Paolo Magrassi

Peer-reviewed publications / Pubblicazioni scientifiche

P. Magrassi, “The rhetoric of business and complexity“, International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp.148–161, 2013

P. Magrassi, “Emergence in inert matter: A message to life and social sciences“, Proc. 2012 Int’l Conf. on Research Challenges in Social and Human Sciences, Jeju Island, Korea, IERI Procedia 2012

P. Magrassi, “How Non-linearity will Transform Information Systems“, arXiv, August 2012

P. Magrassi, “The troubled journey of complexity through management and organizational science“, Invited speech, Naples Forum on Service 2011, Capri, Italy, 17 June 2011

P.Magrassi, “Free and Open Source Software is not an Emerging Property but rather the Result of Studied Design“, arXiv, 27 December 2010

P.Magrassi, “Free and Open Source Software is not an Emerging Property but rather the Result of Studied Design“, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning, Hong Kong Polytechnic, Hong-Kong, China, 11 November, 2010

P. Magrassi, “Econofisica: Tra entusiasmo e realismo“, Fisica e Professione, 2010

P. Magrassi, “A Call to Arms and a Blessing for 21st Century Information Technology: the Complexity Challenge“, Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Information Management, Lisbon, 9-10 September, 2010

P.Magrassi, “Assessing the Business Impact of IT in the Knowledge Economy: The Alpha-IC Method”, Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation, Turku (Finland), September 2005, Academic Publishing Ltd

P.Magrassi, “E-Tags: From Niches to the Supranet”, IT Technology at Purdue, Purdue University, West Lafayette (IN), January 2002

P.Magrassi et al., “Technologies Soon To Enter Your Radar Screen”, York University, CNS Computing, Instructional Technology Center, Toronto, Canada, December 2001

M.Cini, P.Magrassi, “A Knowledge-Based Decision Support System For Routing And Scheduling”, in Expert Systems With Applications, Vol. 5, S.B.Eom, editor, Elsevier 1992

P.Magrassi, “How To Link IT And User Needs”, ESPRIT Conference Proceedings, Brussels, Belgium, November 1990, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990

M.Cini, P.Magrassi, “A Knowledge-Based Decision Support System For Routing And Scheduling”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference On Expert Systems And The Leading Edge In Production And Operations Management, Hilton Head Island, SC, USA, Karwan Sweigart Publishers, 1989

M.Cini, P.Magrassi, “Pontifex: A Knowledge-Based DSS For Routing And Scheduling Problems”, Quaderni dell’Istituto per l’Analisi dei Sistemi e l’lnformatica, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Roma, 1990

C.Giarda, P.Magrassi, “Knowledge based management of operational research models and solvers”, Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1991

P.Magrassi et al., “The Elusive Business Value of IT”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 2002

P.Magrassi et al., “IT And The Economy Are Experiencing Growing Pains”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 2002

E.Keller, J.Comport, A.Dailey, C.Jones, P.Magrassi, V.Mirchandani, “SAP: Hope Of The Future Or Legacy Of The Past?”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1996

N.Jones, J.Boland, A.Drobik, A.Kyte, S.Levin, P.Magrassi, E.Andren, “Preparing IT For The EMU: Management Issues” , Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1998

P.Magrassi, “A World Of Smart Objects: The Role Of Auto Identification Technologies”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 2002

P.Magrassi et al., “Technologies Soon To Enter Your Radar Screen”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 2001

P.Magrassi, “Architecture: A Foundation For Durable Applications”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1995

P.Magrassi, “Applications Development: A European Perspective” , Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1994

P.Magrassi, “Developing Open Systems”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1993

S.Bradley, D.Brown, A.Case, P.Magrassi, A.Rin, M.West, “Highlights and Q&A Sessions of the 5th Annual Application Development Conference”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1992

A.Rin, A.Case, D.Brown ,P.Magrassi, “Application Development: Coping With The New Age”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1994

S.Bradley, M.Blechar, P.Magrassi, M.West, N.Jones, K.Schick, B.Conway, K.Kleinberg, “Development 2000: Building The Next Generation Of Applications”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1995

D.Brown, N.Jones, L.Letham, P.Magrassi, “Applications Development for Client/Server and Beyond”, Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1994

D.Brown, A.Cushman, P.Magrassi, A.Rin, J.Sinur, M.West, “Application Development Five-Year Scenario: Succeeding Amidst Chaos” , Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1994

D.Brown, P.Magrassi, A.Rin, J.Sinur, M.West, E.Zbikowski, “Highlights and Q&A Sessions of the 6th Annual Application Development Conference” , Strategic Analysis Report, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1994

M.Cini, P.Magrassi, “Results and progress of project 2111 Pontifex”, ESPRIT – Office and business systems, European Commission DGXIII, Brussels, Belgium, November 1989

M.Cini, P.Magrassi, “Un DSS basato sulla conoscenza”, in Decision Support Systems, Università Statale, Milano, settembre 1989

Selected GartnerGroup Research Notes:    

P.Magrassi, “A Taxonomy Of Intellectual Capital”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 2002

P.Magrassi, A.Panarella, N.Deighton, G.Johnson, “Computers To Acquire Control Of The Physical World” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 2001

P.Magrassi, “How IT Helps Leverage Intellectual Capital” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 2002

P.Magrassi, “IT And The Economy: An Enterprise View” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 2002

P.Magrassi et al., “Emerging Core Computing Technologies”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 2001

P.Magrassi, “IT Popularity Declining: CIOs and Vendors Beware”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 2002

P.Magrassi, A.Panarella, “IT and the Economy: Chicken and Egg”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, Dec 2001

P.Magrassi, “Information Economy: Dark Ages or Renaissance?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 2001

