C-level resources

Providing IT and digital leaders with thought leadership

At BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, we regularly reach out to the industry to find out what drivers are impacting business and how IT and Digital leaders are using it to affect positive change in their business.

Our resources are free to download and utilise.

The CIO of the future report coverThe CIO of the future

CIOs are under more pressure to change than ever before. IT leaders, who are traditionally responsible for ensuring technology operations stay up and running, are now being asked to lead a digital transformation of the business.
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Surviving disruption whitepaper coverDisrupt your business

Disruption is the word of the moment. At a time when business leaders struggle to find constants in a period of ongoing change, disruption provides simple shorthand to describe the risks that modern organisations face.
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Business change infographicChange drives business success

At a time when technology is the key force driving innovation and change, IT leaders and professionals have never been in a better position to improve their business performance. With our globally recognised skills, training and development standard SFIAplus, alongside our professional certifications for business change, we are your roadmap to drive change in your business.
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CIO Thought Leadership coverRole of the CIO

As today’s business evolves, so does the role of the CIO. From a need for having technology leadership, today’s CIO needs to work in a role that focuses as much on business strategy as it does on technical.
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Skills gap infographicIT skills gap

With technology changing daily, the business potential of IT is immense. Yet the lack of education and investment in this area has resulted in a serious and widespread IT skills shortage. In a live webinar, an expert panel looked at key issues including the importance of talent management processes to ensure that gap is filled. Here are the highlights.
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Do we really need a CDO whitepaperBig data

‘Analysing data has the potential, if done correctly, to provide organisations with the opportunity to increase productivity, become more agile and therefore more competitive.’ Adam Thilthorpe, Director of Professionalism at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Sunday Telegraph

Here is a collection of topical articles and other resources to help you better understand your responsibilities towards using data.
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Skills gap infographicNext wave

Our Next Wave whitepapers examine the technological trends set to impact business and the skills of the workforce, in the era of ubiquitous computing.
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Getting the balance rightIT sourcing

Sourcing decisions are critical if CIOs are to deliver the most efficient and effective services to their enterprises. Elizabeth Sparrow, Enterprise Relationship Adviser for BCS Learning & Development, looks at recent developments and trends in sourcing, the need for a sound sourcing strategy and how best to manage supplier relationships both onshore and offshore.
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Cyber security brochureCyber security awareness

Our Cyber Security Awareness training is a comprehensive in-house e-learning course. It equips individuals with the cyber security knowledge required to operate to industry standards such as ISO 27001 and UK Government IAMM Level 3.
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