Careers articles

  • 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.
  • Justice Scales On Top Of Books
    Richard Hodkinson CEng CITP gives you a flavour of the challenges of working in IT in the legal area.
  • Students Working On Laptops
    Following the launch of the low cost Raspberry Pi, there has been significant discussion on how schools are failing students in provision of IT education.
  • Teacher Helping Teen Pupils Using PC
    After being invited to a school careers fair Roger Cook had a challenging time convincing the students about a career in computing let alone information security. He's glad he went and encourages more members to do the same.