Professionalism in ICT

29May, 2019

GI Honours Top 10 Influential Minds and Technologies

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The German Informatics Society (GI) has announced the leading influential thinkers and technologies from across German AI history.

A jury consisting of 18 AI experts made the selections during an intensive seven-hour consultation at the Weizenbaum Institute for Networked Society in Berlin. The event was part of the project ” #KI50: Artificial Intelligence in Germany, which seeks […]

30April, 2019

ACS Revamps Professional Standards Scheme

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has revamped its Professional Standards Scheme in a move that will see all ACS Certified Professional (CP) members receive professional recognition from Australian federal, state and territory governments.

The new ACS Professional Standards Scheme was recently approved by Australia’s Professional Standards Council (PSC).

The scheme will also cap liability for ICT professional services […]

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 […]

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

Major Players Back Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

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More than 50 nations have signed on after French President Emmanuel Macron introduced a global cyber security pledge to bring government and industry together in the face of cybercrime.

The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace was signed by 51 nations and more than 250 private organisations.

“Cyberspace now plays a crucial role in every aspect of […]

1September, 2018

ICT Profession Mourns Brenda Aynsley

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Tributes have poured in from across the international ICT community after the death earlier this month of Brenda Aynsley, the immediate past chair of IFIP IP3 and a former president of ACS (Australian Computer Society).

A passionate advocate of ICT professionalism, ethics and diversity, Brenda was a Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS and […]

1September, 2018

WCC2018 to feature IP3 Framework Workshops

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) will host two sessions at the upcoming World Computer Congress (WCC2018) to discuss the role and application of Skills Frameworks.

The first session on Tuesday 18 September is a “Frameworks Overview” while on Friday 21 September the focus will be “Frameworks Implementation”.

Skills frameworks are essential to maintaining professional […]

31May, 2018

IP3 to Showcase Skills Frameworks at WCC2018

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IP3 will partner with KNVI (the Royal Dutch Association of Information Professionals) and PTI (Polish Information Technology Society) to run two sessions at the World Computer Congress (WCC) in Poznan, Poland in September 2018.

The first session on 18 September will explore the concept of frameworks and how they contribute to skills development, with particular focus on SFIA (Skills […]

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

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IFIP ambassadors ran three workshops at this month’s WSIS Forum in Geneva, highlighting the important role that ICT professionalism is playing in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Thematic Workshops included:

“Digital Equity and Inclusion for ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction” – run by the IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster […]