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Mr. Michele Missikoff from CNR presented the FInES Research Roadmap 2025. After giving a summary of previous suggestions and comments, he outlined the current proposal and future activities.
(FInES Cluster Meeting, December 2012)

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  1. 1. FInES Research Roadmap 2025 Updated State of Play Michele Missikoff (CNR) FInES RR Rapporteur Task Force of the FInES Cluster, Unit D4 December 2011
  2. 2. Brief recap <ul><li>Drawing the main lines for future research in the domain of FInES : Future Internet Enterprise Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Such research lines are positioned in a long-term , highly innovative vision, with 2025 as time horizon. </li></ul><ul><li>We assume a socio-economic marked discontinuity in the next decade (… forget ‘business as usual’!) </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to Horizon 2020 Work Programme </li></ul>•••
  3. 3. The 4 FInES Knowledge Spaces <ul><li>1. Socio-economic Space (SOCE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The larger context in which we operate that includes the model of development, the system of values, ... </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Enterprise Space (ENTP) </li></ul><ul><li>the (desired) key traits of future enterprises: </li></ul>••• <ul><li>Humanistic Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Inventive Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Agile Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Cognisant Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Sensing Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Community-oriented Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Liquid Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Glocal Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Enterprise </li></ul>And the behavioural paradigm : Invent – Plan – Build – Operate – Manage - Dissolute
  4. 4. The 4 FInES Knowledge Spaces (cont’) <ul><li>3. Future Enterprise Systems (ESYS) </li></ul><ul><li>The FInES Research Challenges , organised in: </li></ul><ul><li>- Enterprise Knowledge (RC1 – RC2 – RC3) </li></ul><ul><li>- Enterprise Applications (RC4 – RC5 – RC6) </li></ul><ul><li>- FInES Engineering (RC7 – RC8 – RC9) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Enabling Technology Space (TECH) </li></ul><ul><li>- Networking tech-meth </li></ul><ul><li>- Knowledge tech-meth </li></ul><ul><li>- Application development </li></ul><ul><li>- Computing and Storage </li></ul><ul><li>- Natural interaction </li></ul>•••
  5. 5. Summary of comments & suggestions on RR v1.0 (Oct 2010) <ul><li>Many suggestions and comments, of different nature </li></ul><ul><li>From specific improvements on the text... </li></ul><ul><li>to the use of different labels for key knowledge elements, </li></ul><ul><li>to suggestions to rethink entire parts </li></ul><ul><li>to the introduction of new chapters and sections </li></ul>•••
  6. 6. Summary of comments & suggestions <ul><li>Make evident that Chapter 1 is a framing / introd chapter. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a diagram representing the FInES Knowledge Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a view of the interplay (ako ‘fil rouge’) of the different knowledge spaces </li></ul>•••
  7. 7. A Global view of FInES RR Knowledge Framework ••• Socio-economic Space Enterprise Space Humanistic Inventive Agile Sensing Community Cognitive Liquid Sustainable Glocal FInES Space Enterprise Knowledge Application Systems FInES Engineering RC1 RC2 RC3 RC4 RC5 RC6 RC7 RC8 RC9 Networking Knowledge Tech App Software Computing & Storage Natural Interaction Technology Space Social requirements, Drivers, Values Impacts Business requirements, Functions Technical requirements, Enablers
  8. 8. Support of FInES to EQ ••• Humanistic Enterprise Inventive Enterprise Agile Enterprise Cognitive Enterprise Comm’ty Enterprise Sensing Enterprise Liquid Enterprise Sust’ble Enterprise Glocal Enterprise Enterprise Knowledge RC1. Unified Digital Enterprise     X     X X X   RC2. Linked Open Knowledge X     X X         RC3. Complex Systems Modelling   X X     X X   X Application Systems RC4. Innovation-oriented enterprise production platforms   X   X X         RC5. Unified Digital Enterprise (UDE) Management System     X   X   X X X RC6. Cooperation and collaboration platforms X       X       X FInES Engineering RC7. Proactive FInES Mashup     X     X X     RC8. Autonomic Computing Components and Subsystems           X X     RC9. Flexible Execution platforms     X         X  
  9. 9. Tech Support to FInES ••• Enterprise Knowledge Aplication Systems FInES Engineering RC1. Unified Digital Enterprise RC2. Linked Open Knowledge RC3. Complex Systems Modelling RC4. Innovation-oriented enterprise application RC5. Unified Digital Enterprise Mgt System RC6. Cooperation and collaboration platforms RC7. Proactive FInES Mashup RC8. Autonomic Computing RC9. Flexible Execution platforms Knowledge Technology   X X X X  X  X X     Application Software       X X X X   X Computing & Storage Technology X X X   X X     X Natural Interaction       x   x   X       Networking Technology X     X   X X X X
  10. 10. Further comments <ul><li>On the EB extended meeting (in the Commission) of end Sept 2011 was decided to freeze the Knowledge Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Updates would be on specific issues , in absence of some contradicting evidence </li></ul><ul><li>But big effort will be put on the collaborative elaboration of the FInES RR </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond collaborative commenting: building a consituency ‘àla Wikipedia’ </li></ul>•••
