RVC Panel discussion
The discussion on the ecosystem of the technological entrepreneurship in Russia (current state, challenges, etc), and software development industry role and place in this ecosystem creation and evolution.
RVC & RUSSOFT Analytical Panel
During the session the participants will try to overview questions related to the development strategy of software industry in Russia. Representatives of the major foreign analytical agencies and Russian Federal State development institutions, as well as the leaders of software developing companies will discuss worldwide tendencies of the industry, the Russian software development place in the globalized world, and suggestions on development strategy for the Russian software development industry.
Relatively new, Massive Open Online Courses quickly became one of the most discussed higher education innovation topics. To date, millions of students attend the courses designed by dozens of the world leading universities.
The panellists will talk about MOOC’s directions, perspectives, and role in the future of education.
The following points will be discussed:
- To which degree the today’s popularity of MOOCs corresponds to their real place in the future of education, and which degree it is the result of advertising, marketing and fashion? Do MOOCs teach as good as regular universities?
- Virtually all MOOC platforms collect lots of data about the process of learning. What conclusions can be made from the data collected already? How do the MOOCs change as the result of this data?
- Will the virtual education replace schools and universities in the future? Or will educational institutions utilize the opportunities of MOOC to improve the quality and effectiveness of education?
- How the MOOCs in their current form, use the opportunities provided by technology? Will MOOCs remain in form of ordinary courses transferred to online courses, or evolve into something completely new?
Security requirements and trends for software design and engineering, including the organizational level. How the resilient and sustainable IT systems and services can be achieved in our companies.
What we want:
- The customer and user perspective – can we develop a secure “fool proof” software?
- Do common security standards and compliances help or create new type of generic vulnerabilities “by design”?
How we (could) make it:
- How to develop secure software – design principles, specific tools, testing for security?
- What are the key security-related competencies that should be demanded from development teams?
- How to deal with the “big data” flood in cyber security – integrate and react to multiple sources info on attacks & threats?
- What is the cost of security and how to keep it affordable and under control?
- Cost of prevention v/s cost of healing