The IT employment sector is growing five times faster than the UK average. In the next five years some 500,000 new entrants will be needed. However most of these jobs – research analysts, software developers, infrastructure specialists, systems engineers – will demand higher level qualifications and skills.
Using the IT Professional Standards , the tool helps to benchmark the skill levels and to create an IT Professional Profile. Once the profile is create it allows to share the online profile or find high quality online learning to develop a career.
The conference is organised by the European Commission Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, in partnership with DIGITALEUROPE, EUN Schoolnet and other leading stakeholders.
- ICT: The Information Society’s Commitment for Environmental Sustainability
- CEPIS Green ICT Survey – Examining Green ICT Awareness in Organisations: Initial Findings
- The Five Most Neglected Issues in « Green IT »
- Utility Computing: Green Opportunities and Risks
- Good, Bad, and Beautiful Software – In Search of Green Software Quality Factors
- Towards the Virtual Power Grid: Large Scale Modeling and Simulation of Power Grids
- Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Smart Grid Applications
- Green Computing: Saving Energy by Throttling, Simplicity and Parallelization
- Towards Sustainable Solutions for European Cloud Computing
- A State-of-the-Art on Energy Efficiency in Today’s Datacentres: Researcher’s Contributions and Practical Approaches
Michael Negri will present the PIN project during the FOM research forum 2011 in Essen. The aim of the forum is to foster the interaction between lecturers and students and to provide insight into the research activities of the FOM.
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The main issues to be adressed are:
– « Green » practices, business benefits and migration plans
– The ‘business case’ of cloud computing and its corporate value
– How do Cloud Computing and Green ICT change the way ICT departments operate?
The event will be focused on showing people how to get jobs and e-skills for life in the digital age. Options for education, training, and opportunities for jobs and growth will be a highlight, and will demonstrate why ICT is so important for any new job.
Preparatory work for the European e-Skills Week 2012 will commence in December 2011 and activities will continue up until May 2012.