The Soft Systems Methodology in Practice

Today I want to talk a bit about the effectiveness of the system and dependency analysis methodology we have chosen in the CS-AWARE project: the soft systems methodology. More specifically, I would like to talk about the first phase of the methodology, the information gathering phase that is done mainly by having the users of [...]

2017-11-23T10:22:41+00:00September 29th, 2017|Blog|

Imagining a cybersecurity future supported with grassroots NLP technology innovations

Our UNI Passau team is specialized in Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics. Writing our first contribution for this blog is a challenge for us. First of all, we expect that we have to present the context for how NLP technologies are relevant to the area we address in the project – in whatever way [...]

2017-11-10T17:48:00+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Blog|

CS-Aware: The First Soft Systems Analysis Workshop

The first of our system dependency and analysis workshops have taken place in Larissa and Rome. As both problem domains are complex socio-technical systems, we are using the Soft Systems approach developed by Peter Checkland to analyse the key systems, their interdependencies and vulnerabilities. Each workshop involved a team of people comprising both technical staff [...]

2017-11-06T15:50:00+00:00September 15th, 2017|Blog|

Cyber Trust: The battle continues

We recently had our final seminar of DIMECC Cyber Trust Program ( The program created a foundation for Finnish research and industry to address the needs emerging in the cyber security domain. The main research objective of the program was to improve the privacy, trust and decision making in digital infrastructure by monitoring, analyzing, virtualizing, [...]

2017-11-06T13:38:18+00:00September 8th, 2017|Blog|
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