Careers articles

  • Catherine Jones
    My eight year old daughter Natasha is currently teaching her grandmother how to use an iPad. Technology is everywhere and a big part of everyday life now. It’s second nature to most children, but the older generation are having to learn how to use it.
  • Poppie Simmonds
    Poppie Simmonds is 19 years old. Originally from Leicestershire, she is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Birmingham.
  • Ed Parry
    Twenty-two year old Computer Science graduate Ed Parry has just started his first job in IT. Originally from Staffordshire, Ed now lives in Cardiff where he works as an IT Consultant for Method4.
  • Woman Profile
    Whilst many of the headline figures for 2014’s report are still negative there are some points of optimism in the thorny issue of gender diversity in IT.
  • Business people discussing work on laptop at a meeting
    All businesses are to some extent IT businesses. Almost any organisation’s ability to supply products or services depends on IT capability, so effective control of IT systems is crucial. This is where IT service management (ITSM) comes in.
  • Business people discussing work on laptop at a meeting
    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, recently ran a focus group to explore the current employer attitudes to digital skills (digital literacy) within UK workplaces and to promote digital literacy as a key employability skill. Richard French explains more.
  • Program code and computer keyboard
    Java has around nine million developers around the world, making it a huge source of employment and, because of its ‘write once, run anywhere’ philosophy, a flexible language too.
  • Kettle
    Simon E Cook CITP, an ITIL® v3 expert, looks at what he considers to be the most important aspect of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
  • Man Mentoring Woman At Work
    Organisations look to coaching and mentoring for a number of reasons but the bottom line is focused on the actual business value they can bring.
  • Teacher helping students on pc
    Jon G. Hall and Lucia Rapanotti from the Department of Computing, The Open University discuss the teaching of computing in schools.