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DigiBiz'09 Welcoming


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DigiBiz'09 Welcoming

  1. 1. DigiBiz '09 Opening Ceremony Building the business of the future!!
  2. 2. Welcome !!!!! <ul><li>Welcome to DigiBiz, the first ICST conference on Digital Business!!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why we are here? <ul><li>The scientific offering in e-business, e-commerce, and ICT in general is quite broad and spans many different research themes, involving several communities and methodologies. </li></ul><ul><li>...but there are some elements to consider!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges: </li></ul><ul><li>Let scientists and practitioners talk to each other!!! (similar problems, different languages in terms of research tools and approaches) </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities: </li></ul><ul><li>Cross fertilization (multidisciplinary discussions leading to new ideas, projects and products). </li></ul>
  4. 4. DigiBiz Focus <ul><li>We aimed at creating a unique, multidisciplinary forum that would allow the participants to cross the boundaries between research and business. </li></ul><ul><li>We would like to facilitate discussions on the evolution of business models, the increased liquidity of competition through increased availability of information and the impact of redesigning the Internet for the current and future business landscape. </li></ul><ul><li>With DigiBiz09 we will try to cover all aspects related to the success of digital business and present the opportunities for the specifications of novel models, products and services that are, use and/or rely on ICT. </li></ul><ul><li>We also expect that this meeting will focus on building bridges between the research and business communities and that it will provide innovative perspectives on the future of business ecosystems. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Day 1 Schedule
  6. 6. Day 2 and Day 3 Schedule
  7. 7. Today's Keynotes <ul><li>Cristina Martinez </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Head of the Future Internet Enterprise Systems cluster, responsible for giving research directions in the Enterprise Interoperability and Collaboration domain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Orestis Terzidis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of the CEC Karlsruhe. In developing future research initiatives, Orestis is currently focusing on Information Technologies for future energy networks (Common abbreviations are IT-FEN and E-Energy). </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Special Thanks to the organising committee <ul><li>Gregory Kersten </li></ul><ul><li>Dirk Trossen </li></ul><ul><li>Ian Cloete </li></ul><ul><li>Elmar Husmann </li></ul><ul><li>Javier Vazquez </li></ul><ul><li>Katarina Stanoevska </li></ul><ul><li>Veselin Rakocevic </li></ul><ul><li>and ICST </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some initial thoughts... Building the business of the future!!
  10. 10. General Trends <ul><li>Society is Ageing (reuters, EU) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workforce issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ageing baby boomers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New services are emerging </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Society is more and more mobile,interconnected (digital necklace) </li></ul><ul><li>Fast growing countries (China, India, Brasil) are now becoming more and more influential and are starting to develop their own vision about the future! </li></ul><ul><li>Demand outpacing supply (Steel, Energy) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability of the resources is an issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need solutions and services that can monitor the usage and facilitate the efficient and dynamic use/allocation of those resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Global Financial and Value Crisis </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Business digitalization thanks to broadband network systems (Micro – Nano Companies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone is becoming its own business (Autonomous Business Hub) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Business Environments have been characterized as portable, ubiquitous and interactive with human beings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization of Business Value Chains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to use resources spread in the society ->Multitude of services accessible anywhere and at any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The intelligence is moving from the center to the hedges! </li></ul></ul>Trends in the Networked Economy
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Need of personalized business services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need of tools able to model and adapt autonomously services to user needs, environmental constraints and available resources..... autonomously </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need of a supporting computing environment able to adapt to user needs without being programmed...intelligently </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to neutralize the complexity of the systems in order to cope with individual companies and an increasing number of small business transactions....simple as a mail or SMS </li></ul></ul>Challenges in the Networked Economy
  13. 13. … three future technology and socio- economic transformations stand out: the ' Future Internet ', the ' alternative paths to ICT components and systems ' and ' ICT for sustainable development’ Source: FP7 ICT WP 2009-2010 Global economic crises occur within social transformation … ICT is an enabler for social transformation Source: Viviane Reding, ICT for a Global Sustainable Future Conference, 22-23 January 2009 Future Internet A new generation of ICT-enabled enterprise systems Sustainable businesses Concurrent global crises Problems linked to ICT Global issues, European focus, business-driven perspective Enterprise Issues Source: Man-Sze Li -IC Focus
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>PSA is a cluster of autonomic tools and core services able to self-manage, self-adapt and combine/evolve (business services, economic actor ’s behavioural models) keeping in consideration user needs, environmental constraints (energy positive) and availability of resources! </li></ul></ul>FUTURE RESEARCH? Personalized Service Area : as an enabler for the knowledge economy
  16. 16. Enjoy the Event!!!!! <ul><li>Luigi Telesca </li></ul><ul><li>DigiBiz General Co-Chair </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>