Category Archives: Cloud Computing

PUBLICATION: Migrating Software Products to the Cloud: An Adaptive STS Perspective

Abstract Cloud computing, as a disruptive innovation, has the potential to adversely affect companies. The effects can be particularly extreme for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Subsequently, considerations of organisational resilience should be made when integrating with disruptive innovations

PUBLICATION: Migrating Software Products to the Cloud: An Adaptive STS Perspective

Abstract Cloud computing, as a disruptive innovation, has the potential to adversely affect companies. The effects can be particularly extreme for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Subsequently, considerations of organisational resilience should be made when integrating with disruptive innovations

PUBLICATION: Towards resilient adaptive socio-technical systems

Abstract Today’s socio-technical systems (STSs) are more open to their external environment than ever before. There are now so many more technologies to connect to at all levels of the system. As the environment (and the tools and technologies within

PUBLICATION: Towards resilient adaptive socio-technical systems

Abstract Today’s socio-technical systems (STSs) are more open to their external environment than ever before. There are now so many more technologies to connect to at all levels of the system. As the environment (and the tools and technologies within

Resilience in IT

Introduction Disruptive events in IT nowadays occur more often. One cannot stop them and many companies have to deal with them eventually. The essence of resilience is to build a decisive advantage by being prepared for disruptive events. Companies today

Resilience in IT

Introduction Disruptive events in IT nowadays occur more often. One cannot stop them and many companies have to deal with them eventually. The essence of resilience is to build a decisive advantage by being prepared for disruptive events. Companies today

Agile IT Departments – Concepts, Frameworks, Feasibility (Part 1)

Introduction The idea of an IT department transforming into a service broker has been largely overlooked by academia. The business world is certain that the future of the IT department will consist of a mosaic of services with only a

Agile IT Departments – Concepts, Frameworks, Feasibility (Part 1)

Introduction The idea of an IT department transforming into a service broker has been largely overlooked by academia. The business world is certain that the future of the IT department will consist of a mosaic of services with only a

Consequences for an organisation using new technologies

First, this section will explain the areas that are affected in general terms in order to inform the development of open socio-technical systems. After that, concrete consequences for the use of cloud computing are described. When thinking of an organisation

Consequences for an organisation using new technologies

First, this section will explain the areas that are affected in general terms in order to inform the development of open socio-technical systems. After that, concrete consequences for the use of cloud computing are described. When thinking of an organisation

“Open” Socio-Technical Systems

When companies evaluate the use of new technologies to gain a competitive advantage they often rely on customer-focused evidence. Questions about the consequences of the use of the new technologies for the organisation’s existing customers and whether the changes will

“Open” Socio-Technical Systems

When companies evaluate the use of new technologies to gain a competitive advantage they often rely on customer-focused evidence. Questions about the consequences of the use of the new technologies for the organisation’s existing customers and whether the changes will

Is cloud computing suitable for service and product developer?

Introduction The topic of cloud computing has been widely discussed in the literature and has been examined from many different perspectives. Many reasons for moving to the cloud have been identified. However, the majority of the literature focuses on reasons

Is cloud computing suitable for service and product developer?

Introduction The topic of cloud computing has been widely discussed in the literature and has been examined from many different perspectives. Many reasons for moving to the cloud have been identified. However, the majority of the literature focuses on reasons