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29November, 2018

Digital Platforms Enhancing Commitment and Creating Value: Insights from MedicineAfrica

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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 […]

31October, 2018

EHTEL Symposium in Brussels in December

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The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) will stage its 2018 Symposium from 3-5 December in Brussels. With the theme of “Empowered Partners in Health through user-driven digitisation”, the event will explore topics including:

From Lightweight Wellness Apps to Managing Serious Conditions
Transforming Data into Health and Care Management
Patient Journey 4.0: Joint Navigation […]

31October, 2018

PHD Students Present at WCC 2018

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Computer Congress (WCC) 2018. They share their experiences below.

Alexia Pacheco – PhD student, Alexia Pacheco, received an IFIP Digital Equity Committee to participate in WCC 2018.

Alexia, who is part of the Computer Science Graduate Program (PPCI) of University of Costa Rica (UCR), presented a paper in CONFENIS entitled: Designing a Technical Debt Visualization Tool to […]

1October, 2018

Focusing on User-Centred System Design

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The IFIP Working Group 13.2 met from 3-5 September to explore “Methodology for User-Centred System Design” at the University Nice Sophia Antipolis, SophiaTech Campus. The meeting was part of the 7th International Working Conference “Human-Centered Software Engineering” (HCSE).

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

1October, 2018

Journey Back in Time

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History of Computing in Eastern Europe – a conference report

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

 

The history of computing is not universal, but always locally bound. This principle of the history of technology was at the core of this year’s conference of IFIP Working Group 9.7 “History of Computing”.

Inspired by the […]

30September, 2018

EESC Develops Opinion on Digital Gender Gap

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has developed an exploratory opinion on the Digital Gender Gap to help inform discussion on this critical issue.

With women currently occupying around 20 per cent of technical ICT roles, the exploratory opinion was requested by the European Parliament to feed into a debate on “Digitalisation and the […]

30September, 2018

GI Appoints New Fellows

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The German Informatics Society (GI) has appointed Debora Weber-Wulff and Ralf Steinmetz as Fellows for their outstanding services to computer science during a ceremony at INFORMATIK 2018.

In announcing the awards, Prof. Dr. Hannes Federrath, GI President, paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of the two committed members.

Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff is a university lecturer who […]

30September, 2018

Frieder Nake Awarded Inaugural Klaus Tschira Medal

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The German Informatics Society (GI) and the Klaus Tschira Foundation have awarded the inaugural Klaus Tschira Medal to Frieder Nake.

GI President, Prof. Dr. Hannes Federrath, said Nake is an outstanding scientist who researched and documented the interactions between computer science and artistic and socio-political processes in a timely and sustainable manner.

The Klaus Tschira medal […]

31August, 2018

IP3 Promotes Duty of Care

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An article by IFIP IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, on “Duty of Care and Artificial Intelligence” has been highlighted on the ITU website in the lead-up to its premier event, ITU Telecom World, being held in South Africa in September.

Ms de Roche is an invited speaker at this event, where she  will address the topic […]

31August, 2018

12th WISTP to Explore Security Issues

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The 12th WISTP International Conference in Information Security Theory and Practice (WISTP’2018) will be held at the “Palais des académies” in Brussels, Belgium, 10-11 December 2018.

Organized by IFIP Working Group 11.2 “Pervasive Systems Security” and the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the conference will feature a session dedicated to presenting the many activities of WG11.2.

Future […]