Centre Manager (VCM)
International research programmes promote worldwide big projects
involving a large number of
experts from many Organisations distributed geographically across
Countries. The Consortium size, the dynamic composition of the involved
Teams, the expected wide dissemination to the scientific Community,
etc. require a novel approach to project management where the research
activities, the exchange of knowledge, the spreading of results, etc.
need to be virtually centralised in order to be harmonised and
ITLink offers an
innovative product, the Virtual Centre Manager (VCM),
to create Virtual Centres on the Web where researchers involved in big
projects can access remotely and interact as being part of the same
Organisation, achieving the highest level of synergy in scientific and
At the same time, these centralised Virtual Centres allow an easy
management of contractual matters, periodic documents composition,
decisions by on-line voting, e-learning providing, etc.
The Virtual Centre Manager can be provided in two
according to the customer internal organisation, the planned usage,
constraints on contents, etc.
- On-site: as a
traditional software package installed on the customer server and
administrated by Customer personnel;
(ASP): as a service the customer can access it by Internet;