The focus of computer science is more on understanding the properties of the programs used to implement software such as games and web-browsers, and using that understanding to create new programs or improve existing ones.
Promotes IT issues and professional development. Information about membership, publications, events, courses and exams and certification. A member of the Australian Council of Professions, the ACS is the public voice of the ICT profession and the guardian of professional ethics and standards in the ICT industry, with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT.
Promotes high standards for IT professionals in South Africa, and the protection of privacy standards. Includes society, member, project and event information. The Computer Society Secretariat is responsible for relations with organizations such as Government and other players in the IT sector; promoting the interests of the members and the society; organising events; and managing the Society's administration and day-to-day operations
Seeks to strengthen research and education in computing fields. Membership, event and job information. Working to influence policy that impacts computing research, encouraging the development of human resources, contributing to the cohesiveness of the professional community and collecting and disseminating information about the importance and the state of computing research.
CEPIS represents 36 Member Societies in 33 countries across greater Europe. Promotes to European bodies the views of informatics professionals, encourages professional competence. Organization and professional standards information, position papers and online journal.
An international organization founded in 1972 that aims to facilitate the exchange of ideas and results among theoretical computer scientists and to stimulate cooperation between theorists and practitioners. Has organization, publication and activities information and news.
Promotes research and serves as a provider of technical information and standards to computing professionals. A rich repository of online content and tools, from Computing Now, which provides free articles and multimedia content, to the Build Your Career career-development site, and the e-Learning Campus, where members can access more than 3,000 online courses and 600 online books.
Seeks to promote Computer Science and Engineering with a view towards applications. Includes information on the seniior member program and on membership, as well as conference and journal descriptions.
Since 1975, the USENIX Association has brought together the community of engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians working on the cutting edge of the computing world. Supports IT professional development, and application-oriented research. Includes industry news, calendar and online magazine.
Promotes wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice. Brings together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public.