Web services : a strategic analysis
Author(s)Shelton, William T. (William Trotter), 1966-
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Management of Technology Program.
Michael A. Cusumano.
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This thesis is an investigation of the strategic impact of Web Services on the firm. A literature review was conducted to gain a broad understanding of the research previously done on various related subjects. The core of this thesis is focused on looking at Web Services using time-tested, generally-accepted strategic management frameworks in order to better understand the true potential impact of Web Services. Utilizing in-depth interviews with industry leaders, comprehensive knowledge of Web Services technology, and seminal academic research where appropriate, the author has attempted to derive the strategic implications of Web Services over a three- to five-year horizon.
Thesis (S.M.M.O.T.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, Management of Technology Program, 2003.Includes bibliographical references (leaves 70-75).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Management of Technology Program.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Management of Technology Program.