Research:

“Defining business models for the Internet of Things: an analysis through the integration of ecosystem assessment and technology roadmap”


Research supervisor:

FABIANO ARMELLINI – B.Ing, M.Sc., D.Sc. – Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering


University: 

Université de Montréal – affiliated schools: the École Polytechnique Montréal < www.polymtl.ca >
GMT – Globalisation and Management of Technology < http://www.polymtl.ca/gmt/ >


Department: 

Department of mathematical and industrial engineering
Room A-306.3


Research Unit:


Interests:

  1. Business Innovation Ecosystem (Services Business Models, Business Ecosystem)
  2. Internet of Things (Smart Systems, Smart Systems Innovation Framework)
  3. Project Management (Portfolio Innovation, Program, Project)
  4. Foresight (Complex Systems, Roadmap, TRM, Visual Strategy)

Courses already achieved:

2015 –

  1. IND6128 – Development of New products, Services and Processes (Dével. de nouveaux produits, serv., procédés)
  2. IND6121 – Management of elements of the technology (Éléments de management de la technologie)
  3. IND6117 – Innovation management (Gestion de l’innovation)
  4. CAP7010 – Creativity: Yes you can (La créativité à votre portée )
  5. CAP7015 – Leading a research project (Conduire un projet de recherche)
  6. CAP7001 – Ensuring a successful doctorate (Réussir au doctorat)
  7. CAP7005 – Handling of scientific and technical info. (Trait. de l’info. scientifique et technique)
  8. SST6000 – Health and Safety Training Workshop (Atelier de formation en santé-sécurité)
  9. Beginners EndNote Workshop (Atelier EndNote de base)
  10. Ethics in Research Involving Humans (Éthique de la recherche avec des êtres humains)
  11. Research project

2016 –

  1. IND8137A – Technology Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneuriat technologique – Hiver)
  2. Comprehensive examination (Summer)
  3. ADM9939 – Strategic alliances and inter-organizational relationships – Joint PhD program in Administration (McGill University, HEC, John Molson School of Business and ESG-UQAM –  Doctorat en administration)
  4. Research project (research, conferences, congresses, publication, networking)

2017 –

  1. Research project (research, conferences, congresses, publication, networking)
  2. IND6911 – Industrial EngineeringSeminars (Séminaires de génie industriel)

2018 –

Research project (research, conferences, congresses, publication, networking)


I was there…learning! (conferences, congresses and other events):

  1. Sensory Stories – Virtual reality, interactive installations and immersive movies (25 September 2015) – Centre Phi.
  2. Colloque de mobilisation des connaissances sur les thèmes de la collaboration et de l’innovation (29 et 30 octobre 2015) – Groupe de recherche GMT
  3. “The Future of Collaborative Internet of Things (IoT)” (16 December , 2015) – IEEE ComSoc/ITSoc/VTS Chapters, IEEE Montreal Section, Concordia University
  4. “Internet of {Things, Threats}” (20 January, 2016) – Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  5. “L’Accélérateur Next 36” – Info session” (25 February, 2016) – Centre d’entrepreneuriat Poly-UdeM
  6. Bouleversement à l’horizon – Les TI au 21e siècle : L’impact de l’IoT et du Big Data sur les manufacturiers de produits et les modèles d’affaires (7 mars 2016) – Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel
  7. Mission brésilienne d’Internet of Things et Big Data & Analytics au Canada (13 Juin 2016) – Global Affairs Canada (IoT & BDA Trade Commissioner in São Paulo)
  8. Comment concevoir un business model et sa proposition de valeur? (27 Juin 2016) – Le Off eCOM MTL – Avec M. Yves Pigneur (Professeur – HEC Lausanne) co-auteurs du bestseller “Business Model Generation”
  9. Japan IoT Market: Opportunities for Canadian Connected Technology (14 October 2016) – at Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM) with Japan External Trade Organization
  10. «Dimensional Analysis Conceptual Design (DACM) framework: An approach supporting modelling and simulation of systems at early development stage using a network based approach» avec  Professor Eric Coatanéa, Tampere University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Systems (MEI) – (8 novembre 2016) – Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel
  11. Design de solutions d’affaires à l’ère de l’Internet des Objets (IdO/IoT) avec M. Ygal Bendavid, Ph.D., professeur École des Sciences de la gestion, UQAM, Département de Management et Technologie – (10 novembre 2016) – Groupe de recherche GMT dans le domaine de la gestion et de l’économie de l’innovation
  12. Debunking the Top 5 Urban Myths of IoT: Getting IoT-Ready with Connectivity and Data Insights with Mnubo. Machina Research (14 feb 2017).
  13. IEEE Research Boost 2017 “Give your research an industrial edge”. ETS. (6 April 2017).
  14. Écosystemes – C2 Montréal : Explorations, collisions et découvertes. Desjardins Lab. (13 avril 2017).

