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ICT Professionalism, European Standards and the e-CF - have your say

Information session on EU professionalism developments, opportunities to contribute to European e-Competence Framework, and formation of TC 428 Mirror Committee.ICS and all its affiliated societies have been very active participants in the European Commission’s work on ICT professionalism, and all of its ramifications in education, professional development, career planning, e-leadership etc. Much of this work has centred on CEN, the European standards body, ...

   Thursday, July 13th


Here's to the next 50 years!

This is a very special year for ICS, where we celebrate our 50th year representing the IT profession in Ireland. And not only is it the 50th Anniversary of ICS but it’s also the 20th anniversary of ECDL in Ireland.To celebrate we have launched a 50th Anniversary micro-site to acknowledge the work of you, our members. If you have any suggestions for ...

   Wednesday, July 12th


Request for Tender: National Disability Authority & Irish Computer Society

119966 - Research to inform the development and delivery of Continuous Professional Development in Universal Design for IT Professionals suitable for accreditation and promotion by the Irish Computer SocietyPublication date:  21-06-2017Response deadline:  02-08-2017 12:00   Irish timeProcedure:  Open Procedure ( NON OJEU) post PINDescription: The National Disability Authority and the Irish Computer Society now invite responses from suitably qualified tenderers for research to inform the ...

   Thursday, June 22nd


We're Hiring: Marketing and Communications Executive

The Irish Computer Society (ICS)/ICS Skills is seeking a highly organized Marketing and Communications Executive with strong technical skills to assist in the planning and execution of our annual campaigns, press releases, social media, conferences and in-house industry events. The successful applicant will collaborate with colleagues to facilitate a wide variety of products, services, training and membership marketing ranging from internationally marketed collateral ...

   Wednesday, June 21st


ICS launches two new qualifications in Design, Technology & Innovation

ICS has launched a BSc (Honours) Degree in Digital Technology, Design and Innovation (Level 8) and a BSc Degree in Digital Technology & Design (Level 7). A one-year, part-time and online degree programme accredited by DIT and delivered by Digital Skills Academy. This programme is taught by respected industry leaders and innovators and pioneers the latest developments in online learning and virtual team-working. This degree is designed ...

  Monday, June 19th


Starting your CPD Journey with the Irish Computer Society

The Irish Computer Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme is aligned with European objectives around e-competency with IT. CPD is a points-based system that allows you to track, record and share your achievements with your peers and fellow professionals. Along with the e-competence framework, it allows someone to track their career progress and match their needs with those of their organisation. CPD is about ...

   Monday, June 19th


Xilinx Global VP and CIO Kevin Cooney honoured by Irish Computer Society

Distinguished Fellow Kevin Cooney

‘Enormous and valuable contribution’ of Kevin Cooney recognised with Distinguished Fellowship AwardKevin Cooney, the Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice-President of US multinational technology corporation Xilinx has been awarded Distinguished Fellowship by the IT industry’s professional institute the Irish Computer Society. Based in Dublin, Cooney also serves as managing director of Xilinx EMEA where he has also been instrumental in the growth ...

  Tuesday, May 30th


30% discount for DPO2017 - DII and ADPO event, June 23rd

On June 23, Development Institute International in partnership with DPO Ireland will gather European Data Protection Officers, GCs, Chief Privacy Officers and CISOs in Paris to explore the challenges of the new DPO role less than one year before the GDPR and e-Privacy Regulation compliance deadline. DPO2017 will allow you to expand your network, make valuable contacts and share the best practices for integrating the ...

   Monday, May 29th


MEDITECH’s Mobile Blood Bank Improves Speed, Safety of Donation Drives in Botswana

MEDITECH South Africa is improving safety and efficiency for Botswana’s blood donor drives by implementing a mobile laptop solution for blood bank.This offline technology helps support blood collection services across the region, where network connectivity is often scarce, and eliminates time spent processing unusable donated units based on ineligible donor status. It also enhances patient safety by preventing unusable blood from being ...

   Monday, July 24th


Bristol Hospital CEO Receives Grassroots Champion Award from AHA

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) presented Bristol Hospital President and CEO Kurt A. Barwis, FAHCE with the 2017 Connecticut Grassroots Champion award during the AHA’s 99th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. This award honors outstanding leaders who help educate elected officials on major industry issues, expand community support for hospitals, and become patient and hospital advocates.Barwis, ...

   Monday, July 24th


What is IT Asset Management (ITAM)?

“IT Asset Management is the business practice joining financial, contractual and inventory functions to support life cycle management for IT environments” - WikipediaIT Asset Management (ITAM) is a type of business management that is directly tied to an enterprise's IT infrastructure. With ITAM, professionals review an organisation's total business hardware and software inventory and make comprehensive decisions about sourcing, use and all other aspects ...

   Monday, July 24th


Press Release: MEDITECH’s Global Digital Exemplar Customers Leading UK’s Healthcare Revolution

Press release on behalf of MEDITECH.Congratulations to MEDITECH customers City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust on being named Global Digital Exemplars by the NHS.According to the NHS, global digital exemplars are internationally recognised NHS care providers known for delivering exceptional and efficient care through the world-class use of digital technology and information flows, both ...

   Friday, July 21st


CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark Reveals that 77% of ICT Professionals Face Competence Gap

Only 23% of ICT professionals have the competences associated with their jobs. This is one of the key findings of the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark research, the results of which were just published on the CEPIS website.8 country reports are available for download, including Belgium, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, and Spain. We would like to thank these countries for their successful participation which ...

   Wednesday, July 19th


We're Hiring: Marketing and Events Executive

The Irish Computer Society are currently seeking a bright enthusiastic professional to fill the position of Events and Marketing Executive. This person will predominantly work on promoting and organising our ICS conferences.Duties:Create project plan for every event to outline tasks that need to be completed to ensure a successful event Create marketing and social media plans for every event to achieve your ...

   Thursday, July 13th


ICT Professionalism, European Standards and the e-CF - have your say

Information session on EU professionalism developments, opportunities to contribute to European e-Competence Framework, and formation of TC 428 Mirror Committee.ICS and all its affiliated societies have been very active participants in the European Commission’s work on ICT professionalism, and all of its ramifications in education, professional development, career planning, e-leadership etc. Much of this work has centred on CEN, the European standards body, ...

   Thursday, July 13th


Here's to the next 50 years!

This is a very special year for ICS, where we celebrate our 50th year representing the IT profession in Ireland. And not only is it the 50th Anniversary of ICS but it’s also the 20th anniversary of ECDL in Ireland.To celebrate we have launched a 50th Anniversary micro-site to acknowledge the work of you, our members. If you have any suggestions for ...

   Wednesday, July 12th