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GCIS 2014 : Global Cloud Industry Summit at SERVICES 2014


When Jun 27, 2014 - Jul 2, 2014
Where Anchorage, Alaska
Submission Deadline Mar 18, 2014
Notification Due Apr 1, 2014
Final Version Due Apr 17, 2014
Categories    cloud computing   web services   big data

Call For Papers

Global Cloud Industry Summit

Summary: Call for short (two-page) industry focused papers and presentation. Accepted authors will present at the SERVICES 2014 conference and two-page papers will be published in the SERVICES 2014 proceedings.

Important Dates:
Paper Submission Due Date: March 18, 2014
Decision Notification (Electronic): April 1, 2014
Camera-Ready Copy Due Date & Pre-registration Due: April 17, 2014
Web page:

Detailed instructions for electronic paper preparation and submission can be found at


The CIS event is focused on industry practitioners who work on real-world systems, applying the SOA principles, standards, Cloud-based technologies, tools, protocols, solutions or management. In addition to best practices or, in the case of an emerging discipline, adequate practices that have proven successful are needed. In addition warning examples of how not to apply projects are also welcome because they provide a venue and context for avoiding common pitfalls in the combination of SOA resources that are often confusing to practitioners in the field. Experience reports are expected to provide and describe new insights gained in the context of case studies or the application of SOA in practice.

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research papers that are not being considered in another forum.
Please note that the same paper should NOT be submitted to ICWS 2014, SCC 2014, CLOUD 2014, MS 2014, BigData 2014, and other tracks of SERVICES 2014 simultaneously. Such duplicate submissions will be rejected from all conferences
without review.

Submitted manuscripts will be limited to 2 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages and required to be formatted using the IEEE Proceedings template ( Electronic submission of manuscripts (in PDF or Word format) is required.

At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register to the conference and present the paper.

Only the accepted and presented papers will appear in the CD-ROM version and online version of the proceedings of the IEEE 2014 World Congress on Services (SERVICES 2014), which will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.

These papers will be evaluated on their relevance and significance to industry and the clarity of expression.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be included in the IEEE digital library
and Engineering Index (EI) database.

Theme and Topics:

Cloud Computing has become a scalable services consumption and delivery platform in the field of Services Computing.
The technical foundations of Cloud Computing include Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Virtualizations of hardware and software. The goal of Cloud Computing is to share resources among the cloud service consumers, cloud partners, and cloud vendors in the cloud value chain. The resource sharing at various levels results in various cloud offerings such as infrastructure cloud (e.g. hardware, IT infrastructure management), software cloud (e.g. SaaS focusing on middleware as a service, or traditional CRM as a service), application cloud (e.g. Application as a Service, UML modeling tools as a service, social network as a service),
and business cloud (e.g. business process as a service).

The technical topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Foundations of Services Computing

. Services Science
. Services Modeling and Implementation
. Services Delivery, Deployment and Maintenance
. Services Value Chains and Innovation Lifecycle
. Services-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Industry Standards and Solution Stacks
. Services-based Grid/Utility/Autonomic Computing
. Services Computing in Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks (MANETs)
. Services Level Agreements (SLAs) Negotiation, Automation and Orchestration
. Services Security, Privacy and Trust
. Quality of Services (QoS) and Cost of Services (CoS)
. Ontology and Semantic Web for Services Computing
. Case Studies in Services Computing

Services-Centric Business Models
. Business Services Analysis, Strategy, Design, Development and Deployment
. Service-Oriented Business Consulting Methodology and Utilities
. Intra- or Inter- Enterprise for Business-to-Business Services Control
. Services Revenue Models, e.g., Fee-for-Transaction and Fee-for-Service.
. Services Strategic Alliance and Partners
. Services Network Economic Structures and Effects
. Ontology and Business Services Rules
. Trust and Loyalty in Services-Centric Business Models
. Cultural, Language, Social and Legal Obstacles in Services-Centric Business Models
. Commercialization of Services Computing Technologies
. Industry Services Solution Patterns
. Case Studies in Services-Centric Business Models

Business Process Integration and Management

. Mathematical Foundation of Business Process Modeling, Integration and Management
. Business Process Modeling Methodology and Integration Architecture
. Business Process Management
. Collaborative Business Processes
. Extended business collaboration architecture and solutions
. Business Process-Based Business Transformation and Transition
. Enabling Technologies for Business Process Integration and Management
. Performance Management and Analysis for Business Process Integration and Management
. Security, Privacy and Trust in Business Process Management
. Return On Investment (ROI) of Business Process Integration and Management
. Requirements Analysis of Business Process Integration and Management
. Enterprise Modeling and Application Integration Services, e.g. Enterprise Service Bus
. Case Studies in Business Process Integration and Management

Service-Oriented Enterprise

. Implementation of Web Services-based Service Oriented Architecture
. Service-oriented Modeling (analysis and design for SOA)
. SOA governance and IT strategy
. Web Services Standards and Implementation Technologies
. Web Services Specifications and Enhancements (e.g., UDDI, SOAP, WSDL)
. Web Services Discovery
. Web Services Composition and Integration
. Web Services Invocation
. QoS for Web Services (e.g., security, privacy, reliability, performance, fault tolerance, etc.)
. Web Services Assessment (i.e., validation & verification)
. Web Services-based Testing Methodologies
. Service-oriented Software Engineering
. Service-oriented Project Management
. Semantic Web Services
. IT Infrastructure Management for Web Services
. Solution Management for Web Services
. Multimedia Web Services
. Web Services-driven Business Process Management
. Web Services-based Mobile Computing
. Web Services-based Grid Applications
. Domain Specific Web Services Applications and Solutions

Contact Information

If you have any questions or queries on SERVICES 2014, please send email to services DOT ieeecs AT

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