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

[Mar 23rd 2017] Doing Hard Labor in Japan


Speaker:  Thomas Nevins.
Founder and Chief Consultant.

This presentation will cover a smorgasbord of guidance and ideas of hard corporate management skills and practices.  It will introduce time saving, painless practices that increase sales and profits with strategic Rules of Employment/Salary/Benefits/Retirement policies, effective Staff Reductions and Problem Employee Solutions, cost saving programs, also Union management. The talk includes restructuring, and building up our presenters clients with a sturdy foundation. It will also cover lighter touch soft skills to make our lives happier, healthier, more fulfilled, and with better relationships in work and play.

[Dec. 15th, 2016] ICA Japan End of Year Bonenkai



ANDYSThe ICA invites you to join our Bonenkai event held downtown at Andy's Shin Hinamoto located in Yurakucho. This will be an excellent opportunity to catch up with old friends, meet new people and network with peers in related industries, or simply to put names to faces as we head to the end of the year.

As a set menu it will include multitude of food including Beers, Wines, Juices, Shochu and Soft Drinks etc.

Be sure to bring your colleagues and friends to join the party.

Open to all, RSVP required.




[Nov 9th 2016] Addressing eCommerce complexities and challenges in business


2016_10_dantraskSpeaker:  Daniel Trask
Sysamic K.K

For the last thirty (30) years+ eCommerce has taken off with more organizations reliant on generating sales online, capturing customer data, analyzing this data and linking this to social media channels like Facebook. Most companies are facing dilemmas in generating the expected revenues and grapple with how to turn this around.

What are some of the challenges companies face with eCommerce. Is it the decision on which platform to use? SEO, SEM or Paid Advertizing? Channel segmentation with your CRM? or lack of overall eCommerce strategy?

Where and how does a business start to analysis a cost effective platform Vs a great user experience. How much should you invest?

Download the presentation here. Part 1Part 2Part 3

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