Date Added: Jun 2010
Emerging technologies, e.g. web services and open source software, are rapidly adopted in IT solutions, which are based on new business logics such as SOA and SaaS. But is industry ready to utilize these solutions? The aim with this paper is to describe current IT practices within maintenance in Swedish industry, and to outline the future possible developments. The paper is formed as a web-based questionnaire survey addressed to plants where the maintenance is performed in-house. 71 responses were received of 196 questionnaires sent.