#1263 SUAS - Reinstate Sustainability Assessment: change request declined
I question the retirement of this skill?
In the UK and wordwide the need to report and manage the risks assocated with ICT supply chain, security of supply, rare earth elements, climate change adaption etc are raising up the agenda. It can be found in countless strategies and policies amd industry reports. The skill to "assess" te impact of the ICT procurement/design activity, record and manage that risk, and mitigate is vital and importantly specific. In the same way that Security/Cyber/Safety are unique skills so, I believe is this, and has been. why has it been rationalised?
What we decided
Thanks to everyone for feedback and comments.
We have reviewed the wording of the Conformance Review skill (CORE) and feel that it is applicable to the activity of assessing for sustainability.
Furthermore the use of Conformance Review emphasises that the skills of individuals who undertake sustainable assessment is re-useable and extendable to other contexts. And vice versa.
This is a positve for career development and organisational workforce planning and resourcing.
The need for areas such as Quality, Security and Safety to retain separate assurance/assessment and management/design skills will be added to the ongoing review of SFIA post publication of SFIA7.