Professionalism: Growing or in a downward spiral?

Professionalism is controversial but primarily only in ICT. Why? Medicine, Law, Accounting we accept it and it is codified. For Information Communication Technology (ICT), it results in heated debate since there is a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: September 30th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Creating computing professionals

Computing is many things: a career, an academic discipline, and an increasingly-essential part of daily life for everyone in Canada. Yet, computing (or more generally, information and communication technology [ICT]) is misunderstood: young

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: August 28th, 2013 Daryl Hepting

Ethics 101 and TechCrunch’s expose of Twitter data theft

 Whenever Michael Arrington posts anything on TechCrunch  with a theme of "Ethics 101," you know you're in for some unintentional high comedy. Such was the case today when someone calling himself "Hacker Croll"

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 16th, 2009 Robert X. Cringely

Microsoft’s CIO firing raises IT, HR questions

In addition to not knowing what corporate policy fired Microsoft Corp. CIO Stuart Scott violated on Monday, industry experts are debating a lot of other unknowns For instance, why didn't Microsoft and Scott

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 7th, 2007 Eric Lai

School board tech officials back I.S.P. designation

The Information Technology committee of the Ontario Association of School Board Officials is backing an IT professional designation that they believe will protect Ontario residents and the information that IT workers handle electronically.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 30th, 2005 CIO Canada Staff

U.S. panel: Government IT must consider privacy, ethics

U.S. government agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are being pitched many new technologies, but government technologists have an obligation to consider ethical and moral issues such as privacy when

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 23rd, 2004 Grant Gross