A University of Greenwich Case Study of Cloud Computing: Education as a Service

Victor Chang, Gary Wills

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    Abstract

    This chapter proposes a new Supply Chain Business Model in the Education domain and demonstrates how Education as a Service (EaaS) can be delivered. The implementation at the University of Greenwich (UoG) is used as a case study. Cloud computing business models are classified into eight Business Models; this classification is essential to the development of EaaS. A pair of the Hexagon Models are used to review Cloud projects against success criteria; one Hexagon Model focuses on Business Model and the other on IT Services. The UoG case study demonstrates the added value offered by Supply Chain software deployed by private Cloud, where an Oracle suite and SAP supply chain can demonstrate supply chain distribution and is useful for teaching. The evaluation shows that students feel more motivated and can understand their coursework better.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationE-Logistics and E-Supply Chain Management: Applications for Evolving Business
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2013

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