Date Added: May 2011
Business demands have been increasing for the past years due to the ever growing need to sustain competitive advantage. As a consequence, business processes require more agile and flexible Information Technology (IT) assets that can be easily and swiftly customized to meet their changing demands. Such challenges are continuously faced by IT professionals as they are required to develop innovative solutions to cope with business-related problems. In a dynamic business environment, innovation is a way to create value and, as this paper will show, it might result from the combination of cloud computing and Model-Driven Development (MDD) foundations.