IEEE Computer Society Seeks Contributors for IT Guide

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 15 March 2013 – The IEEE Computer Society is accepting applications for contributing authors for the Guide to the Information Technology Body of Knowledge (ITBOK Guide).

The ITBOK Guide will provide guidance to IT practitioners on delivering information services within enterprise organizations. It is being created in parallel with an IT Competency Model based on the Skills Framework for the Information Age. These two efforts will help IT professionals chart their career paths.

Contributing authors are needed to develop chapters in the ITBOK Guide, review other authors' chapters, and adjudicate recommendations for changes and updates. Time commitments vary from several hours per week to a few hours per month over a period of one year. 

Participants will need written and oral English fluency, strong writing, collaboration, and communication skills; knowledge of relevant industry standards, such as ITIL or COBIT; and a thorough understanding of IT organizations and the services they provide. Hands-on experience working in IT is required, in addition to experience with standards development, and managing IT and working in medium-to-large IT organizations (35-100+ people).

To express your interest, please send your resume to books@computer.org by 4 April. Selected contributing authors will be selected by 24 April. Technical contributors and subject-matter expert reviewers are also needed.

For more information, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/certification/ITBOK-Call.

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferencespublications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars,professional training, and the TechLeader Training Partner Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit http://www.computer.org.

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