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PENS Alcalá Meeting and training

Reporting Date: 
Monday, July 30, 2018
Partner reporting the Activity: 
Universidad de Alcala
Type of activity: 
Date of Activity: 
Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Place of Activity: 
University of Alcala
Summary of the activity: 

1st Day: Monday

First day started in the Degree Room of the Polytechnic Building of the University of Alcalá with the welcome message to the University of Alcalá for the participants, given by Prof. Juan J. Cuadrado.

After the welcome message, participants assist, in the same room to the invited conference performed by Mr. José Gómez, from Cap Gemini. Cap Gemini is a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Cap Gemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Cap Gemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Cap Gemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion. Mr. José Gómez is chief of the industrialization services in the company for the South Europe and north Africa region.

The conference title was Services Industrialization, and in it participants could have knowledge about how services industrialization are implemented in Cap Gemini and how they are related with the University world and what kind of skills must have the students in enterprise systems when they arrive to the industry.

The following training session were offered:

performed by the European partners of the team the University of Cagliari and the University of Middlesex, Giorgio Giacinto and George Dafoulas, respectively. They exposed to the participants their experiences and knowledge.

2ndDay: Monday

Second day was dedicated to the current situation of PENS project. The sessions were:

  • WP6: Progress and current status of the project (BZU), by Dr. Yousef Hassouneh
  • WP1 status and deliverables progress (SU), by Prof. Maha Khemaja
  • WP2 planning (UAH), by Prof. Salvador Sánchez
  • WP3 planning (ASD), by ASD representative
  • WP4 status and deliverables progress (MDX), by Prof. George Dafoulas
  • WP5 status and deliverables progress (AQU), by Rashid Jayousi

The result of the review of the current state of the project is that all the task has being performed accorded with the scheduled. The day was very productive because all the partners left very clear the achievements to be obtained in the near future and the commitment of each partner to get it.

3rdDay: Wednesday

In the third day the formative sessions starts. Sessions in the day were:

4thDay: Thursday

Formative sessions scheduled for this day were:

5thDay: Friday

The last day of the meeting starts with a formative session:

and the last session was performed by video conference from UK:

Type of Audience: 
Research & Practitioners