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Validating the IT Value Model: A Case of Cloud Computing Server

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Abdullah Saad Al-Malaise Al-Ghamdi
10.5120/ijca2017915358

Abdullah Saad Al-Malaise Al-Ghamdi. Validating the IT Value Model: A Case of Cloud Computing Server. International Journal of Computer Applications 175(1):1-5, October 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2017915358,
	author = {Abdullah Saad Al-Malaise Al-Ghamdi},
	title = {Validating the IT Value Model: A Case of Cloud Computing Server},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {October 2017},
	volume = {175},
	number = {1},
	month = {Oct},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-5},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume175/number1/28449-2017915358},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017915358},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Current advancement in Information Technology (IT) support the organizations to achieve their business objectives efficiently. The competitive environment always stressing the organizations to invest more on installing and implementing the updated IT resources. This study is mainly focuses on measuring the impact of those IT resources on organization. Initially, the researchers categorized the IT evaluation using two perspective; financial and non-financial. Apart from financial benefits IT project can generate, assessing the non-financial values is the main objective of this paper. The research approach undertaken in this study is to select and validate the IT Value Model on already implemented IT project. Firstly, we reviewed, selected and refined the framework proposed previously in literature review. Furthermore, the selected framework validated using real world case study of Cloud Computing Server (CCS). The results indicates that the non-financial values can be categorized and measured as strategic, informational, transactional and transformational. The framework validated and generate positive output as discussed in the last section. This study can be useful for the enterprises to assess the post implementation impact of IT projects on organizational business objectives using IT value model.

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Keywords

IT Project, IT Project Evaluation, Non-Financial Benefits, IT Value Model