YPG Articles

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  • The Management Forum Strategic Panel is carrying out an experiment to try and identify the management issues in ICT using the Delphi method and tapping into the 'wisdom of crowds'.
  • ‘Hybrid’ jobs in the IT sector can be defined as those that combine high level technical skills and so-called ‘soft’ skills in roughly equal proportions. This piece makes the claim that these are key jobs for organisations in their complex translating and interpreting between different groups and audiences, typically clients and technical colleagues.
  • "The Graduate" is a BCS run event in the style of TV's "The Apprentice" offering IT students and recent graduates an opportunity to practice in a real assessment centre, designed to give them a head start in the competitive field of graduate employment in Yorkshire.
  • A BCS YPG debate about the effect of the spending review on IT
  • The YPG is always keen to take on volunteers who will make that difference to drive our industry forward. We are recruiting for a number of roles within our Executive Committee and wider network of representatives.
  • The launch of IMPACT student initiative, jointly supported by the Faculty of Computing of London Metropolitan University and the BCS Young Professionals Group, took place on 9th March, in Tower Building, London Metropolitan University.
  • Are you seeking a career in information security, or have you considered retraining? Have you identified a job that you want to do - like penetration testing, or cybercrime forensics - but don't know what skills are required? Or have you read an information security degree at university and now struggle to enter this competitive market?
  • The first event in the new Career Advancement Programme (CAP) season of 2009-2010 took place on 8 October at the BCS London office.
  • Emma Fairhurst reports on the first YPG SkillCentre to be held in West Yorkshire.
  • An event focusing on employability skills for IT-related London Met students was held on 20 April at the university's North Campus in Holloway Road, North London, as part of work by the BCS Young Professionals Group (YPG) to engage with students on-campus.