ITU releases annual global ICT data & ICT Development Index country rankings

The ITU released their ICT data and country rankings today. The ITU is the UN agency dedicated to ICT with 190 country members and 700 organizations/corporations. I chatted with their incoming 2015 Secretary General (China-born) Zhao at the United Nations Global e-Government Forum Scientific Practical Conference in October (I chaired and keynoted at the opening…


Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Azure IaaS for IT Pros Online Event – December 1-4, 2014

Join Mark Russinovich, Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Azure, as he kicks off a week of Azure training for IT Professionals. Over the course of four days, Senior Technical Evangelist Rick Claus and members of Azure Engineering deep dive into the technologies critical for IT Pro Implementers, like you, to help better understand and build your…


ACM Career News—IT Jobs, Big Data, Hiring Developers, IT Skills Gap, IT Contractor, Talent Shortage, Full Stack Developer, Tech Job in 3 months, Computing STEM choice, Educational Technology

Here are ACM Career News for this week. You can find the articles here   IT Jobs Jumped in October, Extending Year-Long Hot Streak Big Data to Create 350,000 Jobs in the UK by 2020 Tech CEO Shares Tips on Hiring Qualified Developers Four Ways Your Company Is Contributing to the IT Skills Gap Life…


Global Appreneur Scholars Awards seeking nominations from students now—win trip to CES Las Vegas, recognition, scholarship

Appreneur Scholars awards are seeking nominations from students—the listed deadline has been extended.  The winners receive global recognition at the world’s largest conference International CES, scholarship and trip to the US Las Vegas. The 2015 international CES, http://www.cesweb.org/, has 160,000 pre-selected delegates, 3500 exhibitors, 6000 press and over 2 million square feet of space. Starting…


People of ACM: Roberto Scopigno

Roberto Scopigno is a Research Director at ISTI (Instituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione), an Institute of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa, and leads the Visual Computer Lab. A graduate in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, he has been involved in Computer Graphics throughout his career. He is currently engaged…


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is now ready to reveal its unique e-learning support system to address skills shortages in the most demanding fields and save significant training costs for companies and educational institutions across Canada

NRC’s Learning and performance support system (LPSS) research program is entering the pre-testing phase to help corporate and industrial workplaces in all industry sectors from oil and gas to policing, technology, academic, military and medical devices. This means interested users can sign up for a trial account giving them an opportunity to develop their own…


Register for December 3 Webcast: "Data Access and Entity Framework"

Both Terry and Erik are experts in Software Development and with strong and long history with Microsoft developer solutions and research. This is one that I highly recommend! Register TODAY for the next free ACM Webcast, "Data Access and Entity Framework," presented on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at noon ET (11am CT/10 am MT/9 am…


ACM Career News November 4 2014

For more go to: ACM CareerNews as an objective career news digest for busy IT professionals. HEADLINES AT A GLANCE: For Big Raises in IT, Look to Mobile, Security, Big Data Eleven Ways to Re-Energize Your IT Career Eight Soft Skills Tech Hiring Managers Covet Ten Professional Development Tips for Programmers Software Developer Shortage Transcends…