Giovanni Camponovo

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The m-business landscape never stops to change and the impacts on the mobile market are constant as players reposition themselves on the market according to the new opportunities and threats brought by rapid technological developments. This paper provides a conceptual tool to better understand this player arena and its objective is threefold. The first one(More)
The development of wireless communities has accelerated with the emergence of firms that incorporate this concept into a commercial business model. This hybrid community approach, where a company supports a community of individuals sharing their access points with each other, shows great promise to reach a global status as shown by the example of FON and(More)
The widespread adoption of wireless LAN has paved the way for the emergence of a compelling alternative to cellular networks for obtaining Internet access on the move. This has generated interesting opportunities to a variety of players to position in the mobile industry as Wireless Internet Service Provider. Mobile network operators have insofar managed to(More)
Assessing the external environment is an important component of organizations' survival and success. Unfortunately, a huge amount of information must be collected and processed in order to obtain a thorough and comprehensive representation of the environment. A decision support system can be very useful in helping decision makers to organize and analyze(More)
Self-organized networks might be a disruptive technology in the mobile telecommunication industry, posing a credible threat to the current network operators' dominance of mobile applications and services. Indeed, with the emergence of wireless broadband networks based on clusters of Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) hotspots, self-organized networks might(More)
The m-business landscape never stops to change and the impacts on the mobile market are constant as players reposition themselves on the market according to the new opportunities and threats brought by rapid technological developments. This paper provides a conceptual tool to better understand this player arena and its objective is threefold. The first one(More)
In strategic prospective, scenario thinking and negotiation processes, the analysis of the actor game plays an important role. Such an analysis intends to rank the stakeholders’ positions on many strategic issues, assess the convergences and divergences, and anticipates coalitions and conflicts. Many models and tools have been proposed and used which rest(More)
In large-scale negotiation problems and in assessments of complex and uncertain environments, it is vital to analyze the different stakeholders involved and to evaluate their positions in the negotiations. This article extends a model, which merges previous multi-issue and actor-focused methods, based on power relationships between stakeholders and their(More)