The Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) is a non-profit organisation seeking to improve and promote a high standard among informatics professionals in recognition of the impact that Informatics has on employment, business and society. CEPIS represents 33 Member Societies in 32 countries across greater Europe. More about us
CEPIS supports the 'eSkills for Jobs 2016' campaign. The campaign focuses on promoting the career opportunities in ICT, as well as the value of reskilling and upskilling for practitioners and businesses. More about eSkills for Jobs 2015
The CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark is a free, online interactive tool that enables current and future ICT professionals to identify the competences they need for various ICT roles and career paths. More on the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark
IT Professionalism Europe is the first conference of its kind, it will catalyse the professionalisation of IT personnel and showcase best practice in managing, developing and assessing IT staff in Europe. It will bring together HR managers, staffing agencies, consultancies, commercial testing and training organisations, and professional bodies from across Europe.
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The European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) provides a reference of 40 competences that apply to the ICT workplace. It describes the competences, skills and knowledge requirements of ICT professionals at five proficiency levels. More on the European e-Competence Framework
While the skills and technologies related to ICT have changed in the past forty years, the profession itself has not matured in parallel. Many of the concerns expressed twenty years ago, relating to low levels of professionalism, are still valid today. The risks posed to society and economies dictate that steps be taken to mature the profession. More on IT Professionalism
ENISA Develops a Personal Data Breach Notification Tool
The EU Agency for Network and Information Security...
Public Consultation on the Safety of Apps Now Open
The European Commission is gathering views on the ...
The CEPIS newsletter is published several times a year and it features the latest news from CEPIS and its Member Societies.