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Value Creation and Evolution of a Value Network: A Longitudinal Case Study on a Platform-as-a-Service Provider
Found in: 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Arto Ojala,Nina Helander
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 975-984
Current research on cloud computing emphasizes the important role of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) providers. However, little is known about how PaaS providers can offer value to the content providers and firms operating the platform. The findings demonstra...
Opportunity Discovery and Creation in Cloud Computing
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Arto Ojala,Vesa Puhakka
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 4296-4305
Cloud computing provides opportunities for firms selling or using cloud services. However, little is known about how entrepreneurs discover or create these opportunities for cloud computing. In this study, we found that the opportunities discovered in clou...
Software Renting in the Era of Cloud Computing
Found in: 2012 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
By Arto Ojala
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 662-669
In the new era of computing, software can be sold and delivered as a cloud service, and software renting has become as a strategic tool to compete in the market. Software renting has several advantages from the customer's point of view. However, for softwa...
Software-as-a-Service Revenue Models
Found in: IT Professional
By Arto Ojala
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 54-59
When should software providers maintain their traditional licensing model versus offering software as a service, and which SaaS model is more profitable: rental or pay per use? For customers, what are the trade-offs between traditional licensing, renting, ...