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  • Sculptor Ann-Margreth Bohl discusses her 3-D sculpture project, where stone and the digital come together.
  • Business Consultant, Stuart Hotchkiss
  • As someone in IT for nearly 20 years, I’ve heard this question asked time and time again. But, is there really a skills gap? I often ask people to explore why they are asking the question. The reason for this is that if there is a skills gap, is it merely a symptom of a more complex underlying issue?
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    I have posted before about IT Jargon and comparisons with other disciplines. One peculiar facet of IT has been the appropriation of common words and giving them meanings within an IT context which confuse the general public.
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    Following on from my last post about IP and Digital Economy, I’d like to focus this one on the evolving role of copyright in the digital economy. What are the key recent developments, trends and challenges to be addressed, and where are the answers forthcoming? Read on to find out.
  • On the LinkedIn PROMSG forum, Martin Webster has come out very strongly in favour of plans being produced for projects. Unsurprisingly, this has failed to provoke any controversy in the IT project management community.
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    In line with my previous theme of intellectual property (IP) and the digital economy, this post looks at a recent Position Statement which I helped draft for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
  • John Morris Blog Avatar
    Last week I was speaking at the Data Surgery run by the BCS Data Management Special interest Group and obviously took the chance to drop in on some of the other sessions.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    There has been much talk about autonomous machines in the last year, not least that of autonomous cars. The arrival of significant machine intelligence is widely discussed. I’m interested in thinking about this from the human perspective and look at what the limits of acceptability may be when technologies impact on human autonomy.
  • Business Analysis is an imperative tool for the success of any business and can be applied to any field. Having always had an analytical mind, I was pleased to land in a field that satisfies my inquisitive nature and matches my personality.

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