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Ethics say IT should track and measure projects

Ethics is often seen as being about what should NOT be done. The CIPS code of ethics says we should avoid...

March 26th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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3D printers are a new means of production, but that might not be a good thing

As with all new technology, 3D printers can have both positive and negative implications. In the case of these printers,...

March 5th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

Do politicians have the right to say who else has access to your social media?

Should Obama go through your Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts?

Politicians are now coming to software companies asking for back doors to be able to track terrorists and cyber-attacks. In...

February 2nd, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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Should businesses respond to terrorism threat levels?

After the shootings on Parliament Hill businesses may consider if they have a role protecting information in our country. When...

November 14th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

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Songvids and copyright

IT professionals should take a lesson from the digital camera industry about how technology can impact the public. I recently...

August 5th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

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Increasing ethics training is the answer to cyberthreats

Over 90 per cent of networks are compromised and this can happen in less than 20 minutes when exposed to...

July 3rd, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

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How to handle an ethical dilemma

Ethical dilemmas often happen when two or more ethical issues urge contradictory actions. If you were working on software that...

June 30th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

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How ethics applies to change management

Consider what you would do if you were the IT analyst assigned to decide the technology for the next update...

June 2nd, 2014 Donna Lindskog

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Questions not included in the CIPS Ethics exam

To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam. ...

April 24th, 2014 Donna Lindskog