Benefits and Challenges of Cloud Computing Adoption and Usage in Higher Education

Ali, Mohammed Banu, Wood-Harper, Trevor and Mohamad, Mostafa (2018) Benefits and Challenges of Cloud Computing Adoption and Usage in Higher Education. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 14 (4). pp. 64-77. ISSN 1548-1115

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.4018/IJEIS.2018100105

Abstract

The aim of this article was to provide evidence pertaining to cloud computing (CC) adoption in education, namely higher education institutions (HEIs) or Universities. A systematic literature review (SLR) of empirical studies exploring the current CC adoption levels in HEIs and the benefits and challenges for using CC in HEIs was performed. A total of 20 papers were included in the SLR. It was discovered that a number of universities have a keen interest in using CC in their institution, and the evidence indicates a high level of successful CC adoption in the HEIs reviewed in the SLR. In conclusion, the SLR identified a clear literature gap in this research area: there exists limited empirical studies focusing on CC utilisation in HEIs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cloud computing, adoption, benefits, challenges, education, higher education, implementation, elearning.
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
J900 Others in Technology
N900 Others in Business and Administrative studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2020 13:32
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2020 13:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/42546

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