• A Big-Data based and process-oriented decision support system for traffic management 

      Vera-Baquero, Alejandro; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-29)
      Data analysis and monitoring of road networks in terms of reliability and performance are valuable but hard to achieve, especially when the analytical information has to be available to decision makers on time. The gathering ...
    • A process framework for information security management 

      Haufe, Knut; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Dzombeta, Srdan; Brandis, Knud; Stantchev, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Securing sensitive organizational data has become increasingly vital to organizations. An Information Security Management System (ISMS) is a systematic approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, ...
    • Agile Transition and Adoption Frameworks, Issues and Factors: A Systematic Mapping 

      Jovanović, Miloš; Mesquida, Antoni-Lluís; Mas, Antonia; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In order to adopt specific agile methods and to accommodate lean principles, many organizations need to tailor their processes. Different frameworks supporting and guiding the agile transition and adoption process exist ...
    • Business process improvement by means of Big Data based Decision Support Systems: a case study on Call Centers 

      Vera-Baquero, Alejandro; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Molloy, Owen; Elbattah, Mahmoud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Big Data is a rapidly evolving and maturing field which places significant data storage and processing power at our disposal. To take advantage of this power, we need to create new means of collecting and processing large ...
    • Cascading ISO/IEC 38500 based Balanced Score Cards to improve board accountability 

      Juiz, Carlos; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Gómez, Beatriz (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      On one hand, with the standardization of Information Technology (IT) governance through ISO/IEC 38500, in the last decade, a good number of organizations have implemented IT governance (ITG) frameworks, although it is not ...
    • Convergence of Gamification and Machine Learning: A Systematic Literature Review 

      Khakpour, Alireza; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-07-12)
      Recent developments in human–computer interaction technologies raised the attention towards gamification techniques, that can be defined as using game elements in a non-gaming context. Furthermore, advancement in machine ...
    • A critical review on Blockchain assessment initiatives: a technology evolution viewpoint 

      Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Sánchez-Gordón, Mary; Arias-Aranda, Daniel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Blockchain is considered as a major emerging technology that is having an everincreasing spread both in industrial and academic contexts. As the usage of blockchain keeps increasing, a fourth generation of blockchain ...
    • Energy consumption in big data environments – a systematic mapping study 

      Pettersen, Erlend; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09)
      Big Data is a term that describes a large volume of structured and unstructured data. Big Data must be acquired, stored, analyzed and visualized by means of non-conventional methods requiring normally a big set of resources, ...
    • From Big Data to Deep Data to support people analytics for employee attrition prediction 

      Ben Yahia, Nesrine; Hlel, Jihen; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In the era of data science and big data analytics, people analytics help organizations and their human resources (HR) managers to reduce attrition by changing the way of attracting and retaining talent. In this context, ...
    • Governance, risk, and compliance in cloud scenarios 

      Brandis, Knud; Dzombeta, Srdan; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Stantchev, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-17)
      Cloud computing is changing the way organizations approach technology and its infrastructure. However, in spite of its attractiveness, cloud computing can be seen as a threat in terms of compliance. Given its intrinsic ...
    • Governing IT in HEIs: Systematic Mapping Review. 

      Kajo Mece, Elinda; Sheme, Enida; Trandafili, Evis; Juiz, Carlos; Gómez, Beatriz; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are aware of the immense importance of achieving their strategic objectives to increase their impact on the society and to be competitive. As a board responsibility, information ...
    • Information security governance in big data environments: A systematic mapping 

      Saneei Moghadam, Reza; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Information security governance is an important aspects for all organizations. Given the crucial importance of IT systems and the increasing range of threats these systems are facing, there is an increasing interest on the ...
    • Key Opportunities and Challenges of Data Migration in Cloud: Results from a Multivocal Literature Review 

      Iqbal, Arif; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Cloud data migration is the procedure of moving information, localhost applications, services, and data to the distributed cloud computing infrastructure. The success of this data migration process is depending on several ...
    • Predicting infections using computational intelligence – A systematic review 

      Baldominos, Alejandro; Puello, Adrián; Ogul, Hasan; Aşuroğlu, Tunç; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Infections encompass a set of medical conditions of very diverse kinds that can pose a significant risk to health, and even death. As with many other diseases, early diagnosis can help to provide patients with proper care ...
    • Security aspects in healthcare information systems: A systematic mapping 

      Fatima, Aqsa; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The security of patient’s data is the most overbearing barrier to access when considering the adoption of Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) in the healthcare industry. Recently, several studies were conducted to address ...
    • Sentiment Analysis in Spanish for Improvement of Products and Services: A Deep Learning Approach 

      Paredes-Valverde, Mario Andrés; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Salas-Zárate, María del Pilar; Valencia-García, Rafael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Sentiment analysis is an important area that allows knowing public opinion of the users about several aspects. This information helps organizations to know customer satisfaction. Social networks such as Twitter are important ...
    • Serverless computing: a multivocal literature review 

      Sadaqat, Mubashra; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Knudsen, Lars Emil Skrimstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Serverless computing is a cloud computing execution model which enables developers to focus more on business logic rather than on infrastructure or maintenance of servers. This new paradigm has become a source of attraction ...
    • Skillrank: Towards a Hybrid Method to Assess Quality and Confidence of Professional Skills in Social Networks 

      Álvarez-Rodríguez, Jose María; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Stantchev, Vladimir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The present paper introduces a hybrid technique to measure the expertise of users by analyzing their profiles and activities in social networks. Currently, both job seekers and talent hunters are looking for new and ...
    • Software Engineering Applications enabled by Blockchain Technology: A Systematic Mapping Study 

      Demi, Selina; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Sánchez-Gordón, Mary (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The novel, yet disruptive blockchain technology has witnessed growing attention, due to its intrinsic potential. Besides the conventional domains that benefit from such potential, such as finance, supply chain and healthcare, ...
    • UMUTeam at EmoEvalEs 2021: Emosjon Analysis for Spanish based on Explainable Linguistic Features and Transformers 

      García-Díaz, José Antonio; Colomo-Palacios, Ricardo; Valencia-Garcia, Rafael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Emotion Analysis extends the idea of Sentiment Analysis by shifting from plain positive or negative sentiments to a rich variety of emotions to get better understanding of the users’ thoughts and appraisals. The move from ...