A general incorporated association chaired by the President of Watanabe Hasegawa, President of Kyoto Information Graduate University (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) to create an organization that actively makes proposals to the government to build the world's highest level of IT society Four IT-related organizations such as the Association of Regional Information Industry Associations (ANIA) gathered to establish the “Japan IT Association Federation” and was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City on October 9, 2015. CEATEC JAPAN 2015's panel discussion “Think about tomorrow's IT policy and the software industry: the role and common issues of IT-related organizations”, chairman Hasegawa and other top executives announced their thoughts for the new organization I did it.
In addition to ANIA, he is involved in preparing for the establishment of the “Japan IT Association”, ▽ Computer Software Association = CSAJ, Chairman, Norio Sugawara President and Representative Director, Mamezo Holdings, ▽ National Federation of Software Cooperatives = JASPA, Chairman・ Hiroshi Nakajima, President of MM Research Institute, ▽ NPO Japan Information Technology Exchange = JIET, President, Masami Sakai, President of Value Software.
The purpose of the establishment is “As an alliance of IT-related organizations, it contributes to the sound development of the IT industry in Japan and aims to build the world's highest-level IT society. Contribute to improving Japan's economy, society, and people's lives. ”▽ Expressions and statements to the government and related organizations regarding IT matters ▽ Support for building“ Cyber Defense League ”and human resource development ▽ IT Collaboration and information exchange with related organizations, etc. ▽ Activities related to IT education promotion ▽ Collaboration with overseas IT related organizations-There are various IT policies related to IT, 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 each ministry.The aim is to strengthen proposals to the government by calling on these IT organizations to form powerful organizations.We are planning to hold a general meeting within the year.
In the panel discussion on this day, Chairman Hasegawa touched on the shortage of IT personnel and cyber defenses that are said to be short of 500,000 people. However, there is no trial that has paid off the policy to eliminate it.In addition, despite the low awareness of cyber attacks in Japan, the current educational system is quite vulnerable, despite the urgent need to develop human resources with cyber defense technology.“We need to implement human resource development measures by industry groups, and we want to design a curriculum based on the company's recruitment scale for new organizations and create a mechanism to develop human resources through e-learning led by the industry.”Furthermore, “The improvement of information distribution, including companies in local cities, is one of the aims of launching a new organization.Also, in order to have a longing for the software industry, we should create and promote the content industry such as animation and movies. "
Japan Association of Regional Information Industry Associations (ANIA)
Computer Software Association of Japan (CSAJ)
Japan Software Cooperative Association (JASPA)
Nonprofit Organization Japan Information Technology Exchange (JIET)