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30April, 2019

ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group Elects New Leadership

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This month saw the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group.

Rocco Defina of Oxys Consulting was elected Chair, succeeding Mary Cleary (who left to take the Chair of CEN Technical Committee 428). The Vice-Chair position of ITPE Digital Competence Expert Group was taken by Floor Scheffer of Tata […]

29April, 2019

IFIP Launches IFIP SELECT – New IFIP Journal Features Papers for IT Professionals

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IFIP announces the launch of IFIP SELECT, a new IT journal which seeks to improve the distribution and diffusion of some of the excellent research being carried out and presented within IFIP’s various Technical Committees (TCs) and Working Groups (WGs).

Now accessible at ifip.org/select, the new journal will do more than simply gather and (re-)publish excellent […]

29March, 2019

Global ICT Body Calls for Professional Standards in Wake of Boeing Disasters

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IFIP IP3 Wants ICT Practitioners Working with Safety Critical Systems to be Certified
The global professional body for the technology sector has called for minimum professional standards for ICT practitioners working on computer systems where human life might be at risk.

The call – from IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), the professionalism arm of IFIP (International Federation […]

29March, 2019

IP3 Wins Funding for David O’Leary Award

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IP3 is working on plans for an annual award to recognise professionalism and ethics at the highest level.

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and who embodied, and was a role model for, all the […]

28February, 2019

IFIP Gears Up for WSIS Forum in April

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IFIP and its professional practice arm, IP3, will contribute to international thinking on critical issues relating to Artificial Intelligence and Society when the WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April 2019.

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum is a global United Nations (UN) multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation […]

31January, 2019

IP3 Elects Anthony Wong as Deputy Chair

By |January 31st, 2019|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) has elected Australia’s Anthony Wong as its new deputy chair at its Board meeting last week.

IP3 chair, Moira de Roche said she was very pleased to see Anthony take on the deputy chair role. “I am delighted that Anthony has accepted this role: he has been involved with IP3, is […]

24December, 2018

IITPSA Names President’s Awards

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The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) 2018 President’s Awards have celebrated the country’s leading lights in ICT. With two new awards introduced in 2018, the event recognised five individuals and projects worthy of the industry’s top accolades.

The IT Personality of the Year Award – IITPSA’s oldest award, which is now in its […]

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]

31October, 2018

History of Computing in Eastern Europe – Conference Report

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By Martin Schmitt (Potsdam, Germany), Co-Chair of WG 9.7

The history of computing is not universal, but instead is locally bound. This principle of the history of technology was at the core of this year’s workshop of IFIP Working Group 9.7 – History of Computing. Inspired by the Polish conference venue, the group focused on the […]

31October, 2018

Methodology for User-Centred System Design

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The 7th International Working Conference on Human-Centred Software Engineering (HCSE) was held last month at the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, SophiaTech Campus.

Organised by IFIP Working Group 13.2, the event explored “Methodology for User-Centred System Design” from 3-5 September 2018.

This edition of HCSE was focused on the interdependencies (overlapping and possibly conflicting dependencies that […]