Follow the links on this page for relevant insight into trends in the computing professions.
THE MANY FACES OF COMPUTING
The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) is an association of computing professionals from all over the world, which monitors and advocates for the profession. Click on the link below to learn about various career paths you can take in the world of computing.
Differences Between the Computing Disciplines
To better understand the differences between the Computing disciplines, visit another professional association site, and in particular the article with the link below.
Selected Titles, Job Descriptions, and Required Skills
More details for a variety of sites for various professions in the computing industry can be accessed via the portal below.
THE SKILLS OF THE COMPUTING PROFESSIONAL
Skills for Today’s Workforce
Every player in the global workforce is expected to possess a baseline set of skills that would make them effective in the global workplace. Visit the link below for a survey of skills that you need to continuously work on to ensure an upward progress in your career.
Professional Code of Ethics
The Association for Computing Machinery maintains the professional code of ethics for the Computing Professionals. In the computing profession, it is universally accepted set of ethical codes that the professionals utilize in their professional lives.
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Valuable information about the state of the computing professions in the United States can be obtained from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on the link below to review the outlook for a variety of computing occupations, and the statistical details and projections associated with their anticipated growth, and the level of remuneration for these professionals, as well as to see the metropolitan areas with highest concentrations of these jobs.
Having compiled statistics available by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, CollegeBoard published the projections of the amount of jobs that will be created between now and 2018. Click on the link below to see how high the computing occupations rank.
100 Best companies to work
Fortune magazine publishes a list of the top 100 IT companies to work for in the United States. IT companies rank very high on the list of general companies to work for, as they provide a comfortable and collaborative working environment.
The Information Technology Professional Resource Center has compiled various job search engines into this portal for the convenience, that can be accessed via the link below.