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  • Speaking at the World Mobile Conference in Barcelona, in February this year, Mark Zuckerberg commented ‘We’re making a long term bet that immersive, virtual and augmented reality will become part of people’s daily lives’ and his prediction is coming to fruition.
  • David Evans
    With the UK on a path to exiting the European Union, a world-leading digital infrastructure becomes more important than ever as the UK has to compete with the entire world, rather than simply European partners. Broadband is an essential part of that, and today we’ve had yet another report on progress.
  • Sarah Burnett, Vice President at Everest Group, and BCSWomen Deputy Chair, looks at what the IT industry could learn from the rise of women in UK politics.
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    A thorough understanding of the capabilities of your technology team has never been more important because all evidence points to the fact that the IT skills gap keeps on growing and is only going to get bigger.
  • Brian Runciman
    What are the issues around personal data and the reality of cross-sector information sharing? On 9 June BCS hosted its latest IT Impact event on this very subject.
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    Gone are the days when IT decision making was the sole preserve of the CIO. Technology is ubiquitous now and employees across the business have opinions on which systems and services represent the best tools to get the job done.
  • BCS recently interviewed Lisa Woodall, Head of Strategy, Architecture and Governance at Zurich Insurance, on one of the Institute’s key challenges - personal data.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    We know the result but the next steps are, so far, unclear. However, given the UK’s skill shortages in digital skills, it is worth looking at the implications for government IT systems. We know from past practise and ongoing projects such as Universal Credit that political timescales and project/programme timetables are rarely aligned.
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    The past decade of business IT has been characterised by constant change. From consumerisation to cloud, CIOs have had to contend with a range of new trends and challenges. The next decade will be characterised by more change. In fact, the pace of transformation will only quicken.
  • Body worn video cameras present police with many advantages, opportunities and also a myriad of ethical dilemmas. Project Eye explores how video captured unofficially by the public, and officially by officers has the power to change policing.

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