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Latest blog posts

  • I really couldn't decide whether to call this article 'WiFi-Enabled Cows' or 'Ubiquitous Computing' so I went with both for the benefit of humor and technology...writes Gareth Baxendale CITP FBCS.
  • Any business seeking to do gain customers from their website will be relying on Google to supply some of their customer traffic. If you're one of those businesses, one of the worst nightmares imaginable is being targeted by a Google penalty.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    The new Gartner Hype Cycle for 2014 has recently been published. Sitting proudly at the top of the ‘peak of inflated expectations’ is the internet of things. You don’t have to fully buy into Gartner’s analysis to find it a useful tool.

Latest videos

  • The 2014 BCS Karen Sparck Jones Lecture was given by Professor Dame Wendy Hall. The title of her talk was ‘How to enjoy a career in computing: the power of networks’.
  • Yota Dimitriadi
    BCS Press Officer, Amanda Matheson recently attended the Lovelace Colloquium at Reading University and spoke to a number of the attendees and organisers regarding their involvement with the event and about their own perceptions of women working in the IT arena.
  • Terence Stephenson
    Justin Richards, Multimedia Editor, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, recently spoke to four key supporters of the Professional Records Standards Body (PRSB), about the importance of this relatively new professional body and why it is so unique.

Latest articles

  • The recent Open Source 2014 conference highlighted the increasing adoption of open source in UK Public Sector. This growing trend should make us all sit up and take notice says Matt Lewis, Solution Architect (IBM).
  • Gartner’s hype-cycle has augmented reality (AR) sliding down into the trough of disillusionment, which means it’s not far from the slope of enlightenment and subsequent productivity. How is AR being used in the enterprise now? Brian Runciman MBCS reports.
  • 3D printing is one of the hottest things at the moment yet it still doesn’t have that killer use just yet. To get a better idea of what it is and what it can do, Henry Tucker MBCS met with Christopher Elsworthy from Bristol-based company Robox.
  • There are no second places in trading, especially in the incredibly fast-paced landscape of high frequency and algorithmic trading as Gareth Richardson, Managing Director, Custom Connect UK, explains.