Professionalism in ICT

29July, 2021

August 15th the Final Day to Nominate for David O’Leary Award

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With just days remaining before the deadline, IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) is seeking final nominations for the prestigious David O’Leary Award. 

After a year in hiatus, this coveted award is once again up for grabs. IP3 welcomes nominations of individuals or organisations who have demonstrated high levels of ethics and professionalism by:

promoting and […]

30June, 2021

Nominate an Outstanding Professional

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Time is running to nominate highly ethical professionals and organisations for the prestigious David O’Leary Award, offered by IFIP IP3.

The deadline to nominate is 15 August, 2021, with the opportunity to recognise an individual or body that has:

promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice),
worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or
made strides in fostering diversity […]

30January, 2021

IFIP Launches Global Code of Ethics for ICT Sector

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Code Sets New Standards for Ethical and Professional Conduct by ICT Practitioners

IFIP, the global professional body for people working in the ICT sector, has announced the launch of its new Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, said the new Code of Ethics provides a much-needed global standard for the fast-moving technology […]

27March, 2020

IFIP IP3 Seeks Input to the Global Policy Framework for Responsible AI: Principle 3 – Transparency and Explainability

By |March 27th, 2020|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

AI and algorithmic decision-making will over time bring significant benefits to many areas of our human endeavours. The proliferation of AI systems imbued with increasingly complex mathematical modelling and machine learning algorithms are being integrated in virtually every sector of the economy and society, to support and in many cases undertake more autonomous decisions and […]

31October, 2017

IFIP’s Oliver Burmeister Chosen as 2017 Ethics Expert by Prominent Journal

By |October 31st, 2017|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

The Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society publishes one paper each year by an international expert, inviting 3-4 other experts to write a 1,500 word response.

Last year, Ethics authority Oliver Burmeister was invited to be the expert for 2017 and submit an article on the topic, “Professional Ethics in the Information Age”. […]

14September, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism

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IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism
New Professional Standard for People Working in CyberSecurity Roles
14 September 2017 – Colombo, SRI LANKA – The professional standards arm of the global federation of ICT professional societies, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), has announced the first CyberSecurity Specialism for ICT professionals working in this critical discipline.

The Specialism, […]

28April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Brenda Aynsley, IP3 Chair on IFIP Accreditation Scheme

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Brenda Aynsley, Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), discusses IP3’s major achievements, including its professional accreditation scheme across member countries. 


What have been IP3’s major achievements to date and where is it heading?

Our major achievements have been to design, and get accepted by the IFIP community, the accreditation scheme that we currently have, which […]

1February, 2016

Cyber Security Read: Professional Code Helps IT Worker With Ethical Dilemmas

By |February 1st, 2016|ACM, Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

In this January’s issue of The Nederland’s Cyber Security Council monthly magazine, Cyber Security Read, IFIP President Leon Strous was interviewed about the increasing reliance on IT and IT workers and the need for a globally adopted professional code.

Excerpt from the original article:

“IT systems have an increasingly great influence on our life. When something goes wrong […]

20January, 2016

IFIP Highlights Importance of Professionalism at UN WSIS Review

By |January 20th, 2016|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

IFIP reaffirmed its commitment to taking strong action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and called for ICT professionalism to be explicitly recognised during the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting last month to review the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes.

Although Founding Chair of IFIP’s Global Industry Council and IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, […]

22October, 2015

United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism in Driving Sustainability Outcomes

By |October 22nd, 2015|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism
in Driving Sustainability Outcomes
Global ICT Professionalism Body – IFIP IP3 – Strengthens Ties with UN General Assembly
Thursday 22 October 2015 – New York, USA: Key figures at the United Nations this week heard about the critical role information and communications technology (ICT) professionalism will play in helping to […]