  11. 11. Further advices <ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on advanced research , avoiding to addressing topics/technologies that presumably will be maturing in the next years (e.g., SOA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce an Executive Summary (10p? May be 2p) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce a level for “ Grand Challenges ” introducing 3 Grand Challenges to opt for in the next years (…. But our horizon is 2025) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create explicit links to EISB (… ok, but is should be symmetrical, from EISB to FInES RR as well) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce Timelines / Recommendations for the different Stakeholders </li></ul></ul>•••
  12. 12. Specific comments <ul><li>Grand Objectives become Qualities of Being then another proposal: Enterprise Qualities ) </li></ul><ul><li>Add Sensing Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Green Enterprise  Sustainable Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Enterprise  Liquid Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>The cycle - Invent / Plan / Build / Operate / Manage: not a linear process </li></ul><ul><li>Change ‘Quality of Being’ into ‘ Enterprise Qualities ’ </li></ul><ul><li>Include also the idea of Dissolution </li></ul><ul><li>Future Internet ... term over-used. May by use Multinet? Futurenet? Converging Net? </li></ul><ul><li>Swarm Computing , as IoT computing </li></ul>•••
  13. 13. Proposal <ul><li>We will consolidate the current architecture, introducing the focused suggestions  FInES RR v.1.9 </li></ul><ul><li>Big / diverging intervention will be hosted in specific Annexes </li></ul><ul><li>We launch the final phase to have the final RR end of Fanruary </li></ul><ul><li>Please use the most easy way to send your opinions: Cluster portal, collaboration environment (CommentPress), Wiki, ... </li></ul>•••
  14. 14. Future Activities <ul><li>Consolidation of Vers. 1.9 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Jan 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 December 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activate a wide consultation process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 month until early Feb 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Issueing of the ‘Final’ FInES RR 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End of February </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Start the design of the: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OnLine FInES Research Roadmap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The supporting consituency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terminate August 2012 </li></ul></ul>•••
  16. 16. 1. A Vision on the Socio-economic Space in 2025 <ul><li>The need for a socio-economic discontinuity </li></ul><ul><li>Different growths for wealth and well-being in reduced economic expansion </li></ul><ul><li>Towards a totally connected Society </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation in a Knowledge -based Society </li></ul>•••
  17. 17. 2. The Future Internet-based Enterprise <ul><li>2a. Quality of Being: a first characterization </li></ul><ul><li>2b. The Operational Dimension </li></ul><ul><li>2c. New approaches to Future Enterprises Governance </li></ul>•••
  18. 18. 2a. Quality of Being: a first characterization <ul><li>Humanistic Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Inventive Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Agile Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Cognisant Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Sensing Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Community-oriented Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Glocal Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Green Enterprise </li></ul>•••
  19. 19. 2b. The Operational Dimension <ul><li>The following operational areas are connected in a spiral/fractal fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Invent </li></ul><ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Build </li></ul><ul><li>Operate </li></ul><ul><li>Manage&Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Dissolute </li></ul>•••
  20. 20. 2c. New approaches for Future Enterprises Governance <ul><li>Enterprise as a complex artefact </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Engineering : need for a systematic approach </li></ul><ul><li>A World of Models, based on Design Science </li></ul><ul><li>But... Accepting the limitations of a modelling approach </li></ul><ul><li>Surviving with partial models, to be addressed with Complexity Theory </li></ul><ul><li>E.g., from BPM to C omplex E vent P roc </li></ul>•••
  21. 21. 2. Enterprise Space key comments <ul><li>the “ value creating &quot; models (constellations) are replacing the traditional “value adding&quot; ones, such as value chain. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Inventive ” is a too demanding characteristic for an enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Engineering methods address low-level practical issues, missing the holistic socially interlinked trends </li></ul><ul><li>Humanities , natural sciences and the arts need to be considered in harmony to support a successful FI enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Green Enterprise… enough! Better Recycling Enterprise </li></ul>•••
  22. 22. 3. The Future Internet-based Enterprise Systems <ul><li>This the Core Space , organised in three dimensions: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Knowledge Dimension , since before doing it is necessary to know, </li></ul><ul><li>2. Functional Dimension , to see what will be the main functions of a FInES, </li></ul><ul><li>3. Engineering Dimension investigate new development techniques, with a specific focus on software applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Each dimension will be articulated with its Research Challenges </li></ul>•••