P.Magrassi, “E-Procurement ROI: Sweet Dreams Are Made of this” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, December 2000

P.Magrassi, “Searching For ‘Average’ Software Development Productivity” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, December 1998

N.Deighton, S.Hawkins, P.Magrassi, C.P.White, N.Podmore, E.Purchase “Andrew Grove Warns That IT Can Become a Social and Economic Barrier”, Gartner Voice, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 1997

P.Magrassi, “Expect Microcircuits in Euro Notes — But Wait a Few Years” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, Dec 2001

P.Magrassi, G.Raphaelian, “Architecture: A Dialogue, Not a Document” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, September 1995

P.Magrassi, “The Myth of Quality”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, February 1995

P.Magrassi, “Quantitative data: Handle with Care”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 1995

P.Magrassi, “Soft Business Process Re-engineering“, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 1992

P.Magrassi, A.Panarella, B.Hayward, “The ‘IT and Economy’ Discussion: A Review” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 2002

P.Magrassi, “Make, Buy Or Outsource: Who Decides What?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, September 1993

P.Magrassi, “Customer Loyalty in 2006: How Low Can It Go?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, August 2001

P.Magrassi, B.Rosser, “Net Illusion: ‘Information Is a Commodity’” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, February 2001

P.Magrassi, “Strat&Go: Striking a Balance Between Strategy and Tactics” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, November 2000

P.Magrassi, “Relationship Commerce: Life After CRM” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 2000

P.Magrassi, “Higher IT Spending Is Not Increasing Productivity – Yet” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, July 2000

P.Magrassi, “The Long And Winding Italian Road Toward E-Business” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, July 2000

P.Magrassi, F. de Ferrari, “Italian E-Markets: Will They All Survive?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 200

P.Magrassi, R.Picozzi, “Italian Small And Midsize Enterprises Tackling E-Business” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, June 2000

P.Magrassi, V.Mirchandani, “Let’s Be Careful With Terms Like ‘Midmarket’” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 1999

P.Magrassi, “The Art of Growing Old Gracefully”, GartnerGroup Research Note of The Year, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, Dec1992

P.Magrassi, “The Rubik’s Cube of Client/Server Application Partitioning”, GartnerGroup Research Note of The Year , GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1994

P.Magrassi, “Why a Universal RFID Infrastructure May Never Exist”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 2002

P.Magrassi, “Why a Universal RFID Infrastructure Would Be a Good Thing”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 2002

P.Magrassi, “The Privacy Implications of Electronic Tagging” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 2002

P.Magrassi, “E-Tags: From Niches to the ‘Supranet’”, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, December 2001

P.Magrassi, “An Introduction to E-Tagging”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 2002

P.Magrassi, “Applications Architecture: How To”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, 1995

M.Blechar, P.Magrassi, “Componentware: An Emerging Build/Buy Alternative” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 1996

P.Magrassi, “What is the Average Software Development Productivity?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, February 1996

P.Magrassi, “European AD Giants Show Good Progress in 1994” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 1994

P.Magrassi, “The cost of an applications architecture” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, July 1994

P.Magrassi, “The Potential Pitfalls Of Object Orientation” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1993

P.Magrassi, “Application Architecture: Part I – What” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1995

P.Magrassi, “Application Architecture: Part II – How”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1995

P.Magrassi, “PCTE May Be Strangled By Excessive Hesitations” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 1992

P.Magrassi, “Seeking a New Formula for Italian Expansion” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 2001

P.Magrassi, “EMU IT Projects: All Smoke And Mirrors?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1998

P.Magrassi, “Who Does Applications Maintenance?” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1996

P.Magrassi, “Questions and Answers on SAP’s ABAP/4 DW” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, August 1995

P.Magrassi, “The ‘Lowest Common Denominator’ Syndrome” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 1994

P.Magrassi, “Client/Server Migration Q&A” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, January 1993

P.Magrassi, J.Sinur “Client/Server Architecture: A Map for Success” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, February 1995

P.Magrassi, “The controversial fate of TP monitors” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 1994

P.Magrassi, “The Role Of TP Monitors in AD, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 1994

P.Magrassi, “NAT Systèmes “en marche” toward enterprise AD”, , GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 1995

P.Magrassi, “CGI: Implications Of The Acquisition By IBM” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, December 1993

P.Magrassi, “The Body And Soul Of Software” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, November 1993

P.Magrassi, “Natural Evolution Proceeds In Silence” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, November 1993

P.Magrassi, “Softlab’s Maestro moves Towards Client/Server” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 1993

P.Magrassi, “Code Generation For Client/Server” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, October 1993

P.Magrassi, “Holding IT By The Handle” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, September 1993

P.Magrassi, “Long Life PCTE! (But Wait For The Meat)” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, August 1993

P.Magrassi, “Finsiel’s Dafne In The Ivory Tower” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 1993

P.Magrassi, “Uniface: The Price For Open Client/server” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1992

P.Magrassi, “Softlab’s Maestro Only Conducts Virtuosi” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1992

P.Magrassi, “Building Portable, Interoperable Applications”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 1992

P.Magrassi, “Examples of Open Systems Evaluation Methodology”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, September 1992

P.Magrassi, “Why Be Open? And How?”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, August 1992

P.Magrassi, “Standards: No Need to Wait Forever”, Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, September 1992

A.Rin, P.Magrassi, “Sapiens: Next-Generation Tool For Mainframe Development” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, May 1992

P.Magrassi, “Euromethod: A Unifying Framework, Not A Methodology” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, April 1992

P.Magrassi, “Software Engineering Practices: United States And Europe” , Research Note, GartnerGroup, Stamford, USA, March 1992 

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