System dynamics modeling for green IT strategies: SAP sustainability development case

Su, Ying and Al-Hakim, Latif (2010) System dynamics modeling for green IT strategies: SAP sustainability development case. In: CESCE 2010: International Conference on Challenges in Environmental Science and Computer Engineering, 6-7 Mar 2010, Wuhan, China.

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Abstract

The paper seeks to investigate, how system dynamics modeling can be supportive for green IT management. The behavior of the green IT management under study is analyzed through a simulation model based on the principles of the system dynamics methodology. The simulation model can be helpful as an experimental tool, which can be used to evaluate Green IT strategies ('what-if' analysis) using total environmental indicators as measure of strategy effectiveness. SAP's sustainability development solutions further illustrate the applicability of the developed methodology, while providing additional intuitively sound insights.


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Item Status: Live Archive
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Depositing User: Dr Latif Al-Hakim
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 11:08
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2014 04:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental indicator; green IT; strategic planning; sustainable development; system theory
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080110 Simulation and Modelling
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970105 Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8999 Other Information and Communication Services > 899999 Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1109/CESCE.2010.244
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/9396

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