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  • In a previous article, Lanre Oyewole looked at how some metaphors can be used to understand the engineering of software (services). Of the five elements listed below, he’d introduced the first four. In this article Lanre discusses the significance of the principle of service within the business lifecycle.
  • It’s easy to get stuck in the Jurassic age, to not evolve but you know what happened to the T Rex - extinction. And that’s what we all need to avoid and we think user experience is critical. Let me introduce myself - my name is Lisa, I work as an Innovation Manager here at BCS and I’m part of a team responsible for improving BCS membership product and services.
  • I have written about this topic many times in the past, and the same questions keep on reappearing. How can I keep my passwords safe? What is a secure password? Is it safe to write them down? How am I meant to remember a different password for each account? Etc., etc.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    Chris Yapp explores the interplay between politics and technology, and casts his eye forward to BCS’ 70th anniversary and the 2027 UK general election
  • David Evans
    In recent weeks, the general public have seen hospitals turning away ambulances and airport terminals grinding to a halt because of confusing and murky ‘IT’ issues. The explanations for these events are increasingly unsatisfactory, if taken through the eyes of the general public.
  • There has been plenty of discussion on the BCS Voices discussion area on the Wannacry ransomware event... it has focused on the NHS because of BCS’s straddling of both security and health and care issues - although the actual incident was, of course, much wider.
  • Nokia are all about the connectivity. The handset side, that famously went the way of the dinosaur, was only ever a small part of their business. Their Oulu site calls itself the 'Home of radio', and is abuzz with the potential of 5G. and I recently saw a glimpse of the future...
  • Lanre Oyewole, a member of the BCS Internet Specialist Group, shares his thoughts and ideas on engineering services for business.
  • David Sutton, a cyber security expert, author and speaker details essential steps users should take if they want to stay safe online.
  • You know the facts: ransomware, the NHS, attack vectors, bitcoin demands... and the more important consideration that real people were really affected by the egregious attack over the weekend.

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