Business Transformation and Sustainability through Cloud System Implementation

Business Transformation and Sustainability through Cloud System Implementation

Fawzy Soliman (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 367
ISBN13: 9781466664456|ISBN10: 1466664452|EISBN13: 9781466664463|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6445-6


Sustaining a competitive edge in today’s business world requires innovative approaches to product, service, and management systems design and performance. Advances in computing technologies have presented managers with additional challenges as well as further opportunities to enhance their business models.

Business Transformation and Sustainability through Cloud System Implementation presents novel computing technologies designed for use in business and corporate environments, enabling managers and associates to make the most of the technologies at their disposal. This premier reference work seeks to alert firm management professionals and researchers to the potential risks and benefits associated with emerging technologies and guide firms on the proper selection, maintenance, and use of Web-based computing systems.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Storage Selection
  • Component Based Software Engineering
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Internet Electronic Data Interchange
  • Job Enrichment
  • On-Demand Software Applications
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Virtual Enterprise Information Systems

Reviews and Testimonials

Management, technology, and other specialists from Australia, Asia, Finland, and Brazil offer 20 chapters on transforming and achieving sustainability in businesses, with a focus on the implementation of cloud systems. They address: how businesses can create sustainable cultures; cloud computing characteristics and risks in supply chain firms; cost aspects; evaluating cloud system providers; and more.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Fawzy Soliman is currently senior academic at UTS School of Business at the University of Technology, Sydney. He graduated with a PhD degree and Master of Engineering Science degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Sydney. He has published more than sixty papers and book chapters in international journals and books published by prestigious publishers. He is editor of the books Learning Models for Innovation in Organizations: Examining the Roles of Knowledge Transfer and Human Resources Management, From Knowledge Management to Learning Organisation to Innovation: The Way Ahead, and Cloud Systems in Supply Chains. He has served as former editor of Journal of Knowledge Management, and guest editor of Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal Operations Management, and International Journal of Knowledge Management. His publication citations are in excess of 994 with an author impact h-index of 12 and I-index of 14. He has supervised and graduated more than ten research degree students. He is convenor of Australia’s first conference on Knowledge Management KNOW’99 held on 26-27 November 1999 and has taught in a number of international business schools in Australia and overseas. He has been an invited speaker at a number of prestigious conferences. Prior to joining academia, he held various positions in large Australian organisations.