Software Engineering / Programming Languages / Database Technology
CHOOSE – Swiss Group for Original and Outside-the-box Software Engineering
focuses on organizing various kinds of events in Switzerland throughout the year on behalf of its members, and on sponsoring students that research the area of object-orientation.
DBTA – Information Systems
promotes theory and application of methods in information systems in Switzerland by organising conferences and workshops.
SAUG – Swiss APL User Group
users group for APL, without delving into “religious” battles on which programming language is the only true thing, supports elegant and transparent solutions for many problems.
SI-SE – Software Engineering
organizes conferences on special topics, seminaires and courses, and collaborates with other special interest groups.
SigArMo – Swiss Informatics Group for Architecture and Modelling
focuses on modeling as a means for creating sustainable IT solutions by raising the level of abstraction.
KSM – Knowledge Structures and Metadata
Information about structured or non-structured data, taxonomy, free vocabulary or a combination of both. This is the place to gather new or exchange existing experience.
SGAICO – Swiss Group for Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive ScienceThis
dedicated to bringing together researchers, practitioners and other parties interested in the subjects of artificial intelligence and cognitive science (AI/CO).
offers technically and economically long-term potential. The overall objective of this Special Interest Group is to promote the understanding, the application and the development of cloud computing in the industry, research and education sectors.
offers technical networking and courses, knowledge and technology, but also political and social dimensions of networking.
Netclose – IT networking and cloud services
promotes IT networking and cloud services in particular through suitable events and publications for its FG members and other interested parties. The Networks and Cloud Services group has the following goals of creating a platform for the exchange of know-how and experience for the development and operation of Networks and Cloud Services.
Management and Application
E-CONOMY – Standards und Prozesse
offers memners opportunity for the development of intermediate perspectives, practice-oriented exchange of information, early knowledge transfer between teaching and practice.
focuses on the management of computer science projects. Scope (Functional Scope), Costs and We are the Swiss Association for Requirements Engineering (Functional / Content) Techniques, cost estimates based thereon, evaluations, awards, progress controlling and the collection of informatics project experience data.
Industry Controller – The connection between industry, developers and users
Producers, developers, users of IT products, individuals / companies close to industry and industrial research use the connections and strengthen the industrial location Switzerland with the SI.
IT-Compliance – Security, availability, business transaction
focuses on aspects of information security, availability, data retention, documentation and electronic processing of business transactions.
Opendata.ch – open access to and free reuse of data
An initiative for Switzerland for Open Government Data, Public Sector IInformation, Open Sience, and SIGreen IT
GreenIT (German part of Switzerland) – Sustainability in IT and by IT
Green IT SIG wants to support the ICT experts, managers of companies and organizations as well as politicians and decision-makers to allow them to contribute to sustainability in the workplace, at home and in society at large.
grouping for the members in the French part of Switzerland who meet in separate focus groups, and also participate in the activities of the «Green IT» Special Interest Group.
MM – Multimedia – combining research, development and application.
exchanges information and practices on developments in the various technical fields of multimedia and supports SI in the construction of multimedia presentations. Raises awareness for the central importance of computer science in our society.
focuses on the application of digital technology in the arts and offers insight into current research and innovations in art and technology as well as illustrating resulting synergies during its events, making artists aware of impulses in technology and researchers and developers aware of the possibilities of application of technology in the arts.
Digital Heritage – Preservation of the digital heritage
develop sustainable technical and organizational concepts and solutions for the long-term archiving digital object together with the representatives of the memory institutions (archives, libraries, museums)
deals with the research and application of information and communication technologies for people with disabilities and senior citizens.
Software Ergonomics – Usability Network Switzerland
promotes usability, basic and further education as well as offer an active network.
Freelancers – self-employed IT professional workforce
focuses exclusively on freelancers and contractors in Information Technology, networking IT professionals throughout Switzerland and maintaining relations with foreign organisations that share similar goals.
IT & Society –dialogue for ethical, philosophical, socio-cultural and education-political question
promotes the interdisciplinary dialogue between technology and social sciences on computer science, to uncover interactions and to discuss the effects on society and pursues professionalism in the computer science industry.
focuses on the visibility, networking and support, and the promotion of women in their professional and personal development through mentoring, the promotion of equal opportunities for women and men in IT, and the creation of a positive image of IT.