Executive Update

Lessons Learned: How to Leverage Cloud-Based Business Models

Posted May 1, 2017 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies
Figure 1 — How to leverage cloud-based business models.

This Executive Update describes nine specific workarounds that two global, multinational ITSPs used in their endeavors to reap the payoffs of cloud-based business models. We present these workarounds as key lessons learned from an in-depth study of these two organizations. 

About The Author
Trevor Clohessy
Trevor Clohessy is a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer in business information systems at the National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, Ireland. His research interests are digital transformation, cloud technologies, organizational ambidexterity, gamification, and entrepreneurship. In conjunction with organizing both national and international academic and practitioner workshops and panels, Dr. Clohessy is also an OpenSym conference track… Read More
Tom Acton
Tom Acton is Head of School of Business & Economics and a lecturer in business information systems at National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, Ireland. His research interests are cloud computing, decision support systems, and mobility. Dr. Acton has written several journal publications, book chapters, and conference papers. Recently he served as Vice Dean for Teaching & Learning, Associate Head of Teaching & Learning for the… Read More
Lorraine Morgan
Lorraine Morgan is a lecturer in business information systems at National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, Ireland, and researcher with Lero: The Irish Software Research Centre. She has been involved in several collaborative research projects involving international and national-based industry partners, attracting over €20 million in funding. Ms. Morgan is currently involved in the development of an industry-focused network of excellence… Read More
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