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  • Brian Runciman
    The greatness of BCS is in the breadth of its membership and, while I cannot claim to have met all 70 odd thousand of you, those I have met have strong and interesting views. We want to get, and use, more of them.
  • Following on from the Chancellor’s recent Autumn Statement in Parliament, BCS set up a survey to find out what people thought of the government’s statement. Out of the 312 people who took part, 97 per cent of them identifyed themselves as being BCS members. Here’s a top-level summary of what they had to say, put together by the BCS Community and Policy team.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    As we approach Christmas, a little nostalgia, in order to look forward. If you are old enough to remember Morecambe and Wise, think of one example of their humour. If not, ask someone over 55.
  • Brian Runciman
    Feeling flushed? Have a suspicious mole? Want to avoid a colonoscopy? I recently attended the Health Informatics Scotland conference, with my ‘making IT good for society’ hat on (available soon from all good milliners).
  • Brian Runciman
    Strategic cloud database management platform, Zizo, has won the prestigious title of 'Business IT Innovation of the Year' at this year's BCS and Computing UK IT Industry Awards.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    Shortly after the referendum result I posted on the issue of government IT systems and the transition to the new EU relationship. Since then I’ve spoken to a lot of people in the UK and in the EU about the specific issues for the IT sectors.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    The withdrawal of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is a major news story. I have tremendous respect for Samsung and in the circumstances their behaviour, faced with the battery fire problems, has been highly professional.
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to participate, as chair & speaker, at a BCS Entrepreneurs event discussing the role and value of Intellectual Property for start-ups and entrepreneurs. As you might imagine this was a well attended event with so many different questions foremost on the minds of various attendees.
  • Zara Sheldrake
    I'll let you into a little secret; I didn't plan on becoming a Business Analyst (BA), I didn't even know what one was. Yet now I am certain this is the role for me.
  • Robina Chatham, Research Associate, Leading Edge Forum explains why raw technical and project management skills aren’t the only facets needed to ensure project success. Rather, human qualities are also essential

Featured blogs

  • A blog on books, authors and subjects that relate to our publishing.
  • BCS’s Group CEO casts his eye over IT, computer science, the role of the Institute in digital society and more.
  • Thoughts and findings on big data and social networking trends, infused with some parallels around music and solution architecture.
  • The BCS Customer Experience team lift the lid on their approach to improving your membership.
  • A regular look at how digital leaders can embrace and embed organisational change through their people.
  • A look at why and how everyone can benefit from digital skills.
  • The context, stakeholders and technologies of DRM.
  • The BCS Editors' blog.
  • FutureTech-FutureSoc
  • Thoughts on membership, the profession, and the occasional pseudo-random topic from the policy and community director.
  • Musings about people, process and performance and how you too can excel in IT service management.
  • On BCS and making IT good for society.
  • Views on Project Management in Context.