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Issues in Applying Model Based Process Improvement in the Cloud Computing Domain

  • Jeremy Cade
  • Lian Wen
  • Terry Rout
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 477)

Abstract

Cloud Computing offers organisations a range of benefits, both economic and technological. However the decision to deploy an application or service to the cloud is a not a trivial one. Organisations need to be fully aware of not only the business requirements for a given application or service, but also the technological requirements and or constraints of the cloud. Model-based process assessment and improvement has been shown to support organisational change in different domains of application, but there are few reports of application in cloud computing. As a first step in defining suitable models to support process management, the impact of working with cloud resources on existing standard processes has been examined using the techniques of behavior engineering. A path for future work is proposed.

Keywords

Process Model Software Process Behavior Engineering Cloud Computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy Cade
    • 1
  • Lian Wen
    • 2
    • 3
  • Terry Rout
    • 2
  1. 1.Machine Intelligence and Pattern Analysis Laboratory (MiPAL)Griffith UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS)Griffith UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)Griffith UniversityAustralia

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