The “Japan Federation of IT Organizations” (IT Federation), the largest IT-related organization in Japan, will be born on July 22, 2016. KCG such as Kyoto Information Graduate University (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) The Japan Association of Regional Information Industry Associations (ANIA), chaired by Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, President of the Group, will also participate as a core member.On the same day, at the Keidanren Kaikan in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, there was a general assembly and a board of directors from 4pm to decide on the activity policy and contents, and elected officers such as the president, vice president, secretary-general, etc., followed by a press conference by the officers, commemoration of establishment A social gathering is planned.
As the shortage of engineers in Japan has become more serious and long-lasting, the officials have stated that the goal of establishing an IT federation is “to contribute to the sound development of Japan's IT industry and to build the world's highest-level IT society. , Make positive proposals while realizing two-way communication with the government, and contribute to the improvement of Japan's economy, society, and people's lives. "Specific activities will be decided and announced on the 22nd.
Unlike other domestic industries, the national policies related to IT are diverse, such as the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and there are nearly 200 IT-related organizations under their respective ministries. Is the current situation.The aim is to strengthen proposals to the government by calling on these IT organizations to form powerful organizations.
Toward the establishment of a new organization, the top 4 members of HIAGAWA ANIA and other like-minded organizations will participate in the panel discussion “Tomorrow's IT” at CEATEC JAPAN 2015 held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City on October 9, 2015. We think about policy and software industry-role of IT-related group and common problem-and hold thought to put in new organization.
Mr. Hasegawa is a member of ANIA as the chairman of the Kyoto Information Industry Association (Kyojokyo) and is in the chairmanship.