31July, 2018

ACS Launches Trust Mark Accreditation Scheme for SMEs

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has unveiled a new accreditation scheme designed to give Australians greater confidence when using the ICT services of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The Trust Mark scheme, launched at the ACS Innovation Hub in Sydney, provides a baseline standard for Australian businesses as they assist others in their digital transformation.

Specifically aimed at […]

31July, 2018

ACS moves into eSports

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has ventured into new territory, signing as a foundation partner of the Australian Esports League (AEL).

The two organisations plan to work together to promote eSports in Australia and help strengthen the local ICT sector.  Under the agreement, AEL will move into the ACS Technology and Innovation Hub in Sydney, initially as […]

30June, 2018

G4 Sets Goals for Progressive Society

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IFIP’s Swiss representative, Raymond Morel is one of the co-founders of the new G4 group, which seeks to co-create “glocal” Civil Society movements for Agenda 2030.

The founders, who all consider themselves systemic humanist scientists, seek to create shared value by leveraging systemic people, systemic systems & approaches, networks of organisations and movements to solve complex […]

29June, 2018

Future Work Skills 2020

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There’s no getting around it – we need skills to be successful, but which skills will serve you best in today’s digitally-disrupted world?

The Institute for the Future (IFTF) has just updated its list of the most in-demand skills people will need in 2020, based on six factors of change:

Longer service life
The rise of […]

29June, 2018

IITPSA Honours Eastern Cape IT Experts

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South Africa’s IT professional association, the IITPSA, recently honoured 10 Eastern Cape IT professionals, students, teachers and scholars for their achievements at a well-attended gala awards dinner.

Organised by the Eastern Cape Chapter of IITPSA, the awards were presented to the winners by IITPSA President, Ulandi Exner, assisted by the association’s CEO, Tony Parry, and Devereaux […]

29June, 2018

ACS Research Highlights ICT Industry Growth, Points to Growing Demand for Tech Workers

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ACS, (the professional society for Australia’s ICT sector) has released its latest ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report this week, revealing projected demand for over 200,000 additional ICT workers over the next five years.

The 2018 edition of the annual research report was launched at Parliament House on Wednesday 27 June 2018 by the Hon Michael Keenan […]

1June, 2018

Roger Penrose Shines for IFIP at AI for Good Global Summit

By |June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

IFIP was highly visible in Geneva this month at the ITU’s AI for Good Global Summit, which was founded and moderated by IP3 Vice Chair, Stephen Ibaraki.

The IFIP-organised side event involving Ibaraki and eminent mathematician, physicist and human consciousness expert, Sir Roger Penrose, was a hit with attendees, many of whom also heard Penrose’s earlier […]

31May, 2018

GDPR Now in Play

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally came into force on 25th May.

After months and years of discussion and preparation, the new regulations imposes heavy fines for non-compliance by organisations either located in the EU or dealing with EU-based customers.

GDPR replaces the Data Protection […]

31May, 2018

ACS Accords Superhero Status to ICT Professionals

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In a bid to build interest in ICT careers amongst young people, and particularly young girls, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has launched an advertising campaign featuring a female superhero character.

The highly visible technology superheros campaign is running on national television and radio, supported by display ads in airports and on public transport.

ACS creative […]

31May, 2018

CSSL Launches Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct

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The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) recently launched its Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct with plans to formalise the process among its members and professionals in the IT sector.

CSSL President Yasas V. Abeywickrama said the launch was an important milestone for the entire industry and represented a much-needed intervention in time for […]