What does it mean to be a “professional” in the computing and information technology and systems fields?
Framework for analysis
In your discussion of this question (above), you should explicitly address the following:
What are the problems?
Who are all of the stakeholders?
What values and assumptions should we use for analysis?
What actions might you suggest – be sure to discuss both benefits and harms of each action you propose.
What does “professional obligation” mean in this context?
Examples of topics you might consider
Codes of ethics and non-members
Should there be an agreed upon “body of knowledge”?
“Leaking” vs “Whistleblowing”
Career vs Profession