Develop your people

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How quickly can your organisation adapt to digital change and the evolving expectations of your customers?

TickUnderstand the IT capability you need now and in the future

TickPromote industry best practice and the highest professional standards

TickIdentify skills gaps and the actions you can take to fill them


Motivate your people and attract, develop and retain talented employees


Delivering digital change

people registered on a BCS digital IT apprenticeship standard
organisations working with BCS to develop their IT capability
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Stephen Slough"We’ve used membership to baseline our skilled workforce through the RITTech and CITP processes. Our next step is to align our roles and experience with SFIAplus so we can drive bespoke development plans for every team member and identify skill gaps and single points of excellence within the team."

Stephen Slough
CIO, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Your toolkit for development and growth

Use our tools and expertise to build a professional, productive and innovative workforce where everyone understands their role in achieving business objectives and exceptional performance.

Capability iconSkills and capability management
To maintain the digital talent your business needs, now and in the future, you need a multi-faceted, holistic approach to skills development and a robust skills framework to support your strategy.

Develop your people iconProfessional development for your people
Give your workforce the skills they need to reach their potential while nurturing a culture of learning and development, and futureproofing your business.

Community iconPartnerships and community
Connect with organisations, government and individuals in and outside the tech industry, to address the challenges facing our profession and help inspire, educate and enable everyone to contribute and benefit in our digital world.


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Talk to us about your ideas for digital change and how they will affect your people, your business and customers.

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01793 417 422
Jason Oliver"BCS is an integral part of the toolset we use to create a professional IT environment. SFIA, accredited development opportunities, the education materials and the network itself all form part of our arsenal and make the relationship hugely important to us."

Jason Oliver
Director of ICT, Science Museum

ShieldWhy BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT?

We're all responsible for ensuring technology-led change is safe and positive for everyone in society. At BCS we're committed to meeting this responsibility under royal charter.

That's why we set the highest standards of professionalism and best practice in the industry, share knowledge, certify skills and develop capability tuned to evolving customer needs.

We're uniquely placed in the tech industry to provide a trusted, independent voice for the profession and organisations partner with us to deliver their digital change programmes with integrity and foresight.


Meet our people

From dedicated account managers to technical specialists, our experienced team works with you to understand your specific requirements, ensuring you reach your targets through your BCS partnership.

Spotlight on...

Julie Andrews MBCS

Julie Andrews

Julie supports BCS customers across all sectors and specialises in health and care. She has a background in account management, sales and marketing, with 25 years' experience as an account manager having previously worked for Canon, HP and Verifone.

Julie has a family of four busy children (and one small guinea pig!) and when not at work, you'll find our native New Zealander at the side of a netball court or increasingly these days a football pitch.

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Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett

Andrew works with a wide range of organisations, from SMEs to Ministry of Defence and Government, helping to deliver successful best practice IT capability programmes. He specialises in applying the SFIAplus industry standard framework to support skills capability analysis, workforce planning, career pathways and recruitment.

Away from BCS, Andrew spends his time with his young family, all of whom enjoy socialising in their home town of Cheltenham and exploring the neighbouring counties.


Get in touch

Talk to us about your ideas for digital change and how they will affect your people, your business and customers.

Call our experts
01793 417 422

Latest thinking

Diversity in IT 2017Diversity in IT - Shaping our future together
The IT profession is integral to the country's success and prosperity both today and in our post-Brexit future.

The sector will continue to grow and it is vital that the IT profession leads in making sure it is representative of the UK as a whole.

With the publication of this report BCS is calling for everyone to understand and address the issues raised by improving diversity in our sector.