Our research shows that SMEs are getting great economic and business value from cloud services, including cost avoidance, cost savings, rapid deployment, scalability, management simplicity, and better security and resiliency compared to in-house IT provision. Based on four cases, we identify the challenges SMEs face as they adopt cloud services and the practices they use to overcome the challenges.Click here for free 2-page executive summary (pdf)Click here for free presentation slides (pptx)
Lacity, Mary C. and Reynolds, Peter
"Cloud Services Practices for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises,"
MIS Quarterly Executive: Vol. 13
, Article 4.
Available at: https://aisel.aisnet.org/misqe/vol13/iss1/4