Government policy

10August, 2016

ITU’s Malcolm Johnson to Discuss Global Broadband Trends at WITFOR 2016

By |August 10th, 2016|Events, IFIP|0 Comments

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Deputy Secretary-General, Malcolm Johnson, will share the latest research and trends in broadband implementations, when he keynotes at IFIP WITFOR 2016 in Costa Rica in September this year.

Mr Johnson will explore the impacts of national broadband plans, highlighting policy measures that have helped to improve broadband penetration, while also sharing tried […]

20April, 2016

IFIP Cloud Experts Release Cloud Computing Policy Paper

By |April 20th, 2016|Cloud Computing, IFIP|0 Comments

Wednesday 20 April 2016: IFIP, the global professional association for the ICT sector, has released a policy paper outlining recommendations to ensure that Cloud Computing has positive social, organizational and environmental consequences.

The paper, entitled, “Towards a Human-Centred Cloud Computing: an International Perspective on the Public Interest”, was developed by IFIP’s Domain Committee on Cloud Computing […]

21March, 2016

EUACM Supports Concerns Over Research Funding in Europe

By |March 21st, 2016|ACM|0 Comments

The ACM European Policy committee, EUACM, has supported calls by the European Commission (EC) for scientists and researchers to lobby government decision-makers over research funding levels.

The EUACM attended the Horizon 2020 Conference in Brussels on 16 February 2016, where the EC’s Director General for Research and Innovation, Robert-Jan Smits, raised concerns about funding for research […]

25February, 2016

Keeping Our Head in the Clouds – Cloud Computing Policy

By |February 25th, 2016|Cloud Computing, Events|0 Comments

Keeping Our Head in the Clouds

The IFIP Domain Committee on Cloud Computing (DCCC) met in Milan, Italy earlier this month to progress its work in providing cohesive thought leadership on cloud-related issues.

Norberto Patrignani, Chair of IFIP’s Domain Committee on Cloud Computing (DCCC) and Senior Associate Lecturer in Computer Ethics at the Doctorate School of Politecnico […]

14December, 2015

Nigeria Computer Society to Highlight Security Innovation at 2016 National Conference

By |December 14th, 2015|Big Data, Cloud Computing, Events, social media, Young ICT Professionals|0 Comments

Nigeria Computer Society to Highlight Security Innovation at 2016 National Conference

The Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) will hold its 2016 National Conference from 27-29 July 2016 in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory and seat of the Federal Government.

Nigeria’s largest and most important Information Technology conference, the NCS National Conference will take the theme, “Information Technology for […]