IEEE CS August

Videogame Pitch Game Event Scheduled at Westwood College
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 7 August 2012 – Westwood College will be hosting its Fourth Annual Video Game Pitch Competition at its Anaheim, California, location on Saturday, 18 August from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The event is being held to allow videogame developers to pitch their game ideas and to help promote University of California Irvine’s Second Annual Intercollegiate Computer Game Showcase next April. –Read more

IEEE Computer Society Adopts Skills Framework for the Information Age
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 29 June, 2012 – The IEEE Computer Society will use the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) to define professional skill levels for its future information technology professional education products. SFIA, maintained by the nonprofit SFIA Foundation, is the world’s leading definition of professional skills in information technology.–Read more
IEEE Computer Society to Honor 14 Technologists at Awards Dinner in Seattle LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 11 June, 2012 – The IEEE Computer Society will honor 14 prominent technologists at its annual awards dinner in Seattle,including the inventor of MATLAB, two dedicated computer science educators, a parallel programming languages expert, and innovators in the fields of data mining, distributed computing, database theory, computer standards, and other technologies.–Read more

Infosys Adopts IEEE Computer Society Software Development Certifications
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 10 May, 2012 – Infosys, a world leader in consulting and technology services, has adopted the IEEE Computer Society’s Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) and Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) certifications. Infosys will use the two credentials to enhance software development standards within the company.–Read more

New Software Engineering Exam Approved for Licensure
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 4 May, 2012 – NCEES, the organization overseeing engineering and surveying licensure exams, is preparing to launch a Principles and Practice of Engineering exam for software engineers. –Read more

IEEE-CS and New Horizons United Launch Virtual Software Engineering Training
The IEEE Computer Society and its registered education partner New Horizons United have developed a new and easier distance-learning format in software engineering to help students prepare for the Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) exam. –Read more

Software Engineering Tutorials with CEU Credit
The first software engineering assessment tutorials are available in the IEEE Xplore eLearning Library. –Read more

New Test Windows Announced
The IEEE Computer Society will hold two test periods this year for its Certified Software Development Associate and Certified Software Development Professional credentials. –Read more

GI Bill Reimbursement Expanded for IEEE CS Certifications
Reimbursement of IEEE Computer Society software development certifications has been expanded for veterans under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Under the bill, veterans are eligible for 100 percent reimbursement of the US $395 cost of taking the CSDA exam and the $495 cost of taking the CSDP exam. –Read more


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