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ICS is hiring: Project Coordinator for immediate start

The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a Project Coordinator on a 3-month contract basis.The ICS, a not-for-profit organisation, is the representative body for IT professionals in Ireland. Our social enterprise division, the ICS Foundation, advocates for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland.As ...

   Friday, February 22nd


ICS welcomes new Fellow Gina Quin

ICS welcomes Gina Quin, B.A, M.B.A., C.Dir, MSc as a new Fellow. Gina is the President of National College of Ireland, an independent not-for-profit College in Dublin’s IFSC. The College provides graduate and post graduate programmes in Business, Computing, Psychology and Education. NCI’s mission, ‘to change lives through education’, is central to the work of the college.  Previously, ...

  Thursday, February 21st


Must do better: Minister urges upgrade in computer teaching

Education Minister Joe McHugh said more must be done to equip second-level pupils for entry to computing courses, after a study showed that almost half of college tech students drop out of their course.Mr McHugh said it was a difficult subject that required a lot of mathematical analysis and “we definitely have to put our hands up and acknowledge the weaknesses and think ...

  Thursday, February 21st


New rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices

The EU have reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms. Traders selling online via marketplaces, hotels using booking platforms, or app developers are amongst those who will benefit from the new rules agreed today. The new Regulation will create a more predictable and transparent trading ...

  Tuesday, February 19th


EU makes copyright laws fit for the digital age

The EU has agreed to make the copyright rules fit for digital era in Europe and bring tangible benefits to all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, cultural heritage institutions, and citizens. The political agreement reached will adapt copyright rules to today's world, where music streaming services, video-on-demand platforms, news aggregators and user-uploaded-content platforms have become the main gateways to access creative works and ...

   Tuesday, February 19th


Meet the Keynote Speakers at the IT Asset Management Conference 2019

Join the Irish Computer Society and ITAMOrg for the IT Asset Management Conference. On 8th April the ICS will host a series of workshops at its headquarters on Pembroke Road. On 9th April the conference will take place at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel.Meet the Keynote Speakers from the Conference Day!The ITAM 2019 Committee have carefully deliberated and together have selected the best speakers ...

  Friday, February 15th


ICS welcomes new Fellow Ray Cahill

ICS welcomes Ray Cahill, International Vice President, for Change Healthcare as a new fellow of the society.Ray joined Change Healthcare (previously called McKesson) in 2010 and was responsible for delivering a significant national IT programme in conjunction with the HSE.  Today, Ray leads an organisation that is promoting and delivering advanced diagnostic IT solutions which aims to promote better, healthier lives.With over twenty ...

  Tuesday, February 12th


Code of Practice against disinformation: Commission calls on signatories to intensify their efforts

On January 29, 2019, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla and the trade associations representing the advertising sector submitted their first reports on the measures they are taking to comply with the Code of Practice on Disinformation. There has been some progress, notably in removing fake accounts and limiting the visibility of sites that promote disinformation. However, additional action is needed to ensure full transparency of political ads ...

   Monday, February 4th


ICS is hiring: Project Coordinator for immediate start

The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a Project Coordinator on a 3-month contract basis.The ICS, a not-for-profit organisation, is the representative body for IT professionals in Ireland. Our social enterprise division, the ICS Foundation, advocates for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland.As ...

   Friday, February 22nd


ICS welcomes new Fellow Gina Quin

ICS welcomes Gina Quin, B.A, M.B.A., C.Dir, MSc as a new Fellow. Gina is the President of National College of Ireland, an independent not-for-profit College in Dublin’s IFSC. The College provides graduate and post graduate programmes in Business, Computing, Psychology and Education. NCI’s mission, ‘to change lives through education’, is central to the work of the college.  Previously, ...

  Thursday, February 21st


Must do better: Minister urges upgrade in computer teaching

Education Minister Joe McHugh said more must be done to equip second-level pupils for entry to computing courses, after a study showed that almost half of college tech students drop out of their course.Mr McHugh said it was a difficult subject that required a lot of mathematical analysis and “we definitely have to put our hands up and acknowledge the weaknesses and think ...

  Thursday, February 21st


New rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices

The EU have reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent and predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms. Traders selling online via marketplaces, hotels using booking platforms, or app developers are amongst those who will benefit from the new rules agreed today. The new Regulation will create a more predictable and transparent trading ...

  Tuesday, February 19th


EU makes copyright laws fit for the digital age

The EU has agreed to make the copyright rules fit for digital era in Europe and bring tangible benefits to all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, cultural heritage institutions, and citizens. The political agreement reached will adapt copyright rules to today's world, where music streaming services, video-on-demand platforms, news aggregators and user-uploaded-content platforms have become the main gateways to access creative works and ...

   Tuesday, February 19th


Meet the Keynote Speakers at the IT Asset Management Conference 2019

Join the Irish Computer Society and ITAMOrg for the IT Asset Management Conference. On 8th April the ICS will host a series of workshops at its headquarters on Pembroke Road. On 9th April the conference will take place at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel.Meet the Keynote Speakers from the Conference Day!The ITAM 2019 Committee have carefully deliberated and together have selected the best speakers ...

  Friday, February 15th


ICS welcomes new Fellow Ray Cahill