09-05-12

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Stephanie Coverth
Object Management Group
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OMG’s Andrew Watson to Give Keynote, Presentation on Cloud Computing at 5th International Service Technology Symposium

Needham, MA, USA – September 5, 2012 – OMG’s® Vice President and Technical Director Andrew Watson will be giving a keynote presentation and general presentation at the 5th International Service Technology Symposium being held 24-25 September 2012 in London, UK.

The International Service Technology Symposium is the world’s largest event dedicated to Service Technology, SOA, Cloud Computing and Big Data, featuring top industry experts and authors, along with CCP and SOACP certification workshops from SOASchool.com and CloudSchool.com. 

 Andrew will be giving two presentations:

Keynote: "The Challenge & Opportunity of Cloud Computing" (24 September 2012, 17:45)
Cloud Computing is fundamentally changing the way we address many businesses' Information Technology needs. In this visionary keynote, Andrew will present thoughts on how both IT users and providers should respond to this shift that is changing the complexion of IT and business automation.

"Making Cloud Standards Customer-Driven" (24 September 2012, 13:55)
On 7th April 2011 industry leaders from across the world formed the first customer-led consortium designed to shape the face of open standards based cloud computing. The Cloud Standards Customer Council will drive user requirements into standards development process, establish the criteria for open standards based cloud computing, and deliver content in the form of best practices, case studies, use cases, requirements, gap analysis and recommendations for cloud standards. This talk covers CSCC's origins, structure and objectives, and describes how you can get involved.

Additional information and registration information may be found online at http://www.servicetechsymposium.com/.


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