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25May, 2021

ACS Releases Australia’s Digital Pulse 2021 Report

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Report Finds Tech Jobs Boom Presents Challenge to Economic Recovery

The 2021 edition of the ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report has been released, tracking the key trends in the nation’s technology workforce and its potential growth over the next five years.

Key findings in this year’s report include:

Despite COVID, Australia’s technology workforce numbers jumped 33,400 […]

25May, 2021

IFIP WG 10.4 Announces Jean-Claude Laprie Award Winners

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The Jean-Claude Laprie Award in Dependable Computing has been awarded annually since 2012 by the IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance in his honour.

The award recognizes outstanding papers that have significantly influenced the theory and/or practice of Dependable Computing. It takes the form of a memorial plaque presented to the author(s) […]

25May, 2021

“A Growth Model for the Sri Lankan ICT/BPM Industry” Presented to CSSL President

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Former CSSL President Dr Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama presented his book, entitled ‘A Growth Model for the Sri Lankan ICT/BPM Industry’, to the current Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) President Eng. Damith Hettihewa at the CSSL Secretariat recently.

Dr Abeywickrama published his doctoral dissertation for the benefit of the industry and copies of his book will […]

28April, 2021

CIPS Announces New CEO

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CIPS (Canadian Information Procession Society) has announced that Greg Lane, FCIPS,  took the reins as its new CEO on April 1st, 2021.

Greg will be a huge asset to CIPS with his vast industry knowledge, experience, and connections, along with his leadership, marketing, and communication talents.

Greg Lane is a Past Chair of the CIPS National Board […]

28April, 2021

Why Study Gender Bias in the Information Systems Academia?

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This Blogpost from IFIP WG9.5 was written by Silvia Masiero

In April 2020, with three colleagues we co-submitted a panel proposal to an Association for Information Systems (AIS) conference, where panel proposals were subject to single-blind review. Reviewers were hence made aware of the identity of submitting authors, so to assess the “quality of presenters” (sic) […]

30March, 2021

John Higgins CBE Announced as New President of BCS

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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has elected John Higgins as its new President and Mayank Prakash as Deputy President at its recent AGM.

After his election, Mr Higgins urged government and business to “put IT to work to drive this recovery”.

“To recover and build back better from this terrible pandemic, we really need to double down […]

30March, 2021

IAPA Showcases Women in Analytics on IWD 2021

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Offers a part Scholarship for Women to Upskills

The Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) this year celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 with a part-scholarship to study analytics at the Kaplan Business School.

Annette Slunjski, Managing Director, IAPA said Australian businesses can improve their competitive position by embracing diversity, especially in analytics, data science and […]

26February, 2021

IITPSA Says Failure to Patch and Update Software a Noteworthy Fail

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ICT professionals, security and governance teams have a duty of care to ensure that the systems people depend on are properly patched and updated, and failure to do so might be seen as a failure of both ethics and internal controls.

So says the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), which was responding to […]

26February, 2021

BCS Initiates Degree Accreditation Review

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The BCS Academy Board for Computing has initiated a review of degree accreditation. Part of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the Academy Board is responsible for degree accreditation and seeks to ensure that graduates have the skills needed to drive economic recovery and growth across the UK by defining a set of criteria and […]

26February, 2021

CWI Fellow Jos Baeten Receives Royal Decoration

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For his extensive contributions to science, CWI Fellow and former director Jos Baeten has been awarded a Royal decoration. Baeten was appointed Officer in the order of Oranje-Nassau. The awarding took place during the 75th anniversary event of CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the […]