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NZCS releases draft Cloud Computing Code of Practice

Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 3:43 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS) today released the draft of the New Zealand Cloud Computing Code of Practice (or “CloudCode”) for consultation following broad input from across the IT industry. More >>

Momentum builds for Cloud Computing Code of Practice Project

Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 4:42 pm | NZ Computer Society

Strong progress is being made on the development of a Code of Practice for Cloud Computing in New Zealand, with the first of a series of nationwide consultative workshops kicking off in Christchurch next week. More >>

Cloud Computing Industry Code of Practice Signaled

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 5:30 pm | NZ Computer Society

A consortium of significant players in the New Zealand Cloud Computing industry today announced plans for the development of a voluntary Cloud Computing Code of Practice to inform and safeguard the public around Cloud Computing issues. The initiative ... More >>

NZCS supports mandatory disclosure of security breaches

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 2:57 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS) today welcomed the recommendation from the Law Commission for mandatory disclosure of serious security breaches. NZCS Chief Executive Paul Matthews said today “The New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS) strongly ... More >>

NZCS welcomes tax deductibility for software

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 4:26 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS) today welcomed Minister for Revenue Hon Peter Dunne’s announcement that failed software projects will retain their tax-deductible status and sees this as a very important step in ensuring New Zealand’s economy ... More >>

Summer of Tech Internship Programme expanding

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 10:56 am | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS), the professional body of the ICT sector, today announced an adoption of the highly successful Wellington Summer of Tech internship programme and a significant expansion and nationwide rollout of the initiative. More >>

NZCS Appoints new President and Deputy President

Monday, 29 November 2010, 1:34 pm | NZ Computer Society

Following the conclusion of the previous President and Deputy President’s terms of office the National Council of the New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS) has appointed Ray Delany and Steve Davis to the President and Deputy President positions respectively. More >>

Top Thought Leaders At 50 Year ICT Celebration

Sunday, 15 August 2010, 4:48 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS), the professional body of the ICT sector, today outlined some of the key presenters and thought leaders at the Society’s “50 Years of ICT Innovation” conference next month. More >>

Tools to tackle digital literacy announced

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 12:07 pm | NZ Computer Society

Following research showing New Zealand losing $1.7 Billion per year by not sufficiently tackling digital literacy, the NZ Computer Society (NZCS), a non-profit incorporated society focused on ICT education, today announced the immediate availability of a ... More >>

IT Professionalism Crosses Boundaries

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 9:57 am | NZ Computer Society

The breadth of ITCP, New Zealand's professional accreditation in IT, has been highlighted by the Certification being awarded to an IT specialist lawyer, Rick Shera, a partner at Lowndes Jordan in Auckland. More >>

ICT Profession Supports Removal of Software Patent

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 2:37 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society (NZCS), NZ’s independent professional body representing thousands of ICT professionals, today announced strong support for the Commerce Select Committee’s recommendation to remove patentability of software. More >>

Digital Literacy Productivity Gain Valued $1.7 b

Tuesday, 2 February 2010, 12:47 pm | NZ Computer Society

A research report released today by the New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) found that tackling digital literacy and core computing skills formally, via en masse implementation of a digital literacy standard, would increase New Zealand’s productivity by $1.7 ... More >>

NZCS Releases IT Code of Practice for New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 3:03 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today announced the release of a new IT Code of Practice for those working in IT in New Zealand, an educational tool outlining acceptable and good practice for IT professionals and organisations. A Code of Practice ... More >>

NZCS Releases IT Code of Practice for New Zealand

Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 1:43 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today announced the release of a new IT Code of Practice for those working in IT in New Zealand, an educational tool outlining acceptable and good practice for IT professionals and organisations. More >>

NZCS Launches Certification for IT Professionals

Saturday, 3 October 2009, 12:25 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today launched the long awaited ITCP professional certification programme for New Zealand IT Professionals. The programme, named ITCP or Information Technology Certified Professional and developed in conjunction ... More >>

NZCS Launches Certification for IT Professionals

Friday, 2 October 2009, 5:06 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today launched the long awaited ITCP professional certification programme for New Zealand IT Professionals. The programme, named ITCP or Information Technology Certified Professional and developed in conjunction ... More >>

NZCS President Elected to Global IT Board

Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 9:16 am | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today announced that current NZCS President Don Robertson has been elected to the global IFIP Board, regarded by many as the most senior Board in IT and representing over a million IT professionals around the ... More >>

NZCS President Elected to Global IT Board

Monday, 14 September 2009, 5:39 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today announced that current NZCS President Don Robertson has been elected to the global IFIP Board, regarded by many as the most senior Board in IT and representing over a million IT professionals around the ... More >>

NZCS Supports Challenge to New Zealand Business

Saturday, 12 September 2009, 1:53 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today welcomed the release of a new book linking New Zealand’s poor productivity with lack of core computing skills and challenging New Zealand to do something about it. More >>

NZCS Welcomes new ICT direction in Schools

Friday, 3 July 2009, 4:15 pm | NZ Computer Society

The New Zealand Computer Society Inc (NZCS) today welcomed the future direction of ICT education, signaled in the release of the DTEP Recommendations and Outcomes into ICT in Schools from the Ministry of Education. More >>

 

 

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