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Survey: perception of AI by IT professionals

The CEPIS Information Society SIN has launched a survey to find out which is the perception of IT professionals on AI. The survey is based on a very short questionnaire with 10 statements on AI.ICS is a member of CEPIS, the representative body of national informatics associations throughout greater Europe. Established in 1989 by 9 European informatics societies, CEPIS has since grown to represent over 450,000 ICT ...

  Thursday, January 23rd


New Cybersecurity Standards for SMEs

Cybersecurity is a make-or-break issue in the digital economy. Although there is growing recognition that building cyber resilience is crucial, adoption of the extant cybersecurity standards is severely lacking—especially among SMEs. This is partially due to the fragmented nature of cybersecurity certifications in Europe; there are no well-known and universally accepted certificates with a high level of adoption.Among other goals, the EU ...

   Monday, January 20th


Cyber Resilience Sungard AS Briefing Slides Available

Thank you on behalf of Sungard AS to those who attended the cyber resilience briefing on 3 December 2019. We hope you enjoyed it.Cyber attacks come in many different forms, and far from being aimed solely at the operation of the business, cyber criminals aim to cause a great deal of reputational and financial impact on their targets. Delegates from the Cyber Resilience Briefing, held ...

  Friday, December 13th


ICT professionals: skills opportunities and challenges 2019 EU update

A new report predicts an additional 395,000 new jobs in ICT occupations by 2030. Ireland is expected to grow ICT jobs by 29% - far in above of the predicted EU average of 11%.Cedefop the independent EU agency for developing skills policy and Skills Panorama the analysis unit charged with turning labour market data into accurate and timely intelligence have delivered their latest new insights into skill ...

  Friday, December 6th


Flow business agility onsite workshops now available

Our popular course Fundamentals of Business Agility using Flow is now available as onsite workshops in your organisation. Workshops from 1-3 days are available, depending on what suits your organisation.The practice of business agile took on new significance in 2019 and is set to be top of mind for many leaders and executives in 2020. This course introduces you to business agility in the broadest ...

   Thursday, November 28th


Looking for new staff? Find them at a student-employer networking event

The National College of Ireland are very proud of their students who recently graduated in November from MSc, Postgraduate and Higher Diploma courses in Cyber, Cloud, Data Analytics, Web Technologies and Software Development.These are highly sought after skills and employers looking for these skills were invited to meet with these graduates in a ‘Networking for Work’ event which has now taken place.The ...

  Thursday, November 28th


ICS Deputy CEO Mary Cleary awarded inaugural David O'Leary Award

Mary Cleary, Deputy CEO of the Irish Computer Society, has been awarded the inaugural David O’Leary Award for her contributions to the development of IT Professionalism.Mary Cleary was presented with the award at the IFIP General Assembly in Kiev this week.Receiving the inaugural award demonstrates Mary’s continuing commitment to raising standards of professionalism in IT across Ireland and internationally. She ...

  Thursday, October 17th


A new declaration on IT Professionalism

A new declaration on IT Professionalism was made by the ICS CIO Advisory board on behalf of the ICS CIO Forum at the recent ICS Leaders Conference.It is no secret that almost 40% of companies trying to recruit IT professionals in Europe report difficulties in finding skilled workers. Clearly, we have to create the right framework to attract fresh talent to the IT sector, ...

  Thursday, October 17th


Survey: perception of AI by IT professionals

The CEPIS Information Society SIN has launched a survey to find out which is the perception of IT professionals on AI. The survey is based on a very short questionnaire with 10 statements on AI.ICS is a member of CEPIS, the representative body of national informatics associations throughout greater Europe. Established in 1989 by 9 European informatics societies, CEPIS has since grown to represent over 450,000 ICT ...

  Thursday, January 23rd


Volunteer as a judge at this year's Scratch Coding Competition

Would you love to share your STEM knowledge and expertise with students?Would you like to help students with their STEM projects?Do you believe you could be a great resource for students interested in STEM fields?If you answered YES to any of these questions, then our future digital creators need you!Each year, the Irish Computer Society is sponsored by Lero (The ...

  Wednesday, January 22nd


ICS welcomes new Fellow Kieran McCorry