Storm clouds implementation on Thessaloniki

Since the promotional event of Storm Clouds “Thessaloniki’s entrepreneurship on the clouds” there seems to be an up growing interest on the Virtual Shopping Centre. The number of the shops advertised through the platform is increasing as so does the interest on the application altogether. At the moment the application numbers almost 500 registrations of shops/ businesses that are situated in the centre of the city, although it should be noted that by the end of the year they will reach 600. On...
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Thessaloniki’s promotional event of Storm Clouds

A lively, crowded and all in all successful event took place on Sunday the 1st of November in Thessaloniki with the title “The entrepreneurship of Thessaloniki on the clouds”. Basic goal of the event was to promote the Storm Clouds programme and also advertise the Smart City project, which is available through the main site of the Municipality (https://smartcity.thessaloniki.gr/virtual-city-market/el/index.html). Through printed leaflets, audio and video material, shop owners, buyers and m...
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Corporate changes in Valladolid City Council

Ayuntamiento de Valladolid
It has been more than a month since municipal elections took place in Valladolid and following the outcome there has been an internal restructuration in our city council. The inaugural ceremony of the new mayor was held on the 13<sup>th</sup> of June as a result of the local elections celebrated on the 24<sup>th</sup> of May, hence the constitution of the new government was undertaken on the same day. Valladolid City Council is currently going through many changes and t...
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STORM CLOUDS CM Agueda Workshop

CM Águeda in partnership with Project STORM CLOUDS will be hosting an Open Data Workshop at the Municipality premises on the 30th and 31st of October 2015 from 9am to 5pm. Register and particpate for free here. The Open Data Workshop focuses on Open Data for Public Authorities, SMEs and Citizens as it is the key to sustain knowledge, which is today’s driving engine. The workshop will begin with a discussion on the importance, quality and communication of Open Data made available by Public Author...
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A busy autumn for the Storm Clouds in Thessaloniki

A quite busy schedule lies ahead for all the partners of Storm Clouds project in Thessaloniki for the present and the next month. On the 19th of October the Department of Entrepreneurship of the Municipality of Thessaloniki along with the Urenio team of the Aristotle’s University are programming a meeting with the shop owners that are included in the platform of the Virtual Shopping Centre. The meeting’s aim is double: to provide more information on the platform’s function to the (up till now...
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Let’s live the city

The new application “Live the city” is ready to be offered to Valladolid’s citizens. Valladolid City Council is working to transfer the app “Live the city” to the public cloud of the Storm Clouds project. Thanks to this new app, citizens can manage and share leisure events either free or low costs. “Live the city” is a social network that allows citizens to share their knowledge about the events that take place in the city. The user can: Search the events in a list or on a map. Search the ev...
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Blog article about the implementation of the project on Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki’s project to reach the… cloud The creation of a thorough map of the businesses situated in the centre of Thessaloniki along with a full description of the products sold or services provided, and all this being accessible by the public promptly, through edge ICT technology, is the basic picture of the Virtual City Market project as visualized by the Municipality of Thessaloniki. At present the Municipality and the Urenio team of the Aristoteles’ University of Thessaloniki are wor...
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Corporate changes in Valladolid City Council

It has been more than a month since municipal elections took place in Valladolid and following the outcome there has been an internal restructuration in our city council. The inaugural ceremony of the new mayor was held on the 13th of June as a result of the local elections celebrated on the 24th of May, hence the constitution of the new government was undertaken on the same day. Valladolid City Council is currently going through many changes and the new government team is implementing measures ...
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Cloud Forward 2015 – Call for papers now open!

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for poster and paper presentations related to the Topics of Interest for the Cloud Forward 2015 Conference: From Distributed to Complete Computing. The 2015 edition will take place in Pisa, Italy, from 6th to 8th October 2015. For the full Call for Papers, please visit the event website at: http://cf2015.holacloud.eu/call-for-papers/ About Cloud Forward 2015 The Cloud Forward 2015 Conference brings together experts from industry and academia to conside...
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Thessaloniki: The implementation of the Storm Clouds project

Since the last presentation of the Storm Clouds project there seems to be an increase on the shop owners’ awareness, as far as the Virtual City Market is concerned. It is quite impressive that while the number of shops included in the platform before the presentation (May the 20th) was only 27, nearly a month later it more than doubled, reaching the 59. It should be noted though that not until a substantial number of shops is included in the platform can the project gain popularity by the genera...
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