  23. 23. 3.1 The Knowledge Dimension <ul><li>RC1. Unified Digital Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>full digital image of the enterprise ( E nterprise A rchitecture F wk), with conceptual and factual (data) knowledge, behavioural and structural aspects, at various levels of details </li></ul><ul><li>RC2. Linked Open Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>to connect and integrate actual knowledge/ data, in/outside of the enterprise (Web of Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>RC3. Complex Systems Modelling </li></ul><ul><li>with sections fully specified and sections characterised by non deterministic behaviour </li></ul>•••
  24. 24. 3.2 The Functional Dimension of a FInES <ul><li>RC4. Innovation-oriented enterprise production platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Invent – Plan – Build – Operate – Manage&Monitor – Dissolute </li></ul><ul><li>RC5. Unified Digital Enterprise (UDE) Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Constantly evolving the UDE to guarantee a digital reality mirroring the analogical reality </li></ul><ul><li>RC6. Cooperation and collaboration platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Objects, Apps, people: all seamlessly Intp </li></ul>•••
  25. 25. 3.3 The Engineering Dimension of FInES <ul><li>RC7. Proactive FInES Mashup (Design) </li></ul><ul><li>combined top-down (goal - and human - driven) and bottom-up (event - and object - driven) design </li></ul><ul><li>RC8. Autonomic Computing Components and Subsystems (Build) </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic (re)organization of computational business resources resources mirroring (collective intelligence). </li></ul><ul><li>RC9. Flexible Execution platforms (Exec) </li></ul><ul><li>Different integrated paradigms, Agents, Smart Objects, Utility and Commodity Clouds </li></ul>•••
  26. 26. The Science Base of FInES <ul><li>Much of the above Research Challenges need rigorous, well-founded approaches </li></ul><ul><li>In the future FInES researches it is highly advisable to include activities related to Science Base </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond EISB . E.g.: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complexity Theory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fuzzy self-organising systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semantics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Engineering </li></ul></ul>•••
  27. 27. 4. Future Technologies for FInES <ul><li>ICTs are not our core research interest, but we rely on to achieve the sought FInES </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Computation and Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Natural interaction </li></ul>•••
  28. 28. 4. Future Technologies for FInES <ul><li>4.1 Future Networking technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Converging, seamless scaling networking infrastructures </li></ul><ul><li>4.2 Future Knowledge technologies </li></ul><ul><li>a – Diffused Knowledge Base Technology </li></ul><ul><li>b – From raw data to knowledge assets </li></ul><ul><li>c – Innovation-oriented knowledge assets </li></ul>•••
  29. 29. (4. Future Technologies for FInES) <ul><li>4.3 Future Application Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>a - Proactive and autonomic computing </li></ul><ul><li>b - From deterministic to fuzzy computing </li></ul><ul><li>c - Beyond system consistency </li></ul><ul><li>d - Governance application technologies </li></ul><ul><li>e - Top-down problems definition and bottom-up systems aggregation </li></ul>•••
  30. 30. (4. Future Technologies for FInES) <ul><li>4.5 Future computation and storage technologies </li></ul><ul><li>From Cloud to Ground Computing (IoT). Glocal computing. Interoperability, trust&security, ...will be largely achieved. New computational models </li></ul><ul><li>4.6 Future Natural Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Disappearance of HCI. Evolution of NUI. </li></ul>•••
  31. 31. Consultation process <ul><li>Consultation method and tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting on key issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding text to comment or propose alternative ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Experts consultation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 experts, almost 100 contributions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Projects consultation </li></ul>•••
  32. 32. FInES Research Roadmap Second Version Development Timeline ••• SAG & ESC input Project input R1 Consultation V2.0 = V1.9 R3 +Cl2 Fourth Semester: M18 – M24. Development of Online FInES RR Portal CLl2 Cluster Meeting 20/12 31/8 30/9 31/10 30/11 31/12 31/1 28/2 Cl1 Cluster Meeting 12/10 Include Knowledge Cafe V1.9 = V1.0 + R1 + R2 + Cl1 R2 Consultation R3 Consultation
  33. 33. Conclusions <ul><li>The key work (first RR draft) has been achieved ahead of schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Final version expected on M18 (planned M24) </li></ul><ul><li>Focussed activities in the last semester: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation and test of advanced online co-working platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FInES Folksaurus and FInESpedia </li></ul></ul>•••
  34. 34. A Possible Dream <ul><li>Possibility of Governance of research initiatives and programs </li></ul><ul><li>FInES Research Roadmap as a ‘territory’ to explore </li></ul><ul><li>Projects are the ‘explorers’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are their research efforts heading to? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can we trace their achievements? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there (undiscovered) overlappings? Complementarities? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the ‘crwded territories? And the unexplored ones? </li></ul></ul>•••