Working Groups

The performance of the GWDG is fulfilled by the employees of the following working groups with their corresponding tasks:

Working Group “Application and Information Systems” (AG A)

Operation of virtual web servers, databases, bioinformatics systems, library systems (Aleph), Apple Consulting Center, long-term data storage, information systems, application systems

Working Group “Computing” (AG C)

The Computing group deals with all tasks related to computing: operation of High-Performance Computing (HPC) systems and infrastructure, research on HPC-related topics, consulting, hosting and housing, supervision of project and thesis work, and training related to the use of HPC systems.

Support of the teaching of the High-Performance Storage chair at the University of Göttingen.

Working Group “eScience” (AG E)

Research on and development of digital infrastructures for science, industry and the public sector. The focus is on data and information management, research data infrastructures, IT service management, data analytics, and cloud computing.

Support of teaching at the chair in Practical Computer Science and Data Science Infrastructures at the Center for Applied Computer Science, Georg-August-University Göttingen.

Support of the Göttinger eResearch Alliance in Göttingen.

Working Group “User Services and Operational Services” (AG H)

Helpdesk, user support, monitoring operational readiness, management systems, processing of specific user requests, print services including large format and operating peripheral devices, e-mail services, Web 2.0 services, hosting of systems, AD services, directory and information services, multimedia

Working Group “IT Infrastructure” (AG I)

File and backup/archive services, operation of virtual servers, basic infrastructure, data protection

Working Group “Networks” (AG N)

Scientific network, data transmission networks

Working Group “Basic Services and Organization” (AG O)

Reporting/accounting, user management, identity management, portal technologies, company organization, training, procurement and management of software licenses, special systems (e.g. electronic application procedures), planning and execution of courses on IT topics, press and public relations, library, groupware, collaboration systems, public key infrastructure

Working Group “Management and Cross-sectional Tasks” (AG V)

Financial accounting, inventory management, human resources, procurement, tendering, management of external funding, contract administration, controlling, cost and performance accounting, travel planning and accounting

List of all employees