australian computer society (ACS) - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • ACS appoints new CEO

    The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has appointed Alan Patterson as its new chief executive officer, effective as of 24 May.

  • ACS: Australian ICT workforce increases

    The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has released its annual overview of the Australian ICT market revealing that 15,000 more employees joined the ICT workforce during the past year.

  • In Pictures: World Computer Congress 2010

    The International Federation for Information Processing's (IFIP) biannual World Computer Congress was held in Brisbane this year. The event attracted approximately 1100 attendees globally, but some have <a href="">questioned its relevance to industry and business</a>.

  • ACS defends Quigley's honorary membership

    Australian Computer Society (ACS) South Australia branch chair, Reg Coutts, has hit back at claims of poor timing surrounding the appointment of NBN Co chief executive, Mike Quigley, as an honorary member of the industry representative body.

  • Sydney high schoolers take out ICT prize

    A group of Sydney high school students have been awarded the first Young Australian Innovators National ICT Prize by National ICT Australia (NICTA) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS), for their entry which focused on household security.

  • Global certification is key to facing looming skills shortage

    As business confidence is recovering after the global financial crisis, skills supply and workforce retention remain the greatest challenges impeding the success of our nation’s economy. The development of a highly skilled workforce is crucial to Australia. If we are to compete globally and to develop innovative services and products, we must address challenges. The information and communications technology (ICT) sector is the key driver of economic growth and underpins many of Australia’s best performing industries.