Business as a Service Governance in a Cloud Organisation

Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 5)


Cloud computing and Enterprise Interoperability could help enterprises flexibly fit market challenges, collaborating with their partners. Cloud computing models can be splited into three basic designs: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS); Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Recently, everything/anything as a Service (XaaS) is becoming a mainstream of evolution of cloud. Cloud computing has generated amount of benefits for industrial enterprises. It is thought to be a new and useful way to address challengs of IT and business. In order to enable enterprises to get stable benefits from cloud computing and maitain a significant competivity in this dynamic industrial envirionment, design and implement a flexible, efficient, low cost governance strategy is necessary. We provide a Governance as a Service framework to support flexible, high-efficiency, cost-effective and comprehensive governance to various multi-layer industrial architecture.


Cloud computing XaaS Cloud governance SOA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frederique Biennier
    • 1
    • 2
  • Youssef Amghar
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Université de Lyon. CNRSLyonFrance
  2. 2.INSA-Lyon. LIRIS. UMR5205LyonFrance

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