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EGI for the Open Science Commons
EGI released today the Open Science Commons vision (http://go.egi.eu/os...
Nov 10, 2014
11:13:00 AM
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Register Now! FitSM Foundation Training and Certification - EGI CF'14 Helsinki
The FedSM project is offering another free foundation training and certification in IT Service Management according toFitSM. This course, split over Thursday and Friday (May 22-23), introduces IT Service management and the FitSM standard family that ...
Apr 15, 2014
4:00:00 PM
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How are you managing your services?
The transition of EGI to a service and its participants as service providers within the distributing computing community is an exciting one. Over the last 7 years, I have witnessed EGI (and previously EGEE) pioneer large-scale distributed computing ...
Dec 16, 2013
2:56:40 PM
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Towards a federated cloud made of publicly funded and commercial providers
The Third Helix Nebula Workshop on Interoperability among publicly funded e-Infrastuctures and Commercial Cloud Providers will be held on 17 September 2013 in Madrid, co-located with the EGI Technical Forum 2013.
Sep 15, 2013
9:35:00 AM
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New Scientific Discipline Classification for EGI – Open for Comments
A proposal for a new classification of scientific disciplines for EGI is now available for comments until 30 April 2013. The proposed classificationis an output of a dedicated virtual team that investigated the current usage of scientific disciplines in ...
Apr 5, 2013
4:48:46 PM
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The RAMIRI Handbook
RAMIRI (Realising And Managing International Research Infrastructures) is an initiative pioneered by Prof. John Wood to develop a training program and networking platform for managers of research infrastructures (RIs) in Europe. Driven mainly by the ESFRI ...
Apr 4, 2013
10:41:00 PM
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Discussing prospects of common e-Infrastructures governance for digital research
In November 2012, the EGI Council endorsed the “EGI.eu transition plan to ERIC”, a report depicting motivations, scope, governance and possible roadmap, for a new entity for e-Infrastructures dedicated to Digital Research under the ERIC legal ...
Dec 10, 2012
10:57:00 AM
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Addressing gender equality to enhance excellence in research and science
The Gender Summit 2012, co-convened byEuropean Science FoundationandgenSET, took place on 29 -30 Nov 2012 at the European Parliament in Brussels. This year the event focused on 'Aligning Agendas for Excellence' and it brought together top scientists, ...
Dec 6, 2012
2:18:00 PM
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Adding Pay-for-Use Models within EGI
Recently, a thought experiment was presented to and endorsed by the EGI Council on how pay-for-use models for EGI resources could be implemented where users are billed for the usage of resources.
Dec 3, 2012
5:56:46 PM
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Broadening Horizons from Brussels
Last week I attended an interesting conference “SciTech Europe: Broadening Horizons – Creating a Single Market for Knowledge, Research and Innovation”. It wasanideal place to get an update regarding the newest developmentsacross the ...
Nov 26, 2012
3:06:00 PM
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The EGI Compendium 2011 is Out
The first edition of EGI Compendium is out! Would you like to know more about the status of NGI infrastructures and technologies, what research areas are served by each NGI, NGIs list of services, number of VOs and NGI governance, strategy and ...
Nov 21, 2012
10:51:00 AM
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Three new articles from EGI to the world
Just a quick note to let everyone know about three recent articles published about EGI and EGI's activities in the general press... Federating clouds to aid researchers (iSGTW) - Matteo Turilli, head of the EGI Federated Cloud Task Force, reports on his ...
Oct 18, 2012
10:10:00 AM
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Strengthening the European Research Area
On 17th July the European Commission's published aPolicy Communication on the European Research Area (ERA).
Aug 7, 2012
5:20:00 PM
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The EGI Glossary
As the EGIcommunity is large and distributed, working in structured groups or ad hoc collaborations, terms tend to assume different meanings in different contexts. "Words are chameleons, which reflect the color of their environment." - ...
Jun 1, 2012
4:51:31 PM
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Applying for Structural Funds
Do you know that there are still unused Structural Funds for 2013 that could be accessed by your organisation? Do you want to know more about whom to contact and what is needed for your application? Are you exploring longer-term funding opportunities? ...
May 29, 2012
2:11:00 PM
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I wandered lonely as a cloud...
Last week Gartner released a report on Cloud Computing that identified five trends that would impact the Cloud Computing strategies over the next few years. As EGI finialises its future straetgy to support its research communities, how aligned is it to ...
Apr 7, 2012
9:25:00 AM
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EGI Sustainability – Clearer Skies
Over the last year, there have been numerous discussions, meetings, articles and reports trying to address the complex issue of EGI sustainability. The latest installment of this multi-facet activity, took place in a full-day workshop “Sustaining ...
Apr 4, 2012
5:22:00 PM
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Seeking new horizons: EGI’s role for 2020
Over the last three months the EGI has been reflecting on its strategy as Europe moves towards the ambitious aims outlined in the European Commission's Europe 2020 vision. Following review and feedback from the EGI-InSPIRE Project Management Board, the ...
Mar 9, 2012
10:33:00 AM
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Report from e-IRG Workshop (12-13 October 2011)
Last 12-13 October, I attended the e-IRG workshop held in Poznan (Poland). This event is organised twice a year and is hosted by the member state holding the EU Presidency which rotates every six months. For those not familiar with the e-IRG ...
Oct 31, 2011
10:23:00 AM
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Exploring Business Models to Sustain EGI
Key components of a business model and how it could directly apply to EGI's long-term sustainability strategy.
Sep 27, 2011
12:00:13 PM

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