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Marking one year of eHealth action

The 3rd Joint Action supporting the eHealth Network has marked a year of improvements in digital health.eHAction is co-financed by the EU's 3rd Health Programme – 2018/2021. This joint action is a collaborative project between EU member states and other European countries who are committed to deliver sustainable, economic and social benefits for European eHealth systems and services.Based on interoperable applications, the main purpose ...

  Tuesday, August 6th


Have your say on the e-Competence Framework

At ICS we know all IT professionals need to keep their skills up to date and track them throughout their career. We developed the CareerPlus tool to benchmark your skills against an international standard - the e-Competence Framework (eCF).The European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) provides a reference of 40 competences as applied at the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) workplace, using a common language for ...

   Wednesday, July 17th


HISI Conference 2019 - Call for Papers & Posters

The Health Informatics Society of Ireland invites you to become a HISI member (membership is free of charge to students) and submit your position papers, research findings, case experiences, challenges and factors thus contributing to a successful implementation of eGovernment, eHealth or eInclusion services in Ireland, Europe and beyond. HISI seeks high-quality paper and poster contributions for the 2019 HISI Annual Conference at Croke Park, ...

   Tuesday, May 29th


Ireland makes progress in eHealth adoption according to EU

According to a new study, eHealth adoption in primary healthcare in the EU has increased from 2013 to 2018, but there are large differences between the countries surveyed. Compared to 2013, the group of General Practitioners (GPs) who are enthusiastic about eHealth has doubled.Countries with the highest level of adoption (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) show that the use of eHealth is ...

   Wednesday, July 3rd


The EU Cybersecurity Act brings a strong agency for cybersecurity and EU-wide rules on cybersecurity certification

picture evoking cybersecurity

On 27 June the European Cybersecurity Act entered into force, setting the new mandate of ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, and establishing the European cybersecurity certification framework. With the entry into force of the Cybersecurity Act, a new course is starting for ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, which will enjoy a permanent mandate, increased responsibilities and resources. First example of its kind, the ...

  Tuesday, July 2nd


HISI ICT Leaders Forum continues to go from strength to strength

The HISI ICT Leaders Forum in conjunction with Gartner, held an ICT Leaders Masterclass in March with Gartner analyst Mary Messaglio. Mary presented on “the transformational ingredients for CIO’s”.  The first HISI ICT Leaders Forum of 2019, hosted by Cardiac Services was held on May 2nd.  The forum was well attended with a wide variety of topics presented.  The next forum is scheduled for ...

  Friday, June 28th


Get involved: the European Commission calls on health professionals to upgrade their e-skills

Healthcare workers are crucial to the deployment of eHealth, according to the eHealth Stakeholder Group, a European Commission advisory body. Importantly, you are the primary users of eHealth. You also accompany patients in appropriately using these technologies, providing reassurance.Supporting digital skills of the health workforce is necessary because of the constant changing nature of healthcare systems and healthcare delivery.A European Joint Action ...

  Friday, June 21st


Global Centre for Business Agility launched as a new force for Digital Transformation

The Irish Computer Society is proud to welcome the Global Centre for Business Agility (GCBA) to its network of supported member bodies. The Global Centre for Business Agility is a non-profit member organisation for professionals who use agile techniques to deliver better business value.The association joins itSMF Ireland, HISI, Iasa Ireland, ADPO, BPI and the Business Analyst Association of Ireland to provide expert ...

  Thursday, June 13th


Secure Computing Forum 2019 on 12 September

Book your ticket with a special member discount of 50% off before 30 August 2019.

  Thursday, August 22nd


Ireland Digital Government Factsheet 2019 Now Available

After a long wait and rigorous data collection process, the new 2019 Digital Government Factsheets are now published. These factsheets are a prime source of country intelligence on all digital government-related matters in Europe, capturing information on the long-term trends shaping this policy area.You can view the Ireland Factsheet here. A novelty in this year’s factsheets is the revamped template they use, providing ...

   Tuesday, August 20th


itSMF 2019 Speaker Announcement: Mark O'Loughlin to address the question "Hey, where has all our IT gone?"

Organisations are continuing to move more and more of their IT services into the cloud, shifting various elements of their backend IT infrastructure, systems, applications and IT services. In simplistic terms, cloud computing and cloud-based services are just another form of outsourcing with a shift in the current IT supply chain model.With the increase in outsourcing to the cloud, is it likely that ...

  Tuesday, August 13th


ICS welcomes new Fellow Fiona Taaffe

ICS welcomes Fiona Taaffe as a new Fellow of the society.An experienced executive level leader, Fiona has worked in manufacturing, financial services and aviation, and is currently CIO with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, a top tier aircraft lessor, based in their Dublin office.Her experience includes green field setup, strategy, MA&D, business transformation and leading industry changing initiatives through technology enablement.Fiona has ...

  Friday, August 9th


Funding available for research on ICT leadership and ethics

Funding is now available to form two teams of paid experts to draft input material into the consensus processes of CEN/TC 428 "ICT professionalism and digital competences".Project team for e-competence and digital leadershipThe aim of the project team will be to gather input and draft a technical report on the development of a CEN/TR on ICT curricula for e-competence and digital leadership, ...

   Thursday, August 8th


Marking one year of eHealth action

The 3rd Joint Action supporting the eHealth Network has marked a year of improvements in digital health.eHAction is co-financed by the EU's 3rd Health Programme – 2018/2021. This joint action is a collaborative project between EU member states and other European countries who are committed to deliver sustainable, economic and social benefits for European eHealth systems and services.Based on interoperable applications, the main purpose ...

  Tuesday, August 6th


Combatting youth unemployment in Europe together

The official launch of the Youth Employment Magazine was announced on the UN International Day of Friendship. Nearly 200 institutions from 26 European countries implementing projects financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway unite to share results of their initiatives aimed at combatting youth unemployment in Europe.Launched on July 30, the Youth Employment Magazine will function as a content resource for all projects implemented under the EEA ...

   Tuesday, August 6th


Ireland making progress in Digital Economy & Society Index 2019

Graph showing how the countries are ranking in DESI 2019 Index

DESI 2019 Over the past year, all EU countries improved their digital performance. Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Denmark scored the highest ratings in DESI 2019 and are among the global leaders in digitalisation. These countries are followed by the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Ireland, Estonia, and Belgium. Some other countries however still have a long way to go, and the EU as a whole needs improvement ...

  Friday, July 26th