30November, 2018

IFIP WG 8.6 Calls for Papers for 2019 Diffusion and Transfer of IT Conference

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IFIP Working Group 8.6 – which is focused on the diffusion, adoption and implementation of ICT – has announced dates for its 2019 conference and invited aspiring presenters to submit papers for consideration.

To be held at Accra in Ghana from 21-22 June 2019, the event will explore the topic of “ICT Unbounded, Social Impact of […]

30November, 2018

Digital Health Community Meets for EHTEL 2018

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The EHTEL 2018 Symposium takes place next week from 3-5 December 2018 in Brussels.

Under the topic of ‘Empowered Partners in Health through User-Driven Digitisation’, speakers and participants will engage in dialogue and share insights into how user-driven digitisation is delivering benefits to empower all stakeholders in health, including:

Consumers and Patients: With smart tools enabling […]

30November, 2018

BCS President Visits Australia – Speaks on AI & Ethics

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BCS President Chris Rees spoke in Sydney for the ACS last week about the importance of ethical standards in an AI-driven world.

Rees presented a talk entitled ‘Ethics in AI and IT’ at the ACS Innovation Hub as part of a national roadshow, discussing the need for ethics to be placed front and centre of the […]

30November, 2018

ACM Announces POPL 2019

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The 46th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 13-19 January.

A forum for the discussion of all aspects of programming languages and programming systems, the symposium will involve co-hosted workshops covering Certified Programs and Proofs, and Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation.

Keynote speakers are Mark Harman, an […]

30November, 2018

Young Researchers Invited to Apply for Heidelberg Laureate Forum

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ACM encourages young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world to apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the 2019 Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF).

The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the great opportunity to personally meet the winners of the most prestigious prizes in their fields. For one week, […]

30November, 2018

Communications of the ACM Launches New Section on China Region

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Communications of the ACM has launched the China Region Special Section, the first in a series of regional special sections. The new section focuses on the China region and comprises 13 articles examining current ICT trends in China, Macau and Hong Kong.

The goal of the series is to build “an inclusive forum that spans the global […]

30November, 2018

ACS Invents New Technique to Anonymise Data

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has developed a new technique to anonymise big data, allowing governments and businesses to more safely share data without compromising the privacy of individuals.

The innovative technique is detailed in a new report Privacy in Data Sharing: A Guide for Business and Government, released last week at the Akolade Australian Data Summit in Sydney.

Comprising numerous formulas, […]

30November, 2018

IFIP President Elected Head of ICS

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey is now also head of the Irish Computer Society (ICS) after its election earlier this month.

Professor Hinchey, who previously served as ICS Vice President and Treasurer, was elected for a one year term with the potential to renew for up to three years. His elevation comes just two months after […]

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 […]

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]