At the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO) there is over 200 scientific staff working under the direction of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm Bauer. The institute is involved in a wide variety of topics concerning up-and-coming innovation and technology management. In particular, the institute assists companies and public organizations to identify potential innovative organizational forms and information and communication technologies, which are customized to suit their needs and to use consistently. Fraunhofer IAO has an honorable expertise in research in areas such as cloud computing, identity management, and the economics of IT security (e.g. in the EU project SSEDIC ). In 2010, the GRID Lab of Fraunhofer IAO was honored as Landmark in the Land of Ideas. In addition, Fraunhofer IAO is a member of Fraunhofer Alliance for cloud computing, in which the expertise of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are bundled on the topic of cloud computing.