Monthly Archives: December 2013

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SS4SI Symposium on FedSCIS 2014 Conference

Category : News

The First International Symposium on Service Systems for Social Innovation (SS4SI 2014) co-organized by CC S4S team will take place on 7 – 10 September 2014 in Warsaw, Poland. This event will be the significant part of this year’s edition of Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2014).

The growing importance of services in the modern economy has caused an increasing demand for research activities that will focus on the dedicated theories, methods and tools for designing software systems and applications supporting provision of ICT service solutions in general, and specifically for social innovation.

The term ‘social innovation‘ incorporate all kind of concepts, ideas, activities and tools that effect an invention that addresses a particular social need and stimulating economic growth.

In the age of information and massive connectivity, the main challenges of the developed world become delivering means and infrastructure for ICT-supported lifestyle management and providing innovative services to different groups of the society, tailored to their individual needs and demands.

Focusing on the changing needs of consumers in the digital age, the SS4SI Symposium will cover three broad subject areas that is: Social Innovation, Services for Society as well as Service Systems and Applications.

The SS4SI Symposium will accept regular papers and position papers. Anyone interested in taking part in the symposium please visit the http://fedcsis.org/ss4si to see more information. You can also find SS4SI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ss4si.


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Recruitment for the Cyber ​​Security Management post-graduate studies has just begun

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Studies are organized by Institute of Business Informatics and CC S4S team at Wroclaw University of Economics in cooperation with IBM Poland and IBM New York Cyber Security Innovation.

The aim of the Cyber Security Management post-graduate studies is to provide actual knowledge and practical managerial skills in the field of information systems security management, in particular risks associated with cyber space in which organizations operate today.

Studies are dedicated to graduates of information technology fields of study and specialists who want to become managers of cyber security in today’s business organizations. It should be pointed out that the studies are focused on training managers who want to be also experts in the field of Cyber Security.

The courses emphasize the managerial aspects of Cyber Security, including risk management and compliance, security governance, security incidents management, law and ethics with relation to cyber security. The focus is on the managerial context so that students can progress their careers through organisations and can aim at management positions. The technical aspects of Cyber Security are also explained, including computer security, applications security, cryptography, security in cloud computing, security of network architectures etc.

The Cyber Security Management post-graduate studies are conducted by highly qualified professionals, specialists in the area  of information systems security. Many classes enlist the collaboration of IBM and a number of certified specialists and experts in the field of Cyber Security technology and management. The studies are dedicated (predominantly, but not exclusively) to the graduates with a Computing or Information Systems background .They are designed for those wishing to develop a career as Cyber Security professionals and take a leading managerial role in an organisation dependent upon data and information communication technology.


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Workshops with our partners from University of St. Gallen

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At the beginning of December the CC S4S team hosted in Wroclaw the representatives of Competence Center Independent Living from the University of St. Gallen, Our teams have been working together for several years in the context of joint research projects. During 2-days workshop members of both teams gave speeches and discussed in particularthe Independent Living Project, the design and development of the service management platform and work on the ActGo-Gate project.

On 2nd and 3rd December the CC S4S team hosted in Wroclaw the representatives of Competence Center Independent Living from the University of St. Gallen – prof. Hubert Öesterle, dr. Philipp Osl and dr. Philipp Menschner. Our teams have been working together for several years in the context of joint research projects. Currently, cooperation concerns in particular the Independent Living Project, the design and development of the service management platform and work on the ActGo-Gate project.

During 2-days workshop members of both teams gave speeches. The discussion was mainly devoted the development of the Independent Living platform (Appointment Coordination System – ACS). The presentations regarded following topics:

  1. Reminders and notifications in the three layers (logical, backend and frontend) of the ACS – presented by Jan Słowik (CC S4S)
  2. Integration with calendar systems (functionality, types of integration, costs, proposition of software to integrate with, methodology of integration, problems)– presented by Adam Pyka (CC S4S)
  3. Informal help exchange – presented by Manuel Eisele, Philipp Menschner (CC IL)
  4. ERP Integration (motivation, conception in the context of ACS, proposition of solutions, opportunities and challenges) – presented by Manuel Eisele (CC IL)
  5. Ad-hoc appointment coordination without registration – presented by Philipp Osl, Hubert Oesterle
  6. New appointment coordination processes (motivation, possible ways of realization: how to add time frames, periodic orders, first-come-first-serve and semi-automation, consequences) – presented by Grzegorz Biziel

Moreover during the meeting were discussed the issues of the next steps in the Independent Living project and the new locations of ACS tests and implementations.

The subject of the discussion was also the ActGo-Gate project in which both teams are involved.