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Green IT Strategies and Applications

Using Environmental Intelligence, 1st Edition

By Bhuvan Unhelkar

CRC Press

480 pages

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Bhuvan Unhelkar takes you on an all-encompassing voyage of environmental sustainability and Green IT. Sharing invaluable insights gained during two battle-tested decades in the information and communication technologies industry, he provides a comprehensive examination of the wide-ranging aspects of Green IT-from switching-off monitors, virtualizin

Table of Contents

STRATEGIES & APPLICATIONS: Green IT Fundamentals: Business, IT, and the Environment. Green IT Strategies: Drivers, Dimensions, and Goals. Environmentally Responsible Business: Policies, Practices, and Metrics. Green Assets: Buildings, Data Centers, Networks, and Devices. Green Business Process Management: Modeling, Optimization, and Collaboration. Green Enterprise Architecture, Environmental Intelligence, and Green Supply Chains. Green Information Systems: Design and Development Models. Sociocultural aspects of Green IT. Green Enterprise Transformation Roadmap. Green Compliance: Protocols, Standards, and Audits. Emergent Carbon Issues: Technologies and Future. CASE STUDIES: Applying Green IT Strategies and Applications to a Hospital. Applying Green IT Strategies to the Packaging Industry. Applying Green IT Strategies and Applications to the Telecom Sector. APPENDICES: The Environmentally Responsible Business Strategies (ERBS) Research Project Survey. Case Study Scenarios for Trial Runs. Green IT Measurements from a CEMS. Abbreviations. Green Glossary.

About the Author

Bhuvan Unhelkar (BE, MDBA, MSc, PhD; FACS) has more than two decades of strategic as well as hands-on professional experience in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry. As a Founder of MethodScience.com he has notable practical consulting and training expertise in business analysis (use cases, BPMN) software engineering (object modeling, Agile processes and quality), Green IT (environment), enterprise architecture (including SOA), project management, collaborative web services and mobile business. His domain experience includes banking, financial, insurance, government as well as telecommunication organizations wherein he has created industry-specific process maps, quality strategies and business transformation approaches. For the past few years, Dr. Unhelkar has been actively involved in researching into Green IT and the environment - and its application in practice. He has supervised a PhD in the area of Environmentally Responsible Business Strategies (by B. Trivedi) as also set up and delivered a two day training course approved by the Australian Computer Society titled Green IT Design and Implementation (delivered around Australia through Connection Research/Envirability). He is winner of the Consensus IT professional award and the IT writer award under the ?best author' category.

Dr. Unhelkar earned his Doctorate in the area of "object orientation" from the University of Technology, Sydney, in 1997. Subsequently he designed and delivered course units like Global Information Systems, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Business Process Reengineering and IT Project Management in the industry as well as across Universities in Australia, China and India. He lead the Mobile Internet Research and Applications Group (MIRAG) at the University of Western Sydney, where he is also an adjunct Associate Professor. He has authored/edited sixteen books in the areas of collaborative business, globalization, mobile busine

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS083000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information Management
BUS094000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Green Business
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology