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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.
 

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern computing – from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to software defined systems, wearables to IoT. A true community for technology leaders, Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in technology and moving forward in their professions – publications, a renowned digital library, a vast program of conferences, technical committees, and much more. The Computer Society also serves the profession at large through establishment of standards, professional qualifications and certifications, training and education programs, events on leading-edge technologies, conference publishing, and a wealth of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of computing. More information on IEEE Computer Society can be found at www.computer.org.

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