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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), IFIP’s professionalism arm, will present at a strategic, invitation-only Ministers Forum in Sydney, Australia at the end of November, one of a series of events being held to coincide with the Australian Computer Society’s Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit on 1 December 2016.
During the Minister’s Forum, IP3 will present a […]
World Conference on Computers in Education Issues Call for Papers
IFIP WCCE 2017 To Be Held in Dublin from 3-6 July Next Year
Wednesday 21 September 2016: The world’s largest conference exploring the use of technology in education, WCCE 2017, has issued a Call for Papers, inviting potential speakers to submit papers around the theme: “Tomorrow’s […]
CEPIS has launched IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE), a network of organisations committed to furthering IT professionalism in Europe. ITPE highlights the need to implement pragmatic solutions. It provides its members with information and visibility, in a collective endeavour to promote best practice in IT professionalism and drive its development in Europe. ITPE organises national briefings […]
Professor Mike Hinchey has taken over as President of IFIP, the global professional association for the ICT industry. Professor Hinchey is a Director of Lero, the Irish software research centre, Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Limerick, Ireland and a consultant to NASA’s Space Program.
Professor Hinchey was elected last October during IFIP’s 2015 […]
Andy Chen, President & CEO of Catatronic Enterprise, has been confirmed as the newest Director of IFIP/IP3’s Global Industry Council (GIC), a unique, industry-focused body that offers a forum within which ICT employers and educators can engage with IP3 and influence the development of the global profession.
With a mission to establish global partnerships that strengthen […]