Thursday, March 29, 2012

Industrial Engineering Opportunity in IT Departments - Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is an efficiency improving technology. Industrial engineers have to understand the potential of this technology and advocate its adoption in the organization and thereby reduce cost of providing IT services.

IBM in a white paper claims reduction of 20 to 29% is possible through adopting cloud computing facilities.

Engineering Economics of Cloud Computing

ComputingCloudonomics - A rigorous approach to cloud benefit quantification - Joe Weinman, October 2011, Journal of Software Technology. Joe Weinman is regarded as a top ten cloud experts.

Overview of Cloudonomics - Blog post by Joe Weinman,  April 2011

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