Attendance at conferences and seminars:

  • International Schumpeter Society Conference. Montreal. 2016. Seminar: Complementarities and differences between business ecosystems and systems of innovation.
  • Academic Day at Instituto Federal do Brasil – IFB. Brasilia (Brazil). 2017. Seminar: IoT Strategies and Business Models.
  • V PUB Montréal – Brazilian researchersSeminar: IoT Strategies and Business Models. Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine. Montreal. 2017.

Grants and awards:

2016 – PhD Bourse de recherche Fonds FGES (Fonds général des études supérieures) – Programme PIED (École Polytechnique), Direction de la recherche, de l’innovation et des affaires internationales (DRIAI) – CRSNG.


Literature review (initial)

Internet of Things

  • Gubbi, J., Buyya, R., Marusic, S., & Palaniswami, M. (2013). Internet of Things (IoT): A vision, architectural elements, and future directions. Future Generation Computer Systems, 29(7), 1645-1660. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2013.01.010
  • IEEE‐SA, E. S. A.-. (2015). IEEE‐SA Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem Study (pp. 41). http://standards.ieee.org/innovate/iot/projects.html: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
  • Mazhelis, O., Warma, H., Leminen, S., Ahokangas, P., Pussinen, P., Rajahonka, M., . . . Myllykoski, J. (2013). Internet-of-Things Market, Value Networks, and Business Models: State of the Art Report (D. O. C. S. A. I. SYSTEMS, Trans.) (V.8 ed., pp. 95). Jyväskylä, Finland: UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ.
  • Miller, M. (2015). The Internet of Things: How Smart TVs, Smart Cars, Smart Homes, and Smart Cities Are Changing the World (P. Education Ed.): QUE Publisher.
  • Perera, C., Liu, C. H., & Jayawardena, S. (2015). The Emerging Internet of Things Marketplace From an Industrial Perspective: A Survey. IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 1-1. doi: 10.1109/tetc.2015.2390034
  • Swan, M. (2012). Sensor Mania! The Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, Objective Metrics, and the Quantified Self 2.0. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 1(3), 217-253. doi: 10.3390/jsan1030217
  • van Kranenburg, R., & Bassi, A. (2012). IoT Challenges. Communications in Mobile Computing, 1(1), 1-5. doi: 10.1186/2192-1121-1-9

Business Models Innovation

  • Fleisch, E., Weinberger, M., & Wortmann, F. (2014). Business Models for the Internet of Things. In E. Z. University of St. Gallen, Bosch Software Innovations GmbH (Ed.): University of St. Gallen, ETH Zurich, Bosch Software Innovations GmbH.
  • Mika, W., Seppo, L., & Mervi, R. (2014). Designing Business Models for the Internet of Things. Technology Innovation Management Review, 4(7).
  • Westerlund, M., Leminen, S., & Rajahonka, M. (2014). Designing Business Models for the Internet of Things. Technology Innovation Management Review.
  • Zott, C., Amit, R., & Massa, L. (2011). The Business Model: Recent Developments and Future Research. Journal of Management, 37(4), 1019-1042. doi: 10.1177/0149206311406265

