Consumerisation Research Workshop 2: 17th November 2011
BCS Chartered Institute for IT, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA
The aims of this second workshop of the IAAC Consumerisation Programme were to investigate a number of issues relating to shared services in the context of cloud computing. The workshop had as its objective, to answer five questions:
1. What are the main issues relating to shared cloud computing services that are relevant to consumerisation?
2. What factors do policy makers need to take into account when sanctioning the use of public and private owned clouds?
3. Is there an appropriate business model that can be utilized to benefit from cloud computing?
4. Are the rights and privileges of individuals and organizations at risk from the vulnerabilities associated with cloud computing?
5. If individuals and organizations are prevented from using shared services, what are the consequences likely to be?
1. Peter Trim, Birkbeck, University of London. Issues that management need to consider when contemplating using cloud computing.
2. John Austin, Analyst, Royal Holloway, University of London, recently Symantec. Placing shared services in context: A technology-management perspective.
3. Stuart Aston, Microsoft. The benefits and pitfalls that industry, government and academia need to be aware of when championing the use of cloud computing.
Round-table discussion to further the objective of the workshop, under the Chatham House rule.
Download Pre-Workshop Paper here - Common and Shared Services in the Context of Cloud Computing
Download Workshop Paper here – Identity and Access Management (John Austin)
Download Final Report here - Common and Shared Services in the Context of Cloud Computing