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November Updates

The project is collaborating with the Cyber Security Programme to host a cyber security awareness day. This event aims to be both inspiring and interactive with international and high profile security experts. To find out more about the workshops, speakers and details on how to book, go to the event website:https://www.cyber17.event.cam.ac.uk/

October Updates

The IT Community Development Project is continuing its work with IT professionals and offering support in IT career development. There are now over 80 Personal Skills Profiles (PSP) which have been created, we are hoping to increase this number by the end of the 2017. To get involved with this free and confidential service, see further details under Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) .

September Updates

The IT Community Development seminars launched on the 14th September. This months topics covered:

  • A brief update on the project and explanation of the history of TechLinks and how it synergises with the programmes intentions.
  • A refresh on Personal Skills Profiling services and the opportunity for IT Professionals to take up the support available.
  • An update from the Cyber Security Programme and information on 'Cyber 17'.

The presentation slides can be found here.

 

August Updates

The IT Community Development Project is collaborating with the Cyber Security Programme to host a cyber security awareness day. 'Cyber 17'. This will be an informative and interactive day with international and high profile guest speakers specialising in Information security issues. More details will be updated under UIS Events:https://www.uis.cam.ac.uk/events

July Updates

We now have 60 skills profiles on the Skills Profile Database. If you would like to use this service go the IT Community Skills Database page for more information.

June Updates

The IT Community Development Project hosted two seminars at the end of June. The presentations discussed UIS initiatives as well as a primary focus on the implementation of  the EU General Data Protection Regulation. More information can be found on the IT Community Development Project Workshops page.

May Updates

The project has been collaborating with Cambridge University's  HR department to refine departmental IT Job descriptions and develop the Cambridge Behavioural Attributes (CBA). These updates have been added to our pages:

https://www.uis.cam.ac.uk/initiatives/it-community/it-role-templates

https://www.uis.cam.ac.uk/initiatives/it-community/CBA 

Thank you to those that participated in our CBA study. The winner of the £50 Amazon voucher was given to  Mark Sharpley from the Welcome Trust MRC Stem Cell Institute.