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  • Long-time BCS member Alfred J Thomas (always known as Fred) died after a short illness, aged 96 years.
  • BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is delighted that a number of its members were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
  • itSMF UK has formally endorsed the new BCS EXIN SIAM® Foundation Certification. The qualification scheme provides a new opportunity for professional development in a burgeoning area of service management.
  • The development of technical leadership capabilities is often overlooked as a training requirement in organisations but skills such as critical thinking and knowing when and how to exert your influence are key to business success.
  • The nomination process is now open for the Distinguished Fellowship Award.
  • In July last year, the Government set out its vision in the Post 16 Skills Plan 2016, which accepted all the recommendations made by the Independent Panel on Technical Education on how to improve technical education in England.
  • A new networking group has been set up for CygnetS, the group linked to the Athena Swan accreditation for university Computer Science departments. The main aim of the group is to serve as a forum for those within the UK education and research communities, raising issues, finding resources, sharing problems - and hopefully solutions.
  • Distinguished Fellow is the highest award made by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. It is awarded to individuals who have made “notable service to the advancement of computing”.
  • Collaboration is a necessary component and natural evolution for the growth and success of the business analysis ecosystem. In 2015, BCS and IIBA® joined forces to increase recognition and resources to the BA community, recognising that now is the time to expand our reach to support this evolving profession.
  • BCS Fellow, Professor Chris Clegg, 67, who was the former Professor of Organisational Psychology in the Leeds University Business School, died peacefully at his home in Dore, Sheffield, on December 28.