High Tech Skills

High Tech Skills
This project is key to assess global/national funding, education programs set up and training offers and content, and policies related to building faster the high-tech skills and competences required so that Europe can become more agile and innovative. Launched by the European Commission (DG GROW) with empirica and PwC, this project is organized as a series of 4 workshops with individual and international experts including EuroCIO representatives. Promising practices of national policies and funding programs are being reviewed in order to learn how to scale up and re-focus but also supporting improving efficiency and effectiveness of the funding programs and incentives.

EU ICT Profile – eCF Revision

EU ICT Profile – eCF Revision
The Profiles project has been continued with workshops with EuroCIO representatives and feedback on Agile IT context .The European ICT Professional Role profiles (a set of 30) are another key contribution to increasing transparency and convergence of the European digital skills landscape and to maturing the ICT profession as a whole. This project is being executed in the context of the eCompetenceFramework (eCF) and facilitated by Jutta Breyer. Project Team is working on eCF revision to be endorsed by national Institutions.

Intraprise

Intraprise
Entrepreneurial skills are well understood, documented and demonstrated by small, agile organisations that can respond quickly to new market opportunities The project is looking at ways to promote the development and nurturing of entrepreneurial skills within organisations – hence the term ‘intrapreneurial’- as a means to promote innovation and creativity and the development of new business models. The project has developed an online course as the first step in what could be a more extensive training and development programme. 5 Modules have been developed and will be marketed to EuroCIO members.

Cloud Security Certification Schemes Workgroup

Cloud Security Certification Schemes Workgroup
“The Cloud Security Certification Schemes” workgroup, set up and supported by the European Commission, is being chaired by users and providers. Objective is to assess for CSP’s and users the benefits of being certified. Activities cover inventory of schemes, validation/mapping, basic requirements and security controls for a certification scheme, stakeholder analysis, technical standards, accreditation of certification bodies.

Cloud Data Portability and Switching Provider Workgroup

Cloud Data Portability and Switching Provider Workgroup
EuroCIO will take the lead with CISPE (Cloud Infrastructure Services Europe) respectively from the IT Demand/Supply side on developing IaaS Code of Conduct (CoC); Enel representatives with 3 other organizations (Scope Europe, etc.) will cover SaaS CoC on porting data and switching cloud service providers (CSP) This could be in the form of developing model contract clauses for services agreements between CSP and cloud users. This will be done with other contributors/experts; This European workgroup is being established as a result of the discussions at Dec 12, 2017 European Commission DSM (Digital Single Market) workshop with facilitators Arthur’s Legal and IDC (work will be sued as starting base).