VENIS improves business collaboration
VENIS (Virtual Enterprises by Networked Interoperability Services), a research project co-funded by the European Union has developed a solution that reduces the technological interoperability gap between micro, small, medium and large enterprises. In a global, demanding and fast changing market, collaboration among enterprises is increasing and is becoming a strength. VENIS supports enterprises in creating flexible and secure business collaboration.
Nerve Tracts for the Smart City
The Smart City is one of today's major hypes. Everything is to become more progressive, more efficient, cleaner. A lot of projects are working towards this goal. What is lacking, however, is a comprehensive platform that lets a broad range of municipal applications work together. In the European ALMANAC project, Fraunhofer FIT is working with international partners to develop a prototype of such a platform. A key component of this platform is a service-oriented middleware that enables heterogeneous resources, devices and services to cooperate at the semantic level.
Fraunhofer Certified Usability Engineer: Courses in English Will Start in June
Reacting to strong demand from abroad, Fraunhofer FIT will soon offer an English-language version of their professional training program that leads to a Certified Usability Engineer qualification. The one-week basic course focuses on the DAkkS methodology and imparts thorough knowledge of the international usability standards. Fraunhofer FIT's usability training activity is a service process certified by TÜV Rheinland.