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  • People Looking At Screen
    Online safety and social media management in schools is an important subject, especially with new e-safety guidelines coming into play this February. Jon Buttriss, CEO of BCS Learning & Development, looks at what opportunities there are to teach ethical and moral responsibilities.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    One of the memorable surprises of 2015 was that the opinion polls called the results of the general election consistently wrong. We now have very detailed analysis of the problems that led to the flawed outcome.
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    I believe that in a highly connected digital world, the future of content publishing lies with creating interlinked manifestations of a core concept or theme. I like to think of this as ‘multi(n) publishing’, (where 'n' stands for any number of things, e.g. aspect / channel / facet / format / genre / sided / variant / etc.), or multi-publishing for short.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    I am grateful to the Gazelle group of FE Colleges for introducing me to the concept of the T-shaped learner over two years ago. I have found it useful on many occasions in attempting to get to grips with the ‘digital skills’ debate.
  • The Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science (NoE) is a national community of professional practice. This community is a partnership between schools, universities, IT employers and professional bodies. It is run by the Computing At School group (CAS), which itself if part of BCS. Thanks to funding from the Department for Education (DfE) the NoE now has ten university partners coordinating regional activity for the NoE.
  • Jos Creese, President of BCS looks at the tech trends CIOs should watch in 2016 - and offers some predictions and warnings.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    Technology on its own is not a source of disruption. It is a combination of technology and business model innovation that unseats todays dominant players and creates new markets and supply chains.
  • Collecting, storing and distributing digital data is significantly easier and cheaper now than ever before, in line with predictions from Moore, Kryder and Gilder. Organisations are incentivised to collect large volumes of data with the hope of unleashing new business opportunities or maybe even new businesses.
  • Post Christmas blues? Be inspired and uplifted for 2016 at the next PROMS-G (BCS Project Management Specialist Group) meeting on Wednesday 20th January 2016 at the BCS premises in Southampton Street near Covent Garden, London.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    Happy 2016. I hope that you had a good break over the Christmas period. So back to the work of 2016.

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