Services Society(Information Technology and Services)
Country: United States
The Services Society (S2) is a non-profit professional organization that has been created to promote worldwide research and technical collaboration in services innovations among academia and industry professionals. The goal of S2 is to foster Building the Modern Services Industry through Services Computing technogies and business innovations.
This scope of Services Computing covers the whole lifecycle of services innovation research that includes business componentization, services modeling, services creation, services realization, services annotation, services deployment, services discovery, services composition, services delivery, service-to-service collaboration, services monitoring, services optimization, as well as services management.
The enabling technology suite includes Web services, service-oriented architecture (SOA), cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, big data, internet of things, edge computing, blockchain, mobile internet, business consulting methodology and utilities, business process modeling, transformation and integration.
Its community members are from industry and academia with common interests. The Services Society has formed 10 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to support technology and domain specific professional activities.
S2 is registered in the USA as a 501(c)(3) organization, which means that it is an American tax-exempt nonprofit organization. S2 collaborates with other professional organizations to sponsor or co-sponsor conferences and to promote an effective services curriculum in colleges and universities. The S2 initiates and promotes a Services University program worldwide to bridge the gap between industrial needs and university instruction.
Services Conference Federation (SCF) includes International Conference on Web Services (ICWS), CLOUD, Services Computing (SCC), BigData, AI & Mobile Services (AIMS), SERVICES, ICIOT, Cognitive Computing (ICCC), EDGE, and Blockchain (ICBC)