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Drivers of cloud computing adoption for E-government services implementation

Mohammed, Fathey and Ibrahim, Othman (2015) Drivers of cloud computing adoption for E-government services implementation. International Journal Of Distributed Systems And Technologies, 6 (1). pp. 1-14. ISSN 1947-2935

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Abstract

Adopting and using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the public sector affordsundeniable benefits in terms of efficient and cost-effective provision of services, facilitating publicmanagement and promoting transparency and participation through e-government systems. However,many governments around the globe face many challenges and still struggle to implement e-governmentinitiatives successfully. Cloud computing may offer a new chance to address many of these challengesby providing elastic scalable, customized, and highly available environment. Moreover, it is alreadyadopted and proved to be advantageous for governmental institutions in different countries. By analyz-ing some cases, this paper extracts the main drivers of cloud computing adoption in the public sectororganizations. Cost saving and the need for scalability are the main common factors that drive publicsector organizations to move their services to the cloud.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:58334
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:23 Nov 2017 13:00

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