Issue No.06 - November/December (2008 vol.10)
Keith W. Miller , University of Illinois at Springfield
Jeffrey Voas , SAIC
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2008.125
This article introduces four articles on the general theme of IT professionalism that make up this special issue. The authors also critique the assertion by J. Steib that "the primary goal of professionalism is competent creation." The authors conclude that although competent creation is an important part of IT professionalism, it isn't primary. Instead, the public good is to be primary for IT professionals.
IT professionalism, competent creation, codes of ethics, public good, IT professional
Keith W. Miller, Jeffrey Voas, "IT as a Profession: Is Competent Creation the Primary Goal?", IT Professional, vol.10, no. 6, pp. 15-17, November/December 2008, doi:10.1109/MITP.2008.125