi A., Renga F., 2009. A technology classification model for Mobile Content and Service Delivery Platforms. 10th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS2009), 6-10 May, Milan, Italy. In: Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Springer, Vol. 24.
Ghezzi A., Rangone A., Balocco R., 2009. Strategic Planning, Environmental Dynamicity and Their Impact on Business Model Design: the case of a mobile middleware technology provider. E-Business and Telecommunications: 6th International Joint Conference (ICETE2009), 7-10 July, Milan, Italy. Revised Selected Papers.

2008
Balocco R., Conforti M., Rangone A., 2008. eBusiness Applications in SMEs of industrial districts: the textile and wood/furniture cases. Service Business an international journal, Vol. 2, N. 4.
Corso M., Martini A., Balocco R., 2008. Organizing for Continuous Innovation: A Community of Practice Approach. International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 44, N. 3/4.
Balocco R., Bonometti G., Ghezzi A., Renga F., 2008. Mobile Payment Applications: An Exploratory Analysis of the Italian Diffusion Process. 7th International Conference on Mobile Business, 7-8 July, Barcelona.