Welcome to the ICA

Established in 1970, the ICA (International Computer Association) has grown into one of Japan’s largest, most influential organizations covering Information Technology and Business in Japan. The ICA provides a forum for information exchange, networking, and identification of business expansion opportunities with many of the key movers and shakers in Japan. Read more about the ICA

[Jun. 22nd, 2015] How has Open Source technology helped my Organization?

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201506_Pieter_Franken Speaker: Pieter Franken
Chief Technology Officer, Monex Global Vision

Many top executives view off the shelf products as being safer and carry low risk.

However in recent times, increased IT capital expenditure has forced organizations  to consider alternative technologies in an effort to extract maximum value from their IT budgets.

Businesses are looking hard at other benefits of open source, such as interoperability, flexibility, and access to the underlying code in their systems.

[May. 21st, 2015] Managing Across Cultures

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201505_Rochelle_KoppSpeaker: Rochelle Kopp
Managing Principal of Japan Intercultural
Consulting

Would you like to improve your business relationships and managerial impact in a multi-cultural workplace?  Are you seeing productivity losses due to cultural misunderstandings?  Do you believe your multi-cultural team could perform better and do more if everyone were aligned ?

If you're in a position where you're managing across cultures, you'll benefit from this presentation by Rochelle Kopp.

[Apr. 16th, 2015] Boosting Organizational Knowledge and Sales via Mobile Devices

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201504_Pierre_Gaulis Speaker: Pierre Gaulis
Founder and CEO of BrandAcademy.co

Today's organizations and brands face the challenge of reconciling knowledge development and strategic alignment with increasing levels of operational speed and flexibility in the workplace.