Benefits of Cloud Computing: Literature Review in a Maturity Model Perspective

@article{Mller2015BenefitsOC,
  title={Benefits of Cloud Computing: Literature Review in a Maturity Model Perspective},
  author={Sune Dueholm M{\"u}ller and Stefan Holm and Jens S{\o}ndergaard},
  journal={Commun. Assoc. Inf. Syst.},
  year={2015},
  volume={37},
  pages={42}
}
Cloud computing is drawing attention from both practitioners and researchers, and its adoption among organizations is on the rise. The focus has mainly been on minimizing fixed IT costs and using the IT resource flexibility offered by the cloud. However, the promise of cloud computing is much greater. As a disruptive technology, it enables innovative new services and business models that decrease time to market, create operational efficiencies and engage customers and citizens in new ways… 

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