2014 ISECON Proceedings - Panel Presentation


A panel to examine if an information systems profession can continue to exist with a 32% project success rate and continuing IS disasters such as Healthcare.gov


Paul H Rosenthal
California State University, Los Angeles

Thomas Hilton
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Kewal Dhariwal
ICCP Executive Director


Objectives
This panel seminar will examine the status of missing or non-functional technical and managerial knowledge and processes needed for the Information Technology professions (CS, IS & ICT) to meet state licensing requirements, the gateway to professionalism. Missing Technical Competencies The analysis, design, implementation, and testing methodologies developed over the sixty life of the IS & IT professions simply do not work at an adequate level of efficiency and effectively. • Assessment and Accreditation of Schools • Integrated system and project Life Cycles • Design using Logical and Physical Design • Creation of CS/IS/ICT consultant level career paths • Value based Procurement Missing Managerial Competencies The management tools and methodologies still missing or not currently required include several profession and practice standards and processes. • Certification of CS, IS & ICT Professionals • Expanding/Integrating the CS, IS & ICT Standard Curriculums • Administrative and Professional Standards specifying how standards are to be maintained, and how IS professionals shall act, • Assessment/Audit Standards defining a well-run IS or ICT organization Missing Administrative Organization • Selecting the professional organization that will administer a common State Licensing Exam

Targeted Attendees
Faculty, Administrators and Users of IS & ICT programs and systems

Recommended Citation: Rosenthal, P. H., Hilton, T., Dhariwal, K., (2014). A panel to examine if an information systems profession can continue to exist with a 32% project success rate and continuing IS disasters such as Healthcare.gov . The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference, v.31 n.3151, Baltimore, Maryland