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The latest IT news, articles and videos, alongside expert opinion and official responses from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Latest articles

  • Map And Pin
    Mainstream IT is now powerful enough to process and display all sorts of complex data and users are used to dealing with a far wider range of data, including unstructured documents and maps. With this in mind Dan Rickman asks: why does location matter?
  • Cloud Pointing Down To Technology Devices
    IT pros aiming to make the most efficient use of their budgets are faced with a rapidly increasing range of infrastructure options from which to choose. With the choice of cloud infrastructure growing fast businesses are frequently confused as to which variety is right for them.
  • Coloured Balls
    Who would be a CISO? Ensuring security has never been easy, but CISOs are now facing an unprecedented series of challenges, the combination of which is creating a near-unmanageable situation for security professionals.
  • Ice Hockey Player
    The cost of cybersecurity breaches against British businesses amounts to billions of pounds. This cost has tripled over the past year as attacks on intellectual property and customer data appear unstoppable.
  • Robotic man
    The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reports that since 2010 robotics sales in North America have increased an average of 26 per cent each year. Brian Runciman MBCS looks at the recent development in robotics.
  • Hands Typing On Keyboard
    With a medically-orientated menagerie of clinicians, health informaticians and software suppliers meeting at HC2014, it wasn’t long before BCS Health Editor, Justin Richards MBCS, realised what was foremost on almost everyone’s mind, namely care.data.

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