30March, 2021

TC9 Seeks Affiliated Groups Dedicated to ICT and Society

By |March 30th, 2021|IFIP, Research|0 Comments

Technical Committee 9 (TC9), which is dedicated to supporting research into ICT and Society, is preparing a handbook for current and future researchers. The TC’s active working groups will prepare histories of their various Working Group’s origins, summaries of their activities and publications, and an overview of their research opportunities and challenges.

TC9 would like to […]

30January, 2021

ACM – Update for January 2021

By |January 30th, 2021|ACM, Events, Research, Robotics|0 Comments

First Recipient of CCF/ACM Artificial Intelligence Award Announced

The CCF-ACM Artificial Intelligence Award, established last year by the Chinese Computer Federation and ACM, is awarded to professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the theory, technology, or application of artificial intelligence and worked in China at the time of the award. The inaugural winner for 2020 […]

20December, 2019

Exploring AI and its Social Impact

By |December 20th, 2019|IFIP, Research|0 Comments

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, addressed industry leaders and academics on the subject of “AI and its Social Impact” earlier this month during a visit to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Professor Hinchey, who is also President of the Irish Computer Society and Emeritus Director of Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, was in Australia as […]

20December, 2019

BCS Launches AI Foundation Certificate

By |December 20th, 2019|Research|0 Comments

BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, has become the first provider offering an accredited certification in artificial intelligence (AI). 

Cheryl Cumberworth, BCS Director of Products and Standards said artificial intelligence is increasingly present in our workplace, technology and wider society. 

“This means there is a greater need to study this area to ensure there is a level […]

29November, 2019

The Future of Digital Work: the Challenge of Inequality

By |November 29th, 2019|Events, IFIP, Research|0 Comments

A reminder of the opportunity to submit papers for next year’s IFIP Joint Working Conference for WG 8.2 (Information Systems and Organization), WG 9.1 (ICT and Work) and WG 9.4 (Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries) in Hyderabad, India.

To run from 10-11 December, 2020, the Joint Working Conference will take the theme of “The […]

30September, 2019

IITPSA Releases Annual South African ICT Skills Survey

By |September 30th, 2019|Home Slider, Research|0 Comments

The 10th edition of the South African ICT Skills Survey has found that the Fourth Industrial Revolution has not yet had a significant impact on the South African ICT skills landscape. However, the report’s authors say it’s only a matter of time before digital disruptors spark a revolution.

The survey was carried out by the Joburg […]

30September, 2019

ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse Report Launched in Melbourne

By |September 30th, 2019|Home Slider, Research|0 Comments

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg officially launched the ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse 2019 earlier this month. The Melbourne Innovation Hub was packed with technologists who heard the Treasurer speak of growing demand for more tech workers.

Key findings from the report include:

Three policy priorities for driving the growth of Australia’s digital economy are boosting skills, start-ups and investment. The […]

29May, 2019

ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals Winners

By |May 29th, 2019|Research|0 Comments

The ACM Student Research Competition (SRC), sponsored by Microsoft, has announced its Grand Finals winners. There are two rounds of competition at each conference hosting an SRC, which culminates in a Grand Finals competition. All undergraduate and graduate student winners from the SRCs held during the year advance to the SRC Grand Finals, where they are […]

29April, 2019

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

By |April 29th, 2019|Home Slider, IFIP, Research|0 Comments

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, the new journal will do more than simply gather and (re-)publish excellent […]

30November, 2018

Digital Platforms Enhancing Commitment and Creating Value: Insights from Medicine Africa

By |November 30th, 2018|Research|0 Comments

Digital platforms and online communities have attracted growing popularity within (and beyond) the IS field. Relevant literature argues that these new configurations have the potential to create different types of value (Barrett, Oborn, & Orlikowski, 2016; Goh, Gao, & Agarwal, 2016).

To further explore how technology contributes to value creation within these contexts, Dr Petros […]