Title: Make or buy? : factors that Impact the adoption of cloud computing on the content level
Authors : Conzenbach, Ivo
Russ, Christian
Vom Brocke, Jan
et. al : No
Published in : Enterprise content management in information systems research : foundations, methods and cases
Pages : 145
Pages to: 161
Editors of the parent work: Vom Brocke, Jan
Simons, Alexander
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Springer
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Berlin
Issue Date: 5-Nov-2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Progress in IS
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subjects : Cloud computing; Content level; Wirtschaftsinformatik
Subject (DDC) : 004: Computer science
Abstract: The emergence of cloud computing has led enterprises to rethink fundamentally how they organize their content assets. In particular, IT managers are challenged to decide what content should be managed in the cloud and what should not. Grounded in the IS literature on IT outsourcing, this chapter presents a set of criteria that organizations can consider when making this decision. Because it is a make-or-buy decision, transaction cost theory (TCT) was used as a theoreticallens for the study. Accordingly, the chapter suggests specificity (e.g., degree of standardization of content management), frequency (e.g., frequency of usage), and uncertainty (e.g., legal situation) to impact the cloud computing decision.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Business Information Technology (IWI)
Publication type: Book part
DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-39715-8_9
ISBN: 978-3-642-39714-1
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/18019
Appears in Collections:Publikationen School of Management and Law

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