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The Curious Case of Software Documentation

Many programmers share the viewpoint “code is documentation enough” and do not invest time and effort into documenting their code. However, absent software documentation often is a sign of cognitive biases and poor management practices, rather than source code clarity. In turn, such attitude leads to an increase of cognitive […]

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New SI Board Members Elected

On its general assembly of May 12, 2022, the Swiss Informatics Society SI has elected/re-elected its board and president for a two-year term (2022-2024).   Francis Baud has been re-elected as president of SI. Nora Sleumer and Iris Zeyda have been elected as new SI Board members. The board members […]

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SI General Assembly 2022

On May 12, 2022, SI has held its annual general assembly.     The main topics were: –  The election/re-election of the president and the SI Board, –  The legally required topics (such as the annual reports by the president and the treasurer, discharge of the board and approving the […]

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The Trust Shifts

Everyone seems to agree that digital transformation has a trust problem, but few try to look behind the curtain: What is the nature of the problem? Trust is one of those concepts that can endlessly be discussed without any conclusions or impact. Like freedom. The analysis of language practice tells […]

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Eine Bühne für Frauen in der Informatik

  Im Rahmen der Initiative www.it-feuer.ch veröffentlicht die Schweizer Informatik Gesellschaft (SI) von Juni bis Dezember 2021 Porträts von Frauen in der IT. Die SI hat sich auf die Suche nach weiblichen Vorbildern gemacht und viele Frauen gefunden, die ihren Weg in die IT gemacht haben, auch wenn die IT […]

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SITC 2022

    The SITC 2022 on the topic of IT Education in Switzerland will be held on March 10, 2022 in the Aula Magna of the University of Fribourg. The Swiss IT Congress (SITC), formerly known as the Swiss Digital Summit (SDS), is a yearly symposium organized by the Swiss […]

Daniel Stoller Schai
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Video Journal: SWISS DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020 – Part 4

The Swiss Digital Summit was created with the goal of informing the public of trends and new achievements in IT. Researchers from all over the world present their research in a language to be understood by the public in general, while keeping the scientific depth at the highest academic level. […]

Bertrand Meyer
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Video Journal: SWISS DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020 – Part 3

The Swiss Digital Summit was created with the goal of informing the public of trends and new achievements in IT. Researchers from all over the world present their research in a language to be understood by the public in general, while keeping the scientific depth at the highest academic level. […]

Edy Portmann
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Video Journal: SWISS DIGITAL SUMMIT 2020 – Part 2

The Swiss Digital Summit was created with the goal of informing the public of trends and new achievements in IT. Researchers from all over the world present their research in a language to be understood by the public in general, while keeping the scientific depth at the highest academic level. […]