Professionalism in ICT

17May, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE (updated): WannaCry Ransomware Attack a Wake-Up Call

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Tuesday 17 May 2018 – The WannaCry ransomware attack that has impacted an estimated 300,000 users in 150 countries is a wake-up call for both government and business, said the global body for ICT professionals.

Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), today warned that WannaCry was only the latest in a series […]

28April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Brenda Aynsley, IP3 Chair on IFIP Accreditation Scheme

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Brenda Aynsley, Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), discusses IP3’s major achievements, including its professional accreditation scheme across member countries. 

 

What have been IP3’s major achievements to date and where is it heading?

Our major achievements have been to design, and get accepted by the IFIP community, the accreditation scheme that we currently have, which […]

26April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Brenda Aynsley, IP3 Chair on Professionalism in ICT

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Brenda Aynsley, Chair of IFIP IP3, discusses the role that IP3 plays within IFIP and the global professional community.

IP3’s got the responsibility for delivering on line item 4, which is the ‘Professionalism’ item. We were set up in 2006 or we came out of a meeting in 2006 and we’ve been running since 2008 so […]

28February, 2017

IFIP IP3 VP Stephen Ibaraki Appointed Outreach Chairman of New ITU Journal “ICT Discoveries”

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IFIP IP3 Vice President and Founding Chair of the IFIP Global Industry Council, Stephen Ibaraki, has been appointed Outreach Chairman of ITU’s new Journal “ICT Discoveries”.

The new peer-reviewed, scholarly and professional journal will publish original research on technical developments in the ICT and telecommunications sphere as well as discussing their policy, regulatory, economic, social and […]

28February, 2017

IP3 Plans Launch of Simplified Guide to Mutual Recognition Scheme

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IFIP members will be pleased to know that a Simplified Guide to IFIP IP3 Accreditation is currently being prepared and will be launched at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva in June.  

IP3 has chosen WSIS as the launch event to demonstrate how IFIP can support the achievement of the Sustainable […]

22December, 2016

IFIP IP3 Launches iDOCED Initiative

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The IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) – the body focused on professional standards for the global ICT industry – has launched iDOCED, the IFIP Duty of Care for Everything Digital Initiative. iDOCED is designed to remind and support both providers and consumers of digital products and services that they have a duty of care […]

21December, 2016

CEPIS Launches European Network to Boost IT Professionalism

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The Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) has launched the IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE) network at a meeting in Amsterdam late last month.

Gathering employers, service providers and many others focused on IT, the round-table launch event highlighted the urgent need to improve IT professionalism, to empower European business and society, and ensure Europe benefits […]

20December, 2016

IFIP Presents Eight Silver Core Awards

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MEDIA RELEASE 
IFIP Presents Eight Silver Core Awards
 

Tuesday 20 December 2016: IFIP, the global association for the ICT sector, has presented prestigious Silver Core Awards to eight members who have made outstanding contributions to the international profession.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, paid tribute to the award recipients, saying they have helped to shape the direction of ICT […]

28November, 2016

ICS Explores Competence Frameworks with Japan

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The Irish Computer Society recently hosted a Japanese delegation to explore European and Japanese competence frameworks. Eiji Hayashiguchi, Chief Advisory and Osamu Endo, Group Leader, represented Japan’s Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA), an organisation affiliated with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).  In keeping with IPA’s strong focus on growing quality ICT human resources, it […]

28November, 2016

IFIP IP3 President Visits South Africa

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IFIP IP3 Chair, Brenda Aynsley visited South Africa last week to keynote at the IITPSA President’s Awards on 24th November.

Speaking at the Awards Breakfast, Aynsley said ICT is a vital part of doing business today and tomorrow, but globalisation in markets and qualifications, and work practices that ‘follow the sun’ will require changes.

“Our world is […]