1.2 Progress beyond SoA

In contrast with the existing virtual communities chiefly designed under a paradigm of project and enterprise content management (Gottlieb 2005, Pérez-Montoro 2007, Spender 2007, Stavrakis 2007), the proposed initiative plans a design and deployment of the e-Infrastructure adapted to the peculiarities of the scientific work concerning innovative criteria of: usability, user experience and information architecture (Pérez-Montoro 2009b). The user’s experience is planned to be a substantial part in design, development and maintainance.

In the security and trustworthy concerns (Shadbolt 2008), the initiative aims at achieving the most innovative ICTs technologies and practises following criteria elaborated under EC survey (RISEPTIS 2009).