Digital leaders article archive

  • Neil Taggart MBCS, CITP, from the BCS Internet Specialist group, leads a team of developers and support engineers, based all around the world (America, Africa, China, Malaysia and the UK), who build and deploy business execution software.
  • With the so called ‘Facebook generation’ now joining the workforce, gamified processes could be an important element of reward and recognition initiatives for organisations of all sizes.
  • The term remote working (or flexible working) covers the concept of working in places other than your office. It can be used to mean working on the go, for example out and about on a mobile, or from a client’s office, the employee’s home office or in a satellite office.
  • In principle, document retention should be a straightforward part of a responsible information management plan: you work out what you want or need to keep, archive it securely and destroy it in line with national guidelines.
  • The way people work is changing fast - and competitive companies need to keep up. On site and remote employees alike rely on conferencing, multimedia, and instant messaging to get their jobs done.
  • Over the past 25 years IT service management has evolved into a set of well-defined processes and procedures, with most of the industry adopting ITIL; the IT Infrastructure Library developed on behalf of the UK government.
  • They may have left only a brand name for low-end computers now, but it was Compaq who, in an internal document, first used the term cloud computing.
  • While subscription-based software licencing has many merits, it’s not the panacea many enterprises assume. Peter Prestele, VP & General Manager EMEA, Flexera Software, explains why subscription-based licensing won’t take your licence compliance worries away.
  • Dr Geoffrey Sharman FBCS CITP, Chair, BCS Advanced Programming Specialist Group, sums up the current trends in programming and developing applications.
  • People like their own devices. They've usually chosen them for themselves, perhaps after extensive comparisons. That's one reason why many organisations have been following the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) route. But, as Brian Runciman MBCS explains, that is evolving.