Open Excellence Workshop – Athens, 20. March 2014

The 10th Open Excellence Workshop will focus on “Quality and Performance of Business Services in the Cloud ” and is organised by SingularLogic (SILO) on March 20, 2014. The goal of the industrial open excellence workshop is to provide insights from the academic as well as the industrial perspective on the topic of the quality and performance of business services in the Cloud. To this end, the workshop will host interesting talks from distinguished academic speakers as well as from industry experts in the area of business software.

The workshop is divided in two main sessions:

In the morning session, Prof. Diomidis Spinellis from AUEB will provide a tutorial on locating and addressing performance issues during the software development phase and then Prof. Giannis Soldatos from AIT will talk about developing IoT applications based on the Open IoT platform. Then Thanos Moraitinis, the head of product management team of the Cloud Division of Singular Logic, will try to shed light on how companies bundle and promote cloud products to increase their revenue and he will use the case of Orbi, a successful cloud product offered currently in the Greek market by SingularLogic, to motivate his talk.

The afternoon session will host a demo presentation from the MSEE project, which will demonstrate tools supporting a particular class of business services, the manufacturing services. The workshop will close with a presentation from Thanos Karantjias, information security officer in Singular Logic, who will talk about security in enterprise clouds giving an industrial view on the management of cloud services. The target group of the workshop is industrial experts and researchers who are working on cloud technologies applied in emerging business environments.

Tentative agenda:

9:00-10:30 Diomidis Spinellis (Associate Professor, AUEB): Locating and Addressing Performance Issues (Tutorial)

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45- 12:00 John Soldatos (Associate Professor, AIT): OpenIoT into the Cloud

12:00-13:00 Insights from a holistic marketing strategy for Cloud Products: The Orbi Case (title to be confirmed), Thanos Moraitinis, Product Manager, SingularLogic

13:00-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Future Internet tools supporting Manufacturing Service Ecosystems – The MSEE project, Kostas Kalaboukas, R&D Project Manager, Singular Logic/Jerry Dimitriou Independent IT Consultant and Application Developer

15:00-16:00 Thanos Karantjias (Information Security Officer, SILO): Security Concerns for Cloud Services (Title and Abstract to be confirmed)

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