To be of value to the European software industry, the work of the PROWESS project needs not only to be grounded in state of the art research, but also to be tensioned by industrial practice. This will allow the techniques and tools built by the project to be applicable to realistic problems in the provision of open web services, and to be integrated into the work flow of the practising software developer.
Each work package will engage in industrial pilot studies in order to evaluate our ideas, methods and tools in a practical setting. The industrial pilot studies in the sixth work package will allow us to validate the results of the project through industrial application, and on the basis of these pilots to iterate the design of these artefacts for relevance and usability. This work will also lead to the identification of common requirements for PBT for web services, and thus the intellectual and methodological integration.