Technology Roadmap – TRM

  • Arena, M., & Chiaroni, D. (2014). Roadmapping for Sustainability: Evidence from an Italian-based Multinational Firm. Journal of Business Science and Applied Management, 9(2).
  • Arshed, N., Finch, J., & Bunduchi, R. (2012). Technology Roadmapping and SMEs: A Literature Review.
  • Eppler, M. J., & Platts, K. W. (2009). Visual Strategizing. Long Range Planning, 42(1), 42-74. doi: 10.1016/j.lrp.2008.11.005
  • Farrukh, C., Kerr, C., Phaal, R., Athanassopoulou, N., & Routley, M. (2014). Light-Weighting Innovation Strategy: A Roadmap-Portfolio Toolkit. Paper presented at the Proceedings of PICMET ’14: Infrastructure and Service Integration.
  • Geum, Y., Lee, S., Kang, D., & Park, Y. (2011). Technology roadmapping for technology-based product–service integration: A case study. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 28(3), 128-146. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jengtecman.2011.03.002
  • Hirose, Y., Phaal, R., & Probert, D. (2015). A Conceptual Framework for Exploring the Scalable Integration of Roadmapping and Innovation System Functions for Industrial Emergence. Paper presented at the DRUID Academy conference in Rebild, Aalborg, Denmark.
  • Kerr, C., Farrukh, C., Phaal, R., & Probert, D. (2013). Key principles for developing industrially relevant strategic technology management toolkits. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80(6), 1050-1070. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2012.09.006
  • KOMNINOS, N., SCHAFFERS, H., & PALLOT, M. (2011). Developing a Policy Roadmap for Smart Cities and the Future Internet.
  • Lee, J. H., Kim, H.-i., & Phaal, R. (2012). An analysis of factors improving technology roadmap credibility: A communications theory assessment of roadmapping processes. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 79(2), 263-280. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2011.05.003
  • Lee, S. (2013). Linking Technology Roadmapping to Patent Analysis. In M. G. Moehrle, R. Isenmann, & R. Phaal (Eds.), Technology Roadmapping for Strategy and Innovation (pp. 267-284): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Martin G. Moehrle, R. I., Robert Phaal. (2013). Technology Roadmapping for Strategy and Innovation – Charting the Route to Success (R. I. Martin G. Moehrle, Robert Phaal Ed.): Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
  • More, E., Gungor, Z. E., Phaal, R., & Probert, D. (2015). Addressing Resource Over-exploitation Via Cooperative Institutions: Examining How Technology Roadmapping Could Contribute. Procedia CIRP, 26(0), 173-178. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2014.07.108
  • Phaal, R., & Muller, G. (2009). An architectural framework for roadmapping: Towards visual strategy. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 76(1), 39-49. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2008.03.018
  • Phaal, R., O’Sullivan, E., Routley, M., Ford, S., & Probert, D. (2011). A framework for mapping industrial emergence. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 78(2), 217-230. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2010.06.018
  • Probert, D., Dissel, M., Farrukh, C., Mortara, L., Thorn, V., & Phaal, R. (2013). The process of making the business case for technology: A sales and marketing perspective for technologists. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80(6), 1129-1139. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2012.07.010
  • Routley, M., Phaal, R., & Probert, D. (2013). Exploring industry dynamics and interactions. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 80(6), 1147-1161. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2012.04.015
  • Saritas, O., & Aylen, J. (2010). Using scenarios for roadmapping: The case of clean production. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 77(7), 1061-1075. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2010.03.003
  • Suomalainen, T., Salo, O., Abrahamsson, P., & Similä, J. (2011). Software product roadmapping in a volatile business environment. Journal of Systems and Software, 84(6), 958-975. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2011.01.031

Business Ecosystem

  • Ford, D., & McDowell, R. (1999). Managing Business Relationships by Analyzing the Effects and Value of Different Actions. Industrial Marketing Management, 28(5), 429-442. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0019-8501(99)00065-6
  • Håkansson, H., & Ford, D. (2002). How should companies interact in business networks? Journal of Business Research, 55(2), 133-139. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0148-2963(00)00148-X
  • Möller, K. K., & Halinen, A. (1999). Business Relationships and Networks:: Managerial Challenge of Network Era. Industrial Marketing Management, 28(5), 413-427. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0019-8501(99)00086-3
  • Rong, K., Hu, G., Lin, Y., Shi, Y., & Guo, L. (2015). Understanding business ecosystem using a 6C framework in Internet-of-Things-based sectors. International Journal of Production Economics, 159(0), 41-55. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2014.09.003
  • Wilkinson, I., & Young, L. (2002). On cooperating: firms, relations and networks. Journal of Business Research, 55(2), 123-132. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0148-2963(00)00147-8

Strategy Innovation

  • Carlsson, B., Jacobsson, S., Holmén, M., & Rickne, A. (2002). Innovation systems: analytical and methodological issues. Research Policy, 31(2), 233-245. doi: 10.1016/s0048-7333(01)00138-x
  • Gausemeier, J., Fink, A., & Schlake, O. (1998). Scenario Management: An Approach to Develop Future Potentials. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 59(2), 111-130. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0040-1625(97)00166-2
  • Möller, K., & Rajala, A. (2007). Rise of strategic nets — New modes of value creation. Industrial Marketing Management, 36(7), 895-908. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2007.05.016
  • Möller, K., Rajala, A., & Svahn, S. (2005). Strategic business nets—their type and management. Journal of Business Research, 58(9), 1274-1284. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2003.05.002
    Ritter, T., Wilkinson, I. F., & Johnston, W. J. (2004).
  • Managing in complex business networks. Industrial Marketing Management, 33(3), 175-183. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indmarman.2003.10.016
  • Tao, M., & Chunhong, Z. (2011, 7-9 Dec. 2011). On the Disruptive Potentials in Internet of Things. Paper presented at the Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2011 IEEE 17th International Conference on.
  • Teece, D. J., Pisano, G., & Shuen, A. (1997). Dynamic capabilities and strategic management. Strategic Management Journal, 18(7), 509-533. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0266(199708)18:7<509::AID-SMJ882>3.0.CO;2-Z
  • Tian, C. H., Ray, B. K., Lee, J., Cao, R., & Ding, W. (2008). BEAM: A framework for business ecosystem analysis and modeling. IBM Systems Journal, 47(1), 101-114. doi: 10.1147/sj.471.0101

Tools I use in my research

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Interest over time about the subject of my research