Service Science is now an INFORMS Journal

In 2012, INFORMS will begin publishing the 13th journal Service Science. Service Science is a fully refereed journal focusing on state-of-the-art research and development in service science research, education, and practice. Please read more on Service Science journal http://www.informs.org/Pubs/Service-Science. Please show your support and submit your scholarly research work to Service Science!  Before we have …

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New study released – Socio-economic impact of open service innovation

http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/item-detail-dae.cfm?item_id=7195 This study assesses the economic and societal potential and impact of open service innovation approach in Europe. The study is coordinated and led by Logica business consulting. The consortium consists of IBM, Nokia, Intel, Novay and Innovation Value Institute. The study considers the role of users and citizens in open, user-driven service innovation, as …

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New leadership minor modeled on SSME program guide

Mount Marty College has launched a new leadership minor for undergraduates that truly follows the spirit of the interdisciplinary program guide.  Bonita Gacnik, O.S.B., Ph.D contacted me about a year ago to understand the guide and ideas about service science.  Then she and her team made it their own, to fit local needs and Mt …

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Watson earns WEBBY award

Watson is Webby Person of the Year The Webby Awards The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web’s infancy, the Webbys are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which includes an Executive 750-member body of leading Web experts, business figures, …

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Free IBM RedGuides about Smarter Planet topics

This IBM® Redguide™ publication is the first paper in the Smarter Cities™ Series of Redguide publications. This particular guide provides insight into the IBM Smarter Cities vision and explains how information and technology can help make cities smarter. It focuses on the foundation that is used to build a smarter city. It also explains how …

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Service Oriented Systems Engineering conference Dec 12-14 CFP

The 6th IEEE International Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering December 12-14, 2011,  Irvine, CA, USA Collocated with SOCA, KSEM, RTSOAA and KASTLES Sponsored by: IEEE Computer Society; Co-sponsored by: Arizona State University, San Jose State University, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Oxford Brookes University, University of Leeds.

The 4th Annual Service Innovation & Design seminar, 4 May 2011, in Espoo, Finland

The 4th Annual Service Innovation & Design seminar, 4 May 2011, in Espoo, Finland Key Speakers: Prof. Irene Ng, Prof. Christian Grönroos, Dr. Heli Arantola, Hugo Raaijmakers (Philips), Stephen Marlowe (Rolls Royce), Tiia Sammallahti (GSP Group). Interesting cases and workshops.