Enterprise Architecture Components for Cloud Service Consumers

Eapen George, George Feuerlicht


Enterprise Architecture (EA) and appropriate governance enables cloud computing adoption by consumer organisations. EA is gaining acceptability as an approach for strategic alignment of business and IT and as key enabler for cloud computing. EA practices consist of a range of activities and covers many of the elements necessary for enabling cloud computing. This paper discusses the key architectural components necessary from the perspective of a consumer organization for the adoption of cloud computing and discusses these elements in the context of EA frameworks and governance. The ability to use maturity assessments on these architectural components to determine organizational readiness to achieve cloud benefits is introduced.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

George E. and Feuerlicht G. (2015). Enterprise Architecture Components for Cloud Service Consumers . In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-098-7, pages 360-365. DOI: 10.5220/0005468303600365

in Bibtex Style

author={Eapen George and George Feuerlicht},
title={Enterprise Architecture Components for Cloud Service Consumers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Enterprise Architecture Components for Cloud Service Consumers
SN - 978-989-758-098-7
AU - George E.
AU - Feuerlicht G.
PY - 2015
SP - 360
EP - 365
DO - 10.5220/0005468303600365