[LINK] Intellect

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Wed May 20 10:08:17 AEST 2009

Just to clarify,

Intellect is AIIA's sister association in the United Kingdom.
AIIA has brought John Higgins to Australia to assist with its engagement 
with AGIMO.

Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> I've just received an invite to an AIIA presentation on AGIMO's 
> implementation of the Federal Government's ICT reform program.
> The guest speaker is John Higgins CBE, Director General - Intellect
> The bit in his biography that caught my eye is:
>     John has an honours degree in Mathematics from UEA  
>     and a Diploma in Accounting and Finance from the
>     Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.
> I'll ask the (rhetorical) question again:
> What is it with the IT industry that we have so many people in senior 
> positions in industry bodies, vendors and user IT departments with no 
> formal qualifications in Electronics or Computer Science?
> And if anyone is interested, Ann Steward of AGIMO holds a degree in 
> Applied Science from the University of Canberra.

Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Canberra Australia
brd at iimetro.com.au

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