Abdel Boulmakoul

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From the results of a web survey we carried out in 2006, the main challenge in IT change management from a change manager’s perspective was identified as planning and scheduling of changes. This paper begins to address this problem by taking business considerations into account; this is done through a business-driven IT management (BDIM) approach. A(More)
In this paper, we introduce a Business Aware Framework for the Management of policy enabled IT Systems and its application to Utility Computing Environments. The framework couples two main subsystems on top of an IETF-like policy-based resource control layer. They are MBO (Management by Business Objectives) where the decision ability supported by analysis(More)
In this paper, we introduce a Business Driven Framework for the Management of Utility Computing Environments (BDMF). The framework couples two main subsystems on top of an IETF-like policy-based resource control layer. They are MBO (Management by Business Objectives) where the decision ability supported by analysis of business objectives resides, and GSLA(More)
This paper focuses on business-to-business contractual relationship in the context of second-generation contract management solutions. In particular, it describes the contract framework developed at HPLabs Bristol, UK. The presented solution is based on the concept of electronic contract, which represents a machine interpretable model for contracts. The(More)
Academic and scientific research often involve the construction of formal and numerical models to solve scientific and engineering problems. Many organizations are evaluating and migrating toward new trends in information systems and IT infrastructure. Now the challenges are less technological and become more cultural as related to governance issues. The(More)
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