Articles By Donna Lindskog

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

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
Permissions

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

Resisting the move of governments to regulate the Internet

Do you believe that governments should be involved in regulating the Internet?  Governments regulate almost everything else, but the Internet...

February 27th, 2014 Donna Lindskog

Why IT needs to resist the temptation to add technology

I recently attended a Webinar entitled “Computing Professionalism: Do Good and Avoid Evil … and why it is complicated to...

January 29th, 2014 Donna Lindskog
Code of Ethics

Why IT staff need to be transparent with others

Certain facts tend to get hidden when you deal with computers.  Other professions have detailed lists of what they have...

November 27th, 2013 Donna Lindskog

IT does not know ethics

Sometimes the best way to define something is to say what it is NOT.  In a study, the Markkula Center...

September 24th, 2013 Donna Lindskog