Digital leaders article archive

  • Cloud computing still involves many risks concerning security, integrity and network dependency. Reza Alavi, from BCS IRMA Academic Relations, discusses the security issues of moving to the cloud.
  • David Bird MBCS CITP discusses satellite system vulnerabilities, which could be the next battlefront for cyber warfare.
  • Phil Symons MBCS discusses the more subtle trade-offs that typically crop up when an organisation decides to go down the cloud route.
  • Steve Burrows and Jon G. Hall, Chair and Immediate Past Chair of BCS Effective Leadership in IT Group (ELITE), discuss if IT strategy is more about problem solving than about the adoption of new technologies.
  • Alastair Wilcox, an independent consultant to construction companies and UK Government agencies, shares his strategic approach to IT infrastructure in new school buildings.
  • Bob Crooks MBCS, MBE, Chair of the BCS Green IT Specialist Group, reflects on the impacts of our increasing dependency on ICT and digital services in our daily lives.
  • Julian Fletcher MBCS provides an overview of how business analysis techniques can be applied to ensure online learning materials provide a cost-effective and efficient means to deliver the training an organisation’s staff need to know about their products, processes and regulations.
  • As an IT business, you’re probably technically very strong. But is this what your clients really value about you above your competitors? Business consultant Richard Tubb MBCS takes a look at how to build the business that your clients want to have.
  • Reports of ‘failed’ or ‘challenged’ information systems (IS) projects are all too common. We have adopted new initiatives to try to improve things, and seen the introduction of new roles such as enterprise architects and new methods such as Scrum. And yet, the failures just seem to keep coming - only with ever-increasing price tags.
  • Dr Janet Cole MBCS, Nick Fernando MBCS and Dr Chris Littlewood of the BCS Business Change Specialist Group discuss why organisations need process learning hubs.