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Information Communication Technology (ICT)/ Digital Media

Priority and Emerging Sectors


Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) encompasses all rapidly emerging, evolving, and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, information systems and digital media technologies. It is an umbrella or superset term that includes many different competing subset terminologies. ICT is a comprehensive framework for organizing these inter-related, interdependent, and rapidly changing technologies and high-tech fields and for organizing the ICT workforce, which spans across organizations of all sizes - in all industries. The ICT term and framework are widely used outside the U.S., by institutions including the United Nations, European Union, World Bank, International Telecommunications Union, and others. ICT is recognized in many global economies as a strategically important industry and employment sector that is a major driver of economic growth.


The Future of Community Colleges in Riverside County looks bright with our local Colleges offering higher education opportunities to many in the region. With their partnerships with business and industry, the future looks bright for workforce development in our county.

Upcoming Events

Choosing the Right Cyber Activities for Your Campus

September 20, 2019 - 10:00am

Wondering what cyber activities are right for your campus? Our panel of ICT-DM Regional Directors will share what synergies exist across the state and how you can assess your department’s capacity for getting involved in competitions, cyber camps, after school programs and more.


3 Ways Your Campus Can Offer Industry Certification Exams

September 27, 2019 - 10:00am

Obtaining IT industry certifications is critical for students in this space, but are community colleges delivering the necessary assessments? Learn why test delivery isn’t occurring on many campuses, best practices from around the state and three testing center ‘models’ for your consideration.


How Business Engagement Informs Guided Pathways

October 4, 2019 - 10:00am

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Using the Haiku Cyber Range for Cybersecurity Training

October 11, 2019 - 10:00am

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Save Money on Certifications with CompTIA’s Academy Partner Program

October 25, 2019 - 10:00am

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Susanne Mata

Regional Director, Employer Engagement
ICT/Digital Media, Inland Empire/Desert
Hosted at San Bernardino Community College District
114 South Del Rosa, Dr.
San Bernardino, CA. 92408

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Stephen Wright

Statewide Director, ICT/Digital Media

Digital Media Advisory Community
Information Communications Technologies (ICT) Advisory Community