Capitalism, socialism and democracy new york: harper & row], as they increasingly supplant traditional in-house ict capital investment models [ross, p k, and m blumenstein 2012 leveraging the opportunities of the cloud: the impact of cloud computing strategies on organisational structures,. Harvard deusto business research drivers and barriers of the cloud computing in smes: the position of the european union 116 more profound effect in the countries in which the spread of smes is particularly strong or in part of the positive effects of cloud computing are going to be related to the speed with which. Information technology solutions and platforms can be complex and costly for smes cloud computing can often help ease this burden by enabling smes to for communications, or for customer service and support there are privacy implications, however, if personal information is being handled by a cloud provider. This empirical impact study emphasizes the consequences of adopting cloud technology in business organizations (micro, small medium businesses (smbs) and small medium enterprises (smes)) and how it affects business development , from various research literature 1 introduction cloud computing is an enhanced. How entrepreneur's traits significantly effect on cloud computing adoption in their business fichman and kemerer (1997), grover et al (1997) and alam (2009) studies of technolo- gy adoption among smes, have emphasized on the characteristics, behaviors and attitudes of the owners/managers of smes these individuals.
Abstract to cut cost, while increasing competitiveness, more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (smes) are considering cloud computing technology for supporting their business processeshowever, initial cost, possible long term cost, security, accessibility and transformation issues are concerned by the. Complexity and competitive pressure factors in the adoption of cloud computing among australian smes these findings have imperative implications to scholars and practitioners alike in the cloud computing research and applications areas keywords investigation, firm, smes, level, australian, services, adoption, computing. Services cloud business processes cloud computing framework sme's in their transition to supporting cloud based services botswana has seen a number of companies adopting cloud computing for example, botswana post launched poso cloud for its clients in is being considered to provide significant impact on. Abstract this paper explores the emergence and adoption of cloud computing by small and medium- sized enterprises (smes) and points towards its implications for developing countries in sub- saharan africa several studies have shown the importance of technologies to smes and the potentials of smes for.
Make significant implications to scholars and practitioners alike in the cloud computing research and applications areas keywords ict adoption, small and medium enterprises (smes), cloud computing, theories [diffusion of innovation (doi), technology-orgization-environment framework (toe), agent. Cloud computing adoption by small and medium enterprises ( smes) in nairobi county belcha agesa sabwa a research project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of master in business. In 2015, the asia cloud computing association (acca) released a report on smes that stated that the average expenditure on it for a local sme was only around 25 percent of its budgetit is therefore for this reason that cloud-based business functions, particularly software-as-a service (saas), will have a. This exploratory research paper tries to answer the following research questions: to what extent cc services are familiar to latvian smes and how are they using cc services what is the impact of cc usage on business performance and what is the potential and future foreseen of cloud computing services.
Success in the digital economy: cloud computing, smes and the impact to national productivity fakieh, bahjat abstract the literature is scant around the take up rates of cloud computing by small and medium enterprises (smes) this is in australia, smes employed around 70% of the total numbers of read more. Landscape in india is changing, with more companies reserving a sizeable portion of their investments for cloud upgrades and innovations according to a study done by nasscom, in association with deloitte, cloud computing is expected to have a major impact on the service industry, with respect to services offered,. Strategies or policies to support the successful adoption of cloud computing technology among the sme market this research has implications for academic research in this area as well as proposing a number of practical recommendations to support the sme cloud adoption journey keywords: cloud computing, smes,.
Mean that cloud computing is good for all businesses this paper will analyze these benefits and its impact on small- medium sized companies 2 definition, features, levels and implementation models basically, cloud computing is the management and provision of applications, information and data as a service. Research into the cloud computing adoption phenomenon has to date primarily focused on its impact on the larger, multinational enterprises however, one key area of the market where cloud computing is expected to hold considerable promise is that of the small and medium sized enterprise (sme) smes are recognized. Cloud computing is a rapidly evolving computational model and has the potential to become the upcoming technology event that will transform the economy's production techniques this work highlights the importance of the cloud computing adoption by the smes and its impact on the competitiveness of a state's economy.
Considered to be able to minimize the negative impact of this challenge keywords smes adoption of technology cloud computing 1 introduction cloud computing is a platform that brings flexible and cost-effective benefits to smes  this technology is also able to support the availability of data and services and. Why do you use the “cloud” do you want to do you have a choice what does it cost to participate what impact does cloud computing have on my business and wh.
Some gaps are also identified pointing to the fact that issues concerning the extent of impacts of cloud computing in smes have been ignored, whilst adoption is widely covered to support in correcting these disparities in the literature, this paper identifies key research gaps relating to conceptual. Because you only use the energy you need, cloud computing services help to minimise your company's environmental impact if small businesses continue to choose this more sustainable solution, fewer data centres will be required globally – in turn reducing the negative effects of hardware manufacturing. As the related matters are covered in different research papers, adoption of cloud computing in smes is very hard to restrict to a particular direction technology adoption influence and the moderating effect of a product's public/ private status on consumers' intended adoption of innovations in industries  the literature.