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The Next Wave of Sustainable IT
Jan.-Feb. 2011 (vol. 13 no. 1)
pp. 19-25
Robert Harmon, Portland State University
Haluk Demirkan, Arizona State University
IT managers need to move beyond first-wave green IT strategies of energy savings and regulatory compliance to address second-wave corporate sustainability requirements. A new framework offers IT managers a roadmap for the journey.

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Index Terms:
IT services, service science, sustainability, green IT, innovation, information technology
Citation:
Robert Harmon, Haluk Demirkan, "The Next Wave of Sustainable IT," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 19-25, Jan.-Feb. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2010.140
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