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Organisational Sustainability Modelling for Return on Investment: Case Studies presented by a National Health Service (NHS) Trust UK

Chang, Victor, De Roure, David, Walters, Robert John and Wills, Gary (2011) Organisational Sustainability Modelling for Return on Investment: Case Studies presented by a National Health Service (NHS) Trust UK Journal of Computing and Information Technology, 19, (3)

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Organisational Sustainability Modelling is a new way to measure Cloud business performance quantitatively and accurately. It combines statistical computation and 3D Visualisation to present the Return on Investment arising from the adoption of Cloud Computing by organisations. The Cloud Return On Investment methodology described in this paper makes use of a highly structured and organised process to review and evaluate Cloud business performance. We illustrate its use with two case studies. The first case study concerns a National Health Service (NHS) Trust UK Infrastructure and confirms that using Cloud infrastructures can improve efficiency. It also results in raising benchmark, the minimum acceptance level to complete concurrent tasks. The second case study shows 3D Visualisation being used to confirm incremental improvements to an NHS Bioinformatics project. The low risk-free rate may imply code development allows reduced time to complete, and objective is clearly met and project delivery is straightforward. We introduce a structured Quality Assurance process, and demonstrate how to ensure the quality of our data analysis, which other researchers miss out.

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Published date: 30 September 2011
Keywords: Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing Business Framework, Organisational Sustainability Modelling, 3D Visualisation, Cloud Challenges in Business context, Return of Investment (ROI), Quality Assurance for ROI and National Health Service (NHS) Trust UK Cloud case studies.
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems


Local EPrints ID: 272037
ISSN: 1330-1136
PURE UUID: affa63c6-9e4e-4927-a67a-841450e1b54f
ORCID for David De Roure: ORCID iD
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 16 Feb 2011 22:13
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:35

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Author: Victor Chang
Author: David De Roure ORCID iD
Author: Robert John Walters
